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Fig. 2 | Journal of Ethnic Foods

Fig. 2

From: The impact of the Green Revolution on indigenous crops of India

Fig. 2

The trend in the production of food crops in India from 1950 to 2017 (in million tonnes) [1, 35]. The period after initiation of the Green Revolution by introducing mono-hybrid crops in India saw increased production of crops such as rice and wheat. But the production of millets decreased as the Green Revolution did not focus on the minor cereals to increase the food production of the country. The production of minor cereals and pulses were almost stationary while the production of rice and wheat in 2010–2017 surpassed its own production during 1950–1959 crop year by 4 and 11 times respectively

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