1,2-oxazoles (including Hydrogenated) Patents (Class 504/271)
  • Publication number: 20120058892
    Abstract: N-(Tetrazol-5-yl)- and N-(triazol-5-yl)arylcarboxamides of the formula (I) are described as herbicides. In this formula (I), X, Y, Z and R represent radicals such as hydrogen, organic radicals such as alkyl, and other radicals such as halogen. A and B represent N and CY.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2011
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Applicant: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Ralf Braun, Arnim Köhn, Andreas Almsick, Hartmut Ahrens, Simon Dörner-Rieping, Lothar Willms, Isolde Häuser-Hahn, Ines Heinemann, Elmar Gatzweiler, Christopher Hugh Rosinger
  • Publication number: 20120042413
    Abstract: Compositions and methods comprising polynucleotides and polypeptides having 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) activity and having insensitivity to an HPPD inhibitor are provided. Further provided are nucleic acid constructs, plants, plant cells, explants, seeds and grain having the HPPD sequences. Various methods of employing the HPPD sequences are provided. Such methods include, for example, methods for producing an HPPD inhibitor tolerant plant, plant cell, explant or seed and methods of controlling weeds in a field containing a crop employing the plants and/or seeds disclosed herein. Methods are also provided to identify additional HPPD variants. Further provided are various methods and compositions that allow the various HPPD polypeptides and variant and fragments thereof to be expressed in a chloroplast or transported to a chloroplast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: Henrik Albert, Ericka R. Bermudez, Linda A. Castle, Yuxia Dong, Matthew J. Heckert, Jingtong Hou, Zhenglin Hou, Jian Lu, Daniel L. Siehl, Yumin Tao
  • Publication number: 20120021913
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for controlling weeds in turfgrass without causing significant damage to the turfgrass, and a composition for the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2009
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, LLC
    Inventors: John Robert James, Johnny D. Reynolds, James Alan Swanson
  • Publication number: 20110312496
    Abstract: Concentrated microemulsions comprising: 1) 10-25 parts by weight of a pesticide with a solubility in water at 20° C. lower than 1% l by weight and having a melting point from 10° C. to 60° C.; 2) 8-25 parts by weight of one or more solvents containing oxygen atoms, having a solubility in water at 20° C. lower than 5% by weight and the Hildebrand solubility parameter in the range 16-21 MPa1/2; 3) 10-20 parts by weight of a polyol; 4) 10-25 parts by weight of one or more non ionic surfactants having a HLB value from 9 to 15; 5) 2-10 parts by weight of one or more anionic surfactants; 6) water up to 100 parts by weight; wherein—the ratio by weight between 2) and 1) ranges from 0.8:1 to 1.5:1;—the ratio by weight between 4) +5) and 1) is in the range 0.5:1-3:1;—the ratio by weight between 4) and 5) ranges from 1:1 to 4.1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: SIPCAM S.P.A.
    Inventors: Marco BERNARDINI, Francesca BORGO, Luigi CAPUZZI, Pietro DOMENICHINI, Giorgio FRESCHI
  • Publication number: 20110306496
    Abstract: A method of selectively controlling annual bluegrass and/or goosegrass in turf grass, the method includes applying 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivative compounds, pre-emergence or post-emergence, to goosegrass and/or annual bluegrass in turf grass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Publication date: December 15, 2011
    Applicant: MOGHU RESEARCH CENTER LTD.
