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A large increase in crop production in developing countries achieved by the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and high-yield crop varieties.
- ‘GM food has the potential to bring with it the largest change in food production since the green revolution of the 1960s.’
- ‘Genetically engineered food was supposed to have heralded a second green revolution, producing more food and improving food and nutritional security.’
- ‘The green revolution, once full of promise, was based on ecological shortcuts such as the use of toxic pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.’
- ‘Just at that point, an Asian green revolution introduced high-yield varieties of rice, wheat and other staple foods to millions of farmers.’
- ‘Before the green revolution in the 1960s, everyone farmed organically, and there are still a fair amount of farmers who don't use chemicals simply because they can't afford them.’
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