Event Name: J101

Event Code : MON-ØØ1Ø1-8
Trade Name:
Roundup Ready™ Alfalfa

Crop: Medicago sativa - Alfalfa, Lucerne

Developer: Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait: Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance

 

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

 

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      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Korea      
United States      
renewal 2011, 2020
renewal 2011, 2020
renewed 2017
renewal 2011

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Last updated: March 23, 2021

 

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