    Inventors: Suk-Jin KOO, Ki-Hwan HWANG
  • Publication number: 20110263420
    Abstract: A method of improving the growth of a plant is provided, comprising the steps of applying an effective amount of a base treatment composition and an effective amount of a second treatment composition to seeds prior to planting, either simultaneously or separately in succession. The base treatment composition comprises at least one fungicide that is different from hymexazol and the second treatment composition comprises a first component comprising a neonicotinoid such as clothianidin and, optionally, but preferably, a synthetic pyrethroid such as beta-cyfluthrin, and a second component comprising hymexazol as at least one of its active ingredients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience LP
    Inventor: Jeffrey Daniels
  • Patent number: 8017556
    Abstract: The present invention relates to crystalline forms of [3-(4,5-dihydro-3-isoxazolyl)-2- methyl-4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl]-(5-hydroxy-1-methyl-1 H-pyrazol-4-yl)methanone, which is also known under the common name topramezone. The invention also relates to a process for the preparation of these crystalline forms and formulations for plant protection which comprise one of these crystalline forms of topramezone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Joachim Gebhardt, Peter Erk, Heidi Emilia Saxell, Thomas Kroehl, Matthias Bratz
  • Publication number: 20110201498
    Abstract: A method of improving the yield of a soybean plant is provided, comprising the step of applying an effective amount of an herbicidal treatment composition to the soil surface prior to emergence of soybeans; i. e., prior to, during, or after planting of soybeans, including after germination, but before plant emergence from the soil surface. The herbicidal treatment composition comprises isoxaflutole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2011
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Jayla Allen, Fred Arnold, John Hinz
  • Patent number: 7998902
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a turf herbicide comprising, as an active ingredient, of 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives of formula (I), which have been known as an a rice paddy herbicide. In addition, 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives of the present invention have a high activity not only as a turf herbicide but also as a herbicide for upland crops and direct-seeded rice. As such, the derivatives of the present invention can be used either as an upland herbicide or as a herbicide for direct-seeded paddy field rice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Moghu Research Center Ltd.
    Inventors: Suk-Jin Koo, Ki-Hwan Hwang
  • Publication number: 20110191897
    Abstract: The present invention relates to nucleic acid sequences encoding a hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (EC 1.13.11.27, abbreviated herein as HPPD) obtained from protists belonging to the family Blepharismidae, as well as the proteins encoded thereby, and to a chimeric gene which comprises such nucleic acid sequence, and to the use of such nucleic acid sequences, proteins or chimeric genes for obtaining plants which are tolerant to HPPD inhibitor herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Fabien Poree, Bernd Laber, Nathalie Knittel-Ottleben, Gudrun Lange, Arno Schulz, Ruediger Hain
  • Publication number: 20110185444
    Abstract: This invention relates generally to the detection of genetic differences among soybeans. More particularly, soybean quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with herbicide tolerance, including tolerance to one or more of an HPPD-inhibitor herbicide, such as mesotrione and isoxazole herbicides, and/or a PPO inhibitor herbicide; soybean plants possessing these QTLs; and genetic markers that are indicative of phenotypes associated with such herbicide tolerance are provided. Methods and compositions for use of these markers in genotyping of soybean and selection are also disclosed, as are methods and compositions for use of herbicides for weed control. Also disclosed are isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides relating to such tolerance or sensitivity and methods of introgressing such tolerance into a plant by breeding or transgenically, or by a combination thereof. Plant cells, plants, and seeds produced are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Inventors: Bailin Li, Kevin A. Fengler
  • Publication number: 20110185445
    Abstract: This invention relates generally to the detection of genetic differences among soybeans. More particularly, the invention relates to soybean quantitative trait loci (QTL) for tolerance or sensitivity to HPPD-inhibitor herbicides, such as mesotrione and isoxazole herbicides, to soybean plants possessing these QTLs, which map to a novel chromosomal region, and to genetic markers that are indicative of phenotypes associated with tolerance, improved tolerance, susceptibility, or increased susceptibility. Methods and compositions for use of these markers in genotyping of soybean and selection are also disclosed, as are methods and compositions for use of these markers in selection and use of herbicides for weed control. Also disclosed are isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides relating to such tolerance or sensitivity and methods of introgressing such tolerance into a plant by breeding or transgenically or by a combination thereof. Plant cells, plants, and seeds produced are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Inventors: Mark Bogner, Julian Chaky, Jennifer A. Klaiber, Donald Kyle, Mark D. Vogt
