No. 5 — February 4, 2000

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Table 3: Status of Commercialization of Transgenic Crop Plants in Japan

(December 17, 1999)

The following crop plants have been assessed as safe according to the Japanese guidelines:

Example:

  1. Crop name with phenotypic category (line name)
    Institution/Company: Developer of the original transgenic crop
    Organism: Recipient crop
    Phenotype: Expressed physical trait
    Gene: Genes expressed in the crop
    Purpose: Application purposes in Japan
    Compliance: Date of administrative decision in environmental, food and feed aspects
    (0 = Not yet in compliance with the guidelines;
    X = Guidelines not applicable)

1.Herbicide-tolerant soybean (40-3-2)
Institution/Company: Monsanto Corp.
Organism: Soybean
Phenotype: Glyphosate tolerance
Gene: EPSPS
Purpose: Breeding material, food, feed
Compliance: Environment, March 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

2.Herbicide-tolerant canola (HCN92)
Institution/Company: AgrEvo
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT, NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, March 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

3.Herbicide-tolerant canola (PGS1)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: Bar, male sterile, fertile restration,
NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, March 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

4.Herbicide-tolerant canola (GT73)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Glyphosate tolerance
Gene: EPSPS, Glyphosate Oxidoredactase
Purpose: Breeding material, food, feed
Compliance: Environment, March 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

5.Lepidopteran-resistant corn (Event176)
Institution/Company: Ciba-Geigy
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIA(b)), PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, October 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

6.Lepidopteran-resistant corn (Bt11)
Institution/Company: Northrup King
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIA(b)), PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, October 1996;
Food, August 1996; Feed, September 1996

7.Coleopteran-resistant potato (New-Leaf Potato)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Potato
Phenotype: Coleopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIIIA), NPT II
Purpose: Food
Compliance: Environment, X;
Food, August 1996

8.Lepidopteran-resistant corn (Yield-Guard Corn: MON810)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIA(b))
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, October 1996;
Food, May 1997; Feed, June 1997

9.Coleopteran-resistant Potato (New-Leaf Potato)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Potato
Phenotype: Coleopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIIIA), NPT II
Purpose: Food
Compliance: Environment, X;
Food, May 1997

10.Lepidopteran-resistant Cotton (Ingard Cotton)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Cotton
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance
Gene: Bt (CryIA(c))
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, April 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, June 1997

11.Herbicide-tolerant corn (T14, T25)
Institution/Company: AgrEvo
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, December 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, March 1997

12.Herbicide-tolerant canola (PHY14, PHY35)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: Bar, male sterile, fertile restration,
NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, August 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, January 1998

13.Herbicide-tolerant canola (PGS2)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: Bar, male sterile, fertile restration,
NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, April 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, June 1997

14.Herbicide-tolerant canola (PHY36)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: Bar, male sterile, fertile restration,
NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, August 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, June 1997

16.Herbicide-tolerant Cotton (Roundup-Ready Cotton)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Cotton
Phenotype: Glyphosate tolerance
Gene: EPSPS, NPT II
Purpose: Breeding material, food
Compliance: Environment, December 1997;
Food, December 1997; Feed, January 1998

17.Herbicide-tolerant Cotton (BXN Cotton)
Institution/Company: Calgene
Organism: Cotton
Phenotype: Bromoxynil tolerance
Gene: BXN, NPT II
Purpose: Breeding material, food
Compliance: Environment, December 1997;
Food, December 1997; Feed, January 1998

18.Herbicide-tolerant canola (MS8RF3)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: Bar, male sterile, fertile restration,
NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, July 1998;
Food, December 1997; Feed, January 1998

19.Herbicide-tolerant canola (HCN10)
Institution/Company: AgrEvo
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT, NPT II
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, November 1997;
Food, December 1997; Feed, January 1998

20.Ripening-delayed tomato
Institution/Company: Calgene
Organism: Tomato
Phenotype: Ripening delayed
Gene: ACC, NPT II
Purpose: Breeding material, food
Compliance: Environment, April 1996)
Food, December 1997

21.Herbicide-tolerant canola (MS8)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT, male sterile
Purpose: Breeding material, food, feed
Compliance: Environment, 0;
Food, November 1998; Feed, February 1999

22.Herbicide-tolerant canola (RF3)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT, fertility restoration
Purpose: Breeding material, food, feed
Compliance: Environment, 0;
Food, November 1998; Feed, February 1999

23.Herbicide-tolerant canola (WESTAR-Oxy-235)
Institution/Company: Rhone-Poulene
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Bromoxynil tolerance
Gene: BXN
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, July 1998;
Food, November 1999; Feed, December 1999

24.Lepidopteran-resistant and Herbicide-tolerant Cotton (Bollgard with BXN Cotton: 31807)
Institution/Company: Calgene
Organism: Cotton
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance,
Bromoxynil tolerance
Gene: Bt(CryIA), BXN
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, December 1998;
Food, November 1999; Feed, December 1999

25.Herbicide-tolerant sugar beet (T120-7)
Institution/Company: AgrEvo
Organism: Sugar Beet
Phenotype: Glufosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT
Purpose: Food
Compliance: Environment, X;
Food, November 1999; Feed, December 1999

26.Herbicide-tolerant corn (DLL25)
Institution/Company: Dekalb
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Glufosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, June 1999;
Food, November 1999; Feed, 0

27.Lepidopteran-resistant and Herbicide-tolerant corn(DBT418)
Institution/Company: Dekalb
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Lepidopteran resistance,
Glufosinate tolerance
Gene: Bt(CryIA(c)), PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, June 1999;
Food, November 1999; Feed, 0

28.Herbicide-tolerant corn (GA21)
Institution/Company: Monsanto
Organism: Corn
Phenotype: Glyphosate tolerance
Gene: EPSPS
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, December 1998;
Food, November 1999; Feed, December 1999

29.Herbicide-tolerant canola (PHY23)
Institution/Company: Plant Genetic Systems
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Glufosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT, male sterile, fertile restration
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, August 1997;
Food, November 1999; Feed, February 1999

15.Herbicide-tolerant canola (T45)
Institution/Company: AgrEvo
Organism: Canola
Phenotype: Hybrid, Gluphosinate tolerance
Gene: PAT
Purpose: Food, feed
Compliance: Environment, April 1997;
Food, May 1997; Feed, June 1997

Note: Potatoes and sugar beets do not meet the environmental and feed guidelines because imports of fresh potatoes from the United States are banned due to plant disease contamination.

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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