Patents by Inventor Sherry R. Whitt

Sherry R. Whitt 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: 20210392837
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Scots Luke MANKIN, Leon NEUTEBOOM, Sherry R. WHITT, Ulrich SCHOEFL, Haiping HONG, Allan WENCK, Dale R. CARLSON, John A. McELVER, Jill M. STEVENSON-PAULIK
  • Publication number: 20210340507
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for treating rice, including: providing a rice crop plant and at least one AHAS-inhibiting herbicide; applying an effective amount of the AHAS-inhibiting herbicide to the rice crop plant, post-emergence, to form a treated rice crop plant; and growing the treated rice crop plant. The applied AHAS-inhibiting herbicide may include 2-(4-isopropyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-2-imidiazolin-2-yl)-nicotinic acid, 2-(4-isopropyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-2-imidazolin-2-yl)-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid, 5-ethyl-2-(4-isopropyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-2-imidazolin-2-yl)-nicotinic acid, 2-(4-isopropyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-2-imidazolin-2-yl)-5-(methoxymethyl)-nicotinic acid, or 2-(4-isopropyl-4-methyl-5-oxo-2-imidazolin-2-yl)-5-methylnicotinic acid, a derivative thereof, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Alberto Livore, Alberto Raul Prina, Bijay K. Singh, Robert Ascenzi, Sherry R. Whitt
  • Patent number: 11096346
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: S. Luke Mankin, Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, Ulrich Schofl, Haiping Hong, Allan Wenck, Dale R. Carlson, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik
  • Patent number: 11096345
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: S. Luke Mankin, Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, Ulrich Schoefl, Haiping Hong, Allan Wenck, Dale R. Carlson, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik
  • Publication number: 20210153448
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: S. Luke Mankin, Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, Ulrich Schofl, Haiping Hong, Allan Wenck, Dale R. Carlson, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik
  • Patent number: 10694694
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Scots L. Mankin, Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, Ulrich Schofl, Haiping Hong, Allan R. Wenck, Dale R. Carlson, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik
  • Publication number: 20190032029
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one AHAS-inhibiting herbicide selected from the group comprising a sulfonylurea herbicide, a sulfonyl carboxamide herbicide, an imidazolinone herbicide, a triazolopyrimidine herbicide, a pyrimidinyloxybenzoate herbicide, and a sulfonylaminocarbonyltriazolinone herbicide; applying an effective amount (measured in g Al/Ha) of one or more of the aforementioned herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Alberto Livore, Alberto Raul Prina, Bijay K. Singh, Robert Ascenzi, Sherry R. Whitt
  • Publication number: 20180298454
    Abstract: Herbicide resistant sunflower plants comprising two different herbicide-resistant alleles of the sunflower acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) gene are described. Methods for making these sunflower plants and methods for controlling weeds or other undesired vegetation growing in the vicinity of these sunflower plants are disclosed. Such methods involve the use of acetohydroxyacid synthase-inhibiting herbicides. Methods for controlling parasitic weeds growing on sunflower plants are also described. Additionally provided are methods for determining the genotype of sunflower plants for AHASL1 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Carlos Sala, Mariano Bulos, Sherry R. Whitt, Brigette J. Weston, Bijay K. Singh, Adriana M. Echarte
  • Patent number: 10017827
    Abstract: Herbicide resistant sunflower plants comprising two different herbicide-resistant alleles of the sunflower acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) gene are described. Methods for making these sunflower plants and methods for controlling weeds or other undesired vegetation growing in the vicinity of these sunflower plants are disclosed. Such methods involve the use of acetohydroxyacid synthase-inhibiting herbicides. Methods for controlling parasitic weeds growing on sunflower plants are also described. Additionally provided are methods for determining the genotype of sunflower plants for AHASL1 gene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignees: Nidera S.A., BASF Agrochemical Products B.V.
    Inventors: Carlos Sala, Mariano Bulos, Sherry R. Whitt, Brigitte J. Weston, Bijay K. Singh, Adriana M. Echarte
  • Publication number: 20180020666
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Scots L. Mankin, Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, Ulrich Schofl, Haiping Hong, Allan R. Wenck, Dale R. Carlson, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik
  • Publication number: 20180016593
    Abstract: Herbicide-resistant sunflower plants, isolated polynucleotides that encode herbicide-resistant and wild-type acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) polypeptides, and the amino acid sequences of these polypeptides, are described. Expression cassettes and transformation vectors comprising the polynucleotides of the invention, as well as plants and host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, are described. Methods of using the polynucleotides to enhance the resistance of plants to imidazolinone herbicides, and methods for controlling weeds in the vicinity of herbicide-resistant plants are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicants: BASF SE, Nidera S.A.
