Cotton stalk briquette
India has the highest area under cotton cultivation and cotton stalks is one of the important byproduct of cotton, generally stalk is treated as waste,and a small part (15%)of it used as fuel. but now cotton stalk or briquette can be used for the manufacturer of particle boards preparation of pulp and paper, hard boards, corrugated boards and boxes, micro-crystalline cellulose and for growing edible mushroom.
Area Under Cultivation, Production of Indian Cotton & Availability of Cotton Stalks. (2016-17)
(Lakh bales of 170 kg)
|Availability of Stalks