The second agricultural revolution occurred from 1700 to 1900 in developed countries. used technology provided by the Industrial Revolution to increase production and distribution of products. fields were now doubled or tripled in size but still the same amount of labor. this increased in productivity and allowed population to increase on both a local and a global scale many less developed countries are still in the Second Agricultural Revolution.
The third later half of 20th century.corresponded with the exponential growth occurring around the world, a direct result of the second agricultural revolution and its profound effect on Europe's ability to feed itself.included biotechnology and genetic engineering.also involves increase in chemical fertilizers.mass production of agricultural goods.
Genetically modified organisms are organisms made with engineered material with the goal of improving the original organism.
pros- prevents crop failure for the most part. eliminate seeds and produce a longer shelf life, which allows for the "safe transport to people in countries without access to nutrition-rich foods.
cons- GMOs can pose significant allergy risks. Lowered resistance to antibiotics. Some GMOs have built-in antibiotic qualities that enhance immunity