Patents Examined by David H Kruse
  • Patent number: 10687491
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP051 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP051, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10674699
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for preparing a conifer seedling with increased tolerance to a pest. A conifer seedling is inoculated with an isolated endophyte when the conifer seedling is susceptible to colonization by the endophyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Irving Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: John David Miller, Greg William Adams
  • Patent number: 10660290
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH47CK and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH47CK with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH47CK through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH47CK or a locus conversion of PH47CK with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Brandon Michael Wardyn
  • Patent number: 10655143
    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, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The insecticidal 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: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: David C. Cerf, James J. English, Carol A. Hendrick, Lu Liu, Jarred K. Oral, Phillip A. Patten, Barbara A. Rosen, Ute Schellenberger, Ingrid Udranszky, Jun-Zhi Wei, Genhai Zhu
  • Patent number: 10653095
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH487D and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH487D with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH487D through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH487D or a locus conversion of PH487D with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Elliot Lee Heffner
  • Patent number: 10645896
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH416S and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH416S with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH416S through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH416S or a locus conversion of PH416S with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Neway Challa Mengistu
  • Patent number: 10638715
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a cotton variety, designated PHY499WRF, the plants and seeds of the cotton variety PHY499WRF, methods for producing a cotton plant, either varietal or hybrid, produced by crossing the cotton variety PHY499WRF with itself or with another cotton plant, hybrid cotton seeds and plants produced by crossing the variety PHY499WRF with another cotton variety or plant, methods for producing a cotton plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes, and the transgenic cotton plants produced by that method. This disclosure also relates to cotton varieties derived from cotton variety PHY499WRF, to methods for producing other cotton varieties derived from cotton variety PHY499WRF, and to the varieties derived by the use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Phytogen Seed Company, LLC
    Inventors: Mustafa G. McPherson, Joel F. Mahill
  • Patent number: 10638691
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP057 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP057, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10638690
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP050 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP050, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10638692
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP058 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP058, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10638693
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP059 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP059, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10631515
    Abstract: The disclosure provides Pentas flowers comprising petals exhibiting an anthocyanin pigment star pattern, wherein said anthocyanin pigment star pattern is defined as comprising a substantial lack of anthocyanin pigment in the petal center and a presence of anthocyanin pigment in the petal margins. The disclosure also provides Pentas plants comprising a decreased level of dihydroflavonol reductase (DFR) transcripts resulting in an anthocyanin pigment star pattern and methods for producing a plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a plant of another genotype. The disclosure further relates to seeds, plant parts, and plants produced by crossing Pentas plants of the disclosure with themselves or plants of a different genotype.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventors: Jason Jandrew, Alan D. Blowers, Monica J. Norby
  • Patent number: 10631516
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new methods of selecting and breeding organisms, in particular organisms which exhibit symbiotic behaviour with symbionts, and to new organisms and symbiota developed thereby, such as plant or grass and endophyte symbiota. Multiple symbionts are deployed in multiple organisms and selected for improved symbiotic compatibility and performance early in the breeding process. Methods include producing improved organisms from germplasm, by inoculating host organism germplasm libraries with symbionts selected from symbiont libraries and selecting improved host organisms exhibiting desired symbiota characteristics, and selection of organism-symbiont associations with a desired genetic and metabolic profile by metagenomic analysis of nucleic acid libraries from an organism or organism-symbiont association.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Agriculture Victoria Services PTY LTD
    Inventors: German Carlos Spangenberg, John White Forster, Noel Cogan, Yidong Ran, John Gregory Mason, Timothy Ivor Sawbridge, Kathryn Michaela Guthridge, Simone Jane Rochfort, Ben Cocks
  • Patent number: 10624289
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP055 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP055, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10624308
    Abstract: A petunia-calibrachoa plant designated SAKPXC025 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025, the plants of petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025, to plant parts of petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025, and methods for producing a plant produced by crossing petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025 with itself or with another variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025, methods for producing other lines or plant parts derived from petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025, and the plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing petunia-calibrachoa SAKPXC025 with another variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Jun Tsukahara
  • Patent number: 10617092
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 80411617 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 80411617, to the plants of soybean cultivar 80411617, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 80411617, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 80411617. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 80411617. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 80411617, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 80411617 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Stine Seed Farm, Inc.
    Inventor: William H. Eby
  • Patent number: 10609882
    Abstract: A new and distinct Neoregelia cultivar named ‘BLUZH’ characterized by its low and spreading rosette, plant size measuring about 45 cm in diameter; glossy green-colored lower leaves overlain with red colored (closest to RHS 66C) uppermost leaves and long-lasting habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Corn. Bak, BV
    Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas Steur
  • Patent number: 10612035
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the production of a non-transgenic plant resistant or tolerant to a herbicide of the phosphonomethylglycine family, e.g., glyphosate. The present invention also relates to the use of a recombinagenic oligonucleobase to make a desired mutation in the chromosomal or episomal sequences of a plant in the gene encoding for 5-enol pyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS). The mutated protein, which substantially maintains the catalytic activity of the wild-type protein, allows for increased resistance or tolerance of the plant to a herbicide of the phosphonomethylglycine family, and allows for the substantially normal growth or development of the plant, its organs, tissues or cells as compared to the wild-type plant irrespective of the presence or absence of the herbicide. Additionally the present invention relates to mutant E. coli cells that contain mutated EPSPS genes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: CIBUS US LLC
    Inventors: Greg F. W. Gocal, Mark E. Knuth, Peter R. Beetham
  • Patent number: 10602694
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant designated SAKIMP056 is disclosed. Embodiments include seeds of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056, plants of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056, to plant parts of New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056, and methods for producing an impatiens plant produced by crossing New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056 with itself or with another impatiens variety. Embodiments include methods for producing an impatiens plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and transgenic impatiens plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to impatiens varieties, breeding varieties, plant parts, and cells derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056, methods for producing other impatiens lines or plant parts derived from New Guinea Impatiens SAKIMP056, and the impatiens plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Inventor: Chihiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10602709
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 86360847 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 86360847, to the plants of soybean cultivar 86360847, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 86360847, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 86360847. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 86360847. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 86360847, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 86360847 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Stine Seed Farm, Inc.
    Inventor: William H. Eby