Essays Tagged: "Green Revolution"

Green Revolution agricultural production revolution

Falcon, Walter P. August 9-12, 1970. The Green Revolution: Generations of Problems. Economic Development Report. No. 154, 1-30.The Green Revo ... onomy as a whole, more improvements need to be made such as reducing identified consequences of the Green Revolution. Some of which pose threats to social stability and to continued economic progress. ... crease production and income. Walter P. Falcon discusses generations of problems resulting from the Green Revolution. He describes significant increases in some regions, but he also says other regions ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Food security- the world important issue

on in meeting international standards of food quality and safety to export their products.The word "Green Revolution" which has been saying for a long time, began in the 1960s has helped keep food sup ... ver the past 30 years. But it amounts to only a temporary success. So far, the outlook for a second Green Revolution is uncertain. Because most increases in food supplies must come from currently cult ...

(7 pages) 376 7 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The Balinese

rowth in population throughout Bali the government implemented a new agricultural policy called the Green Revolution. This new policy has put an end to the use of water temples for setting up irrigati ... This new policy has put an end to the use of water temples for setting up irrigation schedules. The Green Revolution introduced new high yielding varieties of rice, which could be grown on a continuou ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Report on the issues surrounding the Green Revolution

The Green Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, with its package of improved seeds, farm technology, better ... ul at meeting its primary objective of increasing crop yields and food supplies. In Asia, where the Green Revolution package was the most widely adopted in areas of China and India, food production in ... e corporate abuses that where to occur in the development of biotech research.In Africa, where post Green Revolution technology has failed to improve conditions there, people simply did not look at th ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Green Revolution

The Green Revolution is, essentially, the effort to increase agricultural yields throughout the world an ... ease agricultural yields throughout the world and, more specifically, less developed countries. The Green Revolution began in 1945 when Norman Borlaug, a microbiologist and geneticist, with the help o ... ly bred a high yield variety (HYV) of wheat (Haberman, pars. 3-4). Although very controversial, the Green Revolution transformed farming through improvements such as high yield varieties (HYV's) of cr ...

(5 pages) 96 0 3.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Major innovations in agriculture have always proved to be controversial

three major categories in which one can divide the major recent innovations in agriculture: 1) The "Green Revolution" 2) The birth of "Genetically Modified Foods" (GMF) and 3) The use of growth hormon ... Modified Foods" (GMF) and 3) The use of growth hormones in animals, such as Monsanto's rBGH.1. The Green Revolution was initiated in 1945 by the Rockefeller Foundation in collaboration with the Mexic ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Alternative farming techniques

There are three major innovations nowadays: green revolution, GM food, and sustainable farming. The first two have been proved to be very contro ... owever, the last one has more good than harm. (That can explain why we named it sustainable farming)Green revolution (HYV high yielding variety) Subsistence Rice Farming in the Ganges Valley, India:* ... providing foods which can be used over and over and bring benefits to the majority of people.Solar greenhouse allows vegetable to grow through out the winter (use sustainable energy resource which co ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


rming to agribusiness is a change for the better". Discuss.This question is probably related to the green revolution and before discussing about this topic, I shall first define what is subsistence fa ... ness operation. Thus, agribusiness would earn more profit than subsistence farming and this is when green revolution started. People started to develop high yielding varieties (HYV) and applying moder ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Genetically Modified Crops Position Essay

risks.The argument used by biotech companies is that genetically engineered crops could be the next green revolution. They argue that GMOS can help people with insecure food supplies, especially in de ... ( We Don't want Them)Biotech companies claimed that the benefits far out weigh the risks since the "Green Evolution" (no GMOs) has helped many poor countries around the world to overcome famine by hel ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Green Revolution

cate them in term of their rights, lifestyle and most importantly, the proper farming knowledge.The Green Revolution is no myth and thanks to the new seeds, ten of millions of extra tons of grain a ye ... hanks to the new seeds, ten of millions of extra tons of grain a year are being harvested. Does the Green Revolution actually proven to successfully ending the hungry people? Not Really.The main probl ...

(7 pages) 32 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Government Issues

south asia continued- 6.consider the effects of the green revolution on pakistan and the environmental problems in the Ganges delta/bangladesh area.the ... out larger milk supplies in recent decades. its the use of India's cattle for milk.11. When did the green revolution begin in this area? What were the results? it originated in the 1960's in agricultu ... armers are forced from their lands because the low grade crops they produce cannot compete with the green revolution products.12. What are the three major Indian cities and what kinds of environmental ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Environmental Case Analysis

odified organisms. Many biotech companies argue that genetically engineered crops could be the next green revolution. They also argue that genetically modified crops will help individuals with limited ...

(6 pages) 208 0 4.4 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

India's focus going forward: Agriculture or manufacturing and services?

ropping existing farmland, increase of farm lands, improving irrigation schemes etc. The result was green revolution which helped India reduce its dependence on food imports and helped in alleviating ... mine levels from their dangerous proportions in India during the era.Thirty years after the dawn of green revolution, Indian farmers realised that their love affair with intensive agriculture was on d ...

(13 pages) 32 0 4.3 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Factor of Rice Crisis of All

than they consume, It is thanks to the development of hybrid super-seeds after the 1960s and 1970s Green Revolution.we have still seen predictable that increases in food supply over the past decade-- ...

(9 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Environmental Case Analysis

enetically modified organisms purpose that genetically engineered crops could very well be the next green revolution. The proponents also insist genetically modified organisms will assist those with l ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Norman Borlaug and the Green Revolution

ural production with higher grain yields per unit of land. Eventually this came to be known as the "Green Revolution". (2)Norman Borlaug was born in rural Iowa on a family farm in 1914. Just two and a ... an exporter of wheat seed and Mexico became not only self-sufficient but a net exporter of food.The Green Revolution has not been without its critics. High yielding plants require chemical fertilizers ...

(13 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture