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Agriculture

The State is being conferred coveted the “Krishi Karman Award” for the fourth consecutive year, for excellence in agriculture production. Soybean, Wheat, Paddy, Jowar, Maize, Gram, Masur, Tuar, Mustard are the crops of the State.Over 30% of the State's total area is enveloped by the forest. The eastern districts of Balaghat, Mandla, Shahdol, Sidhi have dense forest cover. The abundantly found trees include Teak, Sal, Bamboo and Tendu. Agriculture is the main occupation of villagers.There are 11 different agro climatic zones in the State.The total land holdings were88.73-lakhhacin 2010-11 cencus.

Narmada & Tapti major rivers originate from the state. As Madhya Pradesh is located in the Centre of India, most of the rivers are interstate rivers. The rivers namely Chambal,Sindh,Betwa,Ken flow northward and meet with Yamuna whereas the river Sone falls directly into Ganga.Narmada,Tapti and Mahi rivers flow westward and meet Arabian Sea whereas Wainganga and Pench rivers meet Godavari in the south.

NAME OF CROP PRODUCTION AREA OF M. P.
WHEAT (latest on procurement) Gwalior, sagar, Bhopal, Shajapur, Vidisha, Ujjain, Guna, Rewa,etc.
PADDY (latest on procurement) Balaghat, Mandla, Chhindwara, Betul, Rewa, Sidhi, Narsinghpur, Hoshangabad, Satna, Shahdole, etc.
Soyabean Ujjain, Dewas, Shajapur, Mandsour, Dhar, Sagar, Betul, Rajgarh, Chindwara
JOWAR Mandsaur, Ratlam, Ujjain, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Dewas, Khandwa, Khargone,etc
GRAM Mandsaur, Vidisha, Guna, Sehore, Jhabua, Dewas, Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Sagar, Damoh, Tikamgarh, etc.
SUGAR CANE Ujjain, Sehore, Shajapur, Ratlam, Gwalior, etc.
COTTON Indore, Dewas, Ujjain, Dhar, Neemuch, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Hoshangabad, Shajapur, etc.
TUAR Chhindwara, Bhind, Betul, Hoshangabad, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Sagar, Damoh, Chhatarpur, Panna, Tikamgarh, Dhar, Gwalior, Morena, Bhopal, etc.
GROUND NUT Plateau of Malwa, Lower part of Narmada valley
OIL - SEED (Soyabean, Mustard, Linseed, Chhatarpur etc.
OPIUM Mandsaur

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Agro-Climate Zones, Soil type and Rainfall Pattern of the State

SNO Agro-Climatic Regions Soil Type Rainfall (in mm) Districts covered
1 Chhattisgarh plains Red & Yellow 1200 to 1600 Balaghat
2 Northern Hill Region of Chhattisgarh Red & Yellow medium black & skeletal(Medium / light) 1200 to 1600 Shahdol, Mandla, Dindori, Anuppur, Singrauli, Umaria
3 Kymore plateau & Satpura Hills Mixed red & black soils (medium) 1000 to 14000 Rewa, Satna, Panna, Jabalpur, Seoni, Katni, Sidhi
4 Central Narmada Valley Deep Black 1200 to 16000 Narsinghpur, Hoshangabad, Sehore & Raisen (partly)
5 Vindhya Plateau Medium black & deep black(medium/heavy) 1200 to 1400 Bhopal, Sagar, Damoh, Vidisha, Guna(partly), Raisen (except Bareli Teh), Sehore (except Budni The)
6 Gird Region Alluvial (Light) 800 to 1000 Gwalior, Bhind, Morena, Ashoknagar, Sheopurkala, Shivpuri (except Pichore,Karera,Narwar,Khania-dana The),Guna (except Aron,Raghogarh, Chachoda Tehsil)
7 Bundelkhand Mixed red and black(medium0 800 to 1400 Chhattarpur,Datia,Tikamgarh&Shivpuri(partly)
8 Satpura Plateau Shallow black(medium) 1000 to 1200 Betul & Chhindwara
9 Malwa Plateau Medium black(medium) 800 to 1200 Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Rajgarh, Ujjain, Dewas, Indore, Shajapur & Dhar (partly), Jhabua (partly)
10 Nimar Plains Medium black 800 to 1000 Khandwa, Burhanpur, Khargone, Barwani, Harda, Dhar (partly)
11 Jhabua Hills Medium black skeletal (Light/Medium) 800 to 1000 Jhabua District (except Petlawad Tehsil) &Dhar (partly)

Narmada & Tapti major rivers originate from the state. As Madhya Pradesh is located in the Centre of India, most of the rivers are interstate rivers. The rivers namely Chambal,Sindh,Betwa,Ken flow northward and meet with Yamuna whereas the river Sone falls directly into Ganga.Narmada,Tapti and Mahi rivers flow westward and meet Arabian Sea whereas Wainganga and Pench rivers meet Godavari in the south.

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