Ppt on green revolution and its impact on india

AP World History: Decolonization and other Key Events Post WWII Period 6: 1900 – the Present.

OR Africa. 3.How did the Green Revolution and Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring affect developing nations? In your opinion, was it for the better or the worse and why? 4.Were the US’s actions in Iran justified? Use historical evidence to support your answers!! Key Vocabulary 1979 Iranian Revolution Apartheid Atlantic Charter Bangladesh Ghana Green Revolution Imam Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini India – Pakistan War Iran – Iraq War Iran/


FOOD RESOURCES WORLD FOOD PROBLEMS WORLD FOOD PROBLEMS CHANGES CAUSED BY AGRICULTURE AND OVER GRAZING CHANGES CAUSED BY AGRICULTURE AND OVER GRAZING EFFECTS.

is lagging behind their population growth levels. The Green Revolution of the 60’s reduced starvation in India The Green Revolution of the 60’s reduced starvation in IndiaBut… Our fertile soils r being exploited faster Our fertile soils r being exploited faster Forests, grass lands and wet lands were converted to agricultural use Forests, grass lands and wet lands were converted to agricultural use Our fish/


7 th grade Social Studies.  How does understanding key economic terms aid in my understanding of the economic structures found in South and East Asia?

India’s economy today is electronics and technology. SS7E8c: The student will analyze different economic systems in China, India, Japan, and North Korea.  The Green Revolution was India’s attempt to improve agriculture. The Green Revolution  The Green Revolution is an example of investment in human capital in India because farmers were given training and/ India, Japan, and North Korea.  Draw the chart as you see it/China, India, Japan, and North Korea.  What is the impact of the economy on South and East /


Agriculture Chapter 11. What is Agriculture and Where did Agriculture Begin? Key Question:

becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife. It is caused by a variety/ World. Impacts of the First Agricultural Revolution Domestication of plants and animals createssurplus food supply and Free time. Surplus food and free time/and India Average Daily Calorie Consumption per Capita Opposition to Green Revolution Opposition argues Green Revolution has led to: –vulnerability to pests –Soil erosion –Water shortages –Micronutrient deficiencies –Dependency on/


All of us have heard about global warming…

an order for 100,000 houses in the 1st year which we plan to solar electrify. GREEN ENERGY FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED We have identified implementation partners all over India. Our major associate, with operations through 25 Centers in Karnataka, Kerala and Gujarat since 1995 have been focusing on provision of reliable energy services to the poor, in a sustainable way. They have installed more/


Politics and Ethics of Emerging Technosciences :

Used in Agriculture ----- -The crossability studies have been repeated by IIVR, and it has been reported that crossing was not possible with representative wild relatives except/Green Revolution said we need to concern about three issues Chronic toxicity since brinjal is an element of such frequent consumption in India (This is analogous to the stdies carried out on the impact of tobacco smoking on the incidence of lung cancer in human beings) Independent tests that command credibility and not depend only on/


SECTION 1 FEEDING THE WORLD

not as rapidly as the population has grown. The Green Revolution Between 1950 and 1970, Mexico increased the production of wheat eight fold and India doubled its production of rice. Worldwide increase in crop yield resulted from the use of new crop varieties and the application of modern agricultural techniques. These changes were called the green revolution Negative effects of Green Revolution Most new varieties of grain produce large yields only/


Insurance Megatrends for the Decade Ahead Dr. Robert Hartwig, President and Economist for the Insurance Information Institute Jay Ralph, Allianz SE Board.

India © Allianz SE 2009 7 12/01/09 - 9pmeSlide – P6466 – The Financial Crisis and /and service through multiple, seamless platforms © Allianz SE 2009 22 Cloud Traditional company / customer relationships challenged Growing personalization with profound impact on insurers‘ value proposition Megatrend Digitalization Digital revolution by 2019  40% of world‘s population will be online (up from 27% today)  Internet will get a lot faster (Broadband: up to 10Gbits/sec; Mobile Internet close to 1Gbit/sec)  Green/


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quadruple yields India went from importing grain to exporting The Green Revolution brought mixed consequences Depended on heavy use of: Synthetic fertilizers and chemical pesticides /and most of its poultry come from feedlots 45% of global grain production goes to livestock Environmental benefits: Reduced grazing impacts on the land Manure can be applied to fields as fertilizer Livestock agriculture pollutes water and air Feedlots produce huge amounts of manure and urine Pollute surface and groundwater and/


