Event Name: MON71800

Event Code : MON-718ØØ-3
Trade Name: Roundup Ready™ wheat

Crop: Triticum aestivum - Wheat

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide

 

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
Australia      
Colombia      
New Zealand      
United States of America      
Withdrawn
*Monsanto reportedly stopped pursuing the regulatory process.
*Monsanto reportedly stopped pursuing the regulatory process.

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Last updated: November 18, 2013