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Modified Organism
Sugar cane resistant to fungi and herbicide
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2009-08-07 14:31 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-06-15 13:37 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-15 13:37 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Sugar cane resistant to fungi and herbicide
Transformation event
Not available
Centro de Ingenieria Genetica y Biotecnologia (CIGB)
PO Box 83
Sancti Spiritus
The sugar cane variety CP5245 was transformed with osmotin, beta-1,3-glucanase and chitinase genes to introduce resistance to fungi and with a bar gene to introduce resistance to the herbicide Basta.
No further information is available on these genes or LMO.
Recipient Organism or Parental Organisms
The term Recipient organism refers to an organism (either already modified or non-modified) that was subjected to genetic modification, whereas Parental organisms refers to those that were involved in cross breeding or cell fusion.
Saccharum sp. - Sugar cane
LMO characteristics
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
  • Biofuel
Additional Information
Additional Information
This LMO record refers to multiple transformation events.