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Michael Bustin Question 47 In recent history, we have been able to maximize the amount of crops that has been produced in relatively in the same amount of arable land in which we had before due to the Green Revolution and the developments of genetic engineering. Before the Green Revolution farmers had to try to maximize their yields by traditional breeding and planting without fertilizer. Along with the invention of many new machines and development of new technologies, farmers began to maximize their crops during the Green Revolution. They did this by primarily using fertilizers to promote growth in their crops but also by the development of genetic engineering. The most notable example of a crop during the Green Revolution was the “Miracle” rice, also known as IR8. This type of rice produced more rice than any other variety of rice and now is the most commonly sold rice in the world. However there are some issues and limitations that dictate the amount of crops that
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