Event Name: H7-1

Event Code : KM-ØØØH71-4
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ sugar beet

Crop: Beta vulgaris - Sugar Beet

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

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      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Russian Federation      
Singapore      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
renewed 2012
renewed 2012
expires 2017
expires 2017
renewal 2010
renewal 2010

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Last updated: January 3, 2016