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Abhishek Khurana

Jun 2, 2017

Green Revolution

What are the positive and negative aspects of Green Revolution?




The positive impacts of the Green Revolution are as follows:
1. The use of High Yield Variety seeds led to a substantial increase in the agricultural produce which helped our country in becoming self-sufficient in terms of availability of food grains.
2. The Green Revolution helped in increasing the economic conditions of all farmers (big as well as small) by ensuring improved production by the use of HYV seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and improved agricultural techniques.
The negative impacts of the Green revolution are as follows:
1.The Green Revolution required a lot of water for irrigation purposes which shows unequal benefits derived  by farmers belonging to different regions of our country. 
2. The increased use of water resulted in lowering of ground water level in many regions.
3. The increased use of pesticides led to contamination of water and soil.

Sudheer Vagvala

Answer:-Although it had several benefits, the Green Revolution also had some negative effects on the environment and society. ... In addition, the environment was negatively affected through increased pollution and erosion, more pressure on water systems, and higher rates of energy consumption.
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