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EU identification numberB/BE/00/V3
Institution/CompanyAventis CropScience (PGS)
Year of release2000
Title of projectField evaluation of glucosinolate reductionin oilseed rape.
Organism Common NameOilseed rape
Organism Scientific NameBrassica napus
Traitlowered glucosinolate, glufosinate-R
Total surface1.624 m2
Period of releaseApril-October
Number of sites1
LocationsDe Pinte
Containment measuresAccording to the Belgian protocol for Brassicaceae(valid for the year 2000). The plot has to be free of seed drill. Isolationdistance of 1000 m to neighbouring commercial Brassicaceae fields. Nonharvested oilseed rape will be destructed. Post-harvest germed seedlingswill be destructed.
MonitoringA year after experimentation the cultivationof Brassicaca will be forbidden and the field will be followed as longas regrowths are observable: destruction of volunteers and wild relatives.
RemarksRepetition of B/BE/99/VW1 and B/BE/98/V5 andB/BE/97/VW7.
Type of procedureClassical procedure (repetition) - Art. 9§2of Royal Decision
Advisory BodyBiosafety Advisory Council
Competent AuthorityMinister of Agriculture

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