Green Revolution

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What is Green Revolution ?
How could food production be increased ?
What are the problems that have arisen with the Green Revolution ?

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Green Revolution

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  2. 2. What is GREEN REVOLUTION?
  3. 3. GREEN REVOLUTION A large increse in food production in Developed and Developing countries achieved by using modern agricultural techniques. www.greenrevolutionoxforddictionaries.com
  4. 4. GREEN REVOLUTION Developed countries: (1950 to 1970) Developing Countries: (1960s) India Pakistan United State Japan Mexico Canada China Bangladesh New Zealand Argentina Egypt Colombia Turkey Other countries Thailand Malaysia in Europe Indonesia Philipines
  5. 5. . Plant Breeding  Choose the appropriate seeds (IR-8,IR-20,IR-22)  Get high grain output Increased the food production by 90% in 1960
  6. 6. . Liberal use of Fertilizers  plant growth ( nutrients )  fertilizer provides greener  Get high greater grain yield
  7. 7. Bacteria blight rugged stunt stem borer brown leaf hopper gall midge wilted stunt
  8. 8. Pesticides Insecticides Fungicides Herbicides
  9. 9. Plowing Sowing Harvesting
  10. 10.  Increasing the farmer’s productivity  Having a shorter growing season  Making double or treble cropping
  11. 11. . Extensive of . Improved Transport Irrigation Facilities: Network:  Government built dams  Government built more to provide enough water supply… roads, highways and railways…
  12. 12. Government provides : Subsidies Commercial banks Finance houses
  13. 13. What are the problems that have arisen with the green revolution ?
  14. 14. .Poor famers are unable to benefit from the benefit of Green Revolution. . Many small farmers are forced to give up farming indirectly. . The rich famers become more wealthy. . Green Revolution has brought more environmental crisis and health risks. . GR have greatly depleted the world’s fossil fuel.

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