Event Name: J101 x J163

Event Code : MON-ØØ1Ø1-8 x MON-ØØ163-7
Trade Name:
Roundup Ready™ Alfalfa

Crop: Medicago sativa - Alfalfa, Lucerne

Developer: Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International

Method of Trait Introduction: Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

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
Japan      
Mexico      
South Korea      

Last updated: November 8, 2012

 

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