Containing -c(=x)x-, Wherein The Xs Are The Same Or Diverse Chalcogens (e.g., N-phosphonomethylglycines, Etc.) Patents (Class 504/206)
  • Patent number: 10362783
    Abstract: Solutions for killing weeds include a herbicide admixed with a buffered amine oxide. The synergism between the two components reduces the amount of herbicide which must be employed to achieve an effective weed kill. Related methods involve application of the solution to the weeds to be killed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: KOP-COAT, INC.
    Inventors: Hans A. Ward, Ronald Walton Clawson, Jr., Kenneth Allen Cutler, Cameron R. Scott
  • Patent number: 10334843
    Abstract: Pesticide compositions containing an adjuvant which contains, based on 100 parts by weight of the adjuvant, (a) greater than about 50 parts by weight of at least one alkyl fatty acid ester, (b) from about 2 parts by weight to less than about 5 parts by weight of a surfactant comprising: (b)(i) one or more anionic surfactants selected from sulfonic acids, sulfonic acid esters, alkylsulfosuccinic acid esters, phosphate esters, sulfate esters, and oleoyltaurate salts, or (b)(ii) one or more non-ionic surfactants selected from sorbitan fatty acid esters, aryl alkoxylates, alkoxylated fatty alcohols, alkoxylated fatty acids, alkoxylated triglycerides, alkoxy copolymers, alkylpolyglucosides, alkoxylated fatty amines, and ether amines, or (iii) a mixture (b)(i) and (b)(ii), exhibit improved performance, particularly when sprayed through a flat fan spray nozzle, an air induction spray nozzle, or other spray nozzle and at a pressure of from about 10 pounds per square inch to about 100 pounds per square inch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SOLVAY USA, INC.
    Inventors: Hedieh Modaressi, Joe V. Gednalske, Rajesh Pazhianur, Andrew Douglass, Gregory K. Dahl
  • Patent number: 10278385
    Abstract: The use of formulations comprising (A) one or more aminocarboxylates, selected from among methylglycine diacetate (MGDA) and its alkali metal salts, glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA) and its alkali metal salts, iminodisuccinate, hydroxyethylimine diacetate and ethyleneiminodisuccinate and the corresponding alkali metal salts, (B) at least one organic compound selected from among organic phosphates, organic phosphonates and organic phosphites and salts of the abovementioned organic compounds, and (C) optionally water, for application to plants or the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Paul Klingelhoefer, Gerhard Schnabel
  • Patent number: 10188107
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of a compound, a salt or solvate thereof as C4 plant selective herbicide wherein said compound has a structure according to formula (I) wherein A is a cyclic alkyl, aryl, heterocycloalkyl, or heteroaryl group, and B is a cyclic alkyl, aryl, heterocycloalkyl, or heteroaryl group, and wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are, independently of each other H or an alkyl group, and wherein integer i is 0 or 1, preferably 1, and the bond (a) is a single or double bond, and wherein in case (a) is a double bond, n is 0 and X is O or S, and wherein in case (a) is a single bond n is 1, and X is H or an alkyl group, and wherein the bond (b) is a single or double bond, and wherein in case (b) is a double bond, m and p are 0, and wherein in case (b) is a single bond m and p are both 1, and/or according to formula (II) including tautomeric structures thereof, wherein R01 and R02 are independently of each other selected from the group consisting of H, OH, carboxylic acid, ester, alkyl, alkox
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: HEINRICH HEINE UNIVERSITAT DUSSELDORF
    Inventors: Georg Groth, Judith Katharina Paulus, Daniel Schlieper, Peter Westhoff
  • Patent number: 10123538
    Abstract: A process is provided for preparing a glyphosate salt solution that comprises potassium and IPA cations in a desired mole ratio, and that has a glyphosate a.e. concentration not less than about 400 g/l. The process includes adding glyphosate acid to a glyphosate potassium salt solution having a glyphosate assay of at least about 40% a.e. by weight, to form a slurry. The process also includes introducing isopropylamine, in an amount sufficient to neutralize the added glyphosate acid, to the slurry with mixing until all glyphosate is dissolved, to form a mixed glyphosate salt solution comprising potassium and IPA cations in the desired mole ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David R. Eaton, Jeffrey A. Graham, Henry Agbaje
  • Patent number: 10123532
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose using low hydrophilic-lipophilic balance surfactants as spray drift reduction agents and methods of using such agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: HUNTSMAN PETROCHEMICAL LLC
    Inventor: Curtis M. Elsik
  • Patent number: 10045542
    Abstract: Novel, environmentally safe compositions for the control of pests and methods of using these compositions are disclosed. The compositions may comprise one or more high terpene (50% by weight or more) based oils, such as but not limited to citrus oil, surfactants and other ingredients disclosed herein. Preferably, the one or more high terpene (50% by weight or more) based oils, such as but not limited to citrus oil, is cold pressed orange oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Oro Agri, Inc.
    Inventor: Erroll M. Pullen
  • Patent number: 9992994
    Abstract: The invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising new biodegradable bisaminopropylamides of formula (I) or of formula (II) and to their uses in detergent compositions. In the agrochemical compositions the bisaminopropylamides act as adjuvant for the agrochemically active compounds such as pesticides, growth regulators or fertilizers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Taminco BVBA
    Inventors: Kurt Buyse, Kristof Moonen
  • Patent number: 9988634
    Abstract: This invention provides polynucleotide molecules and methods for regulating genes in plants, e. g., by providing RNA for systemic regulation of genes. Various aspects of the invention provide polynucleotide molecules and methods for regulating endogenous genes and transgenes in a plant cell and polynucleotide molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Robert D Sammons, Sergey Ivashuta, Hong Liu, Dafu Wang, Paul C. C. Feng, Andrei Y Kouranov, Scott E Andersen
  • Patent number: 9781922
    Abstract: Spray drift during the application of an aqueous mixture of glyphosate and an auxinic herbicide is reduced by incorporating certain tertiary amine or tertiary amine oxide surfactants into the aqueous solution or mixture to be sprayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Brandon Matthew Downer, Mei Li, Lei Liu, Kuide Qin, Holger Tank, Stephen L. Wilson, Hong Zhang, Jinxia Susan Sun, Shawn Zhu
  • Patent number: 9687566
    Abstract: Genetically modified non-human animals and methods and compositions for making and using them are provided, wherein the genetic modification comprises a deletion of the endogenous low affinity Fc?R locus, and wherein the mouse is capable of expressing a functional FcR?-chain. Genetically modified mice are described, including mice that express low affinity human Fc?R genes from the endogenous Fc?R locus, and wherein the mice comprise a functional FcR?-chain. Genetically modified mice that express up to five low affinity human Fc?R genes on accessory cells of the host immune system are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Lynn Macdonald, Naxin Tu, Cagan Gurer, Sean Stevens, Andrew J. Murphy
  • Patent number: 9691517
    Abstract: Provided are a hydroxy compound and an ion conducting agent each having excellent electroconductivity. Also provided is an electroconductive resin composition suppressed in bleeding and excellent in electroconductivity through the use of the hydroxy compound. Specifically, provided are a hydroxy compound represented by the following general formula (1), and an ion conducting agent including the hydroxy compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taichi Shintou, Masaki Yamada, Sosuke Yamaguchi, Kazuhiro Yamauchi, Takeshi Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 9585383
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel methods of applying pesticides to control pests with reduced phytotoxicity effects. The method comprises applying pesticides as micro-droplets in a low volume but high concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: ORO Agri, Inc.
    Inventors: Erroll M. Pullen, Dirk C. Uys
  • Patent number: 9578877
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose an agricultural composition having an agrochemical active ingredient and at least one cocoalkylpolyamine alkoxylate agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: HUNTSMAN CORPORATION AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED
    Inventors: Rodney Walter Parr, Dilek Saylik
  • Patent number: 9538757
    Abstract: Solid mixtures comprising a) an active compound from the group consisting of the sulfonylureas, and b) an alkylpolyglucoside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jäger
  • Patent number: 9426997
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to a glyphosate formulation with enhanced viscosity, said formulation containing a thickening composition comprising at least one nitrogen-containing surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: AKZO NOBEL N.V.
