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Green revolution

Green revolution
advances in genetics, petrochemicals, and machinery that culminated in adramatic increase in crop productivity during the third quarter of the20th century.
The introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity.A term relating to the advantages that have been harnessed by mans better understanding of genetics. By determining the genotype of species such as maize, two organisms are deliberately crossed to produce a hybrid with desirable characteristics. Such pre-determined mating of organisms has resulted in increased crop yields for example, as a result of more productive crops as a result of them having the desirable characteristics from its parents.


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