Event Name: MON87460

Event Code : MON-8746Ø-4
Trade Name: Genuity® DroughtGard™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Monsanto Company and BASF

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Drought stress tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularAbiotic Stress Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cspB Bacillus subtilis cold shock protein B maintains normal cellular functions under water stress conditions by preserving RNA stability and translation
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
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Australia      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
United States of America      
Vietnam      
approved for processing or feed use; expires 2016
approved for processing or feed use; expires 2016

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Last updated: August 10, 2016