Event Name: 26407

Event Code : IFD-264Ø7-2
Trade Name:

Crop: Dianthus caryophyllus - Carnation

Developer: Suntory Limited (Japan)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Sulfonylurea herbicide tolerance , Modified flower color

Commercial Trait: (StackedHerbicide Tolerance (HT) + Modified Product Quality (PQ)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
hfl (f3'5'h) Petunia hybrida Flavonoid 3',5'-hydroxylase (F3'5'H) enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
cytb5 Petunia (Petunia hybrida) Cytochrome b5 Cyt b5 protein acts as an electron donor to the Cyt P450 enzyme and is required for full activity of the Cyt P450 enzyme Flavinoid 3' 5' hydroxylase in vivo and the generation of purple/ blue flower colours.
surB Nicotiana tabacum herbicide tolerant acetolactate synthase (ALS) enzyme confers tolerance to sulfonylurea herbicides and other acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibiting herbicides


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
European Union      
for import only
Limited to greenhouse cultivation for export purposes
for import only
for ornamental purposes in the form of amateur and professional flower arrangements, as gifts, home and business decoration and event decoration and is not to be used as planting material.

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Last updated: May 16, 2019


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