Environment: The Science behind the Stories

on natural resources Prevented some deforestation Preserved biodiversity Negative effects on natural resources Pollution Erosion Salinization Desertification The green revolution in India* Between 1961 and 2003 Population increased 100% Food production increased 150% As a result of the green revolution, India/U.S. They take livestock off the land and reduces the impact that they would have on it Drawbacks of feedlots include: Contributions to water and air pollution Poor waste containment causes outbreaks in/


Jewel in the Crown - India Today, what is India? (source 2007 CIA World Factbook) Socially About 1.1 billion people…second most populous country in the.

known as the Green Revolution. Jewel in the Crown - India Green Revolution...2 The new seeds and fertilizers worked. Indias food production doubled between 1965 and 1984. Increased production eliminated the countrys dependence on food grain /and also to measure the impact of economic policies on quality of life. The index provides a measure between 0 – 1. On the HDI scale, India’s 2004 ranking is 0.611. That is a medium score. It is higher than nearby Bangladesh but less than China. On the HDI scale, India/


© 2007 McGraw-Hil Higher Education. All right reserved. Mirror for Humanity Conrad Phillip Kottak Fifth Edition Chapter 12 Colonialism and Development.

applied anthropology that focuses on social issues in, and the cultural dimension of, economic development –Development anthropologists help to plan and guide policy –Foreign aid usually does not go where it is most needed –Planners’ interests do not always coincide with the best interests of local people © 2007 McGraw-Hil Higher Education. All right reserved. CHAPTER 12 Colonialism and Development Development anthropology –Green revolution: Began in the/


WORKSHOP ON GREEN BUILDING

guiding principles for sustainable buildings as well. With these attributes and its rich heritage, India can make a substantial contribution in this field and eventually lead the world on the path of sustainability. Less than hundred years ago, industrial revolution came to India and changed many of these traditional sustainable practices in buildings. The insatiable thirst for progress and comfort-at-any-cost, altered the equation with nature for/


AP World Review. Test Format  Exam last 3 Hours and 5 Minutes  55 Minutes for 70 Multiple Choice Questions  Break  50 Minutes for Document Based Question.

Satellite Cultures of China –Chinese able to exert some influence on:  introduction of central administration based on Confucian exam system  some introduction of extended family and ancestor worship  use of Chinese military organization  ultimate failure based on inability to impact Vietnamese peasantry who remained significant on local level  only Buddhism impacted peasantry  Chinese culture in relation to its satellite civilizations –Chinese culture extended only within semi- closed East/


Understanding the Indian consumer and their psyche Nyenrode Business Universiteit 28.9.2012.

and Sanyas During the early medieval period the conquests of Arabs and Turks resulted in the introduction of a new religion called Islam in India. The most important impact of the British rule in India was the Westernization of the Indian society. India/ India four years later in 1947, India continued to be haunted by memories of the Bengal Famine. It was therefore natural that food security was a paramount item on free Indias agenda. This awareness led, on one hand, to the Green Revolution in India and, on /


CHAPTER 10 AGRICULTURE.

in recent decades) has had major social and ecological impacts, and with multi-million dollar backing from organizations History Began in 1943 in Mexico Indian Success Mexico became self-sufficient in wheat production and by 1951 and began to export wheat Indian Success In 1961 India was on the brink of mass famine India began its own Green Revolution program of plant breeding, irrigation development, and financing of agrochemicals (rice was the/


UNIT 9: THE GREEN REVOLUTION Objectives  Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:  Define Green revolution  Explain the importance.

able to:  Define Green revolution  Explain the importance of the green revolution  Examine the impact of the green revolution Agriculture today, and its link to the green revolution  We have converted 38% of Earth’s surface for agriculture, the practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock for human use and consumption.  Croplands (for growing plant crops) and rangelands (for grazing animal livestock) depend on healthy soil. What is a Revolution and how can you have/


Cccea.hyd.ngri071109/sg1 The Pernicious Impact of Climate Change A call for action-NOW! A Presentation By Dr. V.P.JAUHARI, IAS. Chairman And Sanjay Gadhalay.

