Creation of pure line has to be done in plant breeding at which step

1. After collection of germplasm

2. After evaluation of parents

3. After selection of parents

4. After cross hybridization

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After the selection process of desired progeny in the plant breeding program, the process of self-pollination is carried out to

1. Reach a state of uniformity

2. Avoid the segregation of characters in the progeny

3. Both 1 and 2

4. Selection of superior progenies

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In-plant breeding, the evaluation in research fields is followed by

1. Testing the materials in the research field for three growing seasons

2. Testing the materials in the farmer's field for at least two growing seasons

3. Testing the materials in the farmer's field for at least three growing seasons

4. Testing the materials in advanced research fields for at least two growing seasons

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According to data given in text book, agriculture in India is responsible for …..India's GDP and employs nearly……. of the population.

1. 33% 65%

2. 33%, 62%

3. 30%,70%

4. 25%,75%

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In 1960, the dramatic increase in food production in our country was because of varieties of

1. Rice and wheat

2. Rice and corn

3. Wheat and corn

4. All of these

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During the period 1960 to 2000, wheat production is increased from

1. 11 million tonnes to 70 million tonnes

2. 15 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes

3. 10 million tonnes to 65 million tonnes.

4. 11 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes

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During the period 1960 to 2000, the rice production went up from

1. 35 million tonnes to 89.5 million tonnes

2. 30 million tonnes to 75 million tonnes

3. 38 million tonnes to 84 million tonnes

4. 25 million tonnes to 40 million tonnes

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The hike in the production of wheat and rice was due to the development of

1. Dwarf varieties

2. Semi-dwarf varieties

3. Tall varieties

4. Medium varieties

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The semi-dwarf variety of wheat was developed. Which of the following is not associated with that?

1. Nobel laureate

2. International centre for Wheat and Maize Improvement

3. Norman E. Borlaug

4. Australia

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Which of the following variety of wheat was introduced all over the growing belt of India in 1963?

1. Kalyan wheat

2. Sona kalyan

3. Sonalika

4. Kalyanika

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