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Table 5 Genome-editing for generating herbicide tolerant plants (1996–May 2018)

From: What is the available evidence for the range of applications of genome-editing as a new tool for plant trait modification and the potential occurrence of associated off-target effects: a systematic map

Plants Developer, producer, country Traita Specification Technological specification References
Canola Cibus, Canada; Cibus, USA Herbicide tolerance ODM [23]
Bayer BioScience N.V., Belgium [148]
Cassava Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, USA Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9 SDN3 [149]
Cotton Bayer CropScience N.V., Belgium Herbicide tolerance Mega-nucleases SDN3 [150]
Flax Cibus, USA Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9 SDN1 [151]
Maize DuPont Pioneer, USA Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9 SDN1, SDN2, SDN3 [48, 49]
Dow AgroScience, USA ZFN SDN3 [99, 152]
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, USA ODM [153, 154]
Potato Michigan State University, USA Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9, TALENs SDN2 [155]
Rice Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9 SDN2 [156]
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Huazhong Agricultural University, China; University of California San Diego, USA CRISPR/Cas9 SDN2 [157]
Zhejiang University, China TALENs SDN2 [158]
Tohoku University, Japan ODM [159]
Kobe University, Japan; University of Tsukuba, Japan BE [160, 161]
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia CRISPR/Cas9 SDN2 [162]
Soybean DuPont Pioneer, USA Herbicide tolerance CRISPR/Cas9 SDN2 [163]
CRISPR/Cas9 SDN3 [164]
  1. aNo detailed breakdown regarding chemical agents
  2. TALENs Transcription Activator-Like Effector Nucleases, CRISPR/Cas9 Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/CRISPR associated protein 9, ZFN Zinc-Finger Nuclease, ODM Oligo-Directed Mutagenesis, SDN Site directed nucleases, BE base editing