Patents Examined by Bratislav Stankovic
  • Patent number: 11401525
    Abstract: Described herein are Solanaceae plants for producing fruits rich in anthocyanins concentration, wherein said plant comprises a mutated fading gene. Also described herein is a method of providing a Solanaceae plant for producing fruits rich in anthocyanins concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Enza Zaden Beheer B.V.
    Inventors: Cornelis Walter Verweij, Francesca Margherita Quattrocchio, Ronald Edwin Koes, Valentina Passeri
  • Patent number: 11399477
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a new and distinct variety of lettuce variety NUN 09148 LTL as well as seeds and plants and heads or leaves thereof. NUN 09148 LTL is a dark green Multileaf lettuce variety of medium size comprising resistance to Downy Mildew (Bremia lactucae) isolates B1:16-36 EU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NUNHEMS B.V.
    Inventor: Johan Van Zee
  • Patent number: 11388870
    Abstract: A novel hybrid pepper plant designated AWAKINO is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of pepper hybrid AWAKINO, to the plants and plant parts of hybrid pepper AWAKINO, and to methods for producing a pepper plant by crossing the hybrid pepper AWAKINO with itself or another pepper plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: HM.Clause, S.A.S.
    Inventor: Javier Noguera Diaz
  • Patent number: 11382290
    Abstract: Methods for conveying pathogen resistance into non-resistant soybean germplasm are provided. In some embodiments, the methods include introgressing pathogen resistance into a non-resistant soybean using one or more nucleic acid markers for marker-assisted breeding among soybean lines to be used in a soybean breeding program, wherein the markers are linked to and/or associated with pathogen resistance. Also provided are single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with resistance to pathogens; soybean plants, seeds, and tissue cultures produced by any of the disclosed methods; seed produced by the disclosed soybean plants; and compositions including amplification primer pairs capable of initiating DNA polymerization by a DNA polymerase on soybean nucleic acid templates to generate soybean marker amplicons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Ju-Kyung Yu, Becky Welsh Breitinger, David Plunkett, Ainong Shi, Daniel Dyer
  • Patent number: 11382295
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the corn variety designated CV432010. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CV432010, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CV432010 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to corn seeds and plants produced by crossing plants of variety CV432010 with plants of another variety, such as another inbred line. The invention further relates to the inbred and hybrid genetic complements of plants of variety CV432010.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventor: Khusi R. Tiwari
  • Patent number: 11384402
    Abstract: Various methods and compositions are provided for identifying and/or selecting a sorghum plant or germplasm with or without a cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) trait. 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 CMS. In further embodiments, the method comprises crossing a selected sorghum plant with a recurrent sorghum parent plant and selecting progeny with CMS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Inventors: Sunita R Chilakamarri, David Alan Hessel, Siva S Ammiraju Jetty, Maria Laura Mayor
  • Patent number: 11382297
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH011076. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH011076, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH011076 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH011076.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventors: Fufa H. Birru, Christian J. Buffard, Jeffrey M. Sernett
  • Patent number: 11377667
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of controlling insect pests, in particular Leptinotarsa spp. which infest crop plants, and methods of providing plants resistant to such pests. Also disclosed are polynucleotides and recombinant DNA molecules and constructs useful in such methods, insecticidal compositions such as topical sprays containing insecticidal double-stranded RNAs, and solanaceous plants with improved resistance to infestation by Leptinotarsa spp. Further disclosed are methods of selecting target genes for RNAi-mediated silencing and control of Leptinotarsa spp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Jodi Lynn Beattie, Michael John Crawford, Brian Donovan Eads, Lex Evan Flagel, Mahak Kapoor, Christina Marie Taylor
  • Patent number: 11377662
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods for the stable transformation of meristem explants from cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) and dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Michael William Petersen, Brian Joseph Martinell, Edward James Williams, Shawn Michael Kaeppler, Heidi F. Kaeppler
  • Patent number: 11369069
    Abstract: New lettuce variety designated ‘Payday’ is described. ‘Payday’ is a lettuce variety exhibiting stability and uniformity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Pinnacle Seed, Inc.
    Inventor: Mike Vanoli
  • Patent number: 11369073
    Abstract: Transgenic INIR12 maize plants comprising a vip3Aa19 or vip3Aa20 expression cassette linked to a secondary nopaline synthase terminator element which lack a selectable marker gene and/or which comprise modifications that provide for facile excision of the INIR12 transgenic locus from the maize plant genome are provided. Genomic DNA of INIR12 transgenic plants, detection of INIR12 plants and products thereof, methods of making INIR12 plants, and use of INIR12 plants to facilitate breeding are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: INARI AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Joshua L. Price, Michael Andreas Kock, Michael Lee Nuccio, Frédéric Van Ex, Alexandra Elata, Daniel Rodriguez Leal
  • Patent number: 11365421
    Abstract: Provided are isolated polynucleotides comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a polypeptide at least 80% identical to SEQ ID NO: 422, 362-421, 423-601, 2429-4085 and 4086, such as a polynucleotide which is at least 80% identical to SEQ ID NO: 260, 1-259, 261-361, 602-2427 and 2428, nucleic acid constructs comprising same, plant cells comprising same, transgenic plants expressing same, and methods of generating thereof for increasing the yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, oil content, fiber yield, fiber quality, nitrogen use efficiency and/or abiotic stress tolerance of a plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Evogene Ltd.
