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Origin of cultivated plants - definition

  • Cereals were the first plants to be domesticated.
  • Ancient man cultivated only those plants which could be used directly as food.
  • Gradually, man learnt the importance of agriculture and discovered large groups of useful plants such as cereals, pulses, oil seeds etc.

Yellow revolution - definition

  • Yellow revolution refers to a sudden increase in the production of edible oil due to the plantation of hybrid oil seeds like mustard, sesame, etc., involving complementary technologies for oil production.

Black revolution - definition

  • Black Revolution is the world's first carbon-negative replacement for soil. It's a powerful blend of compost, coconut coir and biochar.