Narowal Natural Resources

Agriculture
Main Crops

Wheat and Rice are the main crops grown in the district. Production of these crops during the period 2008-09 to 2010-11 is given in Table.

Production of Main Crops (2008-09 to 2010-11)

Crop

Production (Th. M.Tons)

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Wheat

311.49

454.17

569.87

Rice (cleaned)

142.97

146.64

157.73

Besides, Sugarcane, Bajra, Tobacco, Jawar, Bajra, Mash, Moong, Masoor, Gram, Maize, Oil Seed such as Rape/Mustard and Sunflower are also grown in minor quantities in the district.

Main Fruits

Guava, Citrus and Mango are main fruits grown in the district. Production of these fruits during the period 2008-09 to 2010-11 is given in Table.

Fruit

Production (M.Tons)

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Guava

6284

6606

5975

Citrus

1082

1182

1280

Mango

635

604

567

Besides, Banana, Pear, Peach and Banana are also grown in minor quantity in the district.

Main Vegetables

Potato, Turnip and Cauliflower are main vegetables grown in the district. Production of these vegetables during the period 2008-09 to 2010-11 is given in Table.

Vegetables

Production (M.Tons)

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Potato

3939

96088

19208

Turnip

4253

3572

3684

Cauliflower

2463

2438

2574

Besides, Bottle Gourd, Brinjal, Garlic, Chillies, Carrot, Onion, Peas, Tomato and Ladyfinger are also grown in the district in minor quantities.

Forests

a) Location of Forests and Area under Afforestation
An area of 11,351 Acres is under forests, which is about 1.97% of the total area of the district. There is also linear plantation of 211 Km alongside the roads/rails/canals in the district. Trees grown in the area are Kau, Phalai, Kikar and Shisham.

b) Production of Timber and Firewood The production of Timber and Fire-Wood in the district during the period 2008-09 to 2010-11 is not mentionable.

Livestock population

a) Animal Population
The animal population of the district is given in Table.

Animals

Population (Th Heads)

Buffaloes

361

Cattle

189

Goats

203

Sheep

20