  • Publication number: 20110177949
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel composition for improving the effectiveness of herbicides, to the use of this composition for improving the effectiveness of herbicides, to a herbicidal agent which comprises this composition and at least one herbicide, and to the use of this herbicidal agent for controlling undesired plant growth. The composition comprises: (a) at least one C1-C4-alkyl ester of at least one aliphatic C14-C22-carboxylic acid, where the at least one carboxylic acid consists to at least 70% by weight of aliphatic carboxylic acids having 18 carbon atoms; (b) at least one anionic surfactant which is selected from the esterification products of monohydroxy-functional alkyl polyethers with inorganic polyprotonic acids; (c) at least one aliphatic C14-C22-carboxylic acid; (d) optionally at least one antifoam; and (e) at least one aromatic solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Michael Krapp, Rainer Berghaus, Markus Becker, Bernd Sievernich, Herve R. Vantieghem
  • Publication number: 20110053776
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to micro-encapsulated formulations of soil-active pest control and agricultural chemicals such as herbicides, insecticides, nematicides and fungicides (pesticides) that combine a strong initial activity and a longer residual activity in the soil than provided by current micro-encapsulated formulations. These formulations are prepared by combining two separate suspensions of microcapsules, containing one or more pesticides, which were separately prepared under differing conditions and therefore have significantly different chemical properties and field release rates. The present invention, in particular, is useful for the herbicide clomazone, alone or in combination with other herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Inventor: James T. BAHR
  • Publication number: 20110023180
    Abstract: Novel hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) polypeptides, variants and fragments thereof, as well as polynucleotides encoding the same, capable of conferring commercial levels of conferring HPPD herbicide resistance or tolerance to plants. Compositions include amino acid sequences, and variants and fragments thereof, for HPPD polypeptides, as well as polynucleotides encoding the same. Methods for the production and use of HPPD herbicide resistant plants that express these novel HPPD polypeptides, methods for selectively controlling weeds in a field at a crop locus, and methods for the assay, characterization, identification and selection of these novel HPPDs are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2010
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Timothy Robert HAWKES, Michael Phillip Langford, Russell Colin Viner, Bernardus Theodorus Maria Vernooij, Richard Dale, Shradha Singh, Vance Kramer
  • Publication number: 20110015073
    Abstract: 4-(3-Aminobenzoyl)-5-cyclopropylisoxazoles of the formula (I) are described as herbicides. In this formula (I), A, X, Y and Z are radicals such as hydrogen, organic radicals such as alkyl, and other radicals such as halogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Heinz Kehne, Andreas Almsick, Hartmut Ahrens, Dieter Feucht, Ines Heinemann, Jan Dittgen, Martin Jeffrey Hills, Stefan Lehr, Christopher Hugh Rosinger
  • Publication number: 20100279868
    Abstract: Pyrandione, thiopyrandione and cyclohexanetrione compounds of formula (I), which are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2008
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Stephane Andre Marie Jeanmart, Christopher John Mathews, Steve Smith, John Benjamin Taylor, Mangala Govenkar
  • Publication number: 20100255988
    Abstract: The invention relates to 3-(benzylsulfinyl)-5,5-dimethyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazole derivatives and 5,5-dimethyl-3-[(1H-pyrazol-4-ylmethyl)sulfinyl]-4,5-dihydroisoxazole derivatives of the formula (I) and their salts processes for their preparation and their use as herbicides and plant growth regulators, in particular as herbicides for the selective control of harmful plants in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2008
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Applicant: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Hansjoerg Dietrich, Arianna Martelletti, Christopher Hugh Rosinger, Jan Dittgen, Dieter Feucht
  • Publication number: 20100197502
    Abstract: The present invention relates to crystalline forms of [3-(4,5-dihydro-3-isoxazolyl)-2-methyl-4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl]-(5-hydroxy-1-methyl-1 H-pyrazol-4-yl)methanone, which is also known under the common name topramezone. The invention also relates to a process for the preparation of these crystalline forms and formulations for plant protection which comprise one of these crystalline forms of topramezone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2008
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Joachim Gebhardt, Peter Erk, Heidi Emilia Saxell, Thomas Kroehl, Matthias Bratz
  • Publication number: 20100144527
    Abstract: The present invention relates to dispersions comprising A) one or more herbicidal active substances from the group of the HPPD inhibitors, B) one or more oils, C) one or more surface-active substances, D) diammonium oxalate, diammonium hydrogen phosphate or ammonium dihydrogen phosphate, E) one or more rheological additives, F) optionally one or more agrochemical active substances other than A), such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, safeners or growth regulators, G) optionally formulation auxiliaries from the group consisting of antifoams, evaporation inhibitors, perfumes, colorants, antifreeze agents and preservatives. The dispersions are suitable for use in the field of plant protection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Smita PATEL, Romy Martin, Peter Baur, Rainer Süssmann
  • Publication number: 20100075853
    Abstract: Herbicidally active composition comprising a) the compound of the formula I, where X is a monovalent cation, and b) water, where the compound of the formula I is in water-dissolved form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2007
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Michael Krapp, Rainer Berghaus, Markus Becker, Klaus Kolb, Bernd Sievernich
  • Publication number: 20100004128
    Abstract: Novel compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, m, R5, R6, n and Y are as defined in claim 1; or N-oxides, salts and optical isomers thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes for preparing compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to control plants or to inhibit plant growth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2007
    Publication date: January 7, 2010
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, Matthew Murdoch Woodhead McLachlan
  • Patent number: 7608564
    Abstract: Benzoyl derivatives of the formula I where the variables have the following meanings: R1, R2 are hydrogen, nitro, halogen, cyano, alkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy, haloalkoxy, alkylthio, haloalkylthio, alkylsulfinyl, haloalkylsulfinyl, alkylsulfonyl or C1-C6-haloalkylsulfonyl; R3 is hydrogen, halogen or alkyl; R4, R5 are hydrogen, halogen, cyano, nitro, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, dialkylamino, phenyl or carbonyl, it being possible for the 6 last-mentioned radicals to be substituted; X is O, S, NR9, CO or CR10R11; Y is O, S, NR12, CO or CR13R14; R15 is pyrazole which is unsubstituted or substituted, linked in the 4-position and has attached to it in the 5-position a hydroxyl or sulfonyloxy radical; and the agriculturally useful salts thereof; processes and intermediates for the preparation of the 3-heterocyclyl-substituted benzoyl derivatives; compositions comprising them; and the use of these derivatives or compositions comprising them for controlling undesirable plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Wolfgang von Deyn, Regina Luise Hill, Uwe Kardorff, Ernst Baumann, Stefan Engel, Guido Mayer, Matthias Witschel, Michael Rack, Norbert Götz, Joachim Gebhardt, Ulf Miβlitz, Helmut Walter, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Martina Otten, Joachim Rheinheimer
  • Publication number: 20090137393
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel 2,4,6-trialkylphenyl-substituted cyclopentane-1,3-diones of the formula (I) in which X, Y, A, B, Q1, Q2 and G have the meanings given above, to a plurality of processes and intermediates for their preparation and to their use as pesticides and/or herbicides, and also to selective herbicidal compositions comprising, firstly, the 2,4,6-trialkylphenyl-substituted cyclopentane-1,3-diones of the formula (I) and, secondly, at least one crop plant compatibility-improving compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2007
    Publication date: May 28, 2009
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Reiner Fischer, Stefan Lehr, Dieter Feucht, Ulrich Gorgens, Olga Malsam, Alfred Angermann, Guido Bojack, Alan Graff, Christian Arnold, Thomas Auler, Martin Jeffrey Hills, Hein Kehne, Christopher Hugh Rosinger, Jan Dittgen
  • Publication number: 20090042726
    Abstract: Compounds of formula I: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, m, R5, R6, n and Y are as defined in claim 1; or N-oxides, salts and optical isomers thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes for preparing compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to control plants or to inhibit plant growth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2006
    Publication date: February 12, 2009
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Janice Black, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, Ewan James Turner Chrystal, Anthony Marian Kozakiewicz, Andrew Plant
  • Publication number: 20080318784
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a turf herbicide comprising, as an active ingredient, of 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives of formula (I), which have been known as an a rice paddy herbicide. In addition, 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives of the present invention have a high activity not only as a turf herbicide but also as a herbicide for upland crops and direct-seeded rice. As such, the derivatives of the present invention can be used either as an upland herbicide or as a herbicide for direct-seeded paddy field rice.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Applicant: MOGHU RESEARCH CENTER LTD.
