Event Name: GA21

Event Code : MON-ØØØ21-9
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ Maize, Agrisure™GT

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
mepsps Zea mays modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides

 

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      
European Union      
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 2008, 2011, 2014
renewed 2008, 2011, 2014
expires 2018
expires 2018
This event in sweet corn was approved for food in 2012.
renewed 2014
renewal 2008
renewal 2008
expired 2008/discontinued product
Environmental Certificate Only

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Last updated: October 23, 2017