Event Name: MON87403

Event Code : MON874Ø3-1
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Increased Ear Biomass

Commercial Trait:
(SingularAltered Growth/Yield

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
athb17 Arabidopsis thaliana a protein of the class II family of the homeodomain-leucine zipper (HD-Zip) transcription factors. Modulates plant growth and development and regulates gene expression


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
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States of America      

Last updated: August 30, 2017