The Current Status of Transgenic Crop Plants in Japan

May, 2003
Biotechnology Safety Division,
Research Council Secretariat,
MAFF


(NOTES)
  1. In column of Developer, the abbereviation represents companies, institutes, administrations, et al.
  2. In column of Gene, the abbereviation represents gene name.
  3. In columns of Status, the numbers indicate acknowledged year for planting the crop in isolated field or open field, and for imports, food, or feed.
    And - indicates that the crops are pending or unacknowledged, and w indicates that the crops are not required acknowledgment and USA indicates that crops were authorized by the United States of America.

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ADZUKI BEANBENTGRASSBROCCOLICARNATIONCAULIFLOWERCHRYSANTHEMUMCOLE(RAPESEED)
COTTONCUCUMBERLETTUCEMAIZE(CORN)MELONPAPAYAPETUNIA
POTATORICESOYBEANSTRAWBERRYSUGARBEETTOBACCOTOMATO
TORENIAWHEATZOYSIAGRASS

Plant Variety
or
Strain
Developer Chracteristics Gene Status
Isolated
field
Open
field
Import Food Feed
196
var.
74
var.
107
var.
44
var.
38
var.
Adzuki bean AR-9 NARC Insect
resistant
alfa-
amylase
inhibiter
1998 1999 1999 - -
Bentgrass T9 Japan
Turfgrass
Fungus
resistant
Chitinase 1998 - - X X
T31 Japan
Turfgrass
Fungus
resistant
Chitinase 1998 - - X X
Broccoli TBR101 Takii Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile
PAT,
MS
1997 - - - -
BR891 Takii Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile
PAT,
MS
1999 2001 2001 - -
Carnation A127 Suntory Long shelf life ACC 1995 1996 1996 X X
line-2 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1996 1997 1997 X X
line-11 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1996 1997 1997 X X
959 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 - - X X
988 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 - - X X
1226 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 - - X X
1351 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 1998 1998 X X
1363 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 1998 1998 X X
1400 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
Ant 1997 - - X X
121.2.7 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 1999 1999 X X
121.2.29 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 - - X X
121.3.12 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 1999 1999 X X
123.1.36 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 1999 1999 X X
123.1.40 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 - - X X
123.2.12 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 - - X X
123.2.38 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1998 1999 1999 X X
1.8.124 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 2000 2000 X X
8.6.25 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 1999 1999 X X
12.1.8 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 1999 1999 X X
16.0.66 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 2000 2000 X X
17.3.67 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 1999 1999 X X
18.3.33 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 1999 1999 X X
20.9.53 Florigene,
Suntory
Long shelf life ACC 1998 1999 1999 X X
123.1.14 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1999 - - X X
123.2.57 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1999 - - X X
123.8.8 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1999 2000 2000 X X
123.8.14 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
F3',5'H,
DFR
1999 - - X X
Cauliflower TSB201 Takii Male sterile,
Glufosinate
tolerant
MS,
bar
1997 - - - -
CF156
(CF156)
Takii Male sterilr,
Glufosinate
tolerant
MS,
bar
1999 2001 2001 - -
Chrysanthemum pac1C2 Kirin Brewery Viroid
resistant
pac1 1998 2002 - X X
pac1C14-2 Kirin Brewery Viriod
resistant
pac1 1998 2002 - X X
pac1C29 Kirin Brewery Viroid
resistant
pac1 1998 2002 - X X
Cole
(Rapeseed)
GT73 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1995 1996 1996 2001 1996
HCN92 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1995 - 1996 2001 1996
HCN10 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1997 - 1997 2001 1998
PGS1 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1995 - 1996 2001 1996
PHY14 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1997 - 1997 2001 1998
PHY35 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1997 - 1997 2001 1997
T45 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1995 - 1997 2001 1997
PGS2 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1996 - 1997 2001 1997
PHY36 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1997 - 1997 2001 1997
PHY23 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1997 - 1997 2001 1999
Westar-Oxy-
235
Rhone-Poulene Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - 1998 2001 1999
MS8RF3 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile,
Fertility
restoration
bar,
MS,
FR
1997 - 1998 2001 1998
MS8 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile
PAT,
MS
1998 - 2002 2001 1999
RF3 Plant Genetic
Systems
Glufosinate
tolerant
Fertility
restoration
PAT,
FR
1998 - 2002 2001 1999
RT200 Mons anto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2001
2002*
2003 2003 2001 2001
Cotton 531 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ac 1996 - 1997 2001 1997
757 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ac 1998 - 1999 2001 1997
1445 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1997 - 1997 2001 1998
10109 Monsanto,
Calgene
Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - - - -
10211 Monsanto,
Calgene
Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - 1997 2001 -
10215 Monsanto,
Calgene
Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - 1997 2001 1998
10222 Monsanto,
Calgene
Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - 1997 2001 1998
10224 Monsanto,
Calgene
Bromoxynil
tolerant
BXN 1997 - 1997 - ~
31807 Monsanto,
Calgene
Lepidoptera
resistant,
Bromoxynil
tolerant
Cry1Ac,
BXN
1998 - 1998 - ~
BG4740 Monsanto,
Calgene
Lepidoptera
resistant,
Bromoxynil
tolerant
Cry1Ac,
BXN
1998 - 1998 - -
1849 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry2A 1999 - - - -
15985 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ac,
Cry2Ab
2000 - 2001 2002 2003
281/3006 Dow Chemical Lepidoptera-resistant
Glufosinate-tolerant
Cry1Ac,Cry1F
PAT
2003 - - - -
LL Cotton25 Bayer Crop Science Glufosinate-tolerant BAR 2003 - - - -
Cucumber CR-29 NIAS Gray mold
resistant
Chitinase 1998 1999 1999 - -
CR32 NIAS Gray mold
resistant
Chitinase 1998 1999 1999 - -
CR33 NIAS Gray mold
resistant
Chitinase 1998 1999 1999 - -
TI-7 Aomori Green
Bio Center
Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1999 - - - -
Lettuce G17-1-1 CRIEPI,
NIAES,
STAFF
Ferritin-rich Ferritin 2000 - - - -
G31-2-1 CRIEPI,
NIAES,
STAFF
Ferritin-rich Ferritin 2000 - - - -
Maize
(Corn)
T-14 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1995 - 1997 2001 1997
T-25 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1995
2002*
2003*
- 1997 2001 1997
MON810 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ab 1996
2001*
2003 1996 2001 1997
MON802 Monsanto Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glyphosate
tolerant
Cry1Ab,
EPSPS
1996 - 1997 - -
Bt11 Northrup King Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ab 1996
2001*
- 1996 2001 1996
Bt11
Sweetcorn
Novartis Seed Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ab 2001 - - 2001 -
Event176 Ciba Seeds Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glufosinate
tolerant
Cry1Ab,
bar
1996 - 1996
2002*
2001 1996
DLL25-
DK566
Dekalb Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1996 1997 1997 X X
DBT418-
DK566
Dekalb Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glufosinate
tolerant
Cry1Ab,
PAT
1997 1997 1997 X X
MON832 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1997 - - - -
MON809 Pioneer
Hi-Bred
International
Inc.
