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Role of Bio-Technology in the Development of Agriculture Sector in India

Publisher: Interscience Journal

This paper studies the performance of Biotechnology in the development of Agriculture sector in the various forms. Biotechnology is not a single technology. It can be broadly defined as "using organisms or their products for commercial purposes." Modern biotechnology has offered opportunities to produce more nutritious and better tasting foods, higher crop yields and plants that are naturally protected from disease and insects. Modern biotechnology allows for the transfer of only one or a few desirable genes, thereby permitting scientists to develop crops with specific beneficial traits and reduce undesirable traits .

Author(s): N.. Swapna | Views(48) | Download (9)

  
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