Project Information

Reference Number 20010153
Project Title Efficacy of Transgenic Corn with Cry1F Gene Against Asiatic Corn Borer (Ostrinia furnacalis) and Other Lepidopterous Insects Under Screen house Condition
Project Type Contained Use (Screenhouse)
Status Completed/Terminated
Name of Institution Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines, Inc.
Cooperating Institution none
Supervising IBC Pioneer-IBC
Project Leader(s) Samuel C. Dalmacio, Research Manager, (Asia) Pioneer Overseas Corporation Crop Research Station
Experimental Facility/Site PIONEER, Laguna, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To determine the efficacy of transgenic Bt corn hybrids containing the cry1F gene against O. furnacalis, Spodoptera spp., and Helicoverpa armigera under greenhouse conditions.
Biosafety measures 1. All experimental materials, including plants/ plant parts, seeds, and growing medium will be boiled and/ or incinerated at the termination of the experiment.
2. The screen house where the materials were grown will be decontaminated.
Conditions for Approval Subject to compliance with all biosafety measures- detasseling, proper disposal of experimental plants and decontamination of the screen house after use and the modifications as follows:
a) provide water barrier around the screen house to prevent entry of rodents and crawling insects;
b) provide door locks at all times;
c) restrict entry to authorized personnel only.
Date Received 2001-11-14
Date of Approval 2002-03-15


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials Bt corn hybrids containing the Cry1F gene and the normal non- Bt version
Source Pioneer Hi- Bred International, USA
Subject Request of Dr. Tomas Lugod for permit to import seeds of Bt corn hybrids containing the Cry1F gene and the normal non-Bt version
Requesting Party Dr. Tomas Lugod, Chairman, Pioneer-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation

For issuance of permit to import Bt corn hybrids containing the Cry1F gene and the normal non- Bt version by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry