Broad Spectrum Insect Resistance

Tech ID: 16.618

Key Features

  • Modification of AMSH2 increases plant insect defence response
  • Genome editing approach to insect resistance


Genome editing techniques can be used to increase insect resistance to sap-sucking insects in crop plants, as demonstrated by field trials.

For further detailed information please download the non-confidential summary pdf.


Published: WO/2021/048272


Not yet published in the scientific literature.

Contact: Dr Lars von Borcke

Professor Saskia Hogenhout and Sam Mugford
John Innes Centre (Norwich, UK)