Northern

Northern Region characteristics include:

  • tropical and subtropical climate
  • high inherent soil fertility
  • yield depends on conservation of soil moisture from subtropical rainfall
  • substantial enterprise size
  • diversity in crop choice, need for new crops (e.g. pulses)
  • premium high-protein wheats for export and domestic markets
  • high-potential yields
  • competition with cotton

 

Grain crops grown in the northern region: