Consider the following statements about Jute cultivation in India:

  1. Jute is a Kharif crop
  2. Jute crop requires humid climate with high temperature  
  3. The cultivation of jute in India is mainly confined to the eastern region of the country

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All given statements are correct
Jute is a Kharif crop. Jute crop requires humid climate with high temperature fluctuating between 24 degree Celsius and 38 degree Celsius and minimum rainfall required is 1000 mm.

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