Lepidoptera
resistant
Cry1Ab 1997 - 1997 - ~
CBH351 Plant Genetic
Systems
Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glufosinate
tolerant
Cry9C,
bar
1997 - 1999 - -
GA21 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1998 1998 1998 2001 1999
DLL25 Dekalb Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1998 - 1999 2001 2000
DBT418 Dekalb Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glufosinate
tolerant
Cry1Ac,
Pin 2,
bar
1998 - 1999 2001 2000
MS6 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant,
Male sterile
bar,
MS
1999 - - - -
MON853 Monsanto Coleoptera
resistant
Cry3Bb1 2000 - - - -
MON863 Monsanto Coleoptera
resistant
Cry3Bb1 2000
2002*
2003 2001 2002 2002
NK603 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001
1507 DOW Chemical Lepidoptera
resistant,
Glufosinate
tolerant
cry1F
PAT
2001 - - - -
MON840-06 Monsanto Coleoptera
resistant
Cry2Ab2
NPT2
2001 - - - -
MON88001 Monsanto Coleoptera resistant
Glyphosate tolerant
cry3Bb1
EPSPS
2002 2003 2003 - -
MON88012 Monsanto Coleoptera resistant
Glyphosate tolerant
cry3Bb1
EPSPS
2002 2003 2003 - -
MON88017 Monsanto Coleoptera resistant
Glyphosate tolerant
cry3Bb1
EPSPS
2002 2003 2003 - -
MON88041 Monsanto Coleoptera resistant
Glyphosate tolerant
cry3Bb1
EPSPS
2002 - - - -
LY038 Monsanto lysine acid rich cordapA 2003 - - - -
LY049 Monsanto lysine acid rich cordapA 2003 - - - -
E4497.45.2.14 Dupont Coleoptera resistant
Glufosinate tolerant
patAcry34Ab1Acry35Ab1 2003 - - - -
E4497.45.2.16 Dupont Coleoptera resistant
Glufosinate tolerant
patAcry34Ab1Acry35Ab1 2003 - - - -
E4497.59.1.22 Dupont Coleoptera resistant
Glufosinate tolerant
patAcry34Ab1Acry35Ab1 2003 - - - -
E4497.71.1.33 Dupont Coleoptera resistant
Glufosinate tolerant
patAcry34Ab1Acry35Ab1 2003 - - - -
Melon Prince Melon NARC,
NIAS
Cucunber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1993 1996 1996 - -
Papaya 55-1 Cornell Univ.,
Hawaii Univ.,
Upjohn
Papaya ring
spot virus
resistant
PRSV coat
protein
1999 - 2000 - -
Petunia Suntory Tobacco mosaic
virus resistant
TMV coat
protein
1993 1994 1994 X X
Potato Mayqueen Hokkaido
Green-Bio
Institute
Potato leaf
roll virus
resistant
PLRV coat
protein
1994 - - - -
BT6 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - 2001 -
BT10 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
BT12 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
BT16 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
BT17 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
BT18 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
BT23 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
SPBT02-05 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - 2001 -
SPBT02-07 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
SPBT04-06 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
SPBT04-30 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
SPBT04-31 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
SPBT04-36 Monsanto Insect
resistant
Cry3A - - - - -
RBMT21-129 Monsanto Potato leaf roll virus resistant
Insect resistant
Cry3A
PLRV replicase
- - - 2001 -
RBMT21-350 Monsanto Potato leaf roll virus resistant
Insect resistant
Cry3A
PLRV replicase
- - - 2001 -
RBMT22-82 Monsanto Potato leaf roll virus resistant
Insect resistant
Cry3A
PLRV replicase
- - - 2001 -
Mayqueen NIAS
NIAES
SPS
producing
SPS 2002 - - - -
Rice Nihonbare
16-2
NARC,
NIAS
Rice stripe
virus resistant
RSV coat
protein
1993 1994 1994 - -
Kinuhikari NIAES,
Plantech Research
Institute
(Mitsubishi
Chemical
Corporation)
Rice stripe
virus resistant
RSV coat
protein
1993 1994 1994 - -
Kinuhikari Mitsui Toatsu Low allergen AS-albumin 1994 1995 1995 - -
Akihikari Kakomai-Breeding
Institute
(Japan Tabacco
Inc.)
Low protein AS-gluterin 1994 - - - -
Nihonbare
20-2
NARC,
NIAS
Rice stripe
virus resistant
RSV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
Nihonbare
21-3
NARC,
NIAS
Rice stripe
virus resistant
RSV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
Tsuki-no-
hikari
H39
Japan Tobacco Inc. Low protein
for sake-brewing
AS-gluterin 1997 1998 1998 - -
Tsuki-no-
hikari
H75
Japan Tobacco Inc. Low protein
for sake-brewing
AS-gluterin 1995 1998 1998 - -
No.4 Iwate
Biotechnology
Research Center
Bialaphos
tolerant
bar 1998 - - - -
KA45 Orynova
(Japan Tobacco
Inc.)
Low gluterin AS-gluterin 1999 - - - -
KA48 Orynova
(Japan Tobacco
Inc.)
Low gluterin AS-gluterin 1999 - - - -
KA119 Orynova
(Japan Tobacco
Inc.)
