Project Information

Reference Number 20030162
Project Title Development of sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV)-resistant sweet potato varieties through Agrobacterium-mediated transformation
Project Type Contained Use
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, Laguna, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To develop transgenic sweet potato resistant to sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) through replicase and coat protein mediated resistance
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capabilities
2. Sterilization Procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/designation of “risk” areas
5. Decontamination facilities
6. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval The strain of Agrobacterium that will be used in the transformation is non-pathogenic (not tumor-inducing).
Date Received 2003-02-12
Date of Approval 2003-03-20


Regulated Materials

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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