Patents by Inventor Ryan T. McCann

Ryan T. McCann 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).

  • Publication number: 20210068401
    Abstract: Microbial compositions for application to plants, plant parts and plant seeds are provided for improvement of plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits. Methods of making and applying microbial compositions or formulations to plants, plant parts or plant seeds or to growth media are further provided to increase or improve plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Linda L. LUTFIYYA, Ryan T. MCCANN, Scott R. SCHAECHER
  • Publication number: 20200383336
    Abstract: Microbial strains, compositions, and methods of use thereof to enhance the growth and/or yield of a plant are provided. Also provided are materials and methods for presenting, inhibiting, or treating the development of plant pathogens or phytopathogenic diseases. The disclosure also provides non-naturally occurring plant and derivatives thereof such as plants artificially infected with a microbial strain of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: David T. Bullis, Chistopher J. Grandlic, Ryan T. McCann, Janne S. Kerovuo
  • Patent number: 10772334
    Abstract: Microbial strains, compositions, and methods of use thereof to enhance the growth and/or yield of a plant are provided. Also provided are materials and methods for presenting, inhibiting, or treating the development of plant pathogens or phytopathogenic diseases. The disclosure also provides non-naturally occurring plant and derivatives thereof such as plants artificially infected with a microbial strain of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David T. Bullis, Christopher J. Grandlic, Ryan T. McCann, Janne S. Kerovuo
  • Publication number: 20190364906
    Abstract: Compositions comprising microbiological strains and cultures and methods of use thereof are provided herein. Certain strains, cultures, and compositions thereof are useful for the control of head blight disease, for example, of various crop plants. Biological control compositions, and methods of use thereof to prevent, inhibit or treat the development of plant pathogens or disease and for preserving plant yield, are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher J. Grandlic, Wayne A. Green, Janne S. Kerovuo, Ryan T. McCann
  • Publication number: 20190320661
    Abstract: Microbial compositions for application to plants, plant parts and plant seeds are provided for improvement of plant disease resistance and/or other beneficial plant traits, particularly resistance or tolerance to soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) caused by a Fusarium species and/or disease caused by a Pythium species. Methods of making and applying microbial compositions or p formulations to plants, plant parts or plant seeds or to growth media are further provided to increase or improve plant disease resistance N and/or other beneficial plant traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Maria Mercedes Diaz ARIAS, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Christopher J. Grandlic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Ryan T. McCann, Scott R. Schaecher, Jeffrey M. Stein
  • Publication number: 20190320662
    Abstract: Microbial compositions for application to plants, plant parts and plant seeds are provided for improvement of plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits. Methods of making and applying microbial compositions or formulations to plants, plant parts or plant seeds or to growth media are further provided to increase or improve plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kenneth L. Ferreira, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Ryan T. McCann, Scott R. Schaecher
  • Patent number: 10412971
    Abstract: Compositions comprising microbiological strains and cultures and methods of use thereof are provided herein. Certain strains, cultures, and compositions thereof are useful for the control of head blight disease, for example, of various crop plants. Biological control compositions, and methods of use thereof to prevent, inhibit or treat the development of plant pathogens or disease and for preserving plant yield, are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Christopher J. Grandlic, Wayne A. Green, Janne S. Kerovuo, Ryan T. McCann
  • Publication number: 20180230507
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods for identifying and obtaining environmental isolates of microorganisms that maintain viability following seed treatment components or seed treatment processes and storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Janne S. Kerovuo, Ryan T. McCann
  • Publication number: 20180064116
    Abstract: Microbial strains, compositions, and methods of use thereof to enhance the growth and/or yield of a plant are provided. Also provided are materials and methods for presenting, inhibiting, or treating the development of plant pathogens or phytopathogenic diseases. The disclosure also provides non-naturally occurring plant and derivatives thereof such as plants artificially infected with a microbial strain of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: David T. Bullis, Christopher J. Grandlic, Ryan T. McCann, Janne S. Kerovuo
  • Patent number: 9687000
    Abstract: Microbial strains, compositions, and methods of use thereof to enhance the growth and/or yield of a plant are provided. Also provided are materials and methods for presenting, inhibiting, or treating the development of plant pathogens or phytopathogenic diseases. The disclosure also provides non-naturally occurring plant and derivatives thereof such as plants artificially infected with a microbial strain of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David T. Bullis, Christopher J. Grandlic, Ryan T. McCann, Janne S. Kerovuo
  • Publication number: 20170094978
    Abstract: Compositions comprising microbiological strains and cultures and methods of use thereof are provided herein. Certain strains, cultures, and compositions thereof are useful for the control of head blight disease, for example, of various crop plants. Biological control compositions, and methods of use thereof to prevent, inhibit or treat the development of plant pathogens or disease and for preserving plant yield, are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Christopher J. Grandlic, Wayne A. Green, Janne S. Kerovuo, Ryan T. McCann
  • Publication number: 20140342905
    Abstract: Microbial strains, compositions, and methods of use thereof to enhance the growth and/or yield of a plant are provided. Also provided are materials and methods for presenting, inhibiting, or treating the development of plant pathogens or phytopathogenic diseases. The disclosure also provides non-naturally occurring plant and derivatives thereof such as plants artificially infected with a microbial strain of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David T. Bullis, Christopher J. Grandlic, Ryan T. McCann, Janne S. Kerovuo
  • Publication number: 20120107915
    Abstract: The present invention relates to high-throughput methods of screening biological samples to identify microorganisms having potential utilities as biocontrol agents. The methods include, for example, the use of multitest platforms for the simultaneous identification of microorganisms having biocontrol activity, including those useful in improving plant, animal, and human health. In particular, the present invention provides screening methods suitable for identification of microorganisms having potential applications in combating diseases caused by plant pathogens. The disclosure also provides microorganisms having biocontrol activity that are identified by the screening methods disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Applicant: SYNTHETIC GENOMICS, INC.
    Inventors: Janne S. Kerovuo, Ryan T. McCann