Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-1 March 18, 2018admin0 Comments CategoriesNEET-Botany-Strategies for enhancement in food production Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-1 1. The school of cytogenetics and Radiation research was established at CSIR ICAR IARI NBRI 2. Scented Basmati rice variety was developed by Normal Borlaug Dr. M.S.Swaminathan R. Venkata Raman P. Maheswari 3. Scented Basmati rice variety is a Short – duration but low yielding Short – duration and high – yielding Long – duration and low – yielding Long – duration and high – yielding 4. To achieve green revolution in India, Swaminathan introduced Mexican varieties of Wheat Mexican varieties of Maize Mexican varieties of Rice Maxican varieties of Groundnut 5. Classical plant breeding involves Hybridization followed by selection Hybridization and Genetic engineering Pureline selection only Hybridization only 6. Germplasm collection contains Collection and preservation of genetic variability of desired crop plants of wild and cultivated varieties All the genera of single species Collection and preservation of only cultivated varieties Collection and preservation of only wild varieties. 7. Purelines are created for Hybrization Mutation breeding Collection of Germplasm Selection of superior recombinants. 8. N. Borlaug developed semi – dwarf wheat variety in Mexico at International centre for wheat and rice improvement International centre for wheat, Rice and maize International centre for wheat and Barley imporvement International centre for wheat and maize improvement 9. Lateblight of potato’ is caused by Alternaria solani Phytophthora infestans Xanthomonas solani Tolyposporium 10. Collectotrichum falcatum a fungus belongs to the class Deuteromycetes causes Early blight of potato Brown rust of wheat Red rot of sugarcane White rust of mustard. 11. T.N – 1 a rice variety was introduced from Tokyo Philippines Taiwan Paris 12. Sonalika and kalyansona which were introduced are High yeilding and disease resistant maize varieties High yielding rice varieties. High yielding and disease resistant varities of wheat Hight yielding varieties of Sorghum 13. Jaya and Ratna are Better yielding semidwarf varieties of rice developed in Mexico Better yielding, semidwarf varieties of Rice developed in India Semi – dwarf and disease resistant rice varieties developed in IRRI at Philippines Disease resistant variety of Rice developed in Taiwan 14. High sugar content, thick stem, high yield containing sugarcane to grow in north India was developed by crossing Saccharum barberi x S. officianarum S. officianarum x S. surrattens S. spontanearum x S. officianarum S. barberi x S. spontanearum 15. Pusa swarnim (karan rai) a brassica variety resistance to Leaf and stripe rust Hill bunt White rust Bacterial blight Loading … Related posts: Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-5 Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-6 Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-7 Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-8 Strategies for enhancement in food production Test-9 Powered by YARPP.