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BT brinjal is an example of transgenic crops. In this, BT refers to: (A) Bacillus tuberculosis...

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BT brinjal is an example of transgenic crops. In this, BT refers to:

(A) Bacillus tuberculosis

(B) Biotechnology

(C) Betacarotene

(D) Bacillus thuringiensis

Transgenic Crops

Transgenic crops are genetically modified crops (GM crops) that are produced using genetic engineering techniques. Transgenic crops are improved varieties of the original crop that are resistant to various environmental stresses, pests, and diseases. The DNA conferring resistance is inserted into the plant cells to produce GM crops.

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In BT brinjal, BT refers to Bacillus thuringiensis. Bt brinjal is a transgenic plant that is produced by inserting a crystal protein gene known as the...

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Transgenic Organisms: Definition & Uses

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