Patents Examined by Lewis Gotts
  • Patent number: 4067718
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for controlling the relative stem growth of plants by applying to the foliage of the plants, or to soil containing seeds of the plants, a plant-growth-regulating amount of an imidazoisoindoledione or dihydroimidazoisoindoledione or an optical or stereo isomer thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1975
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1978
    Assignee: American Cyanamid Company
    Inventor: Saleh Abdul-Kadir Ashkar
  • Patent number: 4065291
    Abstract: Herbicidal compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein X is hydrogen, fluoro, chloro, bromo, iodo, trifluoromethyl, trichloromethyl, alkyl, alkoxy or cyano and n is 1, 2 or 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1977
    Assignee: Chevron Research Company
    Inventor: John W. Kobzina
  • Patent number: 4065292
    Abstract: Herbicidal methods employing, as an active herbicidal ingredient, N-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-N',N'-dimethylthiourea of the formula ##STR1## ALONE OR IN ADMIXTURE WITH A DILUENT OR CARRIER.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1977
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christa Fest, Edgar Enders, Ludwig Eue, Robert R. Schmidt
  • Patent number: 4064179
    Abstract: A novel organomercaptophenol is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 20, 1977
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventor: Allan S. Hay
  • Patent number: 4063927
    Abstract: A method of inducing fruit abscission by application to a fruit bearing plant of an effective amount of a disulfoxide abscission agent of the formula ##STR1## wherein each R is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, hydroxyl, halogen and lower alkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1975
    Date of Patent: December 20, 1977
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Geneva Gail Otten, Tom Conrad Rheinecker
  • Patent number: 4063921
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the cultivation of plants involving the regulation of their growth which comprises applying an effective amount of a compound of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R represents hydrogen or a sodium, potassium or calcium ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 20, 1977
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Adolf Hubele, Manfred Kuhne
  • Patent number: 4062671
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel imidazoisoindoledione compounds including the optical isomers thereof. This invention also relates to a method for the control of undesirable plant species with the imidazoisoindolediones and their optical isomers, and further, to a process for the preparation of the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 1976
    Date of Patent: December 13, 1977
    Assignee: American Cyanamid Company
    Inventor: Marinus Los
  • Patent number: 4060402
    Abstract: Isoxazolone derivatives having the formula ##STR1## wherein X is hydrogen atom, a lower alkyl group or a halogen atom; Y is hydrogen atom, a lower alkyl group or phenyl group; and R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 may be the same or different and each represents a lower alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkoxycarbonylalkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, a lower alkoxy group, a phenyl group which may be substituted with one to three substituents or an aralkyl group which may be substituted with one to three substituents in the aryl moiety. They are useful as plant growth regulators, more specifically herbicides and plant growth retardants, and prepared by reacting the corresponding N-halogenocarbonylisoxazolone with an amine or by reacting the corresponding 3-hydroxyisoxazole with a carbamoyl halide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 29, 1977
    Assignee: Sankyo Company Limited
    Inventors: Kazuo Tomita, Tadashi Murakami, Yoshio Yamazaki, Toyokuni Honma
  • Patent number: 4060405
    Abstract: 1-Methyl-3-cyclohexyl-6-dimethylamino-s-triazine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione ##STR1## is useful for the selective control of many grassy weeds, broadleaved weeds, and weed trees in evergreen seedling stands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 29, 1977
    Assignee: E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Aaron Waddington Welch
  • Patent number: 4060404
    Abstract: 1-Methyl-3-cyclohexyl-6-dimethylamino-s-triazine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione. ##STR1## is useful for the selective control of many broadleaved and grassy weeds in sugarcane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 29, 1977
    Assignee: E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Arlyn Wayne Evans
  • Patent number: 4056382
    Abstract: A method of controlling aquatic weeds which comprises adding to a body of water containing the aquatic weeds a substituted thiadiazolylurea in sufficient quantity to kill the weeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1977
    Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company
    Inventor: Quentin Francis Soper
  • Patent number: 4056383
    Abstract: The invention discloses compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl of up to 4 carbon atoms, alkenyl, chloroalkyl, trifluoromethyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylsulfonyl and alkylsulfinyl; and R.sup.2 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl, alkenyl, haloalkyl and ##STR2## wherein R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are each selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and alkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1977
