What is gene revolution?

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The following points may help you:

Gene revolution is associated with use of bio technology in the cultivation process, it has helped farmers in reducing the chemical intake in crops, it also helps in developing crops that control pests and also to enhance nutritional value of crops.

a.   It involves the use  of  biotechnology tools like molecular markers or cryopreservation and reproductive technologies, can be used in the characterisation certain breed of crops, forests, trees etc. 
b. A large number of genetic resources can be used to prevent extinction of species of plants , animals which are the main source of food and to ensure their continuity.
c. It can be used to create genetically modified crops particularly cash crops to meet the growing need of the population.
d. The purpose has been to create new traits in the plants, trees so as to improve the nutrient content of the crops.


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