    Inventor: Shawn Zhu
  • Patent number: 9416099
    Abstract: Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amines, wherein the fatty amine is made by reducing the amide reaction product of a metathesis-derived C10-C17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and a secondary amine, are disclosed. Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amidoamines, wherein the amidoamine is made by reacting of a metathesis-derived C10-C17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and an aminoalkyl-substituted tertiary amine, are also disclosed. The quaternized compositions are advantageously sulfonated or sulfitated. In one aspect, the ester derivative of the C10-C17 monounsaturated acid or octadecene-1,18-dioic acid is a lower alkyl ester. In other aspects, the ester derivative is a modified triglyceride made by self-metathesis of a natural oil or an unsaturated triglyceride made by cross-metathesis of a natural oil with an olefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Stepan Company
    Inventors: Dave R Allen, Marcos Alonso, Randal J Bernhardt, Aaron Brown, Sangeeta Ganguly-Mink, Andrew Malec, Teresa Manuel, Ronald A. Masters, Lawrence A. Munie, Dennis S. Murphy, Patti Skelton, Brian Sook, Michael R. Terry, Jeremy Aaron Weitgenant, Laura Lee Whitlock, Michael Wiester, Patrick Shane Wolfe
  • Patent number: 9402404
    Abstract: The inventors provide the use of a composition comprising an antimicrobial polypeptide comprising Blad or an active variant thereof to prevent or inhibit spoilage of a foodstuff by a microorganism. Also provided is a method of preventing or inhibiting spoilage of a foodstuff by a microorganism comprising administering to a foodstuff in need thereof an effective amount of a composition comprising an antimicrobial polypeptide comprising Blad or an active variant thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Consumo Em Verde—Biotecnologia Das Plantas, S.A.
    Inventors: Alexandra Carreira, Sara Valadas Da Silva Monteiro, Ricardo De Seixas Boavida Ferreira
  • Patent number: 9351485
    Abstract: Use of sophorolipids as adjuvants in combination with pesticides as tank mix additive and/or as formulation additive for crop protection and for the industrial non-crop sector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Sabine Giessler-Blank, Martin Schilling, Oliver Thum, Ewald Sieverding
  • Patent number: 9351486
    Abstract: Efficacious herbicidal compositions comprising a derivatized saccharide surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant are described. The compositions are characterized as having low toxicity and are readily biodegradable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Simone Seifert-Higgins, Christopher I. Bates, William Abraham
  • Patent number: 9326503
    Abstract: Agrochemical compositions comprising (a) one or more branched alkyl polyglycosides, and (b) one or more biocides are disclosed. The compositions display improved solubility in water, and reduced foam generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Barbara Stefl, Jianhua Mao
  • Patent number: 9233993
    Abstract: The present invention provides N-phosphonomethylglycine guanidine salts. The N-phosphonomethylglycine guanidine salts have improved herbicidal efficacy over glyphosate alone. The present invention also provides guanidine compounds and salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Flamel Technologies
    Inventors: Ronald J. Brinker, Olivier Soula, Alain Lemercier
  • Patent number: 9222100
    Abstract: This invention provides a method to autoregulate expression of a transgene susceptible to sRNA silencing by concomitantly transcribing RNA from DNA of a transgene and RNA from DNA from at least one sRNA silencing pathway gene. An aspect of the invention provides use of a recombinant DNA construct that includes DNA of a transgene and DNA of an sRNA silencing regulator. Also disclosed are transgenic cells and organisms having in their genome a recombinant DNA construct that includes DNA of a transgene and DNA of an sRNA silencing regulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Edwards Allen, Larry A. Gilbertson, Sergey I. Ivashuta, James K. Roberts
  • Patent number: 9192158
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to herbicidal compositions comprising a herbicide, an etheramine alkoxylate surfactant, an alkylamine alkoxylate surfactant having a high degree of alkoxylation and compatibilizer comprising, in some embodiments, an alkylamine alkoxylate surfactant having a low degree of alkoxylation or an alkylpolyglucoside surfactant. The herbicidal compositions are herbicidally efficacious and cause low eye irritation and low crop injury.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David Z. Becher, David Eaton, John Hemminghaus
  • Patent number: 9155300
