Green Revolution Law and Legal Definition

Green revolution in general refers to a set of research, development and technology transfer techniques that increased the agriculture production in developing nations. For example, the development of higher yield varieties of maize (Mexico) and rice (India) in 1960s. Double cropping, pesticide, synthetic fertilizer, irrigation, and crop breeding are the techniques involved in green revolution. Green revolution requires extensive technology for planting, irrigation, fertilizing, spraying, and harvesting. It had increased the yields and farmer’s livestock. High-yielding rice varieties developed by International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and wheat varieties developed by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has helped in increasing the crop production throughout Asia.