Event Name: Bt poplar, poplar 12 (Populus nigra)

Event Code : not available
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Populus sp. - Poplar

Developer: Research Institute of Forestry (China)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularInsect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ac Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Kurstaki strain HD73 Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
 * : Selection Marker/Reporter

 

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
China      

Last updated: October 30, 2012

 

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