Event Name: MON87460

Event Code : MON-8746Ø-4
Trade Name: Genuity® DroughtGard™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Monsanto Company and BASF

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Drought stress tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularAbiotic Stress Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cspB Bacillus subtilis cold shock protein B maintains normal cellular functions under water stress conditions by preserving RNA stability and translation
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection


 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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      
Brazil      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Indonesia      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Nigeria      
Philippines      
Singapore      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
Turkey      
United States      
Vietnam      
renewed 2016, 2018 (Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021)
renewed 2016, 2018 (Biosafety certificate validity: December 20, 2018-December 20, 2021)
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022
Authorization period: 10th April 2019 to 31st December 2022

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Last updated: May 16, 2019