Patents Examined by Phuong T. Bui
  • Patent number: 11001851
    Abstract: Tomato plants exhibiting fruit with increased BRIX content are provided, together with methods of producing, identifying, or selecting plants or germplasm with an increased BRIX phenotype and lacking undesirable leaf necrosis. Such plants include tomato plants comprising introgressed genomic regions conferring increased BRIX without necrosis. Compositions, including novel polymorphic markers for detecting plants comprising introgressed alleles providing increased BRIX without necrosis, are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Harriette C. Aarden, Bernardus van den Bosch, Bart Willem Brugmans, Benjamin C. Hunter, Rose I. Rehrig, Maria F. Rodriguez, Bram Rozier, Alberto Vecchietti, Ruth A. Wagner
  • Patent number: 10993392
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato hybrid SVTM9007 and tomato line PSQ-9Z16-9141. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato hybrid SVTM9007 and tomato line PSQ-9Z16-9141 and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato 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 tomato hybrid SVTM9007 and tomato line PSQ-9Z16-9141 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Chad Kramer
  • Patent number: 10993408
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato line FIR-XM17-4466. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato line FIR-XM17-4466 and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato 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 tomato line FIR-XM17-4466 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Bernardus van den Bosch
  • Patent number: 10993409
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato line CHIXL13-3073. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato line CHIXL13-3073 and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato 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 tomato line CHIXL13-3073 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventors: Tomás Lomas Cano, Arnon Osri
  • Patent number: 10988772
    Abstract: Pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seed, seed lots, seed meal, and compositions with reduced glucosinolate content as well as plants that yield such seed, seed lots, seed meal, and compositions are provided. Methods of making and using the pennycress plants and/or seed that provide such seed, seed lots, seed meal, and compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: CoverCress Inc., Board of Trustees of Illinois State University, Regents of the University of Minnesota
    Inventors: Tim Ulmasov, John C. Sedbrook, Michael David Marks, Michaela G. McGinn, Ratan Chopra, Brice Allen Jarvis
  • Patent number: 10988775
    Abstract: In one aspect, this disclosure relates to a wheat plant, plant part or plant cell that has increased resistance to powdery mildew, wherein said plant comprises a loss of function mutation in the coding regions of two alleles selected from TaMLO-A1, TaMLO-B1 and TaMLO-D1 and reduced expression of the third TaMLO allele. In another aspect, this disclosure provides a method for producing a wheat plant, plant part or plant cell with increased resistance to powdery mildew, wherein the method comprises using targeted genome modification comprising introducing a loss of function mutation into the coding regions of two MLO alleles selected from TaMLO-A1, TaMLO-B1 and TaMLO-D1 and decreasing expression of the third TaMLO allele.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: INSTITUTE OF GENETICS AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Caixia Gao, Jin-Long Qiu, Yanpeng Wang
  • Patent number: 10982224
    Abstract: Provided are isolated polynucleotides encoding a polypeptide at least 80% homologous to the amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NOs: 799, 488-798, 800-813, 4852-5453, 5460, 5461, 5484, 5486-5550, 5553, and 5558-8091; and isolated polynucleotide comprising nucleic acid sequences at least 80% identical to SEQ ID NO: 460, 1-459, 461-487, 814-1598, 1600-1603, 1605-1626, 1632-1642, 1645-4850 or 4851. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs comprising same, isolated polypeptides encoded thereby, transgenic cells and transgenic plants comprising same and methods of using same for increasing yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, oil content, fiber yield, fiber quality, abiotic stress tolerance, and/or nitrogen use efficiency of a plant. Also provided are isolated polynucleotides comprising the nucleic acid sequence set forth by SEQ ID NO:8096, wherein the isolated polynucleotide is capable of regulating expression of at least one polynucleotide sequence operably linked thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Evogene Ltd.
    Inventors: Zur Granevitze, Hagai Karchi
  • Patent number: 10966382
    Abstract: The invention provides seed and plants of tomato hybrid DR1398TH and the parent lines thereof. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of tomato hybrid DR1398TH and the parent lines thereof, and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another tomato plant, such as a plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to parts of such plants, including the fruit and gametes of such plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Bernardus van den Bosch
  • Patent number: 10961544
    Abstract: Provided are methods of increasing tolerance of a plant to abiotic stress, and/or increasing biomass, growth rate, vigor and/or yield of a plant. The methods are effected by expressing within the plant an exogenous polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide comprising an amino acid sequence at least 90% homologous to the amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NOs:201, 207, 212, 202-206, 208-211, 213-391, 1655, 961-1529, and 1660-1663. Also provided are polynucleotides, nucleic acid constructs, polypeptides and transgenic plants expressing same which can be used to increase tolerance of a plant to abiotic stress, and/or increase biomass, growth rate, vigor and/or yield of a plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Evogene Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil Ronen, Hagai Karchi, Alex Diber, Basia Judith Vinocur, Sharon Ayal, Eyal Emmanuel, Michael Gang, Dotan Dimet
  • Patent number: 10952405
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 88103440 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 88103440, to the plants of soybean cultivar 88103440, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 88103440, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 88103440. 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 88103440. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 88103440, 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 88103440 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10952404
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 87092440 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 87092440, to the plants of soybean cultivar 87092440, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 87092440, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 87092440. 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 87092440. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 87092440, 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 87092440 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10952400
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 82225478 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 82225478, to the plants of soybean cultivar 82225478, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 82225478, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 82225478. 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 82225478. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 82225478, 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 82225478 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10945404
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 83221630 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 83221630, to the plants of soybean cultivar 83221630, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 83221630, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 83221630. 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 83221630. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 83221630, 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 83221630 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10945405
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 81090603 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 81090603, to the plants of soybean cultivar 81090603, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 81090603, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 81090603. 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 81090603. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 81090603, 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 81090603 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10939663
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato line PSQ-9Z17-9173. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato line PSQ-9Z17-9173 and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato 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 tomato line PSQ-9Z17-9173 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Chad Kramer
  • Patent number: 10939662
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of tomato line PSQ-9Z15-3848V. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of tomato line PSQ-9Z15-3848V and to methods for producing a tomato plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a tomato 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 tomato line PSQ-9Z15-3848V comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Chad Kramer
  • Patent number: 10934559
    Abstract: Hypersensitive PYR/PYL polypeptides, compositions, and methods are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Sean Cutler, Michael Nuccio, Quideng Que
  • Patent number: 10932432
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 87222215 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 87222215, to the plants of soybean cultivar 87222215, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 87222215, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 87222215. 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 87222215. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 87222215, 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 87222215 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 10925236
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01072823. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01072823. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01072823 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01072823 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Heinrich S. Wohleser
  • Patent number: 10925243
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 87112125 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 87112125, to the plants of soybean cultivar 87112125, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 87112125, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 87112125. 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 87112125. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 87112125, 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 87112125 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: M.S. Technologies, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason