Event Name: COT102 (IR102)

Event Code : SYN-IR1Ø2-7
Trade Name:
VIPCOT™ Cotton

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

Developer: Syngenta

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
vip3A(a) Bacillus thuringiensis strain AB88 VIP3A vegetative insecticidal protein confers resistance to feeding damage caused by lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
aph4 (hpt)  * Escherichia coli hygromycin-B phosphotransferase (hph) enzyme allows selection for resistance to the antibiotic hygromycin B
 * : 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
Australia      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
Costa Rica      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States      
Biosafety certificate validity: December 31, 2015-December 31, 2020
Biosafety certificate validity: December 31, 2015-December 31, 2020
*seed production only
renewed 2020
renewed 2020

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Last updated: March 23, 2021

 

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Event Description

Regulatory and Biosafety Information

Detection Methods