green revolution

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun
    (written as Green Revolution)
    the development in the 1960s of new forms of widely grown cereal plants such as wheat and rice, which gave high yields and increased food production especially in tropical countries

Economics

  • noun the development of new forms of cereal plants such as wheat and rice and the use of more powerful fertilisers, which give much higher yields and increase the food production especially in tropical countries
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