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Table 7 Genome-editing in plants to improve tolerance to abiotic stress (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

Plant Developer, producer, country Trait Specification Technological specification References
Maize Ghent University, Belgium; Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium; Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenia Drought tolerance CRISPR/Cas9
DuPont Pioneer, USA CRISPR/Cas9
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Rice Anhui Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Salt tolerance CRISPR/Cas9
Rice Huazhong Agricultural University, China Arsenic tolerance CRISPR/Cas9
Sun Yat-sen University, China CRISPR/Cas9
Soybean USDA-ARS, USA Drought and salt tolerance CRISPR/Cas9
Wheat Montana State University, USA Drought tolerance CRISPR/Cas9
  1. CRISPR/Cas9 Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/CRISPR associated protein 9, SDN Site directed nucleases