Event Name: J163

Event Code : MON-ØØ163-7
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ Alfalfa

Crop: Medicago sativa - Alfalfa, Lucerne

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Developer:
Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide

 

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      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Korea      
United States of America      
renewal 2011
renewal 2011
renewed 2017

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Last updated: December 10, 2017