State : Punjab
Agro Climatic Region: Trans-Gangetic Plains Region

NARP Zone Zonal Research Station Districts Suitable Crops Crop Information
PB-3 Central Plain Zone  Ludhiana   Whole of Amritsar district except the Bhikhiwind, Patti and valtocha blocks and flood plains of river Rabi and Beas, Batala, Fatehgarh Churian, Dera Baba Nanak and Western part of Hargobindpur block of Gurdaspur district (except the flood plain parts in t  Rice, Wheat, Maize, Groundnut, Cotton, Gram, Barley, Pear, Guava.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
GROUNDNUT
 
PB-4 Western Plain Zone   Faridkot  Patti, Bhikhiwind and Valtoha blocks of Amritsar district, Zira, Ferozepur and Ghall Khurd block of Ferozepur district, Faridkot, Moga I, Moga II, Nihal Singh wala and Bhaga Purana blocks of Faridkot district, Rampura Phul, Mansa, eastern 1/5 parts of San  Rice, Wheat, Maize, Bajra, Barley, Sugarcane, Gram, Moong, Arhar, Oilseed,Vegetables.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
SUGARCANE
 
PB-5 Western Zone  Bhitinda   Bhatinda, Faridkot and Ferozepur  Rice, Wheat, Maize, Cotton, Rapeseed-Mustard, Gram, Moong,Bajra,Raya.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
COTTON
 

Agro Climatic Features of the Sub Regions
Sub Region Rainfall(in mm) Climate Soil Crop
Plains  561  Semi-arid to Dry sub-humid  Alluvial (Recent)  Wheat, rice, maize, sugarcane 
Foothills of Shivalik & Himalayas  890  semi-arid to Dry sub-humid  Calcareous  Wheat, Rice, maize, sugarcane 
Scarce Rainfall arid region  360  Arid and Extreme arid  Calcareous, Sierozemic, Alluvial (Recent), desert  Wheat, cotton, gram, Bajra, rice 
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Agro Climatic Regions in Punjab

State : Punjab
Agro Climatic Region: Western Himalayas Region

NARP Zone Zonal Research Station Districts Suitable Crops Crop Information
PB-1 Sub Montane Undulating Zone   Kandi   Stands along eastern border of the state and is 10-20 km in width where it is much wider.  Rice, Wheat, Maize, Sugarcane, Ground Nut, Mango.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
SUGARCANE
 
PB-2 Undulating Plain Zone  Gurdaspur  Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, Kelanaour, Dhariwal, Kehnuwan and eastern Horhobindpur blocks of Gurdaspur district (excluding their flood plain areas), western parts of Mukerian and Dasuya, whole of Tanda, Western half of Bhunga, Hosjiarpur-I, western parts of Hos  Rice, Wheat, Maize, Sugarcane, Groundnut, ,Sesamum, Kharif Pulses,(Moong, Mesh, Arhar), gram, Rape& Mustard, Linseed, Lentil, Peas, Fruits, Vegetables,.  RICE ,
WHEAT ,
MAIZE ,
SUGARCANE
 

Agro Climatic Features of the Sub Regions
Sub Region Rainfall(in mm) Climate Soil Crop
High altitude temperate  165  Humid to cold arid  Hill soils, mountain, meadow skeletal, tarai  Wheat, maize, rice, Jowar. 
Hill temperate  2000  Humid  Brown Hill  Rice, maize, wheat, rapeseed 
Valley temperate  400  Sub-humid  Sub-mountain, mountain skeletal, meadow  Wheat, maize, rice, sugarcane. 
Sub-tropical  1030  Semi-arid to humid  Alluvial (Recent), brown hills.  Wheat, barley, potato. 
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