State : Madhya Pradesh
Agro Climatic Region: Central Plateau and Hills Region

NARP Zone Zonal Research Station Districts Suitable Crops Crop Information
MP-1 Kymore Plateau and Satpura Hill Zone   Jabalpur   Jabalpur, Panna, Satna, Rewa, Seoni and Gopadbana, Deosar tehsil of Sidhi.  Rice, Jowar, Maize, Bajra, Kodo- kutki, Tur, Sesame, Soybean, Wheat, Gram, Lentil, Linseed, Rape seed Mustard.  MAIZE ,
RICE ,
WHEAT ,
KODO KUTKI
 
MP-2 Vindhya Plateau Zone   Sehore  Guna (Chachora,m Raghogarh tehsils), Damoh, Sagar, Vidisha, Bohpal, Raisen (Raisen, Gairatganj, Begamganj, Silwani, Goharganj, Udaipura tehsils),a dn Sehore (Sehore, Ashta, Ichhawar, Nasullaganj tehsil).  Rice, Wheat, Sorghum, Maize.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
SORGHUM ,
MAIZE
 
MP-3 Central Narmada Valley Zone   Pawarkheda   Hoshangabad (Seoni, Malwa, Hoshangadabad, Sohagpur tehsils), Narsinghpur and Bhudhni and Barelli tehsil of Sehore and Raisen respectively.  Rice, Wheat, Sorghum, Maize.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
SORGHUM ,
MAIZE
 
MP-4 Gird Zone   Morena   Bhind, Morena, Gwalior, Shivpuri (Shivpuri, Kalaras, Pohri, Tehsils), and Guna (Mungeli and Ashoknagar tehsils).  Rice, Wheat, Sorghum, Maize, Pearlmillet.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
PEARLMILLET ,
PAPAYA
 
MP-5 Bundelkhand Zone   Tikamgarh   Datia, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur, Kerala, Pachore tehsil of Shivpuri and Guna tehsil of Guna.  Rice, Wheat, Sorghum, Maize, Pearl millet.  RICE ,
MAIZE ,
SOYBEAN ,
SORGHUM
 
MP-6 Satpura Plateau Zone   Chindwara   Chhindwara and Betul.  Rice, Wheat, Sorghum, Maize,.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
SOYBEAN ,
SORGHUM
 

Agro Climatic Features of the Sub Regions
Sub Region Rainfall(in mm) Climate Soil Crop
Arid  670  Semi arid (half drier & wetter half)  Medium black, alluvial  Wheat, gram, Jowar, rapeseed, Bajra 
Southern Plains  760  Semi-arid to arid  Medium red and black, grey brown  Maize, rice, wheat, gram 
Southern Plains & Aravali Hills  500  Semi-arid (wetter half)  Red and yellow, grey brown  Maize, wheat, gram, Jowar 
North Hills  1570  Moist sub-humid to dry sub-humid  Red & yellow  Rice, wheat, niger 
Satpura Plateau  1220  Dry sub-humid  Shallow black, mixed red and black  Jowar, wheat, Arhar 
Transitional Plain  490  Semi-arid (wetter half)  Desert soil, grey brown  Bajra, wheat, sesame, rapeseed, Jowar 
Kymore Plateau Satpura Hills  1100  Dry sub-humid  Red and yellow Medium black  Maize, wheat, rice, gram, linseed 
Vindhya Plateau  1130  Dry sub-humid  Medium black  Wheat, gram, Jowar, rice 
Flood Prone Eastern Plain  500  Semi-arid (drier half)  Alluvial (Recent)  Bajra, wheat, rapeseed, gram, Jowar 
Bundelkhand(MP)  700  Dry sub-humid to semi-arid  Mixed red & black  Wheat, gram, jowar, rice 
Southern Eastern Plains  760  Semi-arid (wetter half)  Medium black  Wheat, Jowar, gram, maize 
Semi-Arid Eastern Plain  500  Semi-arid (drier half)  Alluvial  Wheat, Bajra, Jowar, gram 
Central Narmada Valley  1300  Dry sub-humid  Deep black, skeletal  Wheat, gram, soybean, Jowar 
Bundelkhand(UP)  780  Dry sub-humid to arid  Mixed red & black  Wheat, gram, jowar, rice 
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Agro Climatic Regions in Madhya Pradesh

State : Madhya Pradesh
Agro Climatic Region: Western Plateau and Hills Region

NARP Zone Zonal Research Station Districts Suitable Crops Crop Information
MP-9 Jhabua Hills Zone  Jhabua  Jhabua (Jhabua, Thobat, Jobat, Alirajpur tehsils) and (Kukshi tehsil).  Rice, Wheat, Maize ,Sorghum, Pearl millet  SORGHUM ,
PERALMILLET ,
SOYBEAN ,
SORGHUM
 
MP-7 Malwa Plateau Zone   Indore   Mandsaur, Rajgarh, Ujjain, Indore, Dewas, Dhar, (Dhar, Badnawar and Sardarpur tehsils), Shajapur, Ratlam and Petlwad tehsil of Jhabua.  Rice, Wheat, Maize ,Sorghum, Pearl millet  SOYBEAN ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
GRAM
 
MP-8 Nirmar Valley Zone   Khargone   Nirmar (east and west), Hoshangabad (Harda tehsil) and Dhar (Manawar tehsil).  Rice, Wheat, Maize ,Sorghum, Pearl millet  COTTON ,
WHEAT ,
SORGHUM ,
BANANA
 

Agro Climatic Features of the Sub Regions
Sub Region Rainfall(in mm) Climate Soil Crop
Plateau Region South  1040  Semi-arid to dry sub-humid  Medium black, shallow black  Cotton, Jowar, Tur, Wheat 
Plateau Region  874  Semi-arid (wetter region)  Medium black, deep black, mixed red  Gram, Jowar, cotton, wheat 
Hill region  988  Semi-arid  Medium to deep black shallow red, red loamy  Jowar, Bajra, groundnut 
Scarcity Region  602  Semi-arid  Medium black, deep black  Jowar, cotton, wheat 
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