S. No. Types of Soil Name of Districts  No. of
 Districts
 Percentage  Area (m.ha.) 
 1. Shallow & Medium Black Soil Betul, Chhindwara and Seoni 3 6.91% 3.06
 2. Deep Medium Black Soil Narsinghpur, Hoshangabad, Harda, Shahdol, Umaria,  Jabalpur, Katni, Sagar, Damoh, Vidisha, Raisen,  Bhopal, Sehore, Rajgarh, Ujjain, Dewas, Shajapur,  Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Jhabua, Dhar, Indore,  Khargone, Barwani, Khandwa, Guna (Partly), Shivpuri  (Partly), Datia (Partly) and Sidhi (Partly), Anuppur,  Ashoknagar, Burhanpur, Alirajpur, Singroli 35 36.53% 16.21
 3. Alluvial Soil Gwalior, Morena, Sheopurkala, Bhind & Shivpuri (Partly) 4 7.57% 3.35
  4.  Mixed Red & Black Soil Mandla, Dindori, Balaghat, Rewa, Satna, Panna, Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Shivpuri (Partly), Guna 8 18.30% 8.11



Source: Compendium of Agriculture Statistics 2009-10 Madhya Pradesh