Patents Examined by David T. Fox
  • Patent number: 10993399
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH101333. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH101333, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH101333 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 CH101333.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Marvin L. Boerboom, Jon Popi
  • Patent number: 10995377
    Abstract: The present subject matter relates to methods and compositions for identifying soybean plants that having increased Phytophthora root and stem rot resistance. The methods use molecular markers to identify and to select plants with increased Phytophthora root and stem rot resistance or to identify and deselect plants with decreased Phytophthora root and stem rot resistance. Soybean plants generated by the methods disclosed are also a feature of the present subject matter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE LLC
    Inventors: Jianxin Ma, Jieqing Ping, Joshua C. Fitzgerald, Chunbao Zhang, Feng Lin, Yonghe Bai, Maqsood Rehman, Oswald Crasta, Rajat Aggarwal, Ananta Acharya
  • Patent number: 10980200
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH46P6 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH46P6 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH46P6 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 PH46P6 or a locus conversion of PH46P6 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Terry R Colbert, Nicholas Adam Crowley
  • Patent number: 10959392
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid SVPP8114, pepper line SHY-FD-1254, and pepper line HHY-114-1178. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid SVPP8114, pepper line SHY-FD-1254, and pepper line HHY-114-1178 and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper 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 pepper hybrid pepper hybrid SVPP8114, pepper line SHY-FD-1254, and pepper line HHY-114-1178 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Terry Berke
  • Patent number: 10941407
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for identifying regenerated transformed plants and differentiated transformed plant parts, obtained without subjecting plant cells to selective conditions prior to regenerating the cells to obtain differentiated tissues. In particular embodiments, the plant cells are corn plant cells. Methods for growing and handling plants, including identifying plants that demonstrate specific traits of interest are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Jyoti R. Rout
  • Patent number: 10932434
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid SVPB8973 and pepper line SBO-8T15-6368. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid SVPB8973 and pepper line SBO-8T15-6368 and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper 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 pepper hybrid pepper hybrid SVPB8973 and pepper line SBO-8T15-6368 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Just
  • Patent number: 10907167
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and compositions for transforming soybean, corn, cotton, or canola explants using spectinomycin as a selective agent for transformation of the explants. The method may further comprise treatment of the explants with cytokinin during the transformation and regeneration process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Brian J. Martinell, Michael W. Petersen, David A. Somers, Yuechun Wan, Edward Williams, Xudong Ye
  • Patent number: 10900095
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and compositions for identifying, selecting and/or producing a maize plant or plant part having increased fertility. A maize plant or plant part that has been identified, selected and/or produced by any of the methods of the present invention is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Steven William Ritchie, Satya P. Chintamanani, Molly Dunn, Elhan Sultan Ersoz, David Jay Foster, Nicolas Federico Martin, David Stewart Skibbe, Dominic Michael Tucker
  • Patent number: 10876126
    Abstract: This invention provides methods for producing a non-natural hybrid seed. Also disclosed are specific miRNAs and miRNA recognition sites useful for conferring inducible sterility on a crop plant, and recombinant DNA construct including such exogenous miRNA recognition sites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Edwards Allen, Larry A. Gilbertson, James K. Roberts, Nancy M. Houmard, Shihshieh Huang, Sergey Ivashuta
  • Patent number: 10874083
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid SVPH2138, pepper line SBR8T14-6236, and pepper line SLR8T14-6237. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid SVPH2138, pepper line SBR8T14-6236, and pepper line SLR8T14-6237 and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper 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 pepper hybrid pepper hybrid SVPH2138, pepper line SBR8T14-6236, and pepper line SLR8T14-6237 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Just
  • Patent number: 10874075
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH40W6 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH40W6 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH40W6 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 PH40W6 or a locus conversion of PH40W6 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Inventors: Joseph D Anderson, Mark Jacob Gadlage
  • Patent number: 10869448
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH101353. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH101353, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH101353 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 CH101353.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Stelpflug, Rafael A. Mateo
  • Patent number: 10870860
    Abstract: A nuclear maize gene is mutated to result in dominant male sterility. Two mutants are provided which impact signal peptide processing. Restoration constructs and methods are provided for use of the dominant male-sterile mutants in producing hybrid seed for male-sterile hybrid plants. Other signal-peptide modifications are provided. Orthologs of the wild type or mutated gene in various species are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Inventors: Marc C Albertsen, Tim Fox, April L Leonard, Bailin Li, Brian R Loveland, Mary Trimnell
  • Patent number: 10863698
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH2RDP and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH2RDP with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH2RDP 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 PH2RDP or a locus conversion of PH2RDP with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Inventor: Nicholas Adam Crowley
  • Patent number: 10865418
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and compositions for improving the efficiency of Agrobacterium- and Rhizobium-mediated plant cell transformation by use of additional transformation enhancer sequences, such as overdrive or TSS sequences, operably linked to a T-DNA border sequence on a recombinant construct that comprises T-DNA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Larry A. Gilbertson, Xudong Ye
  • Patent number: 10856492
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH41w7 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH41W7 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH41W7 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 PH41W7 or a locus conversion of PH41W7 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventor: David B Fischer
  • Patent number: 10856490
    Abstract: Inbred corn line, designated KW7P1144, are disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of inbred corn line KW7P1144, to the plants and plant parts of inbred corn line KW7P1144 and to methods for producing a corn plant, either inbred or hybrid, by crossing inbred corn line KW7P1144 with itself or another corn line. The invention also relates to products produced from the seeds, plants, or parts thereof, of inbred corn line KW7P1144 and/or of the hybrids produced using the inbred as a parent. The invention further relates to methods for producing a corn plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic plants produced by that method and to methods for producing other corn lines derived from inbred corn line KW7P1144.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA
    Inventor: Nicolas Couteau
  • Patent number: 10856493
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH42B6 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH42B6 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH42B6 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 PH42B6 or a locus conversion of PH42B6 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Matthew David Smalley
  • Patent number: 10849303
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an eggplant seed that is capable of growing into a plant that is cytoplasmic male sterile and can produce eggplant fruits without fertilization. The present invention also relates to a plant produced by growing the eggplant. The invention further relates to methods for producing the seedless eggplant fruits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: RIJK ZWAAN ZAADTEELT EN ZAADHANDEL B.V.
    Inventor: Johannes Henricus Jacobus Van Den Enden
  • Patent number: 10842106
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH101112. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH101112, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH101112 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 CH101112.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Christian J. Buffard, Jeffrey M. Sernett, Gary R. Stangland