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Green Revolution

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Introduction

  • This revolution is the introduction of new techniques of agriculture, which was popular by the name of Green Revolution in the early 1960s. At first it was for wheat and by the next decade for rice too.
  • This revolutionized the traditional idea of food production as it gave a boost by more than 250 % to the productivity level.
  • This was centered around the use of High Yielding Variety (HYV) of seeds which was developed by US agro-scientist Norma…

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Major Agricultural Revolutions

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Following are some important Indian agricultural revolutions. We will discuss each of these in greater detail.

  • Green Revolution: This was related to increasing agricultural productivity for cereals, wheat, and leguminous plants.
    • Norman Burlog was father of green revolution.
    • M. S. Swaminathan was father of Indian green revolution.
  • White Revolution: This was related to increasing milk and dairy production.
    • In India, it is known as operation flood.
    • Verghese Kurien was father of white revolution in India.
  • Blue Revolution: This was related to increasing production from fisheries. It aims to achieve economic prosperity for anglers and fish farm…

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