Event Name: GA21 x MON810

Event Code : MON-ØØØ21-9 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6
Trade Name:
Roundup Ready™ YieldGard™ maize

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: Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait: (StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
mepsps Zea mays modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining

 

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      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
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: March 11, 2015

 

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