Project Information

Reference Number 20020158
Project Title Development of Banana Varieties Resistant to Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV)
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status N/A
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution none
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Vermando Aquino
Experimental Facility/Site IPB-UPLB, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To develop bunchy top virus resistant banana through coat protein, replicase protein and/ or movement protein mediated resistance.
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 2002-08-15
Date of Approval 2002-10-18


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials none
Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Marina Natural for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Marina Natural, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation