Event Name: CZW3

Event Code : SEM-├śCZW3-2
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Cucurbita pepo - Squash

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Seminis Vegetable Seeds (Canada) and Monsanto Company (Asgrow)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Viral disease resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedDisease Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cmv_cp Cucumber Mosaic Cucumovirus (CMV) coat protein of cucumber mosaic cucumovirus (CMV) confers resistance to cucumber mosaic cucumovirus (CMV) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism
zymv_cp Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Potyvirus (ZYMV) coat protein of zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus (ZYMV) confers resistance to zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus (ZYMV) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism
wmv_cp Watermelon Mosaic Potyvirus 2 (WMV2) coat protein of watermelon mosaic potyvirus 2 (WMV2) confers resistance to watermelon mosaic potyvirus 2 (WMV2) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012