Hybrid Rice In Asia

The depletion of soil fertility, negative effects of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers on the environment and human health, economic dislocation of rural communities, increased dependence of farmers on agro-chemical inputs, and genetic erosion are just some of the dire issues and impacts of the Green Revolution. In this article published by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP), learn how the massive development and promotion of the so-called “modern” or “high-yielding varieties (HYV)” that came with the Green Revolution have transformed the landscape of most rice farms in Asia.


Title: Hybrid Rice In Asia
Authors: PAN Asia Pacific
Tags: Green Revolution
chemical fertilizer
genetic erosin
rice breeding
Date: 29-Jul-2007
Publisher: PAN Asia Pacific
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/422
Weblink: http://www.panap.net/sites/default/files/rs_hybridrice.pdf
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Biodiversity

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