NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

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You have obtained a high yielding variety of tomato.      (2 marks)

Name and explain the procedure that ensures retention

of the desired characteristics repeatedly in large populations

of future generations of the tomato crop.

(i) Tissue culture / micropropagation / somaclonal propagation /      (2 marks)

apomixis

(ii) Explant / any part of plant taken out and grown (in a test tube / vessel) ,

 (iii) under sterile condition ,

(iv) in special nutrient medium (containing carbon source / sucrose ,

inorganic salt vitamins / amino acids and growth regulator)

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