World’s first-ever genetically modified rubber planted in Assam
On 22nd June 2021, The world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted by Rubber Board chairman and executive director KN Raghavan at the board’s farm in Sarutari near Guwahati, Assam.
genetically modified (GM) rubber plant
- The GM rubber plant the first of its kind was developed exclusively for the northeast.
- The GM rubber plant may thrive in the climatic conditions of the region.
About Assam –
Chief minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Governor: Jagdish Mukhi
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