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Talk to some elderly persons in your region and write a small report on the changes in irrigation and changes in production methods during the last 30 years.

Answer :

1. Till the 1960s the farmers used traditional seeds that had the low yielding capacity and required less irrigation.


2. Cow dung and natural manures were used as fertilizers. They did not have to invest a lot of money in farming.


3. In late 1960s government introduced The Green Revolution for the Indian farmers.


4. They were provided high yielding varieties (HYVs) of seeds of wheat and rice.


5. These seeds had high yield, required plenty of water and chemical fertilizers.


6. The farmers had to set up deep tube wells for irrigation.


7. They started using machines like tractors and threshers that made farming easy and faster.


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