Agriculture in the Eastern Coastal Plains

1. The Eastern Coastal Plains are some of the most fertile lands of our country. They have very fertile delta regions of the rivers Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri.
2. These plains are the areas of high to moderate rainfall and high temperature which are best suited to the crops of rice, jute as well as tropical fruits and vegetables.
3. All the delta regions and the adjoining plains have dominance of rice cultivation.
4. As many as three crops of rice are raised in a year in the Kaveri delta.