Q. With reference to GM-Mustard (DMH-11) consider the following statements:
1.It is a self-pollinating plant and has higher yields than its parent mustard Varuna.
2.DMH-11 become herbicide resistant only after the introduction of bar gene.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1: DMH-11 is a self-pollinating plant and has higher yields than its parent mustard Varuna.

Statement 2: DMH-11 become herbicide resistant only after the introduction of bar gene.

Source: The Hindu

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