Triticale, the first man-made cereal crop, has been obtained by crossing wheat with:
2. pearl millete
In order to obtain virus-free plants through tissue culture the best method is:
1. protoplast culture
2. embryo culture
3. anther culture
4. meristem culture
The name of the Indian scientist associated with Green Revolution in India is
1. H.G. Khorana
3. Homi Bhaba
4. C.N.R. Rao.
People recovering from long illness are often advised to include the alga Spirulina in their
diet because it
1. makes the food easy to digest
2. is rich in proteins
3. has antibiotic properties
4. restores the intestinal microflora.
Cattle fed with spoilt hay of sweet clover which contains dicumarol
1. are healthier due to a good diet
2. catch infections easily
3. may suffer vitamin K deficiency and prolonged bleeding
4. may suffer from beri beri due to deficiency of B vitamins
Somaclonal variation can be obtained by
(1) application of colchicine
(2) irradiation with gamma rays
(3) tissue culture
Somaclonal variation appears in
(1) organisms produced through somatic hybridization
(2) plants growing in highly polluted conditions
(3) apomictic plants
(4) tissue culture raised plants.
In the following table identify the correct matching of the crop, its disease and the corresponding pathogen.
Somaclonal variation is seen in
(1) tissue culture grown plants
(4) vegetatively propagated plants
Which of the following is a correct match between crop, variety and resistance to diseases ?