Patents by Inventor Irvine W. Wright

Irvine W. Wright has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7051672
    Abstract: An apparatus for providing beneficial insects or mites to a cropping environment for application to the control of thrips, and methods for using the same is disclosed. The apparatus comprises first and second members joined by a hinge section, which also functions as a hook. At least one of the first and second members comprises a compartment and at least one emergence hole providing a passage between the compartment and the environment. The compartment comprises a formulation therein comprising beneficial insects or mites useful for controlling thrips. The apparatus is oriented when in use to have an inverted V- or U-type conformation, which creates a sheltered region around the emergence hole, protecting it from the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2006
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventor: Irvine W. Wright