SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Sugarcane is generally propagated vegetatively because

    A)  It does not produce seeds

    B)  Its seeds have long dormancy

    C)  Incidence of disease gets reduced

    D)  It helps in maintaining genetic purity

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The greatest advantage of vegetative propagation is that all the plants developed by this method are genetically similar to the parent plant. Thus it helps in maintaining genetic purity. Such a genetically uniform population of plants raised from a single parent constitutes clone.

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