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Table 6 Genome-editing in plants for industrial utilization (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

PlantDeveloper, producer, countryTraitSpecificationTechnological specificationReferences
PennycressIllinois State University, USAProduct qualityAltered oil compositionCRISPR/Cas9
SDN1
[165]
PoplarUniversity of Georgia, USAProduct qualityStem wood discoloration due to lignin reductionCRISPR/Cas9
SDN1
[166]
PotatoSwedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SwedenProduct qualityImproved starch qualityCRISPR/Cas9
SDN1
[167]
SugarcaneUniversity of Florida, USAProduct qualityReduced lignin contentTALENs
SDN1
[168, 169]
SwitchgrassNoble Research Institute, USAProduct qualityReduced lignin contentCRISPR/Cas9[170]
TobaccoNorth Carolina State University, USAProduct qualityReduced nicotine contentMeganucleases
SDN1
[171]
  1. CRISPR/Cas9 Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/CRISPR associated protein 9, TALENs Transcription Activator-Like Effector Nucleases, SDN Site directed nucleases