Muktoshri- arsenic-resistant rice

Topics covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology. Muktoshri- arsenic-resistant rice What to study? For Prelims: What is Muktoshri? Arsenic contamination- effects. For Mains: Increasing arsenic contamination- issues, concerns, WHO guidelines. Context: West Bengal government’s rice research centre has come up with a new variety of rice called Muktoshri that can be grown …