The genetically - modified (GM) brinjal in India has been developed for:

  • Option 1)

    insect - resistance

  • Option 2)

    enhancing shelf life

  • Option 3)

    enhancing mineral content

  • Option 4)

    drought -resistance

 

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Genetically modified crops (GMOs) -

Are transgenic crops which contain and express one or more useful foreign genes or transgenes. The food which is prepared by GMC is called genetically modified food.

- wherein

Ex. BT Cotton, Flavre-Savre Tomato.

Transgenic plants also known as bioreactors or factories to produce specific products.

 

 GM brinjal has Cry-Lac gene to make it tolerant against insects.


Option 1)

insect - resistance

This option is correct

Option 2)

enhancing shelf life

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

enhancing mineral content

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

drought -resistance

This option is incorrect

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