District Profile

Major Farming Systems / Enterprises

Based on the analysis made by the KVK

S.N. Enterprise
1 Agriculture crops (Wheat, Mustard, Lentil, Potato, Paddy, Sugarcane, Maize, Bajra, Toria)
2 Horticulture crops (Guava, Mango, Papaya, Capsicum, Brinjal, Chilli & Tomato, Cucurbits, Bottleguard, sponseguard, Bitterguard, Muskmellon, Watermellon)
3 Animal husbandry (Buffalo, Cow & Goat)
4 Poultry, Fisheries
S.N. Farming system
1 Agriculture + Horticulture + Animal Husbandry
2 Agriculture + Animal Husbandry + Horticulture
3 Agriculture + Animal Husbandry + Poultry
4 Agriculture + Horticulture + Animal Husbandry + Poultry

Description of Agro-Climatic Zone (based on soil and topography)

S.N. Agro-Climatic Zone Characteristics
1 MWPZ District Badaun comes under Mid Western Plain Zone of U.P. The temperature ranges from 4.5 0C to 45.4 0C. The soils of the region are mostly alluvial and soils are neutral to moderately alkaline and medium in organic content. Rainfall in this region is received during mid June to mid October with annual rainfall is 882 mm.

Description of major Agro Ecological Situations (based on soil and topography)

S.N. Agro Ecological Situation Characteristics
1 AES-I It represents the Mid Western Plain Zone of the district having light soil with medium fertility, medium rainfall and most suited for paddy, wheat, potato, sugarcane, Bajra as well as guava cultivation. Out of 15 development blocks of Badaun district. It covers four blocks viz. Dataganj, Samrer, Meon, Usawan.
2 AES-II It represents the Mid Western Plain Zone of the district with loamy soil having medium fertility, medium rain fall, suited for all type of crops viz. wheat, sugarcane, paddy, Bajra as well as vegetable crops due to proximity to the city. It covers five blocks viz. Jagat, Ujhani, Qadarchowk, Salarpur and Wajirganj.
3 AES-II It represents the Mid Western Plain Zone of the district having sandy soil and sandy loam with medium fertility and medium rainfall. Four development blocks viz. Bisauli, Asafpur, Ambiyapur , Islamnagar, Sahaswan, Dehgawan comes under this AES. It is suited for cereal crops as well as vegetables.

Soil Types

S.N. Soil Types Characteristics Area (ha)
1 Clay Loam It is more fertile than sandy and sandy loam 2558
2 Sandy Soil Sandy soil is dominated and having low status of NPK. 224480
3 Sandy Loams It is more fertile than sandy soil 199730

Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the district

S.N. Crop Area (Ha) Production (MT) Productivity (Qtl /ha)
A Field crops including oil seeds and pulses
1 Wheat 232327 772345 33.24
2 Gram 68 75 11.11
3 Pea 836 1774 21.22
4 Mustard / Toria 35071 52417 14.95
5 Lentil 3842 5379 14.00
6 Paddy 78127 178254 22.82
7 Bajra 99882 185962 18.62
8 Maize 8024 16653 20.75
9 Arhar 503 492 9.79
10 Groundnut 525 620 11.80
11 Moong 126 68 5.40
12 Sugarcane 26891 1560108 580.16
B Vegetables
1 Potato 12104 214664 177.35
2 Tabacco 706 3912 55.45
3 Turmeric 250 715 28.61

Population of livestock, Poultry, Fisheries etc. in the district

Category Population
Cattle
Crossbred 10561
Indigenous 22945
Buffalo 40590
Sheep 15930
Goats 22975
Crossbred 9350
Indigenous 35730
Poultry 159725