Agroclimatic Zones of Haryana

Agro-Climatic Zones of Haryana
Agroclimatic Zones of Haryana
The state of Haryana falls under the Zone VI of the Agroclimatic Zones of India. However, on the basis of rainfall, terrain, temperature and soil characterstics, Haryana Kisan Ayog (Government of Haryana), has defined three major agro-climatic zones at state level.

Zone I
Districts: Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Panipat, Karnal and Sonipat.
Area Cover: 32 per cent of total area of Haryana

Zone II
Districts: Rohtak, Faridabad, Palwal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad and Sirsa.
Area Cover: 39 per cent of total area of Haryana

Zone III
Districts: Jhajjar, Gurugram, Nuh (Mewat), Rewari, Mahendragarh and Bhiwani.
Area Cover: 29 per cent of total area of Haryana

The area which falls under the Zone I and II is suitable for wheat, rice, pulses, cotton and sugarcane where as the area which falls under the Zone III is ideal for pearl millet and oilseeds. This area is also suitable for arid-horticulture.

Source: Haryana State Agricultural Policy (PDF)

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