The GMO Panel assessed maize MON 95379 (EFSA, 2022a). The maize contains genes expressing two new insecticidal Bt proteins, Cry1B.868 andCry1Da_7.
Cry1Da_7 and Cry1B.868 are modified versions of Bt toxins which do not occur in nature. Cry1Da_7 shows enhanced activity against corn earworm, Cry1B.868 was changed to make the Bt toxin more effective against fall armyworm.
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