JCECE Medical JCECE Medical Solved Paper-2013

  • question_answer Golden rice is a promising transgenic crop. When released for cultivation, it will help in

    A)  alleviation of vitamin- A deficiency

    B)  pest resistance

    C)  herbicide tolerance

    D)  producing a petrol-like fuel from rice

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     A plant in which a gene has been transferred through genetic engineering is called a transgenic plant and the gene, so transferred is called a transgene. Golden rice is a promising transgenic crop, which when released for cultivation will help in alleviation of vitamin-A deficiency.

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