Changes in farming

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  • Created on: 10-05-13 17:43

Changes in intensive peasant farming- INDIA

  • GREEN REVOLUTION -designed to increase yield/

The green revolution has several advantages. It has resulted in a huge increase in output of crops thus the profits are larger. The use of high yielding varieties such as rice and wheat means that a few crops can be grown in one year! The green revolution has increased the amount of food being produced so less people are starving and there is a greater variety of food too! The crops require fertilisers and greater irrigation. This means that industrial jobs have been created because people actully need to make the fertiliser. 

However the use of fertiliser has caused pollution in the rivers and land. The irrigation that is needed is very expensive. It can also cause salination which…


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