Answer the following question.
List any four ways by which GMOs have been useful for enhanced crop output.
The four ways by which GMO's have been useful for enhanced crop output are -
- Genetically modified crops are more tolerant to abiotic stress, which can be in the form of cold, drought, heat or salt.
- Crops that are made pest-resistant through genetic modification have reduced dependence on chemical pesticides.
- Genetic modification of crops has reduced post-harvest losses.
- Genetic modification has helped in increasing the efficiency of mineral usage by plants. It has helped in maintaining the fertility of the soil for a longer duration.
Concept: Biotechnological Applications in Agriculture
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