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
(a) 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.