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Some of the achievements of the mutation breeding are:

  1. By mutagenesis numbers of crop varieties of plants are produced such as NP 836, Indore 2 cotton, Jagannath rice, Co 8152 and Co 8153 varieties of sugarcane.
  2. Sharbati sonora is a mutant variety produced from the parent variety Sonora-64 induced by γ - rays.
  3. Sugar cane variety Co 8152 is a gamma ray induced mutant from the Co 527. The mutant variety yields 40% higher than the parent variety.
  4. Jayasri is a mutant variety of tobacco which is induced by the chemical mutagens.
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