When it comes to cotton, harvesting starts when the bolls open partially. In tropical regions, they are harvested in September and in temperate climate, the harvest season starts in October and is carried out into early January.
In Iran time is ripe now to pick cotton growing in the fields. Mehr News Agency on December 3 posted online a handful of pictures of harvesting cotton in Sharafuyeh in Larestan County, Fars Province. Take a look: