Green Revolution

Geography - Notes on the Green Revolution

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Green Revolution by Mind Map: Green Revolution

1. Why?

1.1. ^ global population

1.1.1. esp. in Third World Countries

1.1.1.1. LDC

1.1.1.1.1. Low SOL

1.1.1.1.2. Low QOL

1.1.1.1.3. Poverty

1.1.1.1.4. Agriculture

1.1.1.1.5. primary industry

1.2. ^food supply

1.2.1. food security

1.2.1.1. prevent:

1.2.1.1.1. malnutrition

1.2.1.1.2. hunger

1.2.1.1.3. price inflation (affordability)

1.2.2. ^Scale

1.2.2.1. ^land ^capital

1.2.2.2. intensify

1.3. ^efficiency

1.3.1. the way you farm

2. What

2.1. HYVs

2.1.1. contamination

2.1.1.1. Reduce biodiversity

2.2. GM food

2.3. Fertilizers

2.3.1. Algal bloom

2.3.1.1. Eutrophication

2.4. Pesticides

2.4.1. 'Super' pests

2.4.2. Water pollution

2.4.2.1. marine ecology

2.4.2.2. Contamination

2.5. Herbicides

2.5.1. 'Super' weeds

2.6. Technology = Mechanization

2.6.1. Fewer job opp.

2.6.1.1. unemployment

2.7. Irrigation

2.7.1. Waterlogging

2.7.2. ^salinity

3. ^output

4. Monoculture