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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

PlantsDeveloper, producer, countryTraitaSpecificationTechnological specificationReferences
CanolaCibus, Canada; Cibus, USAHerbicide toleranceODM[23]
Bayer BioScience N.V., Belgium[148]
CassavaDonald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, USAHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/Cas9
SDN3
[149]
CottonBayer CropScience N.V., BelgiumHerbicide toleranceMega-nucleases
SDN3
[150]
FlaxCibus, USAHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/Cas9 SDN1[151]
MaizeDuPont Pioneer, USAHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/Cas9
SDN1, SDN2, SDN3
[48, 49]
Dow AgroScience, USAZFN SDN3[99, 152]
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, USAODM[153, 154]
PotatoMichigan State University, USAHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/Cas9, TALENs SDN2[155]
RiceChinese Academy of Sciences, ChinaHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/Cas9 SDN2[156]
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Huazhong Agricultural University, China; University of California San Diego, USACRISPR/Cas9 SDN2[157]
Zhejiang University, ChinaTALENs SDN2[158]
Tohoku University, JapanODM[159]
Kobe University, Japan; University of Tsukuba, JapanBE[160, 161]
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi ArabiaCRISPR/Cas9 SDN2[162]
SoybeanDuPont Pioneer, USAHerbicide toleranceCRISPR/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