already facing tremendous pressures due to rapid urbanization, industrialization and economic development. With its huge and growing population, a 7500-km long densely populated and low-lying coastline, and an economy that is closely tied to its natural resource base, India is considerably vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. cccea.hyd.ngri071109/sg48 Possible impact of climate change on India The various studies conducted in the country have shown that/


Thinking like a futurist.  Area of anthropology that uses the perspective, theories, models, and methods of anthropology in an anticipatory manner. 

impacts of present policies  Thus the birth of anticipatory anthropology  Futurists reflect their culture without knowing it;  Speaking for the world and forget that it is their cultural biases, their disciplinary education and /, economic progress  Technology will solve all problems  Ethnographic Research on the green revolution  Positive and negative assessments  Case Study=Sikh village in India…adopted green revolution successfully  Villagers took economic risks that paid off  Villagers willing/


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Empire to its greatest heights. Later Chandra Gupta II, no relation to Chaundragupta Maurya. After he died, new invaders threatened northern India. The empire ended about 535 AD. B.) Explain the development and the impact of the Hinduism and Buddhism on India and subsequent / SSWH # 14 The student will analyze the Age of revolutions and Rebellions. # 14 A.) Examine absolutism through a comparison of the rules of Louis XIV, Tsar Peter The Great, and Tokugwaga Leyasu. Louis the XIV became king in 1643, /


Applying Population Dynamics: The Human Population and Its Impact Chapter 6.

India and China had in slowing population growth?  What are the major impacts of human activities on/and medicine. 3 Revolutions! AgriculturalIndustrial-MedicalInfo-Globalization Agricultural Revolution Before… Agricultural Revolution After… (but before the “green revolution”) Agricultural Revolution After…. (and after the “green revolution”) Industrial-Medical Revolution Before… Industrial-Medical Revolution After. Industrial-Medical Revolution Before… Industrial-Medical Revolution/proportion of its people /


-Content Development for ELT Dr. S. Senthilnathan Department of Educational Technology Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli – 620 023 Tamil Nadu, India.

Tiruchirappalli – 620 023 Tamil Nadu, India 05.08.2007 2 Green Revolution Blue Revolution White Revolution Grey Revolution 05.08.2007 3 Impact of Grey Revolution Knowledge Explosion Information Societies 05.08./India : Govt. Initiatives Knowledge Commission The Task Force on HRD in IT (2006) 05.08.2007 11 ICT in Indian Education National Mission for Education through ICT (with a provision for INR 502 crores) Networking of Educational Institutions Research in Technology-Pedagogy Integration Development and/


APES Ch 13 Food, Soil Conservation and Pest Management.

 Loss of agrobiodiversity – the worlds genetic variety of animals and plants used to provide food Ex: India use to plant 30,000 different types of rice, now only 10 types are used. The Green Revolution and its Environmental Impact  Modern agriculture violates the 4 Principles of Sustainability Depends heavily on nonrenewable fossil fuels Too little recycling of crop and animal wastes Accelerates soil erosion Does not preserve agrobiodiveristy Disrupts/


1914-Present Questions from Jan 2010 to 2014. WW1 Causes - militarism (competition btw Germany & England) - Pan-Slavism (Balkan Powder-Keg and ethnic.

than the GDP in South Korea. (2) A higher percentage of the GDP in South Korea is based on farming than it is in North Korea. (3) The real growth rate of North Korea is 10 times greater than / ethical use – chemical and biological (North Korea and Iran trying to get nuclear weapons – NPT attempted to stop spread) Green Revolution – fertilizer, insecticides (increase of food by using man-made fertilizers, etc) – ended Bengal famine in India, but hurting bio-diversity Computer Revolution – communication (www, /


Key Question What is agriculture, and where did agriculture begin? © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.

