Q. 5 E4.2( 36 Votes )
It refers to the modification done to the genes in order to get different types of fruits, crops etc.
In agriculture, genetically modified crops play a very crucial role. Genetically Modified Crops are being produced by introducing changes in DNA of natural crops. Normally, such varieties are not found in nature. Thus, new varieties are produced artificially. Different useful characters are introduced in such varieties. Examples of genetically modified crops are:
Maize : MON 810, MON 863. Potato : Amflora Rice : Golden Rice Soybean : Vistive Gold Tomato : Vaishali Cotton : BT cotton
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