cotton plant ideal conditions

cotton plant ideal conditions

Cotton grows in a tropical and sub-tropical warm humid climate. The annual temperature  between 20 to 28 Degree C is required.  bright sunshine is desirable.

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall of 55 to 100 cm is ideal for cotton. However, rainfall during harvest is harmful.
Frost Free days: 180 frost free days are the bottom line for cotton cultivation. At least 210 frost free days are desirable for cotton production.
Soil: Fertile saline soil with high water retention capacity is ideal. Loamy soil with high calcium carbonate is best suited for cotton cultivation