Patents Examined by Anne Kubelik
  • Patent number: 11109553
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01072328. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01072328. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01072328 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01072328 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Thomas P. Jury
  • Patent number: 11102944
    Abstract: The present disclosure concerns triploid hybrid watermelon plants characterized by a tolerance to powdery mildew (PM) and capable of producing seedless fruits with a total soluble solid (TSS) in the range of 10% to 13%, and a red fruit flesh. In some embodiments, the triploid plants are resistant to at least one of PM1 and PM2 races. The present disclosure also concerns seeds of said triploid watermelon plant, and any progeny of such plant. Further provided by the present disclosure is a diploid watermelon line having tolerance to PM and being capable of pollinating a tetraploid watermelon to produce a triploid hybrid, as well as the tetraploid watermelon and methods of producing said triploid plant from said diploid and tetraploid plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: ORIGENE SEEDS LTD.
    Inventor: Eyal A. Vardi
  • Patent number: 11096359
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01077377. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01077377. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01077377 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01077377 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Catherine N. Nyinyi Hatcher
  • Patent number: 11096353
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of cucumber hybrid SV8592CS. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of cucumber hybrid SV8592CS and to methods for producing a cucumber plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a cucumber plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of cucumber hybrid SV8592CS comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Nischit Shetty
  • Patent number: 11096360
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01067560. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01067560. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01067560 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01067560 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Leandro Mozzoni
  • Patent number: 11096361
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01073072. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01073072. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01073072 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01073072 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Thomas L. Floyd
  • Patent number: 11096344
    Abstract: Various methods and compositions are provided for identifying and/or selecting a soybean plant or soybean germplasm with improved resistance to Brown Stem Rot infection. In certain embodiments, the method comprises detecting at least one allele of one or more marker locus within or linked to a QTL associated with Brown Stem Rot resistance. In further embodiments, the method comprises crossing a selected soybean plant with a recurrent soybean parent plant. Further provided herein are marker loci, marker alleles, primers, probes, and kits suitable for identifying and/or selecting soybean plants or soybean germplasms with improved resistance to Brown Stem Rot infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventors: Donald Earl Kyle, Joshua Michael Shendelman, John Bryan Woodward
  • Patent number: 11091772
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for conferring pesticidal activity to bacteria, plants, plant cells, tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions comprising a coding sequence for a toxin polypeptide are provided. The coding sequences can be used in DNA constructs or expression cassettes for transformation and expression in plants and bacteria. Compositions also comprise transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, tissues, and seeds. In particular, isolated toxin nucleic acid molecules are provided. Additionally, amino acid sequences corresponding to the polynucleotides are encompassed, and antibodies specifically binding to those amino acid sequences. In particular, the present invention provides for isolated nucleic acid molecules comprising nucleotide sequences encoding the amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO:2, or the nucleotide sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO: 1, as well as variants and fragments thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: BASF Agricultural Solutions Seed US LLC
    Inventors: James Doroghazi, Duane Lehtinen, Elyse Ann Rodgers-Vieira, Jongmin Baek
  • Patent number: 11076552
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01073356. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01073356. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01073356 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01073356 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Philip A. Owen
  • Patent number: 11071272
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01073195. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01073195. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01073195 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01073195 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Craig K. Moots, David L. Price
  • Patent number: 11060105
    Abstract: Novel insecticidal proteins isolated from Bacillus thuringiensis that are active against lepidopteran insect pests are disclosed. The DNA encoding the insecticidal proteins can be used to transform various prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms to express the insecticidal proteins. These recombinant organisms can be used to control lepidopteran insects in various environments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Matthew Richard Bramlett, Katherine Seguin, Vance Cary Kramer, Mark Scott Rose