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods and compositions for improving plant health. In particular, application of dicamba or another substrate of DMO, or metabolites thereof including DCSA, to a plant confers tolerance to, or defense against, abiotic or biotic stresses such as oxidative stress including herbicide application, and plant disease, and enhances crop yield. Such application may be in combination with the application of another herbicide such as glyphosate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Paul C.C. Feng, Ronald J. Brinker
  • Patent number: 9107405
    Abstract: An adjuvant composition that contains, based on 100 parts by weight of the adjuvant composition (a) one or more betaine surfactant compounds, and (b) one or more surfactant compounds selected from, alkyl ether sulfates, sulfonates, sulfosuccinates, alkyl ether carboxylates, alkoxylated fatty acids, and alkoxylated alcohols is useful as a component of pesticide compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Rajesh Pazhianur, Hedieh Modaressi, Francis George Smith
  • Patent number: 9095166
    Abstract: The inventors provide the use of a composition comprising an antimicrobial polypeptide comprising Blad or an active variant thereof to prevent or inhibit spoilage of a foodstuff by a microorganism. Also provided is a method of preventing or inhibiting spoilage of a foodstuff by a microorganism comprising administering to a foodstuff in need thereof an effective amount of a composition comprising an antimicrobial polypeptide comprising Blad or an active variant thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Consumo Em Verde—Biotecnologia Das Plantas
    Inventors: Sara Alexandra Valadas Da Silva Monteiro, Ricardo Manuel De Seixas Boavida Ferreira, Alexandra Manuela Lourenço Carreira
  • Patent number: 9078431
    Abstract: A method for preparing an aqueous mixture of glyphosate salts to improve the handling of the mixture, the method comprising forming a homogeneous mixture of at least two bases comprising at least one alkali metal hydroxide, and at least one further base selected from alkali metal hydroxides and nitrogen bases and reacting the mixture of the at least two bases with glyphosate acid in an aqueous reaction medium to provide an aqueous mixture of glyphosate salts wherein the concentration of glyphosate (based on glyphosate acid equivalent) is at least 200 gae/L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Nufarm Australia Limited
    Inventors: Allan Spencer, Aristos Panayi, Chad Richard Ord Sayer
  • Patent number: 9072305
    Abstract: The invention includes an aqueous compatibilized herbicidal formulation. In typical embodiments, formulations comprise a diammonium salt of glyphosate and a sodium salt of fomesafen. The invention also includes storage and transport systems containing formulation embodiments. The invention also includes methods inhibiting unwanted plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Gordon Alstair Bell, Claudio Screpanti
  • Publication number: 20150133299
    Abstract: Aqueous pesticide concentrates containing a pesticide (such as an auxinic herbicide), a surfactant, and a naturally or petroleum derived oil and the use of aqueous pesticide spray mixtures incorporating such concentrates are described. The aqueous pesticide concentrates described herein include from 5 to 90 weight percent of a pesticide (such as an auxinic herbicide), from 0.1 to 20 weight percent of a surfactant, and from 0.1 to 20 weight percent of a naturally or petroleum derived oil. The aqueous pesticide concentrates are stable oil-in-water emulsions that form a stable emulsion upon dilution into a spray solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
    Inventors: Hui Shao, Holger Tank
  • Publication number: 20150119248
    Abstract: The invention provides plants comprising transgenic event MON 88302 that exhibit tolerance to glyphosate herbicide. The invention also provides seeds, plant parts, cells, commodity products, and methods related to the event. The invention also provides DNA molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic DNA into the genome of a Brassica napus plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Andrew J. Brown, James F. Byrne, Robert H. Cole, James H. Crowley, John A. Miklos, Robert C. Ripley, Simone Seifert-Higgins, Jiali Xie
  • Publication number: 20150111733
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises at least one compound selected from a 1-(3-pyridyl-N-oxide)pyrazole compound of formula I, II, or III, or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R12, R13, Y, and Q, are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Martin J. Walsh, Daniel Knueppel, Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Ann M. Buysse, Negar Garizi, Asako Kubota, Yu Zhang, Ricky Hunter, Tony K. Trullinger
