The Green Revolution

Why Wheat? Borlaug and his Cosmopolitan Wheat Varieties in the Green Revolution

Editors’ Note: In the latest post in HistPhil’s forum on the Green Revolution, Marci Baranski explains the special place wheat played within the  Green Revolution, and why that history might not necessarily work as a model for future programs of agricultural development. Very recently, wheat overtook rice as the highest acreage food crop in the … Continue reading