Q. 14.7( 6 Votes )

Bt cotton is not:
A. A GM plant

B. Insect resistant

C. A bacterial gene expressing system

D. Resistant to all pesticides

Answer :

Bt cotton is a genetically modified plant which is resistant towards the pest called bollworm. It contains the Bt toxin gene from the bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). The Bt toxins kill a huge range of pesticides like larvae of moths and butterflies, bollworms, beetles, etc. But it is not resistant to all kinds of pesticides.

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