B/BE/03/V1: Field assessment of self-fertilizing apple

GMTW-392 , updated 8 Sep 2010
withdrawn after public protests. "The consent was not given because the regional minister used its veto right to refuse the trial. The final decision (in NL) can be found on http://biosafety.ihe.be/DTB/SearchTP.html" (JRC 2003)
2003 - 2006

Tree species

Malus domestica

Notifier & developers

Locations of this trial

All trial locations with the same GM trees


The release was planned because the trees were getting to big for the greenhouse in which they were already growing at the location. During a public protest at the location it was visible that ventilation windows of the glasshouse were open.
The application was later withdrawn, and the university claimed that they were stopping the development all together.