    Inventors: Carlos Alberto SALA, Mariano BULOS, Sherry R. WHITT, Robert Ascenzi, Adriana Mariel Echarte
  • Publication number: 20180010101
    Abstract: Herbicide-resistant rice plants, isolated polynucleotides that encode herbicide resistant and wild-type acetohydroxy-acid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) polypeptides, and the amino acid sequences of these polypeptides, are described. Expression cassettes and transformation vectors comprising the polynucleotides of the invention, as well as plants and host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, are described. Methods of using the polynucleotides to enhance the resistance of plants to imidazolinone herbicides, and methods for controlling weeds in the vicinity of herbicide-resistant plants are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNOLOGIA AGROPECUARIA
    Inventors: Alberto LIVORE, Alberto Raul PRINA, Bijay K. Singh, Robert Ascenzi, Sherry R. Whitt
  • Publication number: 20170265469
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: S. Luke MANKIN, Leon NEUTEBOOM, Sherry R. WHITT, Ulrich SCHOFL, Haiping HONG, Allan WENCK, Dale R. CARLSON, John A. McELVER, Jill M. STEVENSON-PAULIK
  • Publication number: 20170231225
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g Al/Ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: S. Luke MANKIN, Leon NEUTEBOOM, Sherry R. WHITT, Ulrich SCHOFL, Haiping HONG, Allan WENCK, Dale R. CARLSON, John A. McELVER, Jill M. STEVENSON-PAULIK
  • Publication number: 20170223957
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one ACCase-inhibiting cyclohexanedione herbicide selected from the group consisting of cycloxydim, sethoxydim, tralkoxydim, and clethodim; applying an effective amount (measured in g AI/Ha) of the at least one cyclohexanedione herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: S. Luke MANKIN, Leon NEUTEBOOM, Sherry R. WHITT, Ulrich SCHOFL, Haiping HONG, Allan WENCK, Dale R. CARLSON, John A. McELVER, Jill M. STEVENSON-PAULIK
  • Patent number: 9540627
    Abstract: The present invention relates compositions and methods for identifying, isolating, and characterizing herbicide tolerant mutations in monocot plastidic acetyl-CoA carboxylases using a model system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Leon Neuteboom, Sherry R. Whitt, John A. McElver, Jill M. Stevenson-Paulik, S. Luke Mankin
  • Publication number: 20160230184
    Abstract: Herbicide-resistant sunflower plants, isolated polynucleotides that encode herbicide-resistant and wild-type acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit (AHASL) polypeptides, and the amino acid sequences of these polypeptides, are described. Expression cassettes and transformation vectors comprising the polynucleotides of the invention, as well as plants and host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, are described. Methods of using the polynucleotides to enhance the resistance of plants to herbicides, and methods for controlling weeds in the vicinity of herbicide-resistant plants are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicants: BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Nidera S.A.
    Inventors: Carlos Alberto SALA, Mariano Bulos, Sherry R. Whitt, Robert Ascenzi, Adriana Mariel Echarte
  • Publication number: 20160222404
    Abstract: Herbicide resistant sunflower plants comprising two different herbicide-resistant alleles of the sunflower acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) gene are described. Methods for making these sunflower plants and methods for controlling weeds or other undesired vegetation growing in the vicinity of these sunflower plants are disclosed. Such methods involve the use of acetohydroxyacid synthase-inhibiting herbicides. Methods for controlling parasitic weeds growing on sunflower plants are also described. Additionally provided are methods for determining the genotype of sunflower plants for AHASL1 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicants: BASF Agrochemical Products, B.V., Nidera S.A.
    Inventors: Carlos Alberto SALA, Mariano Bulos, Mariel Echarte, Bijay K. Singh, Brigette J. Weston, Sherry R. Whitt
  • Publication number: 20160222405
    Abstract: Herbicide resistant sunflower plants comprising two different herbicide-resistant alleles of the sunflower acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit 1 (AHASL1) gene are described. Methods for making these sunflower plants and methods for controlling weeds or other undesired vegetation growing in the vicinity of these sunflower plants are disclosed. Such methods involve the use of acetohydroxyacid synthase-inhibiting herbicides. Methods for controlling parasitic weeds growing on sunflower plants are also described. Additionally provided are methods for determining the genotype of sunflower plants for AHASL1 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicants: BASF Agrochemical Products, B.V., Nidera S.A.
    Inventors: Carlos Alberto SALA, Mariano Bulos, Mariel Echarte, Bijay K. Singh, Brigette J. Weston, Sherry R. Whitt
  • Publication number: 20160222403
    Abstract: Herbicide-resistant sunflower plants, isolated polynucleotides that encode herbicide-resistant and wild-type acetohydroxyacid synthase large subunit (AHASL) polypeptides, and the amino acid sequences of these polypeptides, are described. Expression cassettes and transformation vectors comprising the polynucleotides of the invention, as well as plants and host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, are described. Methods of using the polynucleotides to enhance the resistance of plants to herbicides, and methods for controlling weeds in the vicinity of herbicide-resistant plants are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicants: BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Nidera S.A.
    Inventors: Carlos Alberto SALA, Mariano Bulos, Sherry R. Whitt, Robert Ascenzi, Adriana Mariel Echarte