Project Information

Reference Number 20040190
Project Title Development and Commercialization of Fruit and Shoot Borer Resistant Eggplant: Introgression of Bt Gene into Philippine Eggplant Varieties
Project Type Contained Use
Status Completed
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution Mahyco Research Center
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Josefina O. Narciso
Experimental Facility/Site Contained trial will be done at the BL2 greenhouse in IPB-UPLB
Purpose / Objectives 1. To evaluate the effectiveness of transgenic eggplants with the one event of cry 1 Ac Bt gene against the local strain(s) of fruit and shoot borer under contained facility
2. If efficacy is proven, pursue the initial backcrossing work at contained facility
Biosafety measures N/A
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2004-12-08
Date of Approval 2005-10-22


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials Seeds of the Bt donor, F1 crosses and BC1’s
Source Mahyco Seed Company, Maharasthra, India
Subject Request for biosafety approval
Requesting Party Dr. Marina Natural, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation subject to compliance with all biosafety measures indicated in the proposal