Patents Represented by Attorney Roger B. Webster
  • Patent number: PP5173
    Abstract: An almond.times.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventor: Carl J. Hansen, deceased
  • Patent number: PP5210
    Abstract: An almond .times. peach hybrid rootstock tree which is large, vigorous, upright to vase-shaped with medium trunk and branches, and peach-like in appearance; densely foliated with large, thin, smooth, medium green leaves on vigorous shoots and medium size on spurs; the leaves having a crenate-serrate margin, medium length petiole, and usually reniform glands; blooms from half-hardy, medium size, plump, pubescent flower buds; the flowers being large and conspicuous with large, ovate petals slightly pink in bud but becoming white when open; and is a productive bearer of ovate, white-fleshed fruit (not useful to the clone) having a peach-like, reddish-brown, very hard stone with large ridges; the tree root system being adventitious and deep rooting with uniformly emerging roots which are large, straight, and outwardly and downwardly inclined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 1982
    Date of Patent: March 27, 1984
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventor: Carl J. Hansen, deceased
  • Patent number: PP5220
    Abstract: A pear tree which is of medium size and vigor, rapid growing, upright and tall with straight branches, vase-formed, hardy, foliated with medium size, ovate, taper-pointed, smooth, dark green leaves having a crenate to finely serrate margin, blooms with medium size, light pink to white flowers, and is a regular and productive to very productive bearer of large, uniform size, late ripening, juicy, sweet fleshed fruit; the fruit--in shape--being oblate and conical, ovate, oblique, symmetrical, and uniform, and the fruit having very waxy, highly glossy, deep red to purple-red skin, and white flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 1982
    Date of Patent: April 17, 1984
    Assignee: Fowler Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert E. Fowler
  • Patent number: PP5287
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree which is of medium to large size, vigorous, upright, medium dense, and vase form; foliated with large, smooth, many oblanceolate but some elliptical leaves having globose glands and a serrate margin; blooms from medium size, plump buds; the flowers being white and of medium size; and is a regular and productive bearer of medium size, somewhat oblate, clingstone fruit having red skin, firm, yellow flesh, and a brownish-orange stone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: October 2, 1984
    Inventors: Chris F. Zaiger, Gary N. Zaiger, Leigh M. Gardner, Grant G. Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP5307
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree which is of large size, vigorous, and semi-dense; foliated with medium size, mostly elliptical, some oblanceolate, leaves having a serrate margin, and globose glands; flowers from plump, free buds of medium size and length; the flowers being white; and is a regular and productive bearer of late maturing, large size, semi-freestone, globose fruit slightly flattened at the stem end, the fruit having bluish-red skin and firm, yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1983
    Date of Patent: October 30, 1984
    Inventors: Chris F. Zaiger, Gary N. Zaiger, Leith M. Gardner, Grant G. Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP5308
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree which is of large size, vigorous, medium dense, and upright; foliated with medium size, ovate to orbicular, pointed leaves having a coarsely serrate margin; blooms from medium size, plump buds; the flowers being of medium size and white tinged with pink; and is a regular and productive bearer of large size, firm flesh, early and uniformly ripening, well distributed, freestone, globose fruit somewhat compressed laterally toward the suture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1983
    Date of Patent: October 30, 1984
    Inventors: Chris F. Zaiger, Gary N. Zaiger, Leith M. Gardner, Grant G. Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP5320
    Abstract: An almond tree which is of medium size and vigor, open, and upright branching habit; sparsely foliated with small, lanceolate, acutely pointed leaves having a finely serrate margin and alternate, reniform glands; blooms heavily with white flowers; and is a regular and heavy producer of medium size, ovate, medium hard, thin shell nuts having small, ovate kernels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 1983
    Date of Patent: November 6, 1984
    Assignees: Clarence E. Aldrich, Maryanne Aldrich, Randal C. Aldrich
    Inventor: Clarence E. Aldrich
  • Patent number: PP5377
    Abstract: An almond tree which is medium size, dense, vigorous, and precocious; foliated with medium size, acuminate, abruptly pointed, thin, smooth leaves having a coarsely serrate margin, long slender petiole, and small, green, alternate, globose glands; blooms heavily with white flowers; and is a regular and heavy bearer of nuts borne in clusters on short spurs; the out-of-hull nuts being of medium size and well sealed, and the out-of-shell kernels being of medium size, ovate, and plump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 1983
    Date of Patent: December 25, 1984
    Inventor: Robert H. Schmidt
  • Patent number: PP5382
    Abstract: An almond tree which is medium size, open, spreading, and vigorous; abundantly foliated with medium size, acuminate, acutely pointed leaves having a glandular, coarsely serrate margin, a medium length petiole, and medium size, alternate, globose, green glands; blooms very heavily with reddish-pink flowers; and is a regular and heavy bearer of well-distributed nuts borne in thin, tough hulls; the out-of-hull nuts and the out-of-shell kernels being of medium size and oval form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 1, 1985
    Inventor: Raymond J. Esau
  • Patent number: PP5478
    Abstract: A cherry tree which is large, vigorous, upright, dense, vase-formed, and hardy; foliated with large, ovate, medium thick, smooth, abruptly pointed, dark green leaves having a crenate to coarsely serrate margin, a petiole of medium length and thickness, and medium size, alternate, reniform, red glands; blooms early from hardy, free buds of medium size and length; the flowers being of medium size and white; and is a regular and very productive bearer of early and evenly ripening, semi-freestone, uniform, medium size fruit broadly compressed toward the suture, the fruit having thick to medium thick, tough skin dark purple when eating ripe, and red flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 28, 1985
    Inventors: Fred W. Anderson, deceased, by Wendel J. Olson, heir
  • Patent number: PP5480
