Event Name: 59122

Event Code : DAS-59122-7
Trade Name: Herculex™ RW

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Dow AgroSciences LLC and DuPont (Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Coleopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
cry34Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry34Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry35Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry35Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining

 

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Australia      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
United States of America      
renewal 2009, 2012, 2015
renewal 2009, 2012, 2015
expires 2017
expires 2017
renewal 2011
renewal 2011

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Last updated: October 23, 2017