- Application of biotechnology in health and agriculture
- In agriculture: for production of crops tolerant to abiotic stresses (cold, drought, salt, heat); pest-resistant crops (Bt-crops, RNAi with reference to Meloidogyne incognita); biofortification (golden rice, wheat – Atlas 66, maize hybrids, iron fortified rice)
- Genetically Modified Organisms - BT Crops
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How did the process of RNA interference help to control the nematode from infecting the roots of tobacco plants?
How has RNAi technique helped to prevent the infestation of roots in tobacco plants by a nematode Meloidegyne incognitia?
Name the genes responsible for making Bt cotton plants resistant to bollworm attack. How do such plants attain resistance against bollworm attacks? Explain.