Climate of which of the following states in India is suitable for cultivation of cloves?
[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Uttar Pradesh

Farming of cloves is done in Kerela. Clove requires a warm humid tropical climate with an annual rainfall from 150-250 cm. It grows well from mean sea level up to an altitude of 800-900 m. Deep loam soils with high humus content and black loams of semi-forest regions with good drainage are suited for the cultivation of the crop.