    Inventors: Suk-Jin Koo, Ki-Hwan Hwang
  • Publication number: 20080305953
    Abstract: Liquid formulations containing herbicidal actives from the group of HPPD inhibitors, dialkyl sulfosuccinates, surfactants and solvents are provided. The present invention relates to liquid formulations comprising: A) one or more HPPD inhibitors, B) one or more dialkyl sulfosuccinates, C) one or more further surfactants, D) one or more solvents, E) further auxiliaries and additives, and F) one or more non-A) agrochemical actives. The liquid formulations are suitable for use in the field of crop protection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2006
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Detlev Haase, Gerhard Frisch, Martin Bommel
  • Publication number: 20080300139
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for controlling aquatic weeds by applying a herbicidally effective amount of at least one inhibitor of p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) or an agriculturally acceptable salt, ester or amide thereof to aquatic weeds and/or their aqueous habitat containing seeds or other propagating organs of said aquatic weeds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Joseph Zawierucha, Caren A. Judge, Christopher Todd Horton
  • Patent number: 7456133
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel aryl ketones of the formula (I) in which A1, A2, Q, R1, R2, X, Y and Z are as defined in the description, their use as herbicides and processes and intermediates for their preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2008
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Stefan Herrmann, Dorothee Hoischen, Kristian Kather, Klaus-Helmut Muller, Otto Schallner, Hans-Georg Schwarz, Mark Wilhelm Drewes, Peter Dahmen, Dieter Feucht, Rolf Pontzen
  • Publication number: 20080269060
    Abstract: An aqueous pre-mix suspension concentrate formulation comprising: (i) water, (ii) an HPPD inhibitor, in suspension in the water, and (iii) an electrolyte, in solution in the water which has improved stability of the HPPD inhibitor is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew John Griffiths, Rupert Heinrich Sohm, Carl Andrew Formstone
  • Patent number: 7442672
    Abstract: Compound of general formula (I), in which: Y and G together with carbon atoms 3 and 4, form a 5 or 6 member ring chosen from the following structures (A) to (F), the other substituents being as defined in the description. Process for preparing this compound. Fungicidal composition comprising this compound. Method for treating plants by applying this compound or composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2008
    Assignee: Bayer Cropscience S.A.
