What is the Major Advantage of Producing Plants by Micropropagation - Biology

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What is the major advantage of producing plants by micropropagation?

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Solution

Micropropagation is a method of producing new plants in a short duration using plant tissue culture.

Some major advantages of micropropagation are as follows:

(a) Micropropagation helps in the propagation of a large number of plants in a short span of time.

(b) The plants produced are identical to the mother plant.

(c) It leads to the production of healthier plantlets, which exhibit better disease-resisting powers.

Concept: Tissue Culture
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Chapter 9: Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production - Exercises [Page 178]

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Chapter 9 Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
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