  • Publication number: 20150111731
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises one or more of the following compounds: 3-(thiazol-2-yl)pyridine 1-oxide compound of formula I or II, or N-(4-chloro-2-(pyridin-3-yl)thiazol-5-yl)-3-(methylthio)propanamide compound (C3), or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, and Q, are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Negar Garizi, Martin J. Walsh, Ann M. Buysse, Daniel Knueppel, Asako Kubota, Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Yu Zhang, Ricky Hunter, Tony K. Trullinger
  • Publication number: 20150111732
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises a 3-(1H-pyrazol)pyridine compound of formula I or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R9, R10, R12, x, n, and Q are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Martin J. Walsh, Ann M. Buysse, Asako Kubota, Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Yu Zhang, Ricky Hunter, Tony K. Trullinger
  • Publication number: 20150111735
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises a pyridine triazole compound of formula I or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, Z, and x are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Yu Zhang, Tony K. Trullinger, Ricky Hunter, Ann M. Buysse
  • Publication number: 20150111734
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises at least one compounds selected from a compound of formula, or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, Q, Z, L, La, and x are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Yu Zhang, Asako Kubota, Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Thomas Barton, Tony K. Trullinger, Christian T. Lowe, Paul R. LePlae, Ann M. Buysse, Martin J. Walsh, Negar Garizi, Ricky Hunter, Daniel Knueppel
  • Publication number: 20150111730
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises a compound of formula I or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4, R5, R6, R7, Z, Q, and Y are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests, or to an area to control pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Ann M. Buysse, David A. Demeter, Negar Garizi, Ricky Hunter, Daniel Knueppel, Paul R. LePlae, Christian T. Lowe, Akshay Patny, Tony K. Trullinger, Martin J. Walsh, Yu Zhang
  • Publication number: 20150105258
    Abstract: Ready-to-use foamable pesticide compositions that contain a particulate pesticide suspended therein and applicators for dispensing such compositions. Methods for treating pests such as arthropods by contacting pests with such compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Terrence R. Burke, Henry Wayne Moran, Jonathan D. Berger, James H. Cink
  • Patent number: 9006144
    Abstract: Aqueous glyphosate formulations comprising a surfactant derived from metathesized natural oil feedstocks are disclosed. The formulations comprise a glyphosate salt, water, and a surfactant derived from a metathesis-derived C10-C17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives. The surfactant is selected from C10 or C12 amine oxides, C10 or C12 quats, C10, C12, or C16 amidoamines, C10 or C12 amidoamine oxides, C10 imidazoline quats, C10 or C12 amidoamine quats, C10, C12, or C16 betaines, C16 amidoamine betaines, C18 diamidoamines, C18 diamidoamine oxides, C18 diamidoamine diquats, C18 diamidoamine oxide quats, C18 diamidoamine oxide betaines, Cis diamidoamine monobetaines, C18 diamidoamine monobetaine quats, C18 ester amidoamine quats, and amidoamines and their oxidized or quaternized derivatives made from self- or cross-metathesized palm or soybean oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Stepan Company
    Inventors: Dave R. Allen, Randal J. Bernhardt, Andrew D. Malec, Patrick Shane Wolfe
  • Publication number: 20150096083
    Abstract: The present invention provides non-coding regulatory element polynucleotide molecules isolated from the lipid transfer protein (LTP) gene of Oryza sativa and useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The invention further discloses compositions, polynucleotide constructs, transformed host cells, transgenic plants and seeds containing the Oryza sativa regulatory polynucleotide sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Wei Wu, Qi Wang, James Morrell, Linda Lutfiyya, Maolong Lu, Zhaolong Li, Ping Li, Michelle Lacy, David Kovalic, Yongwei Cao, Andrey Boukharov, Stanislaw Flasinski, Peter T. Hajdukiewicz
  • Publication number: 20150087517