    Assignee: Velsicol Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: John Krenzer
  • Patent number: 4056385
    Abstract: Sugar cane is ripened by treatment of the growing plants with certain alanine derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1977
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventor: Ronald W. A. Leach
  • Patent number: 4055413
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel organotin compounds and a process for preparing same. These organotin compounds correspond to the general formula:R--S--CH.sub.2 --Sn--R'.sub.3where R is alkyl of from 1 to 14 carbon atoms; aryl; or substituted aryl; and each R' is alkyl of 1 to 14 carbon atoms. The organotin compounds of the invention having pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicidal activity are employed in the formulation of herbicidal compositions effective for controlling or combating the growth of weeds and other undesirable vegetation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1973
    Date of Patent: October 25, 1977
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Donald J. Peterson
  • Patent number: 4053297
    Abstract: This invention discloses herbicidal compositions which selectively destroy weeds in cereal grain without damaging said grain plants, comprising in combination an anilide of the formula ##STR1## wherein Y is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, lower alkyl and halogen; R.sup.1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, lower alkyl and lower alkoxy; R.sup.2 is lower alkyl; R.sup.3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and lower alkyl; X is halogen; n is an integer from 1 to 2; Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently selected from the group consisting of oxygen and sulfur; R.sup.4, R.sup.5, R.sup.6, and R.sup.7 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and lower alkyl; and m is an integer from 0 to 2; and from 0.01 to 15.0 weight percent of said anilide of a compound of the formula ##STR2## wherein R.sup.8 and R.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 1975
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1977
    Assignee: Velsicol Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: Sidney B. Richter
  • Patent number: 4052193
    Abstract: This invention discloses the compound 1-(5-t-butyl-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)-3-methyl-5-octanoyloxy-1,3-imidazolidi n-2-one and its utility as a herbicide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 1976
    Date of Patent: October 4, 1977
    Assignee: Velsicol Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: John Krenzer
  • Patent number: 4052191
    Abstract: This invention discloses new compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkenyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylsulfonyl and alkylsulfinyl; R.sup.2 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl, alkenyl, haloalkyl and ##STR2## wherein R.sup.5 and R.sup.6 are each selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and alkyl; and R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are each selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl of up to 18 carbon atoms, alkenyl, haloalkyl, hydroxyalkyl, alkoxyalkyl, cycloalkyl and ##STR3## WHEREIN X is selected from the group consisting of alkyl, alkoxy, halogen, haloalkyl, alkylthio, nitro and cyano; n is an integer from 0 to 3; and m is the integer 0 or 1, provided that a maximum of one of R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 is an aromatic moiety. Further disclosed is the herbicidal utility of the foregoing compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 1976
    Date of Patent: October 4, 1977
    Assignee: Velsicol Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: John Krenzer
  • Patent number: 4052192
    Abstract: This invention discloses the compound 1-(5-t-butyl-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)-3-methyl-5-nonanoyloxy-1,3-imidazolidi n-2-one and its utility as a herbicide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 1976
    Date of Patent: October 4, 1977
    Assignee: Velsicol Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: John Krenzer
  • Patent number: 4051138
    Abstract: Polymeric colorants comprising a hydrocarbon backbone and attached directly thereto through amine linkages, at least one water-solubilizing group and at least one optically chromophoric group are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the backbone is a saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon, the chromophore is an anthraquinone chromophore and the solubilizing group is a sulfonate or sulfamate residue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1975
    Date of Patent: September 27, 1977
    Assignee: Dynapol
    Inventors: Patricia C. Wang, Robert E. Wingard
  • Patent number: 4051167
    Abstract: Aliphatic peroxyester polymerization initiators whose thermal stability is controlled by a bromine or chlorine substituent on the carbon atom in the alpha position relative to the carbonyl group in the acid moity of the perester. The initiators show increased efficiency for the polymerization of methyl methacrylate, styrene, ethylene, and in curing unsaturated polyester resins. Typical is 1,1,3,3-tetramethyl butyl peroxy 2-chlorolaurate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1975
    Date of Patent: September 27, 1977
    Assignee: Argus Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: Roger N. Lewis