Event Name: TC1507

Event Code : DAS-Ø15Ø7-1
Trade Name: Herculex™ I, Herculex™ CB

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:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Fa2 synthetic form of cry1F gene derived from Bacillus thuringiensis var. aizawai modified Cry1F protein confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation

 

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
Argentina      
Australia      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Honduras      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Panama      
Paraguay      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
United States of America      
Uruguay      
renewal 2009, 2012
renewal 2009, 2012
expires 2016
expires 2016
renewal 2008
renewal 2008

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Last updated: May 20, 2014