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GREEN REVOLUTION

By the 1960's inc. pop. And subsistence farming in LEDC'S meant it was essential to increase yields to
feed people and improve living standards ­ the green revolution was partly a plant engineering
programme where new strains of crops were produced to inc. yields

HYV=high yield variety

HYV…

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Machinery increases rural urban unemployment and rural urban migration

India case study

Green revolution has more than doubled the production of wheat and rice.

Intensive farming is farming using small areas of land with a high output and labour per hectare. with
the rising demand that will be required to…

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