    Inventors: Benoît Muller, Benoît Hartmann, Stéphanie Gary
  • Publication number: 20080139390
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I) wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2005
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Inventors: Andrew Plant, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, Janice Black, Timothy David Sparks
  • Publication number: 20080058212
    Abstract: A pesticidally active combination comprising an HPPD-inhibiting herbicide in the form of an agrochemically acceptable salt and an insecticide is disclosed, provided that the HPPD inhibiting herbicide is not a compound of formula (A) wherein Ra is C1-2 alkyl or chloro; Rb is hydrogen or C1-4 alkyl; and Rc is C1-4 alkyl is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2004
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Inventors: Christopher Glen Clemens, Willy Thaddaeus Rueegg, Michael Joseph Urwiler
  • Patent number: 7151075
    Abstract: The invention relates to 3-(4,5-dihydroisoxazole-5-yl)benzoylpyrazole of the formula (I) wherein the variables are as defined herein. The invention also relates to the agriculturally useful salts thereof, to methods and to intermediate products for preparing the 3-(4,5-dihydroisoxazole-5-yl)benzoylpyrazole, to agents containing them and to the use thereof for combating undesired plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2006
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ernst Baumann, Wolfgang von Deyn, Steffen Kudis, Klaus Langemann, Guido Mayer, Ulf Misslitz, Ulf Neidlein, Helmut Walter, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Matthias Witschel
  • Patent number: 7115545
    Abstract: Tricyclic benzoylpyrazole derivatives of the formula I wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R6, R7, R3, R4, R5, l, R8 and R9 are as defined in the disclosure and their agriculturally useful salts; processes and intermediates for preparing the tricyclic benzoylpyrazole derivatives; compositions comprising them and the use of these derivatives or of the compositions comprising them for controlling undesirable plants are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2006
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Witschel, Steffen Kudis, Klaus Langemann, Ernst Baumann, Wolfgang von Deyn, Guido Mayer, Ulf Misslitz, Ulf Neidlein, Martina Otten, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Helmut Walter
  • Patent number: 7109149
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for the alteration of fertility in plants through modulation of floral GABA levels. The techniques of the invention may find use in plant breeding techniques. Also provided by the invention are assays for the screening of candidate modulators of GABA metabolism or GABA analogs through the identification of affects on fertility following application of the candidate modulator to a plant. The technique provides an alternative to animal testing and is amenable to large scale application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Assignee: The University of Chicago
    Inventors: Ravishankar Palanivelu, Laura Brass, Daphne Preuss
  • Patent number: 7098169
    Abstract: Herbicide safener combiantions consisting of A) an effective amount of a compound of the formula (1) or a salt thereof, in which R1 is phenyl which is unsubstituted or substituted, R2 is (C1–C6)alkyl, (C3–C6)cycloalkyl or phenyl, each of the 3 last-mentioned radicals is unsubstituted or substituted, R3 is hydrogen or a hydrocarbon radical having 1 to 18 C-atoms which is unsubstituted or substituted, and B) a herbicide selected form the group consisting of and florasulam, chloransulam, dicamba, diflufenzopyr; triclopyr, fluroxypyr, metribuzin, carfentrazone-ethyl, S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2006
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Lothar Willms, Christopher Rosinger, Erwin Hacker, Hermann Bieringer, Ken Pallett
  • Patent number: 6936570
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel tetrazolinone derivatives of general formula (I) wherein R1 represents halogen, C1-4 alkyl, C1-4 haloalkyl, C1-4 alkoxy, C1-4 alkylthio, C1-4 alkylsulfonyl, C1-4 alkylsulfonyloxy, C2-5 alkoxycarbonyl, C2-6 alkoxyalkyl, C2-6 alkylthioalkyl, nitro or cyano, R2 represents a hydrogen atom, C1-6 alkyl, C3-6 cycloalkyl which may be optionally substituted with halogen or C1-3 alkyl, C1-4 haloalkyl, or phenyl which may be optionally substituted with halogen, C1-3 alkyl, C1-3 haloalkyl or nitro, m represents 0, 1 or 2, n represents 0 or 1, Q represents one of the groups which are mentioned in the description. The invention further relates to their use as herbicides and a process together with the intermediates for their preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2005
    Assignee: Nihon Bayer Agrochem, K.K.
