Event Name: MON863 x MON810

Event Code : MON-ØØ863-5 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6
Trade Name:
YieldGard™ Plus

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

Developer: Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction: Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

GM Traits: Coleopteran insect resistance , Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (StackedInsect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry3Bb1 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kumamotoensis Cry3Bb1 delta endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab 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
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
expires 2020
expires 2020
renewed 2010; Unrenewed 2015; No longer offers event in the market
renewed 2010; Unrenewed 2015; No longer offers event in the market
renewed 2010; Unrenewed 2015; No longer offers event in the market

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Last updated: January 21, 2016

 

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Event Description

Regulatory and Biosafety Information

Detection Methods