Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center


USDA Permit and Notification Resources

The documents provided by the SBC in no way guarantee compliance to USDA regulations.

The following resources are samples of resources needed for growing transgenic crops at the UC Davis, Seed Biotechnology Center using tomato.  They are freely available to adapt to your specific crop and situation.

Sample Field Book for transgenic plants
USDA Regulation Presentation

Useful USDA links:

USDA-APHIS input on RR Alfalfa

Specialty Crops Regulatory Assistance (SCRA) - a collaborative, public-private effort to assist public and private-sector developers of biotechnology-derived specialty crops in their efforts to complete the complex US regulatory process for commercialization of biotechnology-derived crops.

Public Research and Regulations Initiative

Public Research & Regulations Initiative

Crop Life

Biotechnology Tutorials Online

Environmental Stress Tolerance

Field Trial Compliance

Identity Preservation

Methods for Detection of Transgenic Plants

New Tools for Plant Breeding

Int'l Service for the Acquistion of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)


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