If a particular plant species is placed under Schedule VI of The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, what is the implication?
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(a) A licence is required to cultivate that plant.
(b) Such a plant cannot be cultivated under any circumstances.
(c) It is a Genetically Modified crop plant.
(d) Such a plant is invasive and harmful to the ecosystem.
- There are six schedules under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
- The specified endemic plants in Schedule VI are prohibited from cultivation and planting.