Low gluterin AS-gluterin 1999 - - - -
KA130 Orynova
(Japan Tobacco
Inc.)
Low gluterin AS-gluterin 1999 2000 2000 - -
LLRICE06 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
bar 1999 - - - -
LLRICE62 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
bar 1999 - 2000 - -
730 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
1107 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
1316 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
1702 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
1708 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
1763 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1999 2000 2000 - -
AFT105-15 Japan
Agricultural
Cooperatives
(JA)
Lactoferrin
producting
rice
Lactoferrin 2000 - - - -
G2-59 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 2001 2001 - -
G2-60 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 - - - -
G2-69 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 - - - -
G2-70 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 2001 2001 - -
G2-138 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 2001 2001 - -
G2-143 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 2000 - - - -
CT2 NARC bacterium
resistant
Thionin 2001 - - - -
N-ER2-1 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
N-ER2-2 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
N-ER2-3 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
N-ER2-4 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
N-ER3-1 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
N-ER3-2 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
K-ER2-1 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
K-ER2-2 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
K-ER3-1 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
K-ER3-2 NARC Rice blast
resistant
Chitinase 2001 - - - -
PE2 NIAS high-photosynthesis maize C4type PEPC 2002 2003 - - -
PE84 NIAS high-photosynthesis maize C4type PEPC 2002 2003 - - -
Sub29-17 Iwate Biotechnology Reseach Center Cold resistant GST 2003 - - - -
HW1 NICS Tryptophan acid rich OASAID 2003 - - - -
HW5 NICS Tryptophan acid rich OASAID 2003 - - - -
Soybean 40-3-2 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
EPSPS 1995 1996 1996 2001 1996
260-05 Dupont Oleic
acid
rich
GmFad2-1,
dapA
1998 - 1999 2001 2000
A2704-12 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1998 - 1999 - 2003
A5547-127 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1999 - 2001 - 2003
GU262 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT 1999 - - - -
Strawberry Toyonoka
C-5
Nara Agr.
Exp.Sta.
Powdery
mildew
resistant
Chitinase 1998 - - - -
b strain Fukuoka
Agricultural
Research
Center
Powdery
mildew
resistant
Chitinase 2000 - - - -
Sugarbeet T120-7 AgrEvo Glufosinate
tolerant
PAT - - - 2001 1999
77 Monsant Glyphosate-tolerant CP4EPSPSAGOX - - - - 2003
Tobacco Japan Tobacco
Inc.
Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
cDNA of
satelite RNA
1994 - - X X
35S-3 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
GY1-2 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
35Si-3 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
G6i-3 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
CR16.1-2 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
CR16.2-2 Sumitomo
Chemical
GUS-enzyme
producing
GUS 2000 - - X X
Tomato NIAES,
NIA,
NARC
Tobacco mosaic
virus resistant
TMV coat
protein
1991 1992 1992 - -
405 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1995 1996 1996 - -
707 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1995 1996 1996 - -
ICI9 Zeneca,
Kagome
Pectin rich AS-PG 1995 1996 1996 - -
ICI13 Zeneca,
Kagome
Pectin rich AS-PG 1995 1996 1996 - -
FLAVR SAVR Calgene,
Kirin Brewery
Delayed ripening
(long shelf
life)
AS-PG 1994 1996 1996 - -
117 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
1046 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
1204 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
1208 NIVOT Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
CMV coat
protein
1996 1997 1997 - -
No.4-7 Hokkaido Nat.
Agr.Exp.Sta.
Cucumber mosaic
virus resistant
Satelite RNA 1998 2000 2000 - -
Torenia 1165 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
DFR,
CHS
1998 1998 1998 X X
1382 Florigene,
Suntory
Flower color
modified
DFR,
CHS
1998 1998 1998 X X
Wheat MON71800 Monsanto Glyphosate
tolerant
CP4 EPSPS 2001 - - - -
Zoysiagrass EG6 Japan
Turfgrass
Fungus
resistant
beta-1,3-
endoglucanase
1998 - - X X
EG38 Japan
Turfgrass
Fungus
resistant
beta-1,3-
endoglucanase
1998 - - X X


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