Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

Q.  Pusa-1509 & Pusa-1121 which were recently in news for high agricultural yields are varieties of _?

a. Mustard
b. Paddy
c. Pigeon pea
d. Cotton


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PUSA-1509 and PUSA-1121 are varieties of Basmati rice grown in Punjab and Haryana.
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