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the manufacturing of specifically targeting microcapsules comprising agrochemicals. More specifically, the disclosure relates to specifically targeting microcapsules, to which targeting agents are covalently linked at a ratio from about 0.01 ?g-to about 1 ?g targeting agents per square centimeter of the surface of the microcapsule, such that the microcapsules are capable of binding the agrochemicals contained in the microcapsules to a surface, and to agrochemical compositions comprising such microcapsules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2012
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Verheesen, Chris De Jonghe
  • Publication number: 20150087518
    Abstract: The subject invention relates in part to the control of AAD-12 and/or AAD-13 dicot volunteers in fields planted with monocot crops such as corn. The dicots can include soybeans and cotton.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Gregory Hanger, Andrew E. Robinson, Norbert Satchivi, Terry R. Wright, Richard Chambers
  • Patent number: 8987172
    Abstract: The present invention relates to glyphosate formulations (herbicides) containing glyphosate and a surfactant consisting essentially of a branched alkylamine where the nitrogen atom in the alkylamine is connected to a branched alkyl group and one, two or three chains of alkylene oxide units (e.g., ethylene oxide units and/or propylene oxide units, including copolymers of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide units).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Inventor: Pedro Manuel Brito da Silva Correia
  • Patent number: 8980294
    Abstract: Ready-to-use foamable pesticide compositions that contain a particulate pesticide suspended therein and applicators for dispensing such compositions. Methods for treating pests such as arthropods by contacting pests with such compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Terrence R. Burke, Henry Wayne Moran, Jonathan D. Berger, James H. Cink
  • Publication number: 20150072856
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an adjuvant selected from a carbamate of the formula (I), a carbamate of the formula (II), or a polymer, which is obtainable by polymerization of at least one alkylene oxide and a carbamate of the formula (I) and/or (II) as defined below.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Roman Benedikt Raether, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Silke Zeyer, Gerd Kraemer, Richard Roger Evans, Fabien Jean Brand, Peter Haenggi
  • Publication number: 20150072859
    Abstract: This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One”): and processes related thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
    Inventors: Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Negar Garizi, Yu Zhang, Tony K. Trullinger, Ricky Hunter, Ann M. Buysse, Asako Kubota, Paul R. LePlae, Jr., Daniel Knueppel, Christian T. Lowe, Dan Pernich, David A. Demeter, Timothy C. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20150057155
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel hybrid promoters comprising a caulimovirus promoter operably linked to one or more of an EF1?, Act8, Act2 or Act11 promoter. The present invention also relates to novel DNA constructs comprising at least one expression cassette which comprises the hybrid promoter thereof. The present invention further relates to transgenic plants/seeds comprising such DNA constructs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventors: Karen L. Fincher, Stanislaw Flasinski, Jack Q. Wilkinson
  • Publication number: 20150051078
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a glyphosate formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate or an alkali salt of a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base, wherein the tank mix has a tank mix acidity of at least pH 8.0, and wherein the tankmix contains at least 50 wt % water. The invention also relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Gerhard Genari, Paul Klingelhoefer, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Walter Thomas, Maarten Staal
  • Publication number: 20150051075
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of an agrochemical composition comprising at least one specific herbicide and at least one specific fungicide for controlling undesired vegetation in soybean cultures and for the desiccation and/or defoliation of soybeans. The invention further relates to a method for controlling undesired vegetation in soybean cultures and to a method for the desiccation and/or defoliation of soybean plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Markus Gewehr, Cyrill Zagar, Scott Peoples, Aldo Merotto, JR., Ribas Vidal, Sebastiao Carneiro Guimaraes, Michelangelo Muzell Trezzi, Fabiane Pinto Lamego
  • Publication number: 20150051076
    Abstract: The present invention relates to q method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Gerhard Genari, Paul Klingelhoefer, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Walter Thomas, Maarten Staal