MON863 x MON810 x NK603 maize is a product of the Monsanto company. It combines a coleopteran- and lepidopteran-specific insect resistance with tolerance to glyphosate herbicides.
MON863 x MON810 x NK603 maize is commercially grown in the USA and in Canada. Additionaly, the triple stacked event is approved for import as food and feed in several other countries, including the EU.
MON863 x MON810 maize is a product of the Monsanto company. It combines a coleopteran-specific insect resistance with a lepidopteran specific insect resistance.
MON863 x MON810 maize is commercially grown in the USA and in Canada. In addition, the stacked maize line can be imported in several other countries, including the EU.
In the EU, feed materials produced from MON863 x MON810 maize can be imported since 2003. In 2010, the EU Commission also authorised the import of food and feed products containing, consisting of, or produced from MON863 x MON810 maize
Bt11 is one of the older Bt maize, first authorized for cultivation in 1996. Bt11 produces the Bt toxin Cry1Ab against lepidoptera such as European corn borer (ECB, Ostrinia nubilalis and Mediterranean stem borer (MCB, Sesamia nonagrioides). In addition, Bt11 is herbicide-tolerant against the glufosinate-ammonium (BASTA, Liberty). It is currently authorized as food/feed, and this authorisation is currently getting renewed.