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Name the improved characteristics of wheat that helped India to achieve green revolution.

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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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