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Q4. What is genetic manipulation? How is it useful in agricultural practices?

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Genetic manipulation is process in which the transfer of genes takes place from one organism to another. Here gene of a particular character is introduced inside the chromosome cell and hence results in a transgenic plant.Example: BT Cotton is a genetically modified crop which carry bacterial genes, that protects this plant from insects.

Genetic manipulation is useful in providing better yielding varieties, disease and pest resistance plants.

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