Consider the following statements:
1. Gujarat is the leading cotton growing state in the country
2. Maharashtra has the largest area under the cotton cultivation
3. Cotton productivity has been highest in Karnataka
Which of the above statements is/are true?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Statements 1, 2 & 3 are all correct. Gujarat is the leading cotton growing state followed by Maharashtra. Statement 2 is also correct Maharashtra has the largest area under the cotton cultivation. Statement 3 is also correct cotton productivity has been highest in Karnataka at 670 kgs, in Gujarat at 633 kgs per hectare.

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