    Inventors: Akihiko Yanagi, Shinichi Narabu, Toshio Goto, Seishi Ito, Chieko Ueno
  • Patent number: 6924252
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for controlling the growth of weeds at a locus in a solid growing medium which comprises treating the locus with a composition comprising an isoxazole herbicide to provide progressive or sequential delivery or release of isoxazole herbicide into the surface layer of the medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: Aventis Agriculture Limited
    Inventors: David Alan Roberts, Robert Zerrouk, Rachel Colegate
  • Patent number: 6908884
    Abstract: Cyclohexenone derivatives of benzazolones of the formula I where the variables R1, R2, R3, A and Hex are as defined in claim 1, and their salts, and their use for controlling harmful plants, are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2005
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Guido Mayer, Ulf Misslitz, Ernst Baumann, Wolfgang von Deyn, Steffen Kudis, Michael Hofmann, Thorsten Volk, Matthias Witschel, Cyrill Zagar, Andreas Landes, Klaus Langemann
  • Patent number: 6884757
    Abstract: Herbicidal compositions are described that comprise active substances from the group of the benzoylcyclohexanediones and also safeners. These herbicidal compositions are especially suitable for use against weed plants in crop plant cultures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2005
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Andreas van Almsick, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Hermann Bieringer, Erwin Hacker, Christopher Rosinger
  • Patent number: 6852674
    Abstract: A method of controlling the growth of weeds at a locus which comprises applying to said locus a herbicidally effective amount of: (a) a benzoyl derivative of formula (I): ?wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and w are as defined in the description; (b) a fertilizer containing nitrogen; and (c) one or more adjuvants; and to their compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2005
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Udo Bickers, Erwin Hacker, Frank Sixl, Thomas Auler
  • Patent number: 6844294
    Abstract: Described are herbicidal compositions comprising A) at least one compound from the benzoylcyclohexanedione group and B) at least one compound from the group of the herbicides which act selectively against monocotyledonous and/or dicotyledonous harmful plants in rice. These compositions have a superior action compared with the herbicides employed individually.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2005
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Auler, Andreas van Almsick, Erwin Hacker, Jean-Claude Millet, Keiji Endo
  • Patent number: 6841519
    Abstract: The isoxazoline derivative of the present invention is represented by the following general formula [I]: [wherein Q is a group represented by —S(O)n—(CR5R6)m- (wherein n is an integer of 0 to 2, m is an integer of 1 to 3, and R5 and R6 are a hydrogen atom, a cyano group, an alkoxycarbonyl group, if an alkyl group or the like); R1 and R2 are a hydrogen atom, all optionally substituted alkyl group, an alkoxycarbonyl group, an optionally substituted phenyl group or the like; R3 and R4 are a hydrogen atom, an optionally substituted alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group or the like; Y is a hydrogen atom, an alkoxycarbonyl group, a carboxyl group, an alkenyl group, an optionally substituted alkyl group or an optionally substituted phenyl group]. The herbicide of the present invention contains the above isoxazoline derivative as the active ingredient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2005
    Assignees: Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masao Nakatani, Kouichirou Kaku, Takumi Yoshimura, Masatoshi Tamaru, Hiroshi Kawasaki, Kazunori Kobayashi, Takeshige Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 6838416
    Abstract: The present invention provided with novel 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives of the formula (1), their preparation method and their use as herbicides. The 5-benzyloxymethyl-1,2-isoxazoline derivatives according to the present invention have sufficiently high herbicidal activity against the weeds in the paddy field rice even at low dose rates and excellent selectivity to transferred rice in particular. As thus, the compounds of the present invention are typically useful as herbicides for control of paddy weeds in rice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2005
    Assignee: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
