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Importing better varieties of plants from outside and acclimitising them to local environment is termed as


A
Selection
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B
Cloning
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C
Introduction
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D
Heterosis
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The correct option is B Introduction
Importing better varieties of plants from outside and acclimatising them to the local environment is termed as plant introduction.
Selection is the process by which particular homozygous plant varieties can be selected for creating next generations. 
Cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals that occur in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects or plants reproduce asexually. 
Heterosis refers to the phenomenon that progeny of diverse varieties of a species or crosses between species exhibit greater biomass, the speed of development and fertility than both parents. 
Therefore, the correct answer is option D.

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