Bt11 x GA21 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: Bt11 x GA21

Event Code : SYN-BTØ11-1 x MON-ØØØ21-9
Trade Name: Agrisure™ GT/CB/LL

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

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

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

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab 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
mepsps Zea mays modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides

 

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
Argentina      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
Paraguay      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
Turkey      
Uruguay      
Vietnam      
feed use or processing; renewed 2014
feed use or processing; renewed 2014
expires 2020
expires 2020
This event in sweet corn was approved for food in 2012.
renewed 2015
renewal 2012
renewal 2012
expires 2014

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Last updated: October 6, 2015