Project Information

Reference Number 20020156
Project Title Efficacy Test of Insect- Protected Maize (Bt- 11) Against Asiatic Corn Borer (Ostrinia furnacalis Guenee) Under Screenhouse Condition
Project Type Contained Use
Status Terminated
Name of Institution University of the Philippines-Mindanao
Cooperating Institution Syngenta Philippines, Inc.
Project Leader(s) Eufemio Rasco, Jr.
Experimental Facility/Site Davao City, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To test the efficacy of Bt 11 maize containing the truncated gene Cry1Ab against the ACB under screen house conditions.
Biosafety measures 1. Materials to be tested will be grown in contained screen house and will be detasseled.
2. All seed parts will be properly disposed by autoclaving or incinerating. None of the seeds will be kept nor used in any manner.
3. All experimental plant materials including plant parts and seeds will be incinerated at the termination of the project.
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2002-07-25
Date of Approval 2002-11-07


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials seeds of Bt-11 hybrid corn
Source Syngenta, Hawaii, USA
Subject Request of Dr. Valerio Tanguilig for permit to import adequate amount of seeds of Bt- 11 hybrid corn
Requesting Party Dr. Valerio Tanguilig, Chairman, UP MINDANAO-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation

For issuance of permit to import seeds of Bt- 11 hybrid corn by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry