Project Information

Reference Number 20010152
Project Title Agrobacterium- mediated Transformation of Selected Papaya Cultivars for PRSV (Papaya Ringspot Virus) Resistance
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status Ongoing
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution Biotechnology Centre, MARDI, Malaysia;
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Vermando Aquino
Experimental Facility/Site IPB-UPLB, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To undertake agrobacterium-mediated transformation and regeneration of papaya cultivars using constructs with coat protein and/ or replicase gene(s) from Philippine strain(s) of the Papaya Ringspot Virus (PRSV).
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capability of laboratory
2. Sterilization procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labelling/designation of “risk” areas
5. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2001-12-11
Date of Approval 2001-12-15


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials Putative transgenic papaya
Source MARDI, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Subject Request of Dr. Marina Natural for permit to import putative transgenic papaya
Requesting Party Dr. Marina Natural, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation

For issuance of permit to import putative transgenic papaya by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry