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Name the improved characteristics of wheat that helped India to achieve green revolution.
The improved characteristics of wheat that helped India to achieve green revolution are:
• Semi dwarf: The height of the improved plant was neither too short not too long, hence being semi dwarf.
• High yield: The yield of the improved wheat was very high as compared to the previous times.
• Disease resistance: Various varieties of the wheat were developed that do not allowed the disease to grow.
• Early maturity: Early maturity of the plant was necessary for high production.
Some examples of improved wheat varieties are Sonalika and Kalyan Sona etc.
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