Event Name: MON71800

Event Code : MON-718ØØ-3
Trade Name:
Roundup Ready™ wheat

Crop: Triticum aestivum - Wheat

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait: Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance (HT)


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
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
New Zealand      
United States      
*Monsanto reportedly stopped pursuing the regulatory process.
*Monsanto reportedly stopped pursuing the regulatory process.

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Last updated: January 7, 2022


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