Consider the following statements:

  1. At present, Bt cotton is the only GM crop allowed for commercial cultivation in India
  2. DMH-11 is a genetically modified version of mustard crop

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Mustard DMH-11 was recently making news, when in February 2016, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GMEC) deferred the decision to allow the commercial production of another GM crop viz. Mustard DMH-11. 

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