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Please help! A 'new' variety of rice was patented by a foreign company , though such varieties have been present in India for a long time . This is related to

A 'new' variety of rice was patented by a foreign company , though such varieties have been present in India for a long time . This is related to 

  • Option 1)

    Lerma Rojo

  • Option 2)

    Sharbati Sonora

  • Option 3)

    Co - 667

  • Option 4)

    Basmati

 
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N neha

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As we learnt in

Green Revolution -

The novel technological development of the Green Revolution was the production of novel wheat cultivars.

- wherein

Agronomists bred cultivars of maize, wheat, and rice that are generally referred to as HYVs or "high-yielding varieties”

 

 

 

Sharbati Sonora and Lerma Rojo are varieties of wheat. Basmati is the variety of rice on which  got patented by an American company

through the US patent and trademark office that was actually been derived from Indian farmer’s varieties in 1997.


Option 1)

Lerma Rojo

Incorrect

Option 2)

Sharbati Sonora

Incorrect

Option 3)

Co - 667

Incorrect

Option 4)

Basmati

Correct

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