Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Maharashtra may see 10-15% drop in cotton output
Maharashtra may see 10-15% drop in cotton output
26
Aug '16
Cotton production in India's biggest cotton producing state Maharashtra, which accounts for almost 25-30 per cent of India's cotton output is likely to drop 10-15 per cent in this season. Reasons include delay in sowing of cotton because of a late monsoon and also a partial switch by farmers in Vidarbha and Marathawada to alternative crops.

“In the primary cotton-growing belt of Marathawada and Vidarbha, due to a delay in rains, farmers switched to other crops like soya bean, which will lead to cotton output falling 10-15 per cent” minister of agriculture Pandurang Phundkar said.

“But, the shortfall in production of cotton along with more demand, will garner higher returns for farmers,” media reports quoted the minister as saying.

The monsoon has arrived late in a few regions of Maharashtra in this season, which is not friendly for the cotton crop. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Top 15 US fashion brands are collectively worth $70 bn

Fashion | On 22nd Jul 2018

Top 15 US fashion brands are collectively worth $70 bn

The top 15 American fashion brands are collectively worth close to...

Courtesy: Covestro

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2018

Covestro's new products for waterproof textile coating

Covestro, which is among the largest polymer companies, has unveiled...

Evogene, IMAmt to work together in insect resistance

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2018

Evogene, IMAmt to work together in insect resistance

Evogene, a leading biotechnology company developing novel products...

Interviews View All

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Carolin Russ

Weko, Weitmann &amp; Konrad GmbH &amp; Co KG, based in south Germany, is...

Rajat Jaipuria

Activewear brand Soul Space promotes organic cotton farming and...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


July 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search