Introgression of Papaya Ringspot Virus (PRSV) Resistance into Transgenic Papaya with Delayed Ripening Trait and Field Testing Towards Commercialization
Name of Institution
Institute of Plant Breeding, UPLB
UPLB Institutional Biosafety Committee
Evelyn Mae Tecson Mendoza, Research Professor and Co-Project Leader, IPB-UPLB
Institute of Plant Breeding- Crop Science
Purpose / Objectives
The proposed project focuses on the introgression of the papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) resistance trait into the transgenic papaya with delayed ripening trait and its conversion into a hybrid under a biosafety regime.
Conditions for Approval
Date of Approval
For NCBP approval of the revised research proposal
Dr. Adelina A. Barrion, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP
Approved for implementation subject to compliance with the existing R&D guidelines on biosafety measures.