Event Name: NK603

Event Code : MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ 2 Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

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
Argentina      
Australia      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
Cuba      
European Union      
Honduras      
Indonesia      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Paraguay      
Philippines      
Russian Federation      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
Turkey      
United States of America      
Uruguay      
Vietnam      
renewed 2010; expires 2013
renewed 2010; expires 2013
renewed 2015
renewed 2015
renewal 2005, 2008, 2010
renewal 2005, 2008, 2010
first approval in 2005; renewal in 2008, 2010, 2015
Environmental Certificate Only

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Last updated: June 10, 2015