Project Information

Reference Number 20030179
Project Title Identification of the Rice Restorer of fertility (Rf) Gene Through Candidate Gene Approach and Transgenic Complementation Assay
Project Type Contained Use
Status Terminated
Name of Institution Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice),Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija,(044) 456-0426/0415 ext. 259
Cooperating Institution Cornell University
Supervising IBC PhilRice-IBC
Project Leader(s) Antonio A. Alfonso, Supervising Science Research Specialist
Experimental Facility/Site PhilRice, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives 1. To identify the rice restorer of fertility (Rf) gene.
2. To explore and test the practicability of an inducible fertility restoration system in rice by transforming CMS lines with the Rf gene driven by an inducible, tapetum- specific promoter.
Biosafety measures N/A
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2003-09-10
Date of Approval 2004-04-30


Regulated Materials

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