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Its piv­otal role in ring­ing in the Green Revo­lu­tion made In­dia self-suf­fi­cient in food­grains. Ef­forts pi­o­neered by the univer­sity re­sulted in the qua­dru­pling of wheat, rice and maize pro­duc­tiv­ity, and dou­bling of cot­ton and sug­ar­cane. Over the years, the univer­sity has in­tro­duced 730 crop va­ri­eties and hy­brids that have re­sulted in agri­cul­tural pro­duc­tiv­ity leapfrog­ging in north In­dia

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