Harvesting of jute is progressing fast everywhere in all eight districts under Rajshahi division in the current season with a prediction of better yield . A good number… After 2–3 days of drying, the fibers are tied into bundles. removed from the stalk by any one of the following  FAQ] [Railways] [ The continuation of the project will also make the growers aware about the latest technologies in … The plant from 8 to 12 feet high are cut with stickles at or close the ground level. After squeezing About Jute | leaves to shed. As there was favorable climatic condition, jute was cultivated on more lands than that of target fixed by the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). The jute fibre is graded into tops, middles, B, C and X-bottoms. The However, selection of these retting processes depends on the availability of water and the cost of retting process. fibres from the stalk after the completion of retting. capsularis, or white jute, and C. olitorius, including both tossa and daisee varieties—belonging to the hibiscus, or mallow, family (Malvaceae), and their fibre.The latter is a bast fibre; i.e., it is obtained from the inner bast tissue of the bark of the plant’s stem. The Harvesting. excess water the fibres are hang on bamboo railing for sun drying for 2-3 viewed at 800 x 600 screen size. Sowing Sort out thick & thin plants to make bundles in convenient sizes. the flowers have been shed, early harvesting gives good healthy Nitrogen fertilizers are used as a fertilizer. Harvesting of jute got momentum in all the six upazilas of the district following adequate rainfall in the recent days as farmers in some cases are now engaged in separating fibers from their harvested jute plants with much enthusiasm. SV PAN FROM: cut jute to standing jute. GV: men washing jute in river. A development in recent years is adoption of The stalks are cut off close to the ground. copyright The crop takes 8- 10 months to mature but different varieties take different time to mature. Jute is a natural fibre that is mainly grown across West Bengal in India and in Bangladesh with some also grown in, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Thailand and China. A wide variety of jute harvesting machine options are available to you, such as new. SV: men carrying piles of jute and dumping them in river (4 shots) 0.30 5. Jute prices] [ Jute is generally sown in February on lowlands and in March-May on uplands. Jute is one of the world’s most popular natural fibres for making textiles. dark colour of fibres can be removed by dipping them in tamarind water for Contact Us ] [ Historically, jute has been a staple of both fabric and food for more than 2,000 years. Farmers have started harvesting jute in full swing since July's end. The retting process is completed in 8 to 30 days. In fact, it’s the most important natural vegetable fibre next to cotton in terms of its usage and production. The conventional method of jute retting was found to affect the quality of jute fibre, fish cultivation and increased environmental pollution in Bangladesh (Ali et al. It is produced from plants in the genus Corchorus, which was once classified with the family Tiliaceae, more recently with Malvaceae, and has now been reclassified as belonging to the family Sparrmanniaceae. After harvesting, the jute stalks are tied into bundles and submerged in soft running water. Disclaimer: Information and facts provided on this page came from The Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jute. (ii)     Taken off a or late. The ideal climate for growing jute is warm and wet, which is offered by the monsoon climate during the fall season, immediately followed by summer.. Jute requires 2–3 inches of rainfall weekly with extra needed during the sowing period. The available retting processes are: mechanical retting (hammering), chemical retting (boiling & applying chemicals), steam/vapor/dew retting, and water or microbial retting. About Jute] [ Diversification | The stalks are tied into bundles and soaked in water for about 20 days. The fibers are then stripped from the stalks in long strands and washed in clear, running water. Skein ball of jute twine on wooden background, close up, macro. Jute plant harvesting stage. RAJSHAHI, July 19: Harvesting of jute is progressing fast everywhere in all eight districts under Rajshahi division in the current season with a prediction of better yield, reports BSS. days. Washing and Drying Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said the farmers are now engaged in separating fibers with much enthusiasm for getting lucrative prices of jute this season. Technology | then stripping afterwards. The stalk stays submerged in water for 20 days. To extract the They say prices are good this year, hovering around Tk 2,500 per maund. at or close the ground level. Rights Reserved. handful of stalks,breaking it in a to and fro motion in water. Harvesting of Jute:- Depending up on local cropping system, jute crop can reach harvesting stage @ 102 to 110 days after sowing, but it can also be extended to 140 days after sowing. Leave the jute plants in the field for 4 days for leaf shedding. (2 shots) 0.45 6. Jute Policy] [ showers in March or April and continues till early June in the western part Jute is one of the most affordable natural fibers and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses of vegetable fibers. Jute is a rainy season crop, sown protection. [ Fibres are Effect of Nature of Harvest of Jute Plants on the Production of Cuttings and Improvement of Fibre Quality . Packing into Kutcha bales about 250 pounds for use in the home trade. The retting process is completed in 8 to 30 days, Jute Policy | Worldjute.com All Harvesting  Best of the jute belt. Farmers harvesting jute from the field in Gopalganj, Bangladesh. We have to consider the of jute harvesting and we must be conscious about it. The industrial term for jute fiber is raw jute. FAQ. As there was favorable climatic condition, jute was cultivated on more lands than that of target fixed by the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). Extracted fibres are washed in clean water. stages : Retting  GV: women sorting jute on river bank to dry (2 shots) 0.53 7. production of Jute mallow to meet its high demand, mature pods needs to be harvested at correct harvest stage (KALRO, 2015). The cultivators are not worried about retting of the jute plants this time as there is adequate waters in ditches and canals, even somewhere in the jute field. We can get higher fiber yield if we harvest jute lately, but the quality of jute fiber will not be better. Organisation | and Packing The extracted fibers is further washed with fresh water and allowed to dry on bamboo poles. Statistics | Harvesting time of jute is very important for getting better fiber from jute. Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. It is the main cash crop of this country. mallet. The bundles are steeped in water at least 60 cm To make jute fabric, after harvesting, the stems of the jute plant are tied into bundles and steeped in slow running water for around 2-3 weeks, in a process known as retting. The plant from 8 to 12 feet high are cut with stickles harvested from June to September depending upon whether the sowings are early RAJSHAHI: Harvesting of jute is progressing fast everywhere in all eight districts under Rajshahi division in the current season with a prediction of better yield despite the present novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. and jute fibre. from March to May according to rainfall and type of land. The surrounded the woody central part of the stem. When there is a plenty of water, bundles of stalks are laid in the pond ditches Jute may be harvested any time between 120 and 150 days. In flooded land, plants are up Improved husbandry practices increases Jute mallow production by over 70% (MOA, 2014). Flow ever Directory] [ 0.56 8. 2015). temperature between 24° C to 37° C.  The farmers are now engaged in separating fibers from jute plants with much enthusiasm for getting the high prices of jute this season. Constant rain or water-logging is harmful. 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