Green Revolution shifted to India (IR8). 1982: IR36 was produced, bred from 13 parents to achieve genetic resistance against 15 pests and a growing cycle of 110 days under warm conditions. The Green Revolution also brought new high-yield varieties of wheat and/ © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved. Regional and Local Change Shifts from subsistence agriculture to commercial agriculture have had dramatic impacts on rural life. Dramatic increases in the production of export crops have occurred /


AP World History: Decolonization and other Key Events Post WWII Period 6: 1900 – the Present.

so that the field constantly has something growing on it. The Green Revolution Continued… Although the term Green Revolution originally described developments for rice and wheat, high-yielding varieties (HYVs) have /impact in Sub-Saharan Africa was much more modest. Poor infrastructure, high transport costs, limited investment in irrigation, and pricing and marketing policies that penalized farmers made the Green Revolution technologies too expensive or inappropriate for much of Africa. The Green Revolution/


6. Food And Soil. Soil Ch 9: 225-231 Soil: the foundation for agriculture Land devoted to agriculture covers 38% of Earth’s land Agriculture = practice.

1900 to 2000, cultivated area increased 33% -While energy inputs increased 80 times Positive effects on the environment -Prevented some deforestation and land conversion -Preserved biodiversity and ecosystems Negative effects on natural resources -Pollution, erosion -Salinization, desertification The Green Revolution Intensified agriculture saved millions from starvation -Turning India into a grain exporter Rich farmers with lots of land benefited -Poor farmers were driven off the land into/


Agriculture In India and China By Navya Dhariwal.

Basket Programme  Productivity growth:1%-5% in livestock  FDI : dairy, horticulture…impacts on productivity & quality China Agriculture some examples China agriculture -some examples Part III Similarity and Difference Between India and China agriculture Some Similarity in India and China Agriculture   Both are traditionally been agrarian economies   Well over half of its billion-plus peole continue to depend on land for their livelihood   The agriculture sector provides the basic foundation/


1914-Present Questions from Jan 2010 to 2014. WW1 Causes - militarism (competition btw Germany & England) - Pan-Slavism (Balkan Powder-Keg and ethnic.

Impact / Reaction Political extremism - totalitarianism 1. Communist say capitalism is a mess 2. Fascists (Mussolini and Hitler) want to protect enterprise and/ the GDP in South Korea is based on farming than it is in North Korea. (3) The/and biological (North Korea and Iran trying to get nuclear weapons – NPT attempted to stop spread) Green Revolution – fertilizer, insecticides (increase of food by using man-made fertilizers, etc) – ended Bengal famine in India, but hurting bio-diversity Computer Revolution/


SY ACCELERATION TO WHAT EXTENT HAS THE MODERN REVOLUTION BEEN A POSITIVE OR A NEGATIVE FORCE? 9.

ruinous to the Germany economy and also destructive to its political institutions. WW I also had a large impact on the future of Russia, because it allowed the rise of the Bolsheviks. The Russian Revolution was carried out in two phases: the February Revolution, during which army mutinies and civil unrest caused the overthrow of the Romanov dynasty; and the October Revolution, in which Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks promised the/


Justice Konda Madhava Reddy Memorial Lecture 2004 M.S. Swaminathan Chairman, National Commission on Farmers, GOI The Indian Institute of Public Administration,

Impact on oTemperature oPrecipitation oSea level oIncidence of Cyclones, Storms and Weather related Calamities Climate Change and Food and Livelihood Security LocationLatitude ( o N)Duration (days)Grain Yield (q ha -1 ) Gurdaspur3215049 Ludhiana3114850 Hissar2914043 Pantnagar2914043 New Delhi2814043 Kanpur2613740 Junagarh2112535 Pune1812031 Hyderabad1711526 Bangalore1311022 Coimbatore1110016 Crop Duration and Grain Yield of Wheat at Different Locations Source: Based on several years data from the All India/


This lecture will help you understand:

on natural resources Prevented some deforestation Preserved biodiversity Negative effects on natural resources Pollution Erosion Salinization Desertification The green revolution in India Between 1961 and 2003 Population increased 100% Food production increased 150% As a result of the green revolution, India/U.S. They take livestock off the land and reduces the impact that they would have on it Drawbacks of feedlots include: Contributions to water and air pollution Poor waste containment causes outbreaks in /


Introduction to Tourism

and architecture, e.g. Greek temple at Sounion, Taj Mahal in India. Visitors may be attracted to buildings and places for their historical/cultural meaning rather than their visual appeal, e.g. the site of 1911 Revolution/Valley Wetland Lai Chi Wo Po Sang Yuen Bee Garden Produce Green Foundation Cheung Shan Temple Fung Ying Seen Koon Hau Ku /severe impacts on water quality and its aptness for human use. Emissions to the soil Litter is probably the most important emission of tourism to the soil and certainly /


Association for Sense About Science Natural History Museum M.S. Swaminathan, FRS UNESCO Chair in Ecotechnology President, Pugwash Conferences on Science.

