Bt Plant-Incorporated Protectants October 15, 2001 Biopesticides Registration Action Document
700 Chesterfield Parkway North Saint Louis, Missouri 63198
D. Bt Potato Plant-incorporated protectants
Cry3A Bt Potato
OPP Chemical Code: 006432
Pesticide Name: Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3A Delta-Endotoxin and the Genetic Material Necessary for its Production in Potato
Trade and Other Names: NewLeaf®
Uses: Full Commercial Use in Potatoes
Target Pest(s): Colorado Potato Beetle
Registrant: Monsanto Company 700 Chesterfield Parkway North Saint Louis, Missouri 63198
E. Bt Plant-incorporated protectants Use, Registration Approval History, and Tolerance Listings
EPA estimates adoption of Bt field corn was 0.4 million acres (1%) in 1996, 4.4 million acres (6%) in 1997, 14.5 million acres (18%) in 1998, 19.8 million acres (26%) in 1999, and 19.5 million acres (25%) in 2000, the last year for which EPA has firm data.
The following map was provided to the Agency by the Agricultural Biotechnology Stewardship Technical Committee (2000), from data compiled by FSI, Inc.