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Q.10:- Distinguish between ‘Green Revolution’ and ‘Golden Revolution’.

 

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Green Revolution
Golden Revolution
The combined use of HYV seeds and increased use of fertilisers and developed irrigation facilities jointly to increase the production of rice and wheat. This increase in the production of the food grains is known as the Green Revolution. The rapid growth in the production of the horticultural crops such as fruits, vegetables, tuber crops, flowers, etc. is known as Golden Revolution.
It led to increase in the production of food grains, especially, of rice and wheat. It led to increase in production of fruits, vegetables, flowers, aromatic plants, spices, etc.
As a result of this revolution, India became self-sufficient in the production of wheat and rice. As a result of this revolution, India became a world leader in the production of mangoes, bananas, coconut and spices.