    Abstract: A nectarine tree which is large, vigorous, upright when young and spreading at maturity; foliated with medium size, lanceolate, dark green leaves having a broadly crenate margin and medium size, reniform, uniform, alternate stem glands; blooms from hardy, conic flower buds of medium size and length, the bloom time being medium compared with other varieties and very similar to Flamekist; the flowers being abundant, large, light pink, and showy; and is a regular and productive bearer of late-ripening, large, uniform, clingstone fruit nearly round to ovate in lateral aspect and globose in axial aspect; the fruit having red-blushed-over-yellow, glossy skin, yellow flesh, and a dark brown stone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 28, 1985
    Assignees: Glenn T. Nakagawa, Allan T. Nakagawa
    Inventor: Glenn T. Nakagawa
  • Patent number: PP5486
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree which is medium to large size, medium vigorous, upright, and medium dense; foliated with medium size, mostly elliptical, some oblanceolate, leaves having a serrate margin, and globose glands; flowers from plump, free buds of medium to large size and length; and is a regular and productive bearer of large, clingstone, nearly globose fruit slightly flattened at the base and apex, the fruit having bluish-red skin and yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 1983
    Date of Patent: June 4, 1985
    Inventors: Chris F. Zaiger, Gary N. Zaiger, Leith M. Gardner, Grant G. Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP5583
    Abstract: An almond tree which is of medium size, medium vigor, open, and spreading; foliated in medium quantity with medium size, lanceolate, abruptly pointed leaves having a finely serrate margin and globose glands; blooms late and heavily with white flowers; and is a regular and productive bearer of a heavy, well-set, late-harvesting crop of medium size nuts having a relatively large, elongated, flat, sweet kernel of good quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 1984
    Date of Patent: December 3, 1985
    Inventors: David E. Blickenstaff, deceased, by Esther L. Blickenstaff, Trustee
  • Patent number: PP5624
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree which is of large size, vigorous, medium dense, and upright in growth; foliated with medium size, mostly elliptical leaves having a crenate margin; blooms from plump, free buds of medium size and length; and is a regular and productive bearer of very large, firm, red-blushed, yellow-flesh, semi-freestone fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 7, 1986
    Inventors: Chris F. Zaiger, Gary N. Zaiger, Leith M. Gardner, Grant G. Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP5709
    Abstract: A peach tree which is of medium size, vigorous, upright, dense, round-topped, and hardy; foliated with large, oval-lanceolate, abruptly pointed leaves having a glandular, finely serrate margin, a petiole of medium length and thickness, and medium size, alternate, green, reniform glands; blooms early with medium size, pink flowers whose buds are hardy, free, and of medium size and length; and is a regular and very productive bearer of uniform, medium size, broadly compressed, globose, freestone, early-ripening fruit having yellow skin blushed with red, and yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1986
    Assignee: Richland Sales Co.
    Inventor: Albert H. Michaelian
  • Patent number: PP5710
    Abstract: A peach tree which is large, vigorous, upright, dense, vase form, and hardy; foliated with medium size, lanceolate, acutely pointed leaves having a crenate margin, short thick petiole, and alternate, globose, red glands; blooms early from hardy, medium size, medium length, pointed, appressed, pubescent flower buds; the flowers being of medium size and pink; and is a regular and very productive bearer of early ripening, medium but variable size, clingstone fruit of symmetrical, globose form; the fruit having yellow skin partially overspread with red, and yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1986
    Inventor: Ronald L. Chan
  • Patent number: PP5715
    Abstract: A peach tree which is of medium size and vigor, spreading, open, vase-form and hardy; foliated with medium size, lanceolate leaves having a finely serrate margin, a petiole of medium length and thickness, and reniform glands which are small, opposite, and green; blooms with pink flowers; and is a regular and productive bearer of medium size, semi-freestone, globose fruit somewhat variable and unsymmetrical, with unequal sides; the fruit having skin of yellow ground color blushed red, and yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 15, 1986
    Assignee: Alvin Peters
    Inventor: Kenneth P. Duerksen
  • Patent number: PP5839
    Abstract: A peach tree which is of medium size and vigor, spreading, open, vase form, and half-hardy; foliated with large, lanceolate, acuminate leaves having a serrate margin, long, medium-thick petiole, and alternate, medium to small, globose, yellowish-green glands positioned on the petiole; blooms early from hardy, large, medium size, plump, appressed-to-free flower buds; the flowers being medium size, showy, and white to slightly pink in color; and is a regular and very productive bearer of uniform, medium size, symmetrical, globose, semi-freestone fruit having bright orange-yellow skin substantially overspread with red, and yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 1984
    Date of Patent: December 23, 1986
    Assignee: S.A.R.L. Castang
    Inventor: Georges Carbonneil
  • Patent number: PP5926
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree which is large, vigorous, upright, vase-formed, and hardy; foliated with medium size, ovate, acuminate, acutely pointed leaves having a doubly finely serrate margin, and opposite glands; blooms from hardy, plump, obtuse, free, glabrous flower buds of medium size and length; the flowers being single, blooming early, medium size, and white with a pink tinge; and is a regular and productive bearer of early ripening, uniform, small, broadly ovoid, freestone fruit having vivid, wine red skin with a light bloom, and dark red flesh; the fruit--of fresh market, dessert quality--having a pleasing, desireable flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 7, 1987
    Assignee: Young Family Trust
    Inventor: John D. Young
  • Patent number: PP6045
    Abstract: The present variety of peach tree is a comparatively early ripening mutation of the O'Henry, and is characterized by a tree of medium to large size, medium vigor, and the regular and very productive bearing of highly colored, well-sized, fully freestone, fine textured fruit of very good flavor and superior eating quality; the fruit ripening substantially two weeks earlier than the O'Henry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 27, 1987
    Inventor: Michael D. Jost