Joha: Aromatic rice cultivated exclusively in Brahmaputra Vally of Assam - Agronomy

Q.  Which of the following statement / s is / are correct?

1. Joha is an aromatic rice that is cultivated exclusively in Brahmaputra Vally of Assam.
2. It has got the GI tag.

- Published on 10 Jul 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Only 1
The Assam Agricultural University is fighting for a geographical indications (GI) tag for a local variety of rice joha. The GI office is under the Union ministry of commerce. Assam already has four products with the GI tag - Karbi Anglong ginger, Tezpur litchi, Muga silk and Assam orthodox tea.

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