    Inventors: Eung-Kul Ryu, Hyoung-Rae Kim, Dong-Ju Jeon, Jong-Whan Song, Kyoung-Mahn Kim, Jung-No Lee, Hyoung-Cheul Kim, Kyung-Sik Hong
  • Patent number: 6838415
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel substituted benzoylisoxazoles of the general formula (I), in which n represents the number 0, 1, 2 or 3, A represents a single bond or represents alkanediyl (alkylene), R1 represents hydrogen or represents in each case optionally substituted alkyl, alkenyl or cycloalkyl, R2 represents hydrogen, cyano, carbamoyl, halogen, or represents in each case optionally substituted alkyl, alkylcarbonyl, alkoxy, alkoxycarbonyl or alkylthio, alkylsulphinyl or alkylsulphonyl, R3 represents hydrogen, nitro, cyano, carboxyl, carbamoyl, thiocarbamoyl, halogen, or represents in each case optionally substituted alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylsulphinyl, alkylsulphonyl, alkylamino, dialkylamino or dialkylaminosulphonyl, R4 represents nitro, cyano, carboxyl, carbamoyl, thiocarbamoyl, halogen, or represents in each case optionally substituted alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylsulphinyl, alkylsulphonyl, alkylamino, dialkylamino or dialkylaminosulphonyl, and Z represents an optionally substituted 4-
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2005
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus-Helmut Müller, Stefan Lehr, Otto Schallner, Hans-Georg Schwarz, Heinz-Jürgen Wroblowsky, Mark Wilhelm Drewes, Dieter Feucht, Rolf Pontzen, Ingo Wetcholowsky
  • Publication number: 20040259734
    Abstract: The present invention aims at providing an isoxazoline derivative and a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, both having an excellent herbicidal effect and an excellent selectivity between crop and weed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2004
    Publication date: December 23, 2004
    Inventors: Masao Nakatani, Minoru Ito, Kyoko Kimijima, Masahiro Miyazaki, Makoto Fujinami, Ryohei Ueno, Satoru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 6831039
    Abstract: The invention relates to 3-(heterocyclyl)-substituted benzoylpyrazois of formula (I), wherein the variables have the following meanings: X is O, NH or N-alkyl; R1 is alkyl; R2, R3, R4, R5 are hydrogen, alkyl or alkyl halide; R6 is halogen, nitro, alkyl halide, alkoxy, halogenalkoxy, alkylthio, halogenalkylthio, alkylsulfonyl or halogenalkylsulfonyl; R7 is hydroxy, alkoxy, alkenyloxy, alkylsulfonyloxy, alkylcarboyloxy, alkylthiocarbonyloxy, phenylsulfonyloxy or phenylcarbonyloxy, and the phenyl radical can be substituted; R8, R9 are alkyl; R10 is hydrogen or alkyl; and R11 is hydrogen or alkyl; and to their agriculturally useable salts. The invention also relates to intermediate products and methods for producing the inventive compounds and to the use of these compounds or products containing them for combating undesirable plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2004
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ulf Neidlein, Norbert Götz, Ernst Baumann, Wolfgang von Deyn, Steffen Kudis, Klaus Langemann, Guido Mayer, Ulf Misslitz, Matthias Witschel, Martina Otten, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Helmut Walter
  • Patent number: 6828276
    Abstract: There are described benzoylcyclohexanediones of the formula I, their preparation, and their use as herbicides and plant growth regulators. In this formula (I), C1, C2, C3 are cyclic radicals, X1 is a hetero atom, X2 is a chain of carbon atoms, L is a chain-like element, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 are various radicals, and Y and Z are monoatomic bridge elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2004
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Seitz, Andreas van Almsick, Lothar Willms, Hermann Bieringer, Thomas Auler, Hubert Menne
  • Patent number: RE38675
    Abstract: An herbicidal composition containing from 1 to 4 pounds of clomazone per gallon of formulation and having a clomazone volatility less than fifty percent of that of an emulsifiable concentrate containing four pounds of clomazone per gallon of formulation is prepared by the interfacial reaction of polymethylene polyphenyl isocyanate with a polyfunctional amine selected from ethylenediamine, diethylenetriamine, triethylenetetramine, 1,6-hexanediamine, and their mixtures in an aqueous phase optionally containing from 0.05 to 0.25 weight percent of a xanthan gum viscosity modified/stabilizer. Several such formulations and the method of their preparation are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Fui-Tseng H. Lee, Paul Nicholson