Project Information

Reference Number 20010147
Project Title Assessment of Gene Flow from Transgenic to Non-transgenic Rice
Project Type Contained Use
Status Completed
Name of Institution International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Laguna
Cooperating Institution N/A
Supervising IBC IRRI-IBC
Project Leader(s) Swapan K. Datta, Plant Biotechnologist
Experimental Facility/Site IRRI, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To assess flow of herbicide resistant gene (bar) and glucuronidase (gus) from transgenic to non- transgenic rice under screen house conditions.
Biosafety measures 1. Experiment will be performed following guidelines as prescribed by NCBP.
2. Plant material for disposal will be placed in sealed plastic bags.
3. Plants will be destroyed and pots and soil will be autoclaved after conducting the experiments.
4. Transgenic and non- transgenic seeds will be kept in hermetically sealed aluminum foil packages, inside sealed metal container and stored in locked refrigerators.
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2001-06-22
Date of Approval 2001-09-15


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials N/A
Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Darshan Brar for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Darshan Brar, Chairman, IRRI- IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation.