Yellow-fleshed Clingstone, Semi-clingstone, Or Semi-freestone Patents (Class PLT/190)
  • Publication number: 20190281740
    Abstract: ‘Cherry Parfait #19’ is a new variety most notably characterized by its fruit. It has the combination of a pink color and a distinct citrus flavor having highlights of lemon, grapefruit, orange and mango. The fruit is firm and crisp, but easily broken apart between the cell walls of the fruit. The ‘Cherry Parfait #19’ is a ramified type of tree with a spreading tree habit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Lee Elliott, Mary Elliott
  • Publication number: 20180295761
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree which is denominated varietally as ‘Burnectthirtythree’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, clingstone nectarine which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately July 30 to August 5 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy J. Gerdts, John K. Slaughter
  • Publication number: 20180249613
    Abstract: A new and distinct nectarine variety of Prunus persica named ‘NJF20’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other nectarine varieties by its unique combination of medium sized non-showy flowers, fruit that are flat in shape, and firm melting, yellow, clingstone flesh that has very good eating quality for an early season nectarine due to its very sweet, low acid flavor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventor: Joseph C. Goffreda
  • Publication number: 20180213692
    Abstract: A new and distinct nectarine variety of Prunus persica named ‘NJN103’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other nectarine varieties by its unique combination of showy flowers, glossy semi-freestone fruit, with an attractive red over color, ripening in early-midseason, with white juicy flesh, and sweet, moderately acidic flavor that is maintained following cold storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Publication number: 20180177091
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica nucipersica), which is denominated varietally as ‘Burnectthirtytwo’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow fleshed, clingstone nectarines which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately July 12 to July 19 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: The Burchell Nursery, Inc.
    Inventors: TIMOTHY J. GERDTS, JOHN K. SLAUGHTER
  • Publication number: 20170049018
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit having very good flavor and eating quality with a good balance between acid and sugar. 4. Fruit with attractive red skin color. 5. Clingstone fruit with firm, white flesh.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20170049019
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Vigorous, upright tree growth. 2. Fruit with a high degree of red skin color. 3. Heavy and regular production of large size fruit. 4. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 5. Mild, sweet, sub-acid white flesh fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20160353625
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with a high degree of red skin color. 4. Fruit with firm, white flesh and excellent eating quality. 5. Fruit with good handling and shipping quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20160219771
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit having a high degree of attractive red skin color. 4. Fruit with very good mild, sweet, sub-acid flavor. 5. Firm, yellow flesh fruit with good shipping quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20160205826
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘Smooth Zest Two’. This new variety, which requires 200 to 250 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are very firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both the local and regional fresh fruit market.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160205828
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘SMOOTH TEXAN ONE’. This new variety, which requires approximately 600 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160205827
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘SMOOTH TEXAN THREE’. This new variety, which requires approximately 650 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early mid-season maturity, which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, with excellent sub-acid flavor and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160205829
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘Smooth Texan Two’. This new variety, which requires approximately 600 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160205830
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘Smooth Delight Two’. This new variety, which requires 350-400 chilling units of dormancy, is a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which produces yellow fleshed sub acid fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional fresh fruit markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160174437
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, Prunus persica, broadly characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The variety blooms during the early to mid-season and requires about 500 chilling hours. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in late May, with first picking on May 27, 2014. The fruit is uniformly medium to large in size, globose in shape, acidic and sweet in flavor, clingstone in type, firm and melting in texture, yellow in flesh color, and nearly full red in skin color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Lowell Glen Bradford, Jon M. Quisenberry
  • Publication number: 20160150701
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh with good handling and shipping qualities. 4. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 5. Fruit with an attractive red skin color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20160135344
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh. 4. Fruit ripening in the early maturity season. 5. Fruit with an attractive dark red skin color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20160135343
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with,standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of medium size fruit. 3. Fruit with an attractive red skin color. 4. Fruit with firm, white flesh. 5. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality, with a good balance between acid and sugar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20150271968
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTAKING’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet orange yellow flesh, with a slightly red pigmentation in a star shape around the stone cavity, and an attractive skin with a high percentage of dark red blush on skin surface, on a red background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Applicant: Agro Selections Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20150271967
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTAFLASH’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet yellow flesh, with a red pigmentation near the fruit's skin, and an attractive luminous and homogenous skin with a high percentage of dark red blush on skin surface, on an orange background
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP25983
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Vigorous, upright tree growth. 2. Regular and heavy production of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh, good handling and shipping qualities. 4. Fruit with very good flavor. 5. Fruit with attractive red skin color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP26056
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit having a high degree of attractive red skin color. 4. Fruit with a mild, sweet, low acid flavor and excellent eating quality. 5. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh with good handling and shipping quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP26367
    Abstract: Description and specification of a new and distinct nectarine tree cultivar named ‘Amoore Sweet’ which originated from a hand-pollinated cross of Ark. 699N×Ark. 663CN made in 2001. This new nectarine cultivar can be distinguished by its very firm, non-melting yellow flesh, early-mid season ripening, medium-sized fruits, excellent fruit quality with distinct low-acid nectarine flavor, and resistance to bacterial spot disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas
    Inventor: John Reuben Clark
  • Patent number: PP26403
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of clingstone nectarine tree denominated ‘Andes Nec-1’ that is similar to the nectarine ‘Venus’ in terms of its high postharvest potential, and firm in texture. The variety is distinguished from ‘Venus’ by producing fruit that is clingstone instead of freestone, has skin completely covered by red blush, and matures about two weeks earlier. The variety's harvest period is a week before the ‘Fantasy’ nectarine variety. Its fruit is solid red to red-purple blush over yellow flesh, with a round, symmetrical fruit shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Viveros Asociados Chile LTDA. (ANA Chile-Andes Nursery Association)
    Inventor: Rodrigo Infante
  • Patent number: PP26404
    Abstract: A new and distinct nectarine tree variety, Prunus persica var. nucipersica, cv. ‘Sunectwentythree’ is characterized by early ripening, and large sized fruit with a mildly tart-sweet flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP26540
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, and which is denominated varietally as ‘Burnecttwentynine’, is described, and which further produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, non-melting, clingstone nectarine, which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately June 7 to June 15 under ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: THE BURCHELL NURSERY, INC.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP26610
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree which is denominated varietally as ‘Bunecttwentyeight’ is described, and which further produces an attractively colored, firm-fleshed, clingstone nectarine, which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately June 16 to June 27 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: THE BURCHELL NURSERY, INC.
    Inventors: John K. Slaughter, Timothy J. Gerdts
  • Patent number: PP26648
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh. 4. Fruit ripening in the early maturity season. 5. Fruit with an attractive dark red skin color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP26681
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with firm, yellow flesh with good handling and shipping qualities. 4. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 5. Fruit with an attractive red skin color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP26770
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTAKING’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet orange yellow flesh, with a slightly red pigmentation in a star shape around the stone cavity, and an attractive skin with a high percentage of dark red blush on skin surface, on a red background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP26771
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTAFLASH’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet yellow flesh, with a red pigmentation near the fruit's skin, and an attractive luminous and homogenous skin with a high percentage of dark red blush on skin surface, on an orange background
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP26837
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, Prunus persica, broadly characterized by a medium size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The variety blooms during the early to mid-season and requires about 500 chilling hours. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in late May, with first picking on May 27, 2014. The fruit is uniformly medium to large in size, globose in shape, acidic and sweet in flavor, clingstone in type, firm and melting in texture, yellow in flesh color, and nearly full red in skin color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventors: Lowell Glen Bradford, Jon M. Quisenberry
  • Patent number: PP27143
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit having a high degree of attractive red skin color. 4. Fruit with very good mild, sweet, sub-acid flavor. 5. Firm, yellow flesh fruit with good shipping quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP27580
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, Prunus persica, broadly characterized by a large size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The variety blooms during the mid season and requires about 525 chilling hours. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in mid to late June, with first picking on Jun. 13, 2015. The fruit is large in size, globose to slightly oblong in shape, clingstone in type, firm in texture, yellow in flesh color, full red in skin color, sweet, and sub-acidic in flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Inventors: Lowell Glen Bradford, Jon M. Quisenberry
  • Patent number: PP27628
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Regular and productive bearer of large size, yellow flesh fruit. 3. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality. 4. Fruit with an attractive dark red skin color. 5. Fruit with good handling and shipping qualities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP27775
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTAJOY’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet orange yellow flesh having a red pigmentation, and an attractive luminous and homogenous skin with a very high percentage of red blush on skin surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTION FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsène Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP28078
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘SMOOTH TEXAN THREE’. This new variety, which requires approximately 650 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early mid-season maturity, which ripens in late May to early June in the medium chill zone of Texas and which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, with excellent sub-acid flavor and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Patent number: PP28171
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘SMOOTH TEXAN ONE’. This new variety, which requires approximately 600 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early season maturity, ripening in mid- to late-May in the medium chill zone of Texas, which produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Patent number: PP28337
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of yellow nectarine tree denominated ‘NECTANA’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet orange yellow flesh, with a slightly red pigmentation into the stone cavity, and an attractive luminous and homogenous skin, with a high percentage of red blush on skin surface, on an orange red background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsène Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP28360
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘Smooth Texan Two’. This new variety, which requires approximately 600 chilling units of dormancy, is considered to be a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which ripens in mid to late May in the medium chill zone of Texas and produces yellow fleshed fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional markets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Patent number: PP28443
    Abstract: Disclosed is a new variety of Prunus persica named ‘Smooth Delight Two’. This new variety, which requires 350-400 chilling units of dormancy, is a nectarine tree of early season maturity, which ripens in early to mid-May in the medium chill zone of Texas and produces yellow fleshed sub acid fruit that are firm, attractively colored, and suitable for both local and regional fresh fruit markets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: David H. Byrne, Natalie Anderson
  • Patent number: PP28832
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with an attractive red skin color. 4. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality. 5. Clingstone fruit with firm, yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP29127
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, Prunus persica, broadly characterized by a large size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The variety blooms during the mid season and requires about 525 chilling hours. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in mid June, with first picking on Jun. 10, 2016. The fruit is large in size, globose to slightly oblong in shape, clingstone in type, firm in texture, yellow with red bleeding in flesh color, full red in skin color, and acidic in flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Inventors: Lowell Glen Bradford, Jon M. Quisenberry
  • Patent number: PP29318
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica nucipersica), which is denominated varietally as ‘Burnectthirtytwo’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow fleshed, clingstone nectarines which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately July 12 to July 19 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: The Burchell Nursery, Inc
    Inventors: Timothy J. Gerdts, John K. Slaughter
  • Patent number: PP29727
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of clingstone nectarine tree denominated ‘Andes Nec-2’ which is characterized by the fruit of which maturing a week after the ‘August Red’ nectarine that matures at the end of the harvest season. The variety has a slow pulp softening rate commencing during the last two weeks before the commercial harvest, therefore, delaying the harvest. This produces fruit with increased size and soluble solids content. The variety has a high postharvest life potential, and will maintain its initial sensory quality at low temperatures over a period of time. Its fruit is striped/solid red blush over a light yellow background color, with a round, symmetrical fruit shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignees: UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, VIVEROS ASOCIADOS CHILE LIMITADA
    Inventor: Rodrigo Infante
  • Patent number: PP30124
    Abstract: A new and distinct nectarine variety of Prunus persica named ‘NJF20’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other nectarine varieties by its unique combination of medium sized non-showy flowers, fruit that are flat in shape, and firm melting, yellow, clingstone flesh that has very good eating quality for an early season nectarine due to its very sweet, low acid flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventor: Joseph C. Goffreda
  • Patent number: PP30125
    Abstract: A new and distinct nectarine variety of Prunus persica var. nucipersica named ‘NJN102’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other nectarine varieties by its unique combination of showy flowers, fruit that ripen in early-midseason, glossy fruit with an attractive bright orange-red ground color, semi-freestone fruit with a juicy, melting texture and sweet, moderately acidic flavor, and excellent production of firm fruit that maintain their eating quality following cold storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Patent number: PP30211
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of nectarine tree, Prunus persica, broadly characterized by a medium to large size, vigorous, hardy, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The variety blooms during the mid to late season and requires about 600 chilling hours. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in mid August, with first picking on Aug. 12, 2017. The fruit is uniform, large in size, acidic with traditional nectarine flavor, globose to slightly elongated in shape, clingstone in type, firm and crisp in texture, yellow in flesh color, virtually full red in skin color, and has a bitter tasting kernel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventors: Lowell Glen Bradford, Jon M. Quisenberry
  • Patent number: PP30539
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree (Prunus persica var. nucipersica). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit having an attractive, dark red skin color. 4. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 5. Clingstone fruit with firm, yellow flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP30540
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of nectarine tree which is denominated varietally as ‘Burnectthirtythree’, and which produces an attractively colored yellow-fleshed, clingstone nectarine which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately July 30 to August 5 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Wawaona Packing Co., LLC
    Inventors: Timothy J. Gerdts, John K. Slaughter