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Sundeep from ALAGAR PUBLIC SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 19/4/15

What is mean by green revolution? what are its features

Param Sukhadia From Kendriya Vidhyalaya No. 1, added an answer, on 23/9/12
1015 helpful votes in Social Science

1. Green Revolution is the term given to the introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds and the increased use of fertilizers and irrigation which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains, thus improving agriculture in India. It was brought to India by the initiative of Indian government. Genetically modified high-yielding wheat was first introduced to India in 1960 by Dr. Norman Borlaug It is also rightly credited to M. S. Swaminathan and his team who contributed towards the success of green revolution in India...

2. Major components of green revolution are development of high-yielding varieties of cereal grains, expansion of irrigation infrastructure, modernization of management techniques, distribution of hybridized seeds, synthetic fertilizers, and pesticides to farmers...

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Anuvinda Murali From The Model School, added an answer, on 13/6/12
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Green Revolution is the term given to the introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds and the increased use of fertilizers and irrigation which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains, thus improving agriculture in India. It was brought to India by the initiative of Indian government. Genetically modified high-yielding wheat was first introduced to India in 1960 by Dr. Norman Borlaug It is also rightly credited to M. S. Swaminathan and his team who contributed towards the success of green revolution in India.

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Muskan From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 22/4/15
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it was started in India in 1960. Father of green revolution was Dr S Swaminathan {in India} and Norman Burlough. In this farmers are intend to use HYV {high yielding variety} seeds to increase the production of grains.  
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Ravi Khanna Ravikk , added an answer, on 7/5/13

 It is the gigentic method to increase the yeild using the HYV seeds and fertilisers to improve the groth of seeds,it provided pesticiides and weedicides and also needed machines to harveting and irrigation to make self-suffieciant.It was brought by the government in 1960 by Dr. Norman Borlaug.

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Rishu , added an answer, on 9/9/12

 i guess i dnt knw d ans..dts y i checkd out fr it

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Jahanvi From Ch Chhabil Dass Public School, added an answer, on 13/6/12
94 helpful votes in Social Science

green revolution-  A large increase in crop production in developing countries achieved by the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and high-yield crop varieties.

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