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Defination of green revolution?

Asked by ravi kumar, 28 Aug '08 06:32 pm
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Green Revolution can be defined as giving more impotance to agriculture sector of a country thereby producing bumper crops.
Answered by AAA, 28 Aug '08 06:37 pm

 
  
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The development of high-yielding varieties of seed for crops such as wheat and rice in Third World countries and requiring extensive technology
Answered by arvind sinha, 28 Aug '08 06:35 pm

 
  
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Agricultural revolution
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 28 Aug '08 06:35 pm

 
  
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The Green Revolution refers to the transformation of agriculture that began in 1945 at the request of the Mexican government to establish an agricultural research station to develop more varieties of wheat that could be used to feed the rapidly growing population of the country. In 1943 Mexico imported half its wheat; in 1956, the Green Revolution had made Mexico self-sufficient; by 1964, Mexico exported half a million tons of wheat.[1] The associated transformation has continued as the result of programs of agricultural research, extension, and infrastructural development, instigated and largely funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, along with the Ford Foundation and other major agencies.[2][3] The consensus among some agronomists is that the Green Revolution has allowed food production to keep pace with worldwide population growth. The Green Revolution has had major social and ecological impacts, making it a popular topic of study among sociologists.

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Answered by ramsurya, 28 Aug '08 06:34 pm

 
  
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