What rights have been given by the PPVFR Act 2001 to farmers in India? 
1. A farmer has right to save, use, exchange or sell seed with or without his own brand name
2. A farmer has right to apply for intellectual property rights over the varities he breeds
3. Right to seek compensation if he suffers loss due to the failure of a seed variety sold to him by a seed company 
Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

Answer: [B] Only 2 & 3

The PPVFR act gives farmers the right to save, use, exchange or sell seed in the same manner as they were entitled to before the Act. However, farmers may not sell the seeds of protected plant varieties in branded packages.

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