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EU identification numberB/BE/00/V7
Institution/CompanyAventis CropScience
Year of release2000
Title of projectField evaluation of Brassica juncea hybridsand parental lines.
Organism Common NameIndian Mostard
Organism Scientific NameBrassica juncea
Traitglufosinaat-R, male sterility, fertility restorer,kanamycine-R
Total surface4.000 m2
Period of releaseMay-October
Number of sites1
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 indian mustard 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.
Type of procedureClassical procedure - Art. 9§1 of RoyalDecision
Advisory BodyBiosafety Advisory Council
Competent AuthorityMinister of Agriculture

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