Plantain Or Banana Patents (Class PLT/160)
  • Publication number: 20210400858
    Abstract: A new banana cultivar ‘QCAV-4’ is provided that, when under significant disease pressure, remains largely free from infection by Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4). In the absence of such significant disease pressure, ‘QCAV-4’ appears to be essentially phenotypically identical to the wild type parent Cavendish Grand Nain. This includes in relation to immature and mature plant characteristics, fruit characteristics, and yield.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: Queensland University of Technology
    Inventors: James Dale, Robert Harding, Harjeet Khanna, Anthony James, Jennifer Kleidon, Mark Smith, Upendra Shekhawat
  • Publication number: 20160198605
    Abstract: ‘RA’ is a cultivar of the ancestral banana line Gran Nain (GN), which belongs to Musa acuminata variety Cavendish. When compared to its ancestral line, ‘RA’ shows the following characteristics: 1. Super heavy fruit bunch, 2. Especially long, and heavy fingers in a hand, 3. Wavy leaf lamina, 6. More fingers per hand, 7. Youngest unfolded leaves are tightly rolled, 8. Thicker pseudostem circumference, 9. Higher fruit yield per bunch, 10. More cylindrical bunch shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2015
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventor: Eliyahu Khayat
  • Publication number: 20160050819
    Abstract: ‘CQB 114’ is a hybrid banana variety that has high provitamin A cartenoid content, has resistance to black Sigatoka, and produces very sweet fruit that can be eaten fresh or used in desserts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventor: Juan Femando Aguilar Moran
  • Publication number: 20160014941
    Abstract: ‘CQB 115’ is a hybrid dessert banana variety that has a dwarf stature, resistance to black Sigatoka, and produces high-quality fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventor: Juan Fernando Aguilar Moran
  • Publication number: 20110307982
    Abstract: The ‘SMT-6’ variety is distinguished from other banana varieties due to the following unique combination of characteristics: Erect (Upright) foliar arrangement, compact bunch appearance, shorter fingers, and bunch (rachis) position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Publication date: December 15, 2011
    Inventor: Shin-Chuan Hwang
  • Publication number: 20100223699
    Abstract: A new and distinct Musa acuminata cultivar named ‘Cheeka’ is disclosed, characterized a very compact plant with predominately solid green foliage and strong foliage resistant to tearing and breakage. The new cultivar is a Musa acuminata suitable as an indoor pot plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventor: Magaly Zaias-Fast
  • Publication number: 20090222959
    Abstract: Adi is a selection of the ancestral banana line Zelig, which belongs to Musa acuminata cv. Cavendish. When compared to its ancestral line, ‘Adi’ shows the following characteristics: 1. Dwarf-like stature, 2. Wider girth size, 3. Higher fruit yield, 4. Longer fruit size (“fingers”), 5. Higher levels of sucrose and starch in the pulp, 6. Tolerance to windy conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Publication date: September 3, 2009
    Inventor: Eli Khayat
  • Publication number: 20040205867
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Floribunda rose plant is provided which forms in abundance attractive double blossoms that are Marigold Orange suffused with red in coloration. Such blossoms possess a light fragrance. The plant exhibits a bushy growth habit, and forms decorative dense dark green foliage that contrasts nicely with the blossom coloration. The plant also maintains well its attractive appearance even at the end of the blooming season. The new variety is particularly well suited for providing colorful ornamentation in the landscape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2004
    Publication date: October 14, 2004
    Applicant: CP DELAWARE, INC.
    Inventor: Alain A. Meilland
  • Publication number: 20020124287
    Abstract: This new and distinct variety of cooking banana plant has both Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana in its pedigree. Its Latin name is designated as Musa (AAB), with A representing a genome of M. acuminata and B representing a genome of M balbisiana.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2001
    Publication date: September 5, 2002
    Inventor: Phillip Ray Rowe
  • Patent number: PP15863
    Abstract: This new and distinct variety of hybrid dessert banana plant has both Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana in its pedigree. Its Latin name is Musa acuminata×balbisiana group AABB. AA representing two genomes of M. acuminata and BB representing two genomes of M. balbisiana. It has the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. A high level of resistance to Mycosphaerella fijiensis, causal fungus of the black Sigatoka (black leaf streak) disease. 2. A tall plant height. 3. A strong root system that makes it a hardy plant resistant to strong winds or weevil attach (corm borer Cosmopolites sordidus). 4. Fruit bunch sizes that are frequently greater than 20 kg. 5. Ripe fruit has a very good taste, flavor and texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2005
    Assignee: Fundación Hondurefia de Investigación Agricola
    Inventors: Mark Rowe, Phillip Ray Rowe
  • Patent number: PP13874
