Event Name: AAT709A

Event Code : AAT-7Ø9AA-4
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Vigna unguiculata - Cowpea, Black eyed pea

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African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Lepidopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ab (truncated) synthetic form of Cry1Ab from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kumamotoensis Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects 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

Last updated: April 30, 2019


Regulatory and Biosafety Information

Detection Methods

Last updated: January 12, 2013