Blueberry Patents (Class PLT/157)
  • Publication number: 20230270029
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL11, characterized by the following combination of traits: medium plant vigor, semi-upright growth habit, lanceolate leaf shape, globose corolla shape and weak conspicuousness of ridges on corolla tube, oblata fruit shaped, large fruit-size, strong bloom intensity, medium sweetness, high acidity. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria Apsara Sanabria Aguilar, Milagros Janet Granda Mogollon De Montoya, Luis José Montgomery Taboada, Jorge David Romero Pajares
  • Publication number: 20230270032
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘FCM17-132’ is provided. ‘FCM17-132’ is a commercial variety intended for the hand harvest fresh fruit market. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘FCM12-096’ (female parent, not patented) and ‘FL01-06’ (male parent, not patented). ‘FCM17-132’ displays high vigor and exhibits round to sprawling plant shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: Fall Creek Farm and Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Hilda Patricia Rodriguez Armenta, Peter Stefan Boches
  • Publication number: 20230270031
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant, which is denominated varietally as ‘NS 16-6’ is described, with a very dense fruit cluster density, medium to long leaf length, large to very large fruit size, medium firm fruit, fruiting on one-year-old shoots only, medium plant vigor, and low to medium fruit acidity under the ecological conditions prevailing in Yanchep, Western Australia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Inventor: Vincent David Andrew Mazzardis
  • Publication number: 20230270030
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL12, characterized by the following combination of traits: medium plant vigor, upright growth habit, ovate leaf shape, urceolate corolla shape and moderate conspicuousness of ridges on corolla tube, oblata fruit shaped, extra-large fruit-size, moderate bloom intensity, high sweetness and acidity, and firm fruit. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria Apsara SANABRIA AGUILAR, Milagros Janet GRANDA MOGOLLON DE MONTOYA, Luis José MONTGOMERY TABOADA, Jorge David ROMERO PAJARES
  • Publication number: 20230270028
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL9, characterized by the following combination of traits: medium to strong plant vigor, semi-upright growth habit, produces large fruit-size, strong bloom intensity, oblata fruit shaped, high sweetness and medium acidity and very firm fruit. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria Apsara Sanabria Aguilar, Milagros Janet Granda Mogollon De Montoya, Luis José Montgomery Taboada, Jorge David Romero Pajares
  • Publication number: 20230225233
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL6, characterized by the following combination of traits: weak plant vigor, upright growth habit, ovate leaf shape, cylindric corolla shape and medium conspicuousness of ridges on corolla tube, oblata fruit shaped, large fruit-size, berries with medium sweetness and acidity. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria Apsara SANABRIA AGUILAR, Milagros Janet MOGOLLON DE MONTOYA, Luis Jose MONTGOMERY TABOADA, Jorge David ROMERO PAJARES
  • Publication number: 20230225231
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL5, characterized by the following combination of traits: medium plant vigor, upright growth habit, ovate leaf shape, globose corolla shape and medium conspicuousness of ridges on corolla tube, oblata fruit shaped, large fruit-size, strong bloom intensity, medium sweetness, high acidity, and very firm fruit. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria apsara Sanabria Aguilar, Milagros Janet Granda Mogollon De Montoya, Luis Jose Montgomery Taboada, Jorge David Pomero Pajares
  • Publication number: 20230225232
    Abstract: A new and distinct evergreen blueberry variety with zero chill requirement named BLUECSOL7, characterized by the following combination of traits: Strong plant vigor, semi-upright growth habit, ovate leaf shape, globose corolla shape and weak conspicuousness of ridges on corolla tube, oblata fruit shaped, extra-large fruit-size, moderate bloom intensity, medium sweetness, high acidity, and very firm fruit. Latin name of the genus and species: Vaccinium corymbosum L .
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: CAMPOSOL S.A.
    Inventors: Kimberlayn Maria Apsara Sanabria Aguilar, Milagros Janet Granda Mogollon de Montoya, Luis José Montgomery Taboada, Jorge David Romero Pajares
  • Publication number: 20220394899
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-268’ is provided. ‘C15-268’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘FL12-082’ (unpatented seed parent) and ‘FL12-069’ (unpatented pollen parent).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Publication number: 20220248582
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-270’ is provided. ‘C15-270’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL12-082’ and ‘FL12-069’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Publication number: 20220248584
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C14-409’ is provided. ‘C14-409’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-315’ and ‘FL07-285’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Publication number: 20220248579
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘RB A063’ is provided. ‘RB A063’ is a commercial low chill tetraploid southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium) variety intended for the fresh fruit market. Thus, ‘RB A063’ is best suited for production in low chill climates similar to Southern Spain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Royal Berries S.L.U.
