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What is the major advantage of producing plants by micropropagation?

7/8/2015 CBSE



What is the major advantage of producing plants by micropropagation?






Answer :


Micropropagation is a method of producing new plants in a short duration using
plant tissue culture.



Some major advantages of micropropagation are as follows:



(a) Micropropagation
helps in the propagation of a large number of plants in a short span of time.



(b) The
plants produced are identical to the mother plant.



(c) It
leads to the production of healthier plantlets, which exhibit better
disease-resisting powers.




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