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Green Revolutionor green revolution
A significant increase in agricultural productivity beginning in the 1940s and resulting from the introduction of high-yield varieties of grains, the use of pesticides, and improved management techniques.
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(Agriculture) the introduction of high-yielding seeds and modern agricultural techniques in developing countries
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a large increase in the yield of grain crops, esp. in underdeveloped nations, begun in the late 1960s and managed with the use of new plant varieties, chemical fertilizers, and nontraditional farming techniques.
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A program launched in the 1960s to boost world food supplies with new, high-yielding hybrid cereals.
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|Noun||1.||green revolution - the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity|
revolution - a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution"
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