Agro Climatic Zones

The State is divided in 11 Agro-climatic zones the details are as follows

S.No. Agro-Climatic Regions Soil Type Rainfall (Range in m.m.) Districts Covered Details of Partly Covered Districts
1. Chhattisgarh plains Red & Yellow
(Medium)
1200 to 1600 Balaghat. -
2 Northern Hill Region
of Chhattisgarh
Red & Yellow Medium black
& skeltal
(Medium/light)
1200 to 1600 ,Shahdol,Mandla,Dindori,
Anuppur, Sidhi(Partly), Singroli, Umaria
-
3 Kymore Plateau &
Satpura Hills
Mixed red and
black soils
(Medium)
1000 to 1400 Rewa,Satna,Panna,Jabalpur,
Seoni, Katni, Sidhi (except Singroli tehsil )
-
4 Central Narmada
Valley
Deep black (deep) 1200 to 1600 Narsinghpur, Hoshangabad, Harda Sehore(Partly),Raisen(Partly) Sehore :-Budni Tehsil.
Raisen :-Bareli Tehsil.
5 Vindhya Plateau Medium black &
deep black
(Medium/Heavy)
1200 to 1400 Bhopal,Sagar,Damoh,Vidisha,
Raisen(except Bareli Teh.),
Sehore(except Budni Teh.),
Guna(Partly).
Guna :-Chanchoda,Raghogarh &
Aron Tehsils.
6 Gird Region Alluvial (Light) 800 to 1000 Gwalior,Bhind,Morena,
Sheopur-Kala,Shivpuri,(except Pichore,Karera,Narwar, Khania- dana Teh.),Guna(except Aron,Raghogarh,Chachoda Tehsil) Ashoknagar
7 Bundelkhand Mixed red and black(Medium) 800 to 1400 Chhattarpur,Datia,Tikamgarh, & Shivpuri(Partly) Shivpuri :-Karera,Pichhore,Narwar & Khaniadhana Tehsils.
8 Satpura Plateau Shallow black (Medium) 1000 to 1200 Betul & Chhindwara
9 Malwa Plateau Medium black (Medium) 800 to 1200 Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Ujjain,Dewas,Indore,Shajapur,
Rajgarh & Dhar (Partly)
Jhabua(Partly)
Dhar :-Dhar,Badnawar & Sardarpur
Tehsils.
Jhabua :-Petlawad Tehsil.
10 Nimar Plains Medium black (Medium) 800 to 1000 Khandwa, Burhanpur, Khargone, Barwani ,Dhar (Partly) District.

Dhar :-Manawar,Dharampuri & Gandhawani Tehsil.

11 Jhabua Hills Medium blackskeletal
(Light/Medium)
800 to1000 Jhabua District.(except
Petlawad Tehsil) & Dhar (Partly)
Dhar :- Only Kukshi Tehsil.