Project Information

Reference Number 20000127
Project Title Control of Ripening in Papaya and Mango by Genetic Engineering
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status N/A
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution University of Queensland, Australia
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Evelyn Mae T. Mendoza, Professor
Experimental Facility/Site IPB-UPLB, Laguna, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To develop papaya and mango varieties with delayed ripening traits.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capabilities of the laboratory
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 N/A
Date Received 2000-01-11
Date of Approval 2000-06-13


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials N/A
Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Agnes Zamora for permission to do the following additional research activities: 1) cloning of polygalacturonase gene using pGTV vectors and 2) transformation of polygalacturonase gene in papaya
Requesting Party Dr. Agnes Zamora, Chairman, UPLB- IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation under the AMOR Research Program