Event Name: ZW20

Event Code : SEM-ØZW2Ø-7
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Cucurbita pepo - Squash

Developer: Seminis Vegetable Seeds (Canada) and Monsanto Company (Asgrow)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait: Viral disease resistance

Commercial Trait: (StackedDisease Resistance (DR)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
zymv_cp Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Potyvirus (ZYMV) coat protein of zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus (ZYMV) confers resistance to zucchini yellow mosaic potyvirus (ZYMV) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism
wmv_cp Watermelon Mosaic Potyvirus 2 (WMV2) coat protein of watermelon mosaic potyvirus 2 (WMV2) confers resistance to watermelon mosaic potyvirus 2 (WMV2) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism


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: November 14, 2023


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