Event Name: MON88702

Event Code : MON-887Ø2-4
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Hemipteran Insect Resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
mCry51Aa2 Bacillus thuringiensis modified Bt Cry51Aa2 protein confers resistance to hemipteran insects Lygus hesperus and L. lineolaris by selectively damaging their midgut lining


Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
New Zealand      
United States of America      

Last updated: December 4, 2018


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Last updated: September 17, 2018