Green Revolution

By: Esther Sim

Why Is It Good?

  • the crops are tastier and healthier
  • the price of produce is kept low
  • farmers use less chemicals
  • the water is cleaner because of the use of less chemicals
  • environment friendly herbicides and fertilizers are used

Three Basic Elements

  • Continued expansion of farming areas
  • Double-cropping existing farmland
  • Using seeds with improved genetics

India

  • decreased the number of deaths from starvation
  • improved the quality of life
  • an increase in industrial growth created new jobs
  • India became one of the world's biggest agricultural producers
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