Patents Examined by Allen J. Robinson
  • Patent number: 6479511
    Abstract: Novel fungicidal compositions having a synergistically increased action, wherein component a) is a 4-phenoxyquinoline of formula I  in association with b) either an azole fungicide (II), or a morpholine fungicide (III), or a compound of formula IV (spiroxamine), or a compound of formula V (fenpropidine), or a compound of formula VI (dimethomorph), or a compound of formula VII (pyrimethanil, cyprodinil), or prochloraz.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2002
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
    Inventors: Gertrude Knauf-Beiter, Jürg Speich
  • Patent number: 6479537
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods for synergistic control of ectoparasitic arthropods with a synergistically effective amount of a combination of the macrocyclic lactone moxidectin and an arylpyrrole compound. Also provided are methods of protecting animals from infestation and attack by ectoparasites with said combination. The present invention also provides synergistic insecticidal compositions comprising as essential active ingredients the macrocyclic lactone moxidectin and an arylpyrrole compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2002
    Assignee: American Cyanamid Company
    Inventors: Kathleen Heaney, Mary E. Doscher, Douglas Rugg
  • Patent number: 6472428
    Abstract: A method of combating phytopathogenic diseases on crop plants includes applying to the crop plants or the locus thereof being infested with a phytopathogenic disease an effective amount of a combination of a) (E,E)-&agr;-(methoxyimino)-2-[[[[1-[3 (trifluoromethyl)phenyl]ethylidene]amino]oxy]methyl]-benzeneacetic acid methyl ester of formula I  in association with b) a benzophenone of formula II  wherein R1 is hydrogen, halogen, C1-5alkyl or CF3; R2 is halogen, C1-5alkyl or CF3; R3 is C1-5alkyl or optionally substituted benzyl; and R4 is C1-5alkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Neil Leadbitter
  • Patent number: 6472417
    Abstract: The present invention provides an insecticidal composition comprising, as active ingredients, (a) at least one pyrethroid compound and (b) an N-arylpyrazole compound such as 5-amino-3-cyano-1-(2,6-dichloro-4-trifluoromethylphenyl)-4-trifluoromethylsulfmylpyrazole, and an insecticidal method which comprises applying the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2002
    Assignee: Rhone-Poulenc Agrochimie
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kodama, Yasuhiro Wada, Rikio Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 6472429
    Abstract: A method of combating phytopathogenic diseases on crop plants includes applying to the crop plants or the locus thereof being infested with a phytopathogenic disease an effective amount of a combination of a) (E,E)-&agr;-(methoxyimino)-2-[[[[1-[3(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]ethylidene]amino]oxy]methyl]-benzeneacetic acid methyl ester of formula I  in association with b) a benzophenone of formula II  wherein R1 is hydrogen, halogen, C1-4 alkoxy or NO2; and R2 is C1-6 alkyl or optionally substituted benzyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Neil Leadbitter
  • Patent number: 6469059
    Abstract: A fungicidal composition for paddy-rice plants has as active ingredients N-(1-cyano-1,2-dimethylpropyl)-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanamide in combination with one or more compounds selected from fungicidally active compounds. The combination is useful in a method for disease control of paddy-rice plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Tsutomu Nishiguchi, Sohkichi Tajima, Yoshinobu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 6462052
    Abstract: The invention concerns a synergistic fungicide and/or bactericide composition comprising dodine and a derivative of the anilino-pyrimidine family. The invention also concerns a preventive or curative method for fighting against phytopathogenic fungi and/or bacteria using such a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2002
    Assignee: Rhone-Poulenc Agro
    Inventors: Patrice Duvert, André Gillet
  • Patent number: 6455563
    Abstract: A plant-microbicidal composition having synergistic action, comprising at least two active ingredient components, wherein component I is a compound selected from the group (IA) 1-[3-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-(4-fluorophenyl)oxiran-2-ylmethyl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole (“epoxiconazol”); (IB) 4-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-phenyl-2-(1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-butyronitrile (“fenbuconazol”); (IC) 5-(4-chlorobenzyl)-2,2-dimethyl-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-cyclopentanol (“metconazol”); (ID) 2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)propyl-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethyl ether (“tetraconazol”); (IE) &agr;-[2-(4-chlorophenyl)ethyl]-&agr;-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole-1-ethanol (“tebuconazol”); (IF) 1-[4-bromo-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)tetrahydrofurfuryl]-1H-1,2,4-triazole (“bromuconazol”); or in each case one of the salts or metal complexes thereof; and component II is (IIA) 1-[2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3-dioxol
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Assignee: Syngenta Investment Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald Zeun, Gertrude Knauf-Beiter
  • Patent number: 6451855
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of combating phytopathogenic disease on a crop plant which comprises applying to the crop plant and/or its locus an effective amount of a combination of 2-[&agr;-{[(&agr;-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-benzyl)imino]-oxy}-o-tolyl]-glyoxalic acid methyl ester-O methyloxime (I) and at least one compound selected from a broad variety of other plant fungicides. The combinations exhibit synergistic fungicidal activity and are particularly effective in combating or preventing diseases of crop plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer AKtiengesellschaft
    Inventors: René Zurflüh, Neil Leadbitter
  • Patent number: 6451793
    Abstract: Insect infestation on growing plants is controlled by the administration of an insecticidally synergistically effective amount of a pyridazinone derivative and a fungicide to a locus of a growing plant in need of insect infestation control. Most preferably, the pyridazinone derivative is pyridaben and the fungicide is a strobilurin (e.g., kresoxim-methyl).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas E. Anderson, Hendrik L. Ypema, William M. Fletcher, Vivienne E. Harris
  • Patent number: 6448289
    Abstract: It is possible to repel arthropod by applying 4-hydroxy-6-methyl-3-(4- methylpentanoyl)-2-pyrone of formula: to a place where it is desired to repel arthropods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2002
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Co,. Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunichi Kubota, Yoshinori Shono
  • Patent number: 6448291
    Abstract: There are described new active compound combinations of a compound of the formula (I) with known fungicidal active compounds, and their use for combating phytopathogenic fungi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus Stenzel, Wilhelm Brandes, Stefan Dutzmann, Bernd-Wieland Krüger, Karl-Heinz Kuck, Rolf Pontzen, Thomas Seitz, Atsumi Kamochi, Ikuya Saitoh
  • Patent number: 6448240
    Abstract: The invention concerns a synergetic fungicide and/or bactericide composition comprising famoxadone and a phosphorous acid derivative; and a method for fighting, for cure or prevention, against phytopathogenic fungi and/or bacteria using such a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2002
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience, S.A.