    Inventors: Noa Matarasso, Hagai Karchi
  • Patent number: 11365427
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of plant breeding and, more specifically, to the development of white rust (Albugo occidentalis) resistant and downy mildew (Peronospora farinosa f. sp. spinaceae) resistant spinach plants having elite agronomic traits. The resistance to white rust is conferred by one or more alleles that co-segregate with at least one molecular marker selected from the group of SEQ ID No. 1-10. The resistance to downy mildew is conferred by an allele that co-segregates with at least one molecular marker selected from the group of SEQ ID No. 11-13. The disclosure relates further to the use of the molecular markers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: POP VRIEND SEEDS BV
    Inventors: Jan De Visser, Johannes Marinus Rijk, Johannes Simon Groenendijk
  • Patent number: 11357188
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a Lactuca sativa seed designated 79-858 RZ. The present invention also relates to a Lactuca sativa plant produced by growing the 79-858 RZ seed. The invention further relates to methods for producing the lettuce cultivar, represented by lettuce variety 79-858 RZ.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: RIJK ZWAAN ZAADTEELT EN ZAADHANDEL B.V.
    Inventors: Clément Michel Bernard Morice, Egbert Carolus Johannes Smits
  • Patent number: 11359210
    Abstract: Transgenic INIR12 maize plants comprising a vip3Aa19 expression cassette linked to a secondary nopaline synthase terminator element which lack a selectable marker gene are provided. In certain embodiments such INIR12 transgenic plants comprise modifications that provide for facile excision of the INIR12 transgenic locus from the maize plant genome. Genomic DNA of INIR12 transgenic plants, detection of INIR12 plants and products thereof, methods of making INIR12 plants, and use of INIR12 plants to facilitate breeding are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Inari Agriculture Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua L. Price, Michael Andreas Kock, Michael Lee Nuccio, Frédéric Van Ex, Alexandra Elata, Daniel Rodriguez Leal
  • Patent number: 11357185
    Abstract: Molecular markers useful for identifying, selecting, and/or providing soybean plants displaying tolerance, improved tolerance, or susceptibility to iron deficiency, methods of their use, and compositions having one or more marker loci are provided. Methods comprise detecting at least one marker locus, detecting a haplotype, and/or detecting a marker profile. Methods may further comprise crossing a selected soybean plant with a second soybean plant. Isolated polynucleotides, primers, probes, kits, systems, as well as soybean plants, seeds, and parts thereof are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventors: Nadia Nikolayevna Krasheninnik, Landon Linn Ries, Joshua Michael Shendelman, Jordan Dustin Spear
  • Patent number: 11350582
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to compositions and methods for mutating a plant and plants and plant products produced by said methods. Also, compositions and methods for controlling a plant species are disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Stephen F. Austin State University
    Inventors: Shiyou Li, Ping Wang, Zushang Su
  • Patent number: 11345885
    Abstract: This invention relates to an agent for inducing a callus comprising a compound represented by Formula (I) or a hydrolysis product of an amide bond thereof: wherein Ar1 represents phenyl substituted with substituent or substituents selected from alkoxy and methylenedioxy; Ar2 represents phenyl substituted with halogen; R1 and R2 each represent hydrogen, alkyl, cyano, or carboxyl; R1 and R2 may together form oxo; R3 to R10 each represent hydrogen or methyl; and R3 and R4, R5 and R6, R7 and R8, and/or R9 and R10 may together form oxo; a method for inducing a callus and a method for plant transformation using such agent for inducing a callus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Takeshi Nakano, Tadao Asami, Ayumi Yamagami, Hiroyuki Osada, Misato Ohtani, Taku Demura
  • Patent number: 11345925
    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: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventors: Jennifer Kara Barry, James J English, Kevin A Fengler, Zhenglin Hou, Lu Liu, Eric Schepers, Jeffrey Sopa, Ingrid Udranszky
  • Patent number: 11339403
    Abstract: Methods and materials for modulating aluminum tolerance in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding aluminum tolerance-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Also disclosed are plants having increased tolerance to aluminum and methods of increasing plant yield in soil containing elevated levels of aluminum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Ceres, Inc.
    Inventors: Julissa Sosa, Wuyi Wang