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An evergreen revolution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11190235     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The term 'Green Revolution' was coined in 1968 to indicate revolutionary improvements in crop yield in several Asian countries. Many of these improvements came at the cost of adverse environmental effects in areas subjected to intensive farming. However, where population pressure is high, there is no option except to produce more food. Productivity must increase, but in ways which are environmentally safe, economically viable and socially sustainable. This has been christened an 'Evergreen Revolution'.
M S Swaminathan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biologist (London, England)     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0006-3347     ISO Abbreviation:  Biologist (London)     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-12     Completed Date:  2001-02-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108399     Medline TA:  Biologist (London)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Swaminathan Research Foundation, 3rd Cross Street, Institutional Area, Tavamani, Chennai 600 113, India.
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MeSH Terms
Agriculture / methods*
Developing Countries / economics
Food Supply / economics,  standards*
Genetic Engineering / economics,  standards*
Oryza sativa / genetics,  growth & development*
Plants, Edible / genetics,  growth & development*

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