Class 6 Chemistry Fibre to Fabric Cotton

Cotton

  • Cotton is grown in the fields in regions which are usually warm and have black soil.
  • In India, cotton is grown in Punjab, Haryana, Gujurat, Rajasthan.
  • The fruits of the cotton plant, commonly called Cotton bolls. After maturing, these cotton bolls burst open.
  • Inside these, there are seeds, which are covered with cotton.
  • From these cotton bolls, cotton is handpicked .
  • Then, by a process called Ginning of cotton, fibres are separated from the seeds.
  • Cotton is usually used to make sarees, shirts, pants, casual wear, bedsheets, curtains etc

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