Event Name: ASR368

Event Code : SMG-368ØØ-2
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ Creeping Bentgrass

Crop: Agrostis stolonifera - Creeping Bentgrass

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Monsanto Company and Scotts Seeds

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
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


Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States      

Last updated: September 10, 2019