Event Name: TC1507 x 59122

Event Code : DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x DAS-59122-7
Trade Name: Herculex XTRA™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Dow AgroSciences LLC and DuPont (Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.)

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

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Coleopteran insect resistance , Lepidopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1F Bacillus thuringiensis var. aizawai Cry1F delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
cry34Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry34Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry35Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry35Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining

 

Summary of 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
Brazil      
Canada      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
expires 2020
expires 2020
renewal 2012
renewal 2012
expires 2014

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Last updated: April 25, 2014