The Transition from Green to Evergreen Revolution
|Title||The Transition from Green to Evergreen Revolution|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||S. SM, Kesavan P.C|
|Keywords||Green Revolution; Exploitative Agriculture; Evergreen Revolution; Ecoagriculture; Ecotechnologies; Ecoenterprises|
In the nineteen sixties, dwarf and semi-dwarf varieties of wheat and rice with long panicles and responding favourably to exogenous inputs of inorganic chemical fertilizers registered dramatic increases in productivity (kg/ha.). While based on the yield consideration for the immediate present, it could be regarded as a Green Revolution, it was really an unsustainable exploitative agriculture over long periods of cultivation.