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India gets first herbicide-tolerant & non-GM rice varieties; launch today

September 28, 2021 7:37 am

The varieties — Pusa Basmati 1979 and Pusa Basmati 1985 — contain a mutated acetolactate synthase (ALS) gene making it possible for farmers to spray Imazethapyr, a broad-spectrum herbicide, to control weeds.

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