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