    Inventors: Philipp SCHULZE, José Ulf Hayler LÓPEZ
  • Publication number: 20220248585
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C13-051’ is provided. ‘C13-051’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-001’ and ‘FL05-383’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Publication number: 20220248580
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘RB A097’ is provided. ‘RB A097’ is a commercial low chill tetraploid southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium) variety intended for the fresh fruit market. Thus, ‘RB A097’ is best suited for production in low chill climates similar to Southern Spain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Royal Berries S.L.U.
    Inventors: Philipp SCHULZE, José Ulf Hayler LÓPEZ
  • Publication number: 20220248587
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C12-069’ is provided. ‘C12-069’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘Indigocrisp’ (seed parent, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 26,523) and ‘FL01-271’ (unpatented pollen parent).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Gary Wright, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Publication number: 20220248581
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-143’ is provided. ‘C15-143’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL12-082’ and ‘FL12-069’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica SCALZO, James W. OLMSTEAD
  • Publication number: 20220248586
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C12-122’ is provided. ‘C12-122’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-003’ and ‘FL08-013’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Gary Wright, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Publication number: 20220248583
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C14-771’ is provided. ‘C14-771’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL10-012’ and ‘FL05-613’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP34316
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘DrisBlueTwentySeven’, particularly selected for the sweet flavor of its fruit, its adaptability for production in low latitudes, and appearance with persistent bloom, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Driscoll's, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce D. Mowrey, Esther J. Kibbe, Marta C. Baptista, Raymond L. Jacobs, III, Maria Velarde, James Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP34464
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant, which is denominated varietally as ‘NS 15-15’ is described, with an upright plant growth habit and which produces fruit considered very large in size, firm, and low to medium in acidity under the ecological conditions prevailing in Yanchep, Western Australia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Next Progeny Pty., Ltd.
    Inventor: Vincent David Andrew Mazzardis
  • Patent number: PP34465
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant, which is denominated varietally as ‘NS 15-14’ is described, with an upright plant growth habit and which produces fruit considered very large in size, medium in firmness, and low in acidity under the ecological conditions prevailing in Yanchep, Western Australia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Next Progeny Pty., Ltd.
    Inventor: Vincent David Andrew Mazzardis
  • Patent number: PP34537
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘FCM14-031’ is provided. ‘FCM14-031’ is a commercial variety intended for the hand harvest fresh market. The new blueberry plant originated from a cross of ‘FL00-180’ (female parent, not patented) and ‘FL01-06’ (male parent, not patented). ‘FCM14-031’ forms round medium vigor bush growth habit, displays well branched habit, produces early to mid-season fruit, and exhibits fruit that is large with a flat bottom and an open upright calyx that has a mildly aromatic flavor that has a balance between sweet and acidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Fall Creek Farm and Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Stefan Boches, Antonio A. Alamo Bermudo
  • Patent number: PP34596
    Abstract: ‘FL11-137’ is a new and distinct southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) variety distinguished at least by a low chilling requirement, vigorous, upright growth habit, high early yield, good field disease resistance, and large fruit that are sweet and exhibit medium size, dry picking scars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lyrene, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP34620
    Abstract: ‘BB14-321NA-1’ is the first known genotype selected in a low-chill temperate environment of Central Chile and tested also in the tropical environment of Peru. ‘BB14-321NA-1’ is a high-yielding early season variety that can break buds and produce fruit with very low chill or no-chill since it does not develop endo-dormancy. The fruit of ‘BB14-321NA-1’ is very large with medium blue color, high bloom and excellent fruit appearance. Fruit is firm and has juicy texture. The eating quality of ‘BB14-321NA-1’ is very good, and ‘BB14-321NA-1’ appears to have the option of jumbo early fruit for early spring production in many places of the world. It can be cultivated in soil and soilless production systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: BB IP Repository, LLC
    Inventors: Edmund J. Wheeler, Maria Pilar Banados
  • Patent number: PP34718
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘RB A063’ is provided. ‘RB A063’ is a commercial low chill tetraploid southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium) variety intended for the fresh fruit market. Thus, ‘RB A063’ is best suited for production in low chill climates similar to Southern Spain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: ROYAL BERRIES S.L.U.
