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Can someone help me with this, Which one of the following is commonly used in the transfer of foreignDNA into crop plants

Which one of the following is commonly used in the transfer of foreign DNA into crop plants

  • Option 1)

    Meloidogyne incognita

  • Option 2)

    Agrobacterium tumefaciens

  • Option 3)

    Penicillium expansum

  • Option 4)

    Trichoderma harzianum

 
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V Vakul

As learnt in

Crown gall disease -

Crown gall disease in dicots is caused by the transformation of Ti (Tumor-induced) plasmid by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.

- wherein

Ti plasmid is further used for transformation in plant. T-DNA gene (Disease causing gene) is replaced by gene of interest.

 

 


Option 1)

Meloidogyne incognita

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

This option is correct

Option 3)

Penicillium expansum

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

Trichoderma harzianum

This option is incorrect

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