Genetically modified crops that have been approved and registered in Russia

Crop event Company Approval period
Bt potato Russet Burbank NL Monsanto 2000 - 2003
extended for 2003 - 2008
Bt Potato Superior NL Monsanto 2000 - 2003
extended for 2003 - 2008
GA 21 Roundup Ready® maize Monsanto 2000 - 2003
extended 2003 for 2004 - 2009
Bt maize MON 810 Monsanto 2000 - 2003
extended for 2004 - 2009
Roundup Ready® maize NK 603 Monsanto 2002 - 2008
Bt maize MON 863 Monsanto 2003 - 2008
Maize Bt 11 Syngenta Seeds S.A. 2003 - 2008 (application pending)
Liberty Link® Maize T25 Bayer Crop Science 2001 -2007 submitted in 2004,
still waiting
Roundup Ready® soybeans 40-3-2 Monsanto 1999 - 2002
extended for 2002 - 2008
Liberty Link® Soybeans A2704-12 Bayer Crop Sciences 2002 -2007
Liberty Link® Soybeans A5547-127 Bayer Crop Sciences 2002 - 2007
Roundup Ready® sugar beet #77 * Monsanto / Syngenta 2001 - 2006
Sugar derived from Roundup Ready® sugar beet #77 * Monsanto / Syngenta 2001 - 2006
Liberty Link® rice LL62 Bayer Crop Sciences 2003 - 2008
Roundup Ready® sugar beet H7-1 Monsanto / KWS 2006 for unlimited period
Bt potato "Elizaveta" Center of Bioengineering, Russia 2005 - 2010

* Company did not request registration extension


Genetically modified crops waiting for approval (2006)

Crop event Company Application date Trait
Maize MON 88017 Monsanto January 2005 High starch content – tolerant to Roundup Ready® and resistant to corn root worm (Diabrotica sp.)
Bt potato "Lugovskoy" Center of Bioengineering, Russia 2004
Maize RR J21 Bayer January 2006
Maize 3272 Bayer January 2006 (with fermented alfa-amilaza)*
Maize MIR604 Bayer April 2006 resistant to corn root worm

* Ferment that splits starch in ethanol production