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Green Revolution

  • By: Paul Henry Johnson
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

In the latter half of the 20th century, international agricultural research centers (IARCs), alongside national research programs, contributed to the development and distribution of modern high-yielding varieties (HYVs) for many principal food crops in the developing world. Although these HYVs ...

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