Event Name: COT102 (IR102)

Event Code : SYN-IR1Ø2-7
Trade Name: VIPCOT™ Cotton

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
vip3A(a) Bacillus thuringiensis strain AB88 VIP3A vegetative insecticidal protein confers resistance to feeding damage caused by lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
aph4 (hpt)  * Escherichia coli hygromycin-B phosphotransferase (hph) enzyme allows selection for resistance to the antibiotic hygromycin B


 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
For processing

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Last updated: August 10, 2017