  • Patent number: 11044865
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01073029. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01073029. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01073029 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01073029 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Leandro Mozzoni
  • Patent number: 11041166
    Abstract: Compositions and methods and for enhancing the resistance of plants to a plant disease caused by a Phytophthora species are provided. The compositions comprise nucleic acid molecules encoding resistance (R) gene products and variants thereof and plants, seeds, and plant cells comprising such nucleic acid molecules. The methods for enhancing the resistance of a plant to a plant disease caused by a Phytophthora species comprise introducing a nucleic acid molecule encoding an R gene product into a plant cell. Additionally provided are methods for using the plants in agriculture to limit plant disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Two Blades Foundation
    Inventors: Kamil Witek, Hari S. Karki, Florian Gunter Jupe, Jonathan D. G. Jones
  • Patent number: 11039588
    Abstract: The invention provides a Tomato Leaf Curl New Dehli Virus (ToLCNDV) tolerance or resistant QTL in cucurbit plants and plants comprising the QTL. The invention also provides molecular markers linked to QTL. The invention further provides methods of breeding to produce plants that are resistant to ToLCNDV, and the resistant plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Vilmorin & Cie
    Inventors: Julien Mazet, Juan Aguilar, Isabelle Justafre, Eric Lionneton
  • Patent number: 11026385
    Abstract: New watermelon variety designated ‘Red Garnet’ is described. ‘Red Garnet’ is a watermelon variety exhibiting stability and uniformity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Enza Zaden Beheer B.V.
    Inventors: Laura Barham Brown, Robert Barham
  • Patent number: 11021717
    Abstract: Compositions having pesticidal activity and methods for their use are provided. Compositions include isolated and recombinant polypeptide sequences having pesticidal activity, recombinant and synthetic nucleic acid molecules encoding the pesticidal polypeptides, DNA constructs comprising the nucleic acid molecules, vectors comprising the nucleic acid molecules, host cells comprising the vectors, and antibodies to the pesticidal polypeptides. Nucleotide sequences encoding the polypeptides provided herein can be used in DNA constructs or expression cassettes for transformation and expression in organisms of interest. The compositions and methods provided herein are useful for the production of organisms with enhanced pest resistance or tolerance. Transgenic plants and seeds comprising a nucleotide sequence that encodes a pesticidal protein of the invention are also provided. Methods are provided for producing the polypeptides disclosed herein, and for using those polypeptides for controlling a pest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: AGBIOME, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Parks, Kira Bulazel Roberts, Rebecca E. Thayer
  • Patent number: 11021716
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein. In particular, the nucleic acid sequences are useful for preparing plants and microorganisms that possess insecticidal activity. Thus, transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, plant tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions are insecticidal nucleic acids and proteins of bacterial species. The sequences find use in the construction of expression vectors for subsequent transformation into organisms of interest including plants, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The pesticidal proteins find use in controlling, inhibiting growth or killing Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Dipteran, fungal, Hemipteran and nematode pest populations and for producing compositions with insecticidal activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Inventors: Daniel J Altier, Jennifer Kara Barry, Ryan Michael Gerber, Steven D Gruver, Lu Liu, Ute Schellenberger, Jun-Zhi Wei, Weiping Xie, Nasser Yalpani, Genhai Zhu
  • Patent number: 11019790
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01073304. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01073304. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01073304 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01073304 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Philip A. Owen
  • Patent number: 11021715
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Urna R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11006594
    Abstract: The present disclosure concerns triploid hybrid watermelon plants characterized by a tolerance to powdery mildew (PM) and capable of producing seedless fruits with a total soluble solid (TSS) in the range of 10% to 13%, and a red fruit flesh. In some embodiments, the triploid plants are resistant to at least one of PM1 and PM2 races. The present disclosure also concerns seeds of said triploid watermelon plant, and any progeny of such plant. Further provided by the present disclosure is a diploid watermelon line having tolerance to PM and being capable of pollinating a tetraploid watermelon to produce a triploid hybrid, as well as the tetraploid watermelon and methods of producing said triploid plant from said diploid and tetraploid plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: ORIGENE SEEDS LTD.
    Inventor: Eyal A. Vardi