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  • It makes more food and protects the food. (If it's geneticaly modified)

    From: economist.Com -

    http://www.Economist.Com/news/briefing/21601815-another-green-revolution-stirring-worlds-paddy-fields-bigger-rice-bowl

    A SEED of rice that could transform the developing world saved Asha Ram Pal’s farm in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in the summer of 2008. Mr Pal had planted rice on his small plot, not much bigger than a football field. Floods are an ever-present threat in the state, making it one of the poorest places in the world. And that year the monsoon was particularly heavy, remembers Bob Zeigler, director of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Mr Pal’s fields flooded for two weeks after he planted the rice seedlings; a few weeks later, they were inundated again. He thought his crop was lost. His neighbours advised him to do what they have always done when the floods come: prepare for hunger.

    But this time Mr Pal had planted an experimental seed developed by scientists from IRRI in the Philippines. The seed has a genetic sequence bred into it which puts it into a sort of suspended animation when submerged. Instead of drowning, Mr Pal’s rice sprang back when the water receded. In a normal year he gets a tonne or so from his 1-hectare (2.5-acre) plot; in a bad year nothing. In that terrible flooded season, he harvested 4.5 tonnes—as good a yield as on any rain-fed paddy in the world

  • The Green Revolution is Good

    I searched and found out that Norman Borlaug started to research in the 1940's and helped to make an extroadinary production of bread in Mexico. Over the years his research has helped many countries with over population problems and not enough food. In India in the 1970's it helped with saving most of the poplulation. It may have some side-effects but it still is a good source of having enough food.

  • Yes we need it!

    I said yes because Wheat production in Pakistan nearly doubled in five years, going from 4.6 million tons in 1965 (a record at the time) to 8.4 million tons in 1970. India went from 12.3 million tons of wheat in 1965 to 20 million tons in 1970. Both nations were self-sufficient in cereal production by 1974.

  • The green revo is good

    The green revoultion is good no doubt but why? India had a huge population increase and they needed food and fast, the green revo provided good food that was grown fast and it tasted good. One thing also it did was bring industral growth to its area, industral growth is things such as tractors and machines for farming. So if they ever took the gmo seeds away they would have the best equitment to farm the land. Finally it made tons of jobs for the people, if you have tons of corn you need people to help farm it which in the end makes the economy grow.

  • Yes we need it!

    The reason why i said yes is because Wheat production in Pakistan nearly doubled in five years, going from 4.6 million tons in 1965 (a record at the time) to 8.4 million tons in 1970. India went from 12.3 million tons of wheat in 1965 to 20 million tons in 1970. Both nations were self-sufficient in cereal production by 1974.

  • Yes we need it!

    The reason why i said yes is because Wheat production in Pakistan nearly doubled in five years, going from 4.6 million tons in 1965 (a record at the time) to 8.4 million tons in 1970. India went from 12.3 million tons of wheat in 1965 to 20 million tons in 1970. Both nations were self-sufficient in cereal production by 1974.

  • It is a bad thing

    I believe that The Green Revoloution is a bad thing because they dont have enough money and its killing people and the grain that they made has gmos which is very bad because it can have a lot of long term effects like cancer and things that we dont yet know about.

  • India's green revolution is good

    India's green revolution was good because even though In 1943 the worst starvation disaster occurred in India, which had 4 million starvation related deaths. With many starvation related deaths in the years up until 1967 there wasn't any help, but when we modified the plants genetics, and we have been saving many many lives in the years later, because of the genetically modified plant producing more food to distribute.

  • The Green Revolution is Good

    The reason that India's Green Revolution is good is because India went from 12.3 million tons of wheat in 1965 to 20 million tons in 1970. So now this shows that India is self-sufficient in cereal production by 1974. So now people in India don't have to rely on other countries to get their cereal in the mourning, but instead now they can wake up each mourning and enjoy a bowl of cereal.

  • No more starving

    People arnt starving anymore because of the green revolution. The seeds that theyre makeing are producing plants that are make biger and more pleanteful food. The Seeds are also modifyed to be planted in almost any environment so that poor soil countrys can grow good crops. Therefore Indias green revolution is very important for indias survival.

  • The green revolution is giving farmers the money they need but its also killing the land.

    A few things that proves the green revolution is bad are... It is killing the land because the gmos and such that their adding to seeds and plants has unknown risks. But they need land and water to grow the GMO plants and when their necesitys are gone (land) they will not be able to grow more. In conclusion this is affecting the land, people and is killing people slowly. So what we can do to fix this is to stop and slow down production and work on finding a way to fix what was broken.

    Facts from:www.Joshuabradly.Com

  • The reason I think the Green Revolution is bad is because of this.

    The cost of farming equipment for the green revolution is beyond the means of small farmers. Plus, all this equipment results in burning fossil fuels, which contributes to pollution and global warming. With this reason, I think I have a valid reason for saying that the Green Revolution is not as good as it could be.

  • NO, the Green Revolution is not good.

    India's Green Revolution is not a benefit because all the equipment needed to harvest the food burns fossil fuels, contributing to pollution and global warming. This adds to the fact that the revolution is already polluting their sources of water, which could eventually lead to a major drought. In conclusion, the Green Revolution has more cons than pros.

  • The green revolution was bad.

    India has failed to extend the concept of high-yield value seeds to all crops or all regions. In terms of crops, it remain largely confined to foodgrains only, not to all kinds of agricultural produce. In regional terms, only Punjab and Haryana states showed the best results of the Green Revolution. The eastern plains of the River Ganges in West Bengal state also showed reasonably good results. But results were less impressive in other parts of India.

  • Green revolution is bad:(

    The increasing use of chemicals and pesticides has contaminated our soil and water and is threatening our wildlife Increased pesticide use encourages the development of stronger pests, for which new and stronger forms of pesticides must be developed. Pesticides also kill beneficial insects, As these natural predators die off, harmful insect populations soar.

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    I like food........................ I vote YES but i felt bad for the no side so i had to click the no button XD i like pie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HIHIHIHIIHIHIHIHIHIHIHIH

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    I like food........................ I vote YES but i felt bad for the no side so i had to click the no button XD i like pie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HIHIHIHIIHIHIHIHIHIHIHIH

  • The Green Revolution is bad for the environment, and even more so the people.

    The Green Revolution damages the area where it is grown, due to the chemically based fertilizer. Although the people are starving, destroying the environment and themselves is not the right path. This was a good attempt at ending hunger in one of the largest populated countries on the planet, but there must be another selected path to meander upon.

  • Too many problems

    The Green Revolution is not a good thing for the world because there are too many problems including environmental damage, pollutes the water, widens the gap between rich and poor, and poses health hazards. It does keep people from starving but when it could alter their life style and everyone else's, it is not worth it. The mass production of rice ruins the soil because of the mass production and of the chemicals. The rich should be helping out the poor because the rich has so much and the poor so little.

  • The Green Revolution is bad.

    According to usnews.Com, researchers have stated that the overuse and misuse of pesticides and herbicides can cause bad illnesses such as kidney failure, stillborn babies, and other birth defects. Those are only a couple of the possible negitave outcomes of The Green Revolution. It was a fast decision that I don't think was thought through well enough because they had to save people, but now they may be suffering more.


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