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Date of creation
2008-02-26 15:59 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-08 21:09 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-08 21:09 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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Biology Document BIO2003-12: The Biology of Lens culinaris Medikus (Lentil)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Agence Canadienne d’Inspection des Aliments (ACIA)
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, K1A 0Y9
Phone:+1 613 225 2342
Fax:+1 613 228 6601
Url:Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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The present document is a companion document to Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Lens culinaris, its centre of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from L. culinaris into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Such species-specific information will serve as a guide for addressing some of the information requirements of Part D of Dir94-08. Specifically, it will be used to determine if significantly different/altered interactions occur with other life forms resulting from the PNT's novel gene products, which could potentially cause the PNT to become a weed of agriculture, become invasive of natural habitats, or be otherwise harmful to the environment.

The conclusions drawn in this document about the biology of L. culinaris only relate to plants of this species with no novel traits.
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
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Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
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Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Keywords and any other relevant information
LMO categories: Plants