insect resistance (European corn borer), herbicide tolerance (glufosinate)
The release will be conducted in a greenhouse. The seeds will be harvested manually to prevent unintended seed loss. All traces of vegetative transgenic plant material will be destroyed at the end of the experiment. An insecticidal treatment will be applied in the greenhouse at the end of the experiment to eliminate the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) used for the artificial infestation.
After the trial the greenhouse will be followed up by the notifier during two years. In particular the potential volunteers must be destroyed.
Authorization procedure completed. The notifier was granted authorization from the Federal Minister to perform the trial.
Repetition of the following dossiers: B/BE/97/V3, B/BE/98/V1, B/BE/99/V7 and B/BE/00/V8. Trial in greenhouse with artificial infestation by the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis). All the operations conducted during the trial will be recorded in a logbook.
Information for the public
Information related to the decision procedure
17 April 2001: The Scientific Committee Transgenic Plants of the Biosafety Advisory Council a.i. issues a positive advice (with conditions) for this field trial.
June 2001: The Federal Minister gives a final decision (positive with conditions) for this field trial.