NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2013

Which of the following is not true for inbreeding?

(a) It causes inbreeding depression after a few generations.

(b) It always increases the productivity.

(c) It is used to produce a pure line.

(d) It leads to homozygosity.

(b) Inbreeing leads to increase in homozygosity. This, in recessive alleles. Also, inbreeding depression may lead to loss of fitness in progenies, thus decreasing productivity in some cases.

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