ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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India s Green Revolution

Biplab Dasgupta This paper examines the social and economic consequences of the introduction of high-yielding varieties in Indian agriculture. In particular, it tries to identify the factors which explain the initial success of the HYV as well as the stagnation following the peak year of 1971.

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