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One of the plants, introduced from the new World to the old world is
A. Wheat
B. Potato
C. Rice
D. Sugarcane

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Hint: New world crops are those crops, plants, or food that were native to the new world mostly the Americans. The old world was the place where the crops from the new world were not grown.

Step by step answer:
1. The old world refers to Asia, Africa, and Europe.
2. The new world mostly representing America includes North America and South America etc.
3. There were some plants which were exchanged between the old world and the new world which were rice etc.
4. Where the plants which were introduced from the new world to the old world include potatoes etc.

So, the correct answer is ( B )

Additional information :
1. Agricultural science and art of cultivating plants and livestock.
2. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization whereby farming of domesticated species created a food surplus that enabled people to live in cities.
3. Modern agronomy, plant breeding, and agrochemicals such as pesticides and fertilizers, and technological development have sharply increased yields causing widespread ecological and environmental damage.
4. Selective breeding and modern practices in animal husbandry have similarly increased the output of meat and the products obtained from animals but have raised concerns about the welfare of animals and environmental damage.
5. The major agricultural products are grouped into major categories such as food, fibers, and raw materials. Food includes vegetables, fruits, and grains, etc.

Note: Over one-third of the world’s workers are employed in agriculture, second only to the service sector all through the number of agricultural workers in developed countries has decreased significantly over the centuries.