What are the requirements for cotton growth?
(a) Hot and wet areasvwhere there is a dry seasons for picking, temperature between 25C and 30C.
(b) Moderate and well distributed rainfall of between 625mm and 750mm per annum. The rainfall should be seasonal with a dry period for harvesting.
(c) Fertile soil which is also well drained for example black cotton soil and alluvial soil.
(d) Lower altitude with a maximum of 1500 metres above sea level.