    Inventors: Bernadette Givois, Marie-Pascale Latorse
  • Patent number: 6444692
    Abstract: A fungicidal mixture, comprising at least one compound selected from a) carbamates of the formula I,  where T is CH or N, n is 0, 1 or 2 and R is halogen, C1-C4-alkyl or C1-C4-haloalkyl, it being possible for the radicals R to be different if n is 2, a2) the oxime ether carboxylate of the formula II  or a3) the oxime ether carboxamide of the formula III,  and b) a compound of the formula IV in a synergistically effective amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus Schelberger, Maria Scherer, Reinhold Saur, Hubert Sauter, Bernd Müller, Erich Birner, Joachim Leyendecker, Eberhard Ammermann, Gisela Lorenz, Siegfried Strathmann
  • Patent number: 6444693
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel active substance combinations of valinamide derivatives of formula (I), wherein R1 and R2 have the meaning cited in the description, and fenamidone. The invention also relates to the use of novel active substance combinations to combat phytopathogenic fungi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ulrike Wachendorff-Neumann, Klaus Stenzel, Thomas Seitz
  • Patent number: 6444690
    Abstract: The present invention relates to insecticidal mixtures of chloronicotinyl insecticides of the formula (I) in which R1 represents C1-C5-alkyl, R2 represents hydrogen or C1-C5-alkyl or R1 and R2 together represent —CH2—CH2—; —CH2—CH2—CH2— or X represents an NH group, NCH3 group or represents sulphur, Y represents nitrogen or a CH group and Z represents cyano or nitro, with one or more of the synergists mentioned in the description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christoph Erdelen, Wolfgang Krämer, Kai-Uwe Brüggen
  • Patent number: 6441028
    Abstract: A phytomicrobicidal composition comprising such an amount of at least two active ingredient components that a synergistic effect is achieved, together with a suitable carrier material, wherein component I is a compound of the formula I in which: X is CH or N; R is CH3 or cyclopropyl; Y is H, F, Cl, Br, CF3, CF3O, propargyloxy; Z is H, F, Cl, CF3, CF3O; or Y and Z together are a methylenedioxy, a (difluoromethylene)dioxy, an ethylenedioxy, a (trifluoroethylene)dioxy or a benzo group; and wherein component II is a compound selected from the group consisting of II A) metalaxyl, II B) R-metalaxyl, II C) furalaxyl, II D) benalaxyl, II E) ofurace, II F) oxadixyl, II G) cymoxanil and II H) mancozeb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Gertrude Knauf-Beiter, Ronald Zeun
  • Patent number: 6441031
    Abstract: Microbicide composition for plants, containing at least two active ingredient components in an amount producing synergistic activity, together with an appropriate filler, characterised in that component I is the compound 2-[&agr;-{-[(&agr;-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-benzyl)imino]-oxy-}-o-tolyl] -glyoxylic acid-methylester-O-methyloxime, and component II is a compound selected from the group IIA) 5,7-dichloro-4-(4-fluorophenoxy)quinoline (“Quinoxyfen”); IIB) 4-cyclopropyl-6-methyl-N-phenyl-2-pyrimidinamine (“Cyprodinil”); IIC) benzo(1,2,3)thiadiazole-7-carbothio-acid-S-methylester (“Acibenzolar-S-methyl”); lID) 3-anilino-5-methyl-5-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-1,3-oxazolidine-2,4-dione (“Famoxadone”); IIE) 8-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-N-ethyl-N-propyl-1,4-dioxaspiro[4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Paul Margot, Gertrude Knauf-Beiter
  • Patent number: 6436976
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions for controlling plant pests, which contain the compound of the formula (I) in a mixture with fungicidally active compounds, except for cyclopropylcarboxamide derivatives and azolylmethylcycloalkanes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2002
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christoph Erdelen, Wolfram Andersch, Klaus Stenzel, Astrid Mauler-Machnik, Wolfgang Krämer
  • Patent number: 6436934
    Abstract: Fungicidal mixtures comprise as active components a) an amide compound of the formula I A—CO—NR1R2  I in which A, R1 and R2 are as defined in the description, and b) dimethomorph or flumetover, and/or c) a valinamide of the formula III  in which R13 is C3-C4-alkyl and R14 is naphthyl or phenyl, where the phenyl radical is substituted in the 4-position by a halogen atom, a C1-C4-alkyl or C1-C4-alkoxy group, and/or d) benalaxyl, ofurace, metalaxyl, furalaxyl or oxydixyl, and/or e) 1-(2-cyano-2-methoxyiminoacetyl)-3-ethylurea in a synergistically effective amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus Schelberger, Maria Scherer, Karl Eicken, Manfred Hampel, Eberhard Ammermann, Gisela Lorenz, Siegfreid Strathmann