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Characteristics of the Green Revolution

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Which of the following statements would NOT be associated with the Green Revolution?

A

The Green Revolution involved the use of biotechnology and the genetic engineering of plants and animals.

B

During the 1960s, U.S. genetic engineers helped to modify wheat so that it could better adapt to wetter and drier conditions in the field and not spoil.

C

The Green Revolution primarily dealt with the hybridization of crops and the increased usage of erosion control and irrigation.

D

Transportation improvements were vital during the Green Revolution in order to get perishable goods to market in a timely manner.

E

The Green Revolution is characterized by large industrial farms and the mass production of food.