NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2017

Identify the correct matches for crops and their improved varities

     Crops                  Varities                      Disease

(a) Wheat                Karan rai                    White rust

(b) Cauliflower        Pusa Shubhna              Leaf and stripe rust

(c) Cowpea              Pusa Koma                 Hill bunt

(d) Chill                 Pusa Sadabahar            Tobacco mosaic virus and leaf curl


(a) Himgiri is the variety of wheat developed by hybridisation and selection for desease resistance against leaf and stripe rust and Hill bunt.

(b) Pusha-shubra is a variety of cauliflower which is highly resistant to black rot and pusa snow ball k - 1 is resistant to blight black rot.

(c) Pusa komal is a variety of cowpea resistant to bacterial blight.

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