What modification is done on the Ti plasmid of Agrobacterium tumifaciens to convert it into a cloning vector ?

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asked Mar 13 in Class XII Biology by rahul152 (-2,871 points)
What modification is done on the Ti plasmid of Agrobacterium tumifaciens to convert it into a cloning vector ?

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answered Mar 13 by nikita74 (-1,052 points)
The tumor inducing (Ti) plasmid of Agrobacterium tumifaciens has now been modified (disarmed) into a cloning vector which is no more pathogenic to the plants but is still able to use the mechanisms to deliver genes of our interest into a variety of plants.