Summary #1 - Seth Braunstein Professor Isbell Source#1...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Seth Braunstein Professor Isbell Source #1: http://geography.about.com/od/globalproblemsandissues/a/greenrevolution.htm Green Revolution This article is about the startup of the Green Revolution and its unexpected long- term effects worldwide. It examines the developmental processes, and the eventual positive and negative effects and impacts of the Green revolution. The Green Revolution started in the 1940s when scientist Normal Borlaug developed a new disease resistant variety of wheat in the farms of Mexico. Mexican farmers were then able to use Borlaug’s varieties of wheat mixed in with their established agricultural technologies to produce a larger quantity of wheat than ever before. Due to these enhancements in farming, by 1960, Mexico skyrocketed from importing half of its wheat to becoming the largest exporter of wheat across the globe. Once the rest of the world saw Mexico’s agricultural success, they began to mimic these revolutionary techniques, and greater farming food supplies were arising around the world. Nearly the
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Summary #1 - Seth Braunstein Professor Isbell Source#1...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online