Golden rice is:
|1.||A variety of rice grown along the yellow river in China|
|2.||Long stored rice having yellow colour tint|
|3.||A transgenic rice having gene for β-carotene|
|4.||Wild variety of rice with yellow coloured grains|
It contains ‘ carotene’ gene from daffodil plant and also genes from some bacteria. Golden rice prevents child blindness which is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin-A.