Consider the following statements :

I. Asexual reproduction preserves the genetic information while sexual reproduction permits variations.

II. Traditional hybridisation often leads to inclusion and multiplication of undesirable genes along with the desired genes.

III. rDNA technology allows us to isolate and introduce only one or set of desirable genes without introducing undesirable genes in the target organism

Which of the above statements are true?

1. I and II only

2. I and III only

3. II and III only

4. I,II and III

Subtopic:  Plant Breeding & Its Steps (OLD NCERT) |
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Consider the following statements:
 

I: Hairy leaves are associated with resistance to jassids in cotton and cereal leaf beetle in wheat.
II: Low aspartic acid, high nitrogen, and sugar content in maize leads to resistance to maize stem borers.
III. In wheat, solid stems lead to non-preference by the stem sawfly and smooth-leaved and nectar-less varieties of cotton do not attract bollworms.

Which of the above statements are true?

1. I and II only

2. I and III only

3. II and III only

4. I, II and III

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Match each item in Column I with one item in Column II and chose your answer from the codes given below:

Column I

Column II

I. Pusa Swarnim

II. Pusa Shubhra

III. Pusa Komal

IV. Pusa Sawani

1. Cauliflower

2. Brassica

3. Okra

4. Cow pea

Codes

            I           II         III         IV

1.         1           2           3           4

2.         2           1           4           3

3.         2           1           3           4

4.         1           2           4           3

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Which one is the wrong pairing for the disease and its causal organism?

(1) late blight of potato-Alternaria solani

(2) Black rust of wheat-Puccinia graminis

(3) Loose smut of wheat-Ustilago nuda

(4) Root-knot of vegetables-Meloidogyne sp.

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Consider the following four measures (A-D) that could be taken to successfully grow chick pea in an area where bacterial blight disease is common

(A) spray with Bordeaux mixture

(B) control of the insect vector of the disease pathogen

(C) use of only disease-free seeds

(D) use of varieties resistant to the disease

Which two of the above measures can control the disease?

(1) B and C

(2) A and B

(3) C and D

(4) B and D

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The crops engineered for glyphosate are resistant/tolerant to

(1) fungi

(2) bacteria

(3) insects

(4) herbicides

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Which one of the following is linked to the discovery of Bordeaux mixture as a popular fungicide?

(1) Bacterial leaf blight of rice

(2) Downy mildew of grapes

(3) Loose smut of wheat

(4) Black rust of wheat

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Homozygous purelines in cattle can be obtained by

(1) mating of related individuals of same breed

(2) mating of unrelated individuals of same breed

(3) mating of individuals of different breed

(4) mating of individuals of different species

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Interspecific hybridisation is the mating of

(1) animals within same breed without having common ancestors

(2) two different related species

(3) superior males and females of different breeds

(4) more closely related individuals within same breed for 4-6 generations

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Among the following edible fishes, which one is a marine fish having rich source of omega-3 fatty acids?

(1) Mystus

(2) Mangur

(3) Mrigala

(4) Mackerel

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