Event Name: MON87427

Event Code : MON-87427-7
Trade Name:
Roundup Ready™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

 

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
Argentina      
Australia      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
Indonesia      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Nigeria      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
United States      
Vietnam      
Biosafety certificate validity: July 16, 2017-July 16, 2020
Biosafety certificate validity: July 16, 2017-July 16, 2020
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022
renewed 2021, expiring 2026
renewed 2021, expiring 2026

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Last updated: May 31, 2022

 

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