Code No: 7A206/MT

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PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY (Biotechnology)

M.Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, September, 2008

Time: 3hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.a) b) c)

Max. Marks:60

What are the nutritional components of plant tissue culture media? Discuss the role of each component. Discuss somatic hybridization & cybridisation in detail? What are haploids? Discuss the production of haploids and their application? Discuss organo genesis and its application? Discuss the biotransformation using plant cell cultures with examples? Discuss various methods employed for genetic transformation in plants? What are GM plants? Discuss the advantages & disadvantages of GM plants? Molecular farming Edible vaccines Cell suspension cultures. $$$

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