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EU identification numberB/BE/95/WSP5
Year of release1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Title of projectSelection program of glufosinate tolerant chicorylines and families with the view of the production of new synthetic varietiesand tolerant hybrids.
Organism Common NameChicory
Organism Scientific NameCichorium intybus
Total surfaceIn 2000: 2.450 m2
Period of releaseApril-November
Number of sitesIn 2000: 6
LocationsIn 2000: Hérinnes, Escannafles, Pottes,Cordes, Warcoing
Containment measuresSeed production is carried out under physicalcontainment conditions (greenhouse or pollen-free cages). A study concerningoutcrossing to related species takes place in the greenhouse. Destructionof vegetative material at end of experiment.
MonitoringFollow up of field during 2 seasons: destructionof volunteers and bolters.
Type of procedureSimplified procedure (continued) - Art. 9§3of Royal Decision
Advisory BodySBB - Secretariat of Biosafety Advisory Council
Competent AuthorityMinister of Agriculture

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