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Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2012-03-20 11:56 UTC (warrier@nic.in)
Date of last update
2012-03-20 11:57 UTC (warrier@nic.in)
Date of publication
2012-03-20 11:57 UTC (warrier@nic.in)

General Information
  • India
Title of risk assessment
Approval for environmental release of four transgenic Bt hybrid cotton containing  Cry 1Ac gene (Event-1) developed by JK Agri Genetics Ltd.
Date of the risk assessment
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment
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Contact details of the main responsible risk assessor
Mr S K Gupta
JK Agri Genetics Ltd
1-10-177, 4th Floor, Varun Towers
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India, 500016
Phone:+91 40 55316858
Fax:+91 40 27764943
Url:JK seeds website
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
Insect resistant cotton
Mr S K Gupta Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
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Scope of the risk assessment
  • LMOs for Introduction into the environment
    • Commercial production
Methodology and points to consider
LMO detection and identification methods proposed
Immunological and DNA based detection methods have been developed for detection of cry1Ac protein. In the laboratory ELISA kits from Envirologix, USA is being used. The gene specific primers as designed and supplied by BREF IIT Kharagpur are being used. However, Central Institute of Cotton Research, Nagpur is the referral laboratory for the same.     

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