    Abstract: This new and distinct variety of cooking banana plant has both Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana in its pedigree. Its Latin name is Musa acuminata×balbisiana group AAB. AA representing two genomes of M. acuminata and B representing one genome of M. balbisiana. It has the following unique combination of desirable features: 1. A high level of resistance to Mycosphaerella fijiensis, causal fungus of the black Sigatoka leaf spot disease. 2. A dwarf plant height that enables it to withstand strong winds. 3. A strong root system which makes it a hardy plant under marginal water and soil conditions. 4. Large bunch sizes that are frequently greater than 45.0 kg. 5. Green fruit has a very good flavor and texture when boiled (as thick slices) or fried (as thin slices). 6. Green fruit that is easy to peel and exudes very little latex when peeled. 7. Harvested mature green fruit that has a long green life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2003
    Assignee: Fundación Hondureña de Investigación Agricola
    Inventor: Phillip Ray Rowe
  • Patent number: PP15255
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Musa named ‘Little Prince’ that is characterized by a very dwarf, compact habit, thick trunk, low light level tolerance and thicker, darker green leaves. In combination these traits set ‘Little Prince’ apart from all other existing varieties of Musa known to the inventor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2004
    Inventor: Randolph Salter
  • Patent number: PP20645
    Abstract: Adi is a selection of the ancestral banana line Zelig, which belongs to Musa acuminata cv. Cavendish. When compared to its ancestral line, ‘Adi’ shows the following characteristics: 1. Dwarf-like stature, 2. Wider girth size, 3. Higher fruit yield, 4. Longer fruit size (“fingers”), 5. Higher levels of sucrose and starch in the pulp, 6. Tolerance to windy conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: Rahan Meristem (1998) LTD
    Inventor: Eli Khayat
  • Patent number: PP22503
    Abstract: The ‘SMT-6’ variety is distinguished from other banana varieties due to the following unique combination of characteristics: Erect (Upright) foliar arrangement, compact bunch appearance, shorter fingers, and bunch (rachis) position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Sumifru Singapore, Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Shin-Chuan Hwang
  • Patent number: PP24315
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Musa plant named ‘MeKong Giant’, that is characterized by its large green leaves with red coloration on the lower surface of the young leaves, its very fast growth habit and large stature, its good cold hardiness, its thick trunks that are streaked with dark pink to dark maroon with age, and its large underground rhizomes with new growth that returns quickly from winter dormancy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Brian's Botanicals
    Inventor: Brian Paul Williams
  • Patent number: PP26424
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Musa plant named ‘Poquito’, that is characterized by its dwarf plant habit, its young foliage that emerges green in color, develops red spots, and then progresses to a solid green color in mature leaves, its pseudostem that is red in color and bulbous at the base, its production of offsets during the first year of growth, and its foliage that is highly resistant to shredding in the wind.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: ITSAUL PLANTS LLC.
    Inventors: Edmund C. Snodgrass, Robert Mark Saul
  • Patent number: PP27419
    Abstract: ‘CQB 114’ is a hybrid banana variety that has high provitamin A cartenoid content, has resistance to black Sigatoka, and produces very sweet fruit that can be eaten fresh or used in desserts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Chiquita Brands L.L.C.
    Inventor: Juan Fernando Aguilar Moran
  • Patent number: PP28246
    Abstract: ‘CQB 115’ is a hybrid dessert banana variety that has a dwarf stature, resistance to black Sigatoka, and produces high-quality fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Chiquita Brands L.L.C.
    Inventor: Juan Fernando Aguilar Moran
  • Patent number: PP28625
    Abstract: ‘RA’ is a cultivar of the ancestral banana line ‘Gran Nain’ (GN), which belongs to Musa acuminata variety ‘Cavendish’. When compared to its ancestral line, ‘RA’ shows the following characteristics: 1. Super heavy fruit bunch, 2. Especially long, and heavy fingers in a hand, 6. More fingers per hand, 3. Wavy leaf lamina, 7. Youngest unfolded leaves are tightly rolled, 8. Thicker pseudostem circumference, 9. Higher fruit yield per bunch, 10. More cylindrical bunch shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Rahan Meristem (1998) LTD
    Inventor: Eliyahu Khayat
  • Patent number: PP32532
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Musa plant named ‘FLF-1’, characterized by its upright, sturdy and robust plant habit; vigorous growth habit; medium to large fruit bunches with numerous hands; attractive fruits with good eating quality; complete resistance to Panama Disease Tropical Race 1 (Fusarium oxysporum cubense Race 1); strong resistance to Panama Disease Tropical Race 4 (Fusarium oxysporum cubense Race 4); strong tolerance to Yellow Sigatoka Leaf Spot (Pseudocercospora musicola); and relatively strong cold temperature tolerance in sub-tropical environments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Inventor: David Peasley
  • Patent number: PP32754
    Abstract: ‘ADI 9107’ is a selection of the ancestral banana line ‘ADI’, which belongs to Musa acuminata cv. Cavendish. When compared to its ancestral line, ‘ADI 9107’ shows the following characteristics: No deformation of the upper hands of the fruit bunch, Dwarf-like stature, Wider girth size, Higher fruit yield, Longer fruit size (“fingers”).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: RAHAN MERISTEM (1998) LTD
    Inventor: Eli Khayat