    Inventors: Philipp Schulze, José Ulf Hayler López
  • Patent number: PP34719
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘RB A097’ is provided. ‘RB A097’ is a commercial low chill tetraploid southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium) variety intended for the fresh fruit market. Thus, ‘RB A097’ is best suited for production in low chill climates similar to Southern Spain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: ROYAL BERRIES S.L.U.
    Inventors: Philipp Schulze, José Ulf Hayler López
  • Patent number: PP34768
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-896’, characterized by a combination of early to mid-season ripening and flowering; large berries with good flavor, firmness, and scar; and a medium chilling requirement of about 300-400 hours, or more, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34769
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1241’, characterized by a combination of early season ripening and short fruit development period; large berries with good color and flavor; highly vigorous growth; and a medium chilling requirement of about 350-450 hours, or more, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34770
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1987’, characterized by a combination of early season ripening and flowering, large berries with good flavor, firmness, and scar; and a low chill requirement about 150 hours, or less, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34903
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘FC11-164’ is provided. ‘FC11-164’ is a commercial variety for hand and machine harvest fresh market. The new blueberry plant originated from open pollination of ‘ZF06-168’ (female parent) and an unknown male parent. ‘FC11-164’ is characterized for its upright growth habit, exhibits a high leaf length to width ratio, and produces a long leaf internode length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Fall Creek Farm and Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Stefan Boches, Adam Wagner
  • Patent number: PP34912
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1093’, characterized by a combination of early to mid-season ripening and flowering; large berries with good flavor, firmness, and scar; and a medium chilling requirement of about 350 to 450 hours, or more, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34934
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TO-1719’, characterized by a combination of early to mid-season ripening and flowering, large, firm berries with good color, and mild sweet and acid flavor; and a chill requirement of about 350 to 450 hours, or more, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34974
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C13-051’ is provided. ‘C13-051’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-001’ and ‘FL05-383’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Patent number: PP34975
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C14-409’ is provided. ‘C14-409’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-315’ and ‘FL07-285’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP34976
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C12-069’ is provided. ‘C12-069’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘Indigocrisp’ (seed parent, U.S. Plant Pat. No. 26,523) and ‘FL01-271’ (unpatented pollen parent).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignees: CostaExchange Pty Ltd, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Gary Wright, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Patent number: PP34977
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-143’ is provided. ‘C15-143’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL12-082’ and ‘FL12-069’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP34989
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C14-771’ is provided. ‘C14-771’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL10-012’ and ‘FL05-613’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP35001
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-270’ is provided. ‘C15-270’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL12-082’ and ‘FL12-069’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP35002
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C15-268’ is provided. ‘C15-268’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘FL12-082’ (unpatented seed parent) and ‘FL12-069’ (unpatented pollen parent).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jessica Scalzo, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP35015
    Abstract: ‘FL09-216’ is a new and distinct southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) variety distinguished at least by a low chilling requirement, vigorous, bushy growth habit, high early yield, good field disease resistance, and large fruit that are sweet and exhibit small, dry picking scars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lyrene, James W. Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP35026
    Abstract: ‘BB14-232PT-2’, is the second known genotype selected in a tropical environment of Peru. ‘BB14-232PT-2’ does not require chill-hours for either budbreak or fruit production, possibly because ‘BB14-232PT-2’ does not develop endo-dormancy. The fruit of ‘BB14-232PT-2’ is a medium to large size berry, with medium dark blue color, excellent fruit firmness and crunchy texture. The eating quality of ‘BB14-232PT-2’ is excellent and superior to many of the varieties currently grown in Peru, with a sugar/acidity balance of 16 to 20. Time of fruit production in ‘BB14-232PT-2’ can be regulated by the pruning date and environment conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: BB IP Repository, LLC
    Inventors: Edmund J. Wheeler, Maria Pilar Banados
  • Patent number: PP35068
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘C12-122’ is provided. ‘C12-122’ is a commercial variety intended for the fresh market. The variety is produced from a cross of unpatented parents ‘FL09-003’ and ‘FL08-013’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignees: COSTA BERRY INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD, FLORIDA FOUNDATION SEED PRODUCERS, INC.
