The state-of-the-art of the Green Revolution centers on the analysis of the pros and cons this practice can bring to the community, the environment, and science.
Other authors state that the third Green Revolution is a current fact; the first was during the Neolithic era with the start of agriculture, and the second during the 1960s.
Lastly, with the arrival in Colombia of the Green Revolution, Quintero, M  researches on the effects of the Green Revolution on the chontaduro (Bactris gasipaes) crop.
After the previous context, when speaking of Green Revolution most investigations point to transgenesis (Table 2), some investigations in this area are:
National and Internacional Context of the Green Revolution
Within the state-of-the-art of the Green Revolution conducted for this document, the authors, herein, constructed two time lines: one for the international context and another for Colombia, as illustrated in Figures 3 and 4.
After the first Green Revolution during the 1960s, when cultivation of plants and use of fertilizers helped to increase yields, came the need for a "second Green Revolution", which included biotechnology permitting better yields and availing of crops.
Also, the second Green Revolution contributes in adaptation to extreme environmental conditions, as well as to the possibility of regenerating and recovering soils, permitting the prolongation of the commercial life of products; besides, improving nutritional value and edaphic aspect.