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- Jute is a natural
cellulosic bast fibre. Due to its good spinable characteristics, it is a
good textile fiber. It is well known as a golden fiber and earn highest
foreign currency from this crop.
- Jute grows
abundantly in Bangladesh having best quality incomparison with India.
a bast fibre means the fibre known as pat, kosta, nalita, bimli or mesta.
requires humid climate with temperature fluctuating between 24 degree
Celsius and 38 degree Celsius, the optimum being around 34 degree
Celsius. Minimum rainfall required for
cultivation is 1000 mm.
a rainy season crop, sown from March to May according to rainfall and type
of land. It is harvested from June to September depending upon whether
the sowings are early or late.
requires a warm and humid climate with temperature between 24° C to 37°
C. Constant rain or water-logging is harmful. The new gray alluvial soil
of good depth, receiving salt from annual floods, is best for jute. Flow
ever jute is grown widely in sandy loams and clay loams.
harvesting, extracting, retting, stripping, washing, drying, bailing and
packing are the steps involved in cultivation of jute
Prospects ranging from low value geo-textiles to high value carpet,
apparel, composites, decorative, upholstery furnishings, fancy non-woven
for new products, decorative color boards etc.
- The traditional
excellence of Indian craftsmen & artisans is reflected in a wide range of
jute handicrafts of utility, decoration and novelty.
- The sugar and
foodgrains industry will be allowed to use other packaging material up to
the extent of 50 per cent of their total production. The existing orders
forced 100 per cent packing in jute bags.
- All these orders are
issued under the Jute Packaging Materials (Compulsory Use in Packing
Commodities) Act, 1987.
coming decades, a number of
mills and mini-
plants will be seen engaged in a big way in production of
blended yarns, specially of finer accounts, through various routes of yarn
- Today, jute can be
defined as an eco-friendly natural fiber with versatile application.
- Jute with its unique
versatility, rightfully deserves to be branded as the "fiber for the
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