Green revolution and GMOs
What caused the Bengal famine in 1943?
British colony India's rulers were more focused on world war 2 than food supply, and many Indian merchants held back food to increase demand and price. The result was 4 million dead, and an Indian government that has tried to increase agricultural output since it beginning.
Describe 3 basic elements of the green revolution in India.
Continued expansion of farming areas; more farmland
Double cropping existing farmland; planting two crops a year;
Using seeds with improved genetics; better seeds
List two positive results of the green revolution in India.
India became one of the biggest producers of grains. They improved the productivity of their farmland by 30 per cent.
List three positive economic, sociologic, or political effects of the green revolution in india
It created many jobs for Indians, both agricultural and in other fields. India today is an exporter of food and has a strong economy, partially from the green revolution. Some Countries in the third world depend on India for grains, giving India lots of influence In those regions.
Describe two limitations of the green revolution in india
One, it was not entirely successful because India has had to import types of food at various times. It isn't welll rounded either, India for the most part only produces grains.