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Current Category » Introduction to Horticulture

Fruit Zones of Maharashtra

The Important Fruit Zones of M.S. are as Follows:

Sr.No.

Region

District

Crops grown

1.

Warm Coastal Region Rain fall 80" to 200" with humid climate

Ratnagiri, Kolaba, Thana, Sindhudurg.

Mango, Cashewnut
Coconut, Chiku, Banana, Pine Apple Jack fruit, Aracanut

2.

Western Deccan region partly dry and humid with 30 to 50" rainfall.

Parts of Kolhapur, Nasik, Satara, Sangli and Poona.

Mango, Banana, Chiku, Limes, Guava, Jack fruits.

3.

Eastern Deccan fairly dry and hot with 15 to 25" rainfall

Jalgaon, Dhule
Ahmednagar,
Solapur, Aurangabad,  Beed,
Osmanabad, Eastern parts of Pune

Mosambi, Limes, Grapes, Papaya Banana, Guava, Pomogranate, Fig, Phalsa

4.

Western Vidarbha and Eastern Marathwada. Fairly hot with 20" - 30" rainfall during monsoon.

Buldhana, Akola, parts of Yeotmal, Parbhani, Nanded, Hingoli, Washim, parts of East Khandesh and Aurangabad

Mango Banana, Grape, Mosambi, Santra, Fig. Custard apple, Guava and Phalsa.

5.

North East Region of Vidarbha. Hot and dry with partly humid region, with 30" - 40" rainfall

Amravati, Wardha, Nagpur, Chanda, Bhandara, parts of Akola

Orange (Santra),
Mosambi, Mango, Papaya, Guava and Limes.

Current Category » Introduction to Horticulture