    Inventors: Gary Wright, Paul M. Lyrene
  • Patent number: PP35156
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘DrisBlueTwentyEight’, particularly selected for the large size, sweet flavor, and heavy bloom layer of its fruit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Driscoll's, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce D. Mowrey, Jennifer K. Izzo, Jaime Patzer, Christian Christensen, Stephanie Fong, James Olmstead
  • Patent number: PP35365
    Abstract: ‘MSU 120’ is a new blueberry variety of Vaccinium corymbosum. ‘MSU 120’ is primarily Vaccinium corymbosum but is a complex hybrid with about 7.7% of its genes coming from V. darrowii, 6% from V. angustifolium, 1.7% from V. virgatum, and 0.2% from V. tenellum. It is a highly productive cultivar-with excellent fresh fruit quality. It is well adapted to all northern highbush production areas. Plants of ‘MSU 120’ are vigorous and upright, with numerous, moderately branched canes and well exposed fruit. Its berries are large, have small, dry picking scars, medium blue color, good firmness and flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: James F. Hancock
  • Patent number: PP35385
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘Ridley 0803’ is provided. ‘Ridley 0803’ is a commercial variety intended for use as fresh fruit for shipping, hand pick, customer pick, machine harvest and processing markets and as a home garden plant. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘M09-18-09’ (unpatented) and ‘Ridley1403’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 25,432), and can be distinguished by its outstanding features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2023
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Mountain Blue Orchards PTY LTD
    Inventor: Ridley Bell
  • Patent number: PP35434
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant, which is denominated varietally as ‘NS 16-6’ is described, with a very dense fruit cluster density, medium to long leaf length, large to very large fruit size, medium firm fruit, fruiting on one-year-old shoots only, medium plant vigor, and low to medium fruit acidity under the ecological conditions prevailing in Yanchep, Western Australia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Next Progeny Pty., Ltd.
    Inventor: Vincent David Andrew Mazzardis
  • Patent number: PP35435
    Abstract: ‘BB17-321PT-1’ is the third known blueberry genotype to be selected in a tropical environment of Peru. ‘BB17-321PT-1’ does not require chill-hours for either budbreak or fruit production. The fruit of ‘BB17-321PT-1’ is a medium to large size berry, with medium blue color and extremely crunchy and firm texture. Current season shoots lose apical dominance, easily promoting several laterals without the need of any summer pruning. The eating quality of ‘BB17-321PT-1’ is excellent and the crunchiness is superior to all varieties currently grown in Peru known to Applicant, with a sugar/acidity balance of 20 to 30. Time of fruit production in ‘BB17-321PT-1’ can be regulated by the pruning date and environment conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: BB IP Repository, LLC
    Inventors: Edmund J. Wheeler, Maria Pilar Banados, Melisa Andrea Osorio Perez
  • Patent number: PP35443
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘DW18-04’ is disclosed, characterized by an upright and spreading plant habit, vigorous growth and semi-deciduous habit in Florida. Fruit is very firm, with an average firmness of 333 g/mm. The new variety shows tolerance for wet soil conditions. Fruit yield is exceptionally high, with fruit ripening early, with first harvest in mid-March in Central Florida. Fruit is globose, 18 to 25 mm in diameter with an attractive waxy coating. The new variety is a Vaccinium, and is normally used for commercial fruit production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Weber Genetics
    Inventor: David Weber
  • Patent number: PP35516
    Abstract: The new blueberry plant variety ‘Ridley 2503’ is provided. ‘Ridley 2503’ is a commercial variety intended for use as fresh fruit for shipping, hand pick, customer pick, machine harvest and processing markets and as a home garden plant. The variety is produced from a cross of ‘Ridley 4408’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 29,470) and ‘Ridley1403’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 25,432), which can be distinguished by its outstanding features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Mountain Blue Orchards PTY LTD
    Inventor: Ridley Bell
  • Patent number: PP35576
    Abstract: ‘FL12-236’ is a new and distinct hybrid of southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) variety distinguished at least by a low to very low chilling requirement, vigorous and healthy, spreading growth habit, high early yield, good field disease resistance, and large fruit that are very sweet of pink-yellow color and exhibit very small picking scars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lyrene, James W. Olmstead, Patricio R. Munoz