General Information – GM Sugar-beet

 Most genetically modified sugar-beet is grown in the United States. The most commonly planted variety is H7-1 (RoundUp Ready®), which makes up over 95% of total US sugar-beet cultivation.
Currently there are legal issues regarding the approval status of GM sugar-beet in the USA.

Main use of crop:

  • Sugar production
  • Use of molasses in feed

Genetic modifications:

  • Herbicide resistance

Test Parameters:

Variety Screening Qualitative* Quantitative* EU Approved
A5-15 X X X No
H7-1 X X X Yes
T120-7 X No

*event and/or construct specific test.

Please note that this is an excerpt of some of the available test parameter at FoodChain ID Testing. Our R&D Department is continuously developing and introducing new detection methods. Please contact our customer service if your desired parameter is not listed.