The growth of cotton is retarded when the temperature falls below 20°C. Fiber crops are plants that are intentionally grown or otherwise managed for the production of fibers or fibrous materials with varied uses but not for dietary purposes. What does FIBER CROP mean? Posted by krist on 16 April 2017, 10:43 pm. Privacy Policy 8. Retrieved December 16, 2011 from (a) Tea (b) Cotton (c) Wheat (d) Bajra (a) Tea 41. 2003). Frost is enemy number one of the cotton plant and it is grown in areas having at least 210 frost free days in a year. This is inferior cotton with fibre less than 20 mm long. Research with sunn hemp has been conducted in the United States since the1930s, where it was reported to be an excellent soil-improving crop. About half of the total cotton produced in India is a long staple. window.__mirage2 = {petok:"0d568be3e07cd78bd08a71044d0563b4cbb603d8-1610240343-3600"}; RP studies abaca fiber for local car manufacture industry. //