, 2002) Declaration on Biotechnology The Way Ahead Our ability to achieve a paradigm shift from green to an ever-green revolution and our ability to face the challenges of global warming and sea level rise will depend upon our ability to harmonise organic farming and the new genetics. Genetic Modification in Crop Plants: IFOAM Concerns and Way Ahead S.NoConcern Way Ahead 1. Negative and irreversible environmental impacts Needs careful/


Technological trajectories and innovation systems in biotechnology Govindan Parayil Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture University of Oslo Globelics.

globalisation and its impact on bio- tech (GM food, Golden Rice etc) Role of civil society European resistance and the shaping of biotechnology Most developing countries lack clear regulatory regime on GMOs. Depend for guidance on an outdated Codex created by the FAO in 1962 (food safety and plant and animal safety) Conclusion The state, public sector agencies and international donor institutions had a decisive role in shaping the Green Revolution. Politics/


Splash Screen. Chapter Intro 1 South Asian countries are working to increase trade, industrialization, and technology, but ongoing political and religious.

green revolution: –Pros—increased food production, hunger alleviated –Cons—chemicals pollute water. Mining and fishing are profitable industries with the potential for growth in the years to come. –India is second only to China in rice production. Section 1 Economic Activities (cont.) Industrialization has proceeded along different lines in South Asia: –India’s government opened its/one way to balance the extremes of droughts and flooding. Section 2 Human Impact on Resources (cont.) Pros: –Dams reroute water/


Former Communist Countries, the USSR, and Russia.

voters in 1990s. Identify patterns of political culture, civil society participation and party affiliation among Russian voters in 1990s. Understand Russia’s electoral system and its impact on the development of the political system. Understand Russia’s electoral system and its impact on the development of the political system. Define the role of political parties in the elections and differentiate among the following political parties: Yabloko, United Russia, Just Russia/


Accelerating Global Change and Realignments, c to the Present

it was not quick and easy; the Iranian forces were determined and the conflict became a war that did not end until 1988. Indira Gandhi Indira Gandhi becomes Prime Minister of India Under Indira Gandhis rule the Indian people were pulled down the path of a “Green Revolution” created to increase India/ but also overpopulation. National Emergency Indira Gandhi declared a national emergency on India and had to government forcibly sterilize women and men. She was faced with political ridicule for her harsh birth /


The Chinese Economic Miracle: A Revolution in the World Order Sharda Visit to King’s Dr. Peter Ibbott Associate Professor of Economics King’s University.

and India But India is slowly closing the gap on life expectancy (China and India).China and India An Indian Revolution? India is noticeably trailing China in Education and Poverty Alleviation Development and EducationEducation Development and PovertyPoverty But is not yet as unequal as China. In particular, the poor have a more meaningful impact on political decision-making in India. An Indian Revolution? While the Indian political system is much more resilient and more representative than China’s, it/


Agriculture and Rural Land Use

areas China, India, SE Asia Cont… Rice is the dominant intensive susbsistence agriculture crop in S. China, India, SE Asia, and Bangladesh Summer /It is taboo in Islamic religions to eat pigs Ex. Immigrants often carry with them their homelands’ farming practices and food preferences Food taboos not always religious… although nutritious the US does not eat horse Cont… Political decisions also make an impact In LDCs… governments encourage use of tech During Green Revolution (3rd agricultural revolution/


M1: Water and Sanitation in Regard to the Millennium Development Goals

used, concern has been voiced about their cost—since they generally must be imported—and about their potentially harmful effects on the environment.” (26) GREEN REVOLUTION ++ Glossary: Aquifer In hydrology, an aquifer is a rock layer that contains water and releases it in appreciable amounts. The rock contains water-filled pore spaces, and, when the spaces are connected, the water is able to flow through the matrix/


Soils, agriculture, and the future of food

80s: Norman Borlaug began in Mexico, then India. Special crop breeds (drought-tolerant, salt-tolerant, etc.) are a key component. It enabled food production to keep pace with population. Green revolution: Environmental impacts Intensification of agriculture causes environmental harm: • Pollution/to be genetically immune will be the ones that reproduce and pass on their genes to the next generation. This is evolution by natural selection, and it threatens our very food supply. Pests evolve resistance to /


© T. M. Whitmore Last Time Green revolution & its impacts (continued) Cattle Natural Resources & Industry Development Cultural Complexity.

