Green Revolution

By Teja Seelam

Definition of Green Revolution

  • Green Revolution is a large increase in crop production in developing countries achieved by the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and high-yield crop varieties.


  • Capable of growing crops on a massive scale.
  • Higher crop-yield
  • Make plants which are resistant to pests and herbicides.
  • Decrease amount of human labor
  • Farming can become a process of automation.
  • Can replant same crops without having to let land fallow.
  • Can grow virtually any crop anywhere we want.
  • Farmers can grow and export cash crops for profit.