- Plant breeding Steps
- Plant breeding for Disease Resistance
- Plant Breeding for Developing Resistance to Insect Pests
- Plant Breeding for Improved Food Quality
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How has the breeding programme helped in improving the public nutritional health? State two examples in support of your answer.
Suggest four important steps to produce a disease resistant plant through conventional plant breeding technology.
(a) Name the tropical sugar cane variety grown in South India. How has it helped in improving the sugar cane quality grown in North India?
(b) Identify 'a', 'b' and 'c' in the following table:
|2.||Flat bean||Pusa Sem 2
Pusa sem 3
|Shoot and fruit borer|
How has the mutation breeding helped in improving crop varieties? Give one example where this technique has helped.