Event Name: MON89034

Event Code : MON-89Ø34-3
Trade Name:
YieldGard™ VT Pro™

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: Lepidopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait: (StackedInsect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry2Ab2 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kumamotoensis Cry2Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry1A.105 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kumamotoensis Cry1A.105 protein which comprises the Cry1Ab, Cry1F and Cry1Ac proteins 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
Argentina      
Australia      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Honduras      
Indonesia      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Nigeria      
Paraguay      
Philippines      
Russia      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
Turkey      
United States      
Vietnam      
renewed 2013, 2018(Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021)
renewed 2013, 2018(Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021)
expires 2019
expires 2019
sweet corn approved in 2014
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022
renewal 2019 (valid until September 24, 2024)
renewal 2019 valid until September 24, 2024
renewed 2021, expiring 2026
Under consideration (2022)
Environmental Certificate Only

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Last updated: July 22, 2022

 

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