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1139. 

The Registration Committee (RC) under the Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee (CIBRC) recommended a complete ban on the use of which antibiotics on crops with immediate effect?

[A]. Doxycycline and Trimethoprim
[B]. Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
[C]. Streptomycin and Tetracycline
[D]. Clindamycin and Azithromycin

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Registration Committee (RC) under the Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee (CIBRC) recommended a complete ban on the use of antibiotics streptomycin and tetracycline on crops with immediate effect. It suggested that other options were available for bacterial disease control. The decision was made at the 414th meeting of the RC held on 1 May 2020. The report will be shared with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the Department of Agriculture Cooperation for necessary action on suggesting alternatives.

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