Communique of GTTAC Meeting of 9 March 2016
This Communiqué covers matters considered at the 10th video conference of the Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee (9 March 2016).
The Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources is seeking approval for the limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for enhanced nitrogen use efficiency and water use efficiency. The different types of GM wheat plants will each contain one introduced gene out of the 23 genes being tested. The candidate genes are all derived from either perennial ryegrass or Antarctic hair grass.