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Biotechnology in Agriculture [Part 2]

June 20, 2012
By Krishiworld
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Some of the areas where biotechnology has played a significant role are detailed below. 1. Production of pathogen – free plants. Plants traditionally being vegetatively propogated are systemically infected with viruses & other pathogens which greatly reduce yield & also Q uality of the marketed commodity. Virus diseases like potato leaf roll virus (PLRV)...

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Biotechnology in Agriculture [Part1]

June 19, 2012
By Krishiworld
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During the last decade, tremendous progress has been made in the area of plant cell, tissue & organ culture. In vitro techniques constitute an important component of biotechnology, and have the potential not only to improve the existing cultivars, but also for the synthesis of novel plants & early release of high – yielding...

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