Green revolution & its impacts (continued) Cattle Natural Resources & Industry Development Cultural Complexity © T. M. Whitmore Today South Asia  Cultural Complexity continued  Population issues Southeast Asia  Landforms & climate © T. M. Whitmore Religion traditions: Hindu Emerged in India/, substandard housing, lack of jobs etc. (e.g., over 500,000 homeless and living on the street in Calcutta) Emigration to UK and elsewhere © National Geographic Society © W.H. Freeman & Co. © T. M. Whitmore Southeast /


Agricultural and Rural Land Use Standard 5. Development and Diffusion of Agriculture  Agriculture : is deliberate modification of Earth’s surface through.

over the world in turn benefited from the Green RevolutionIndia for example was on the brink of mass famine in the early 1960s because of its rapidly growing population.  Developed a new variety of rice, IR8, that produced more grain per plant when grown with irrigation and fertilizers.  Today, India is one of the worlds leading rice producers and IR8 rice usage spread throughout Asia in the/


The Green Revolution. History and Development Norman Borlaug-American scientist. 1940s- conducting research in Mexico developed new disease-resistant.

scientists doubled crop production. not limited to certain areas of the globe based on the amount of light available to them. Impacts of the Green Revolution Fertilizers are largely what made the G.R. possible. high yield varieties cannot/varieties to fight off disease and pests, so pesticide use grew as well. Exponentially increased the amount of food production worldwide. Places like India and China that once feared famine have not experienced it since. Criticism of the Green Revolution More food = more /


Agriculture.

livestock Right-Masaai use the blood of their livestock for food. *Third Agriculture Revolution (Green Revolution) invention of high-yield grains, especially rice, with goal of reducing hunger. - increased production of rice - new varieties in wheat and corn - reduced famines due to crop failure, now most famines are due to political problems - impact (in terms of hunger) is greatest where rice is produced Commercial Agriculture/


2nd World Congress of Agroforestry

India Green Revolution Symphony (1968) Major Components Technology Services Public Policies Farmers’ enthusiasm Indian farmers achieved as much progress in wheat production in four years (1964–68), as during the preceding 4000 years. Assured and/ carbon release and the collapse of the amazon rainforest. Impact of higher temperature on Agriculture Water scarcity and frequency of / also some indirect effects on C sequestration since it helps to reduce pressure on natural forests Carbon sequestration potential/


Health Consequences of Environmental Degradation and Social Injustice

hepatitis B in India due to black market in medical waste and supplies (2009) Medical Waste Solutions: Strengthen EPA regulations Segregation and alternatives to incineration would cost < $1/patient/day 80% of thermometers no longer contain mercury Remove PVCs from medical supplies (e.g., IV tubing) Medical Waste Organizations: Health Care Without Harm Green Health Center Movement NAS: Hospitals built and operated on more environmentally sound/


1 Research Highlights, with a Focus on Poverty Presentation on Knowledge for Change Program, Copenhagen, November, 2012 Martin Ravallion Development Research.

Countries is expanding research on urbanization and internal migration. Windows 1 and 4 Example for India: While agriculture has lagged, urban economic growth has become more pro-poor Note: Estimated from regressions of national proportionate rate of poverty reduction on urban and rural economic growth, with controls for changes in survey design 31 Can Africa replicate Asia’s Green Revolution? In some places the revolution has begun – For example/


Miller Chapter 12A.  Vitamin A deficiency in some developing countries leads to  Blindness  Death  1999: Porrykus and Beyer  Genetically engineered.

amounts of fertilizers, pesticides, and water  Multiple cropping  Second Green Revolution -1967. FAst growing dwarf varieties of rice and wheat. India, China, Central and South America  World grain has tripled in production  Agribusiness : giant multinational increasingly control the growing  Annual sales : more than automative, steel, housing combined.1/5 of the country’s GDP  Food production: very efficient  Percent of income spent on food : 2% of income/


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