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Cucurbit

METHODS FOR PRODUCING AND PLANTS THAT ARE RESISTANT TO CYSDV

License Royalty Rate:  3%

Abstract: A method for producing cucumber plants which are resistant to cucumber closteroviruses. The method comprises the steps of providing a Cucumis sativus plant which contains alleles that co nfer resistance to the closteroviruses defined by two QTLs, crossing said C. sativusplant with C. sativus culture breeding material, collecting the seeds resulting from said cross, regenerating the seeds into plants, evaluating the plants for resistance to the closteroviruses, and identifying and selecting resistant plants. Further, a resistant cucumber plant produced by the method as well as fruit or seed produced by said plant.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Japan, Spain, United States; Publication Number (WO 2002/022836)

Countries with Pending Applications:  Europe

US 7348467: Method of producing plants which are resistant to Closteroviruses

US 8759622: Cucumber comprising DNA from PI 250147 conferring Closterovirus resistance

 

DISEASE RESISTANT CUCUMBER PLANTS

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Abstract: The present invention relates to a plant that is resistant to cucumber closterovirus and resistant to cucumber powdery mildew, wherein said plant is a plant of the species Cucumis sativus, said plant comprising, on a single chromosome, at least one chromosomal region that confers closterovirus resistance and at least one chromosomal region that confers powdery mildew resistance, wherein said at least one region that confers closterovirus resistance is linked to at least one marker selected from the group consisting of markers E16/M50-244, E16/M50-188, and E11/M48-251, and wherein said at least one region that confers powdery mildew resistance is linked to at least one marker selected from the group consisting of: – the single nucleotide polymorphism marker 39T®G in SEQ ID NO:1, – the single nucleotide polymorphism marker 29G®A in SEQ ID NO:2, – the single nucleotide polymorphism marker 193C®T in SEQ ID NO:3, – the insertion mutation 5′-AATTT-3′ at position 221 in SEQ ID NO:4, and – markers E16/M50-F-194, E11/M48-F-251, E23/M38-M001, E23/M40-M003, E24/M46-M002, E24/M46-M003, E12/M91-M003, E26/M43-M003, E14/M59-F-134 and E14/M59-F-200..

Countries with Granted Patent:  China, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, Russian Federation & United States; Publication Number (WO 2007/053015) US 8895812

Countries with Pending Applications:  United Arab Emirates, Canada, Europe & Norway

Pepper

HYBRID PEPPER PLANTS RESULTING FROM A CROSS BETWEEN C. ANNUUM AND C. PUBESCENS

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to novel methods of producing interspecific hybrids between C. annuum and C. pubescens and progeny thereof. In addition, the present invention provides for the hybrid pepper plants, and parts thereof including their fruit, tissues, and seeds, resulting from a cross between C. annuum and C. pubescens that have nuclear genetic material from both C. annuum and C. pubescens. The hybrid pepper plants of the invention may have a variety of traits including resistance to geminiviruses, tobamoviruses, and resistance to damage by Xanthomonas.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Korea, United States; Publication Number (US2010/0058494 A1) (US 8802939)

Countries with Pending Applications:  Europe

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ASSAYING MARKERS TIGHTLY LINKED TO RESISTANCE LOCUS BS2 OF PEPPER

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Abstract:  The invention relates to compositions and methods for genotypically screening pepper lines for the presence of a polymorphism at the Bs2_5859 locus genetically linked to the Bs2 gene conferring resistance to Bacterial Spot caused by Xanthomonas campestris. Further provided are methods for producing plants displaying Bs2-mediated resistance, and fruit and seeds therefrom.

Countries with Granted Patents:  United States (US 9000275)

PMMOV RESISTANT CAPSICUM PLANTS

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to a plant of the Capsicum genus, which plant exhibits resistance to Pepper mild mottle virus (PMMoV) pathotype 1.2.3 due to the presence of the L4 resistance allele in the genome of said plant, wherein the genetic information responsible for the SNFD phenotype is absent from or is repressed in the genome of said plant at least to such an extent that the SNFD phenotype is not expressed. The present invention further relates to a method of producing a plant of the Capsicum genus that exhibits resistance to PMMoV pathotype 1.2.3, comprising the steps of a) providing a recipient plant of the Capsicum genus that is susceptible to PMMoV pathotype 1.2.3 or a part thereof, and b) introducing into the genome of said recipient plant or a part thereof or a progeny plant thereof a genomic region comprising a truncated L4 resistance allele, wherein said allele comprises genetic information capable of being expressed in said plant or plant part or progeny plant thereby conferring resistance to PMMoV pathotype 1.2.3 to said plant or plant part or progeny plant, and wherein genetic information that confers the SNFD phenotype is absent from said allele at least to such an extent that the SNFD phenotype is not expressed.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, China, EPEurope, Israel, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain & United States; Publication Number (EP 1804571) (US 8158852)

Countries with Pending Applications: Canada & Japan

Tomato

METHODS FOR COUPLING RESISTANCE ALLELES IN TOMATO

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Abstract:  A Lycopersicon esculentum plant comprising within its genome at least one tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) resistance allele and at least one root knot nematode resistance allele, characterized in that the resistance alleles are present in coupling phase at different loci on one chromosome and in that the plant is highly resistant both against TYLCV and to at least one root knot nematode species selected from the group consisting of Meloidgyne arenaria, Meloidogyne incognita and Meloidogyne javanica

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, Morocco, Mexico, United States; Publication Number (2005/079342) US 7,615,689, US 8,785,720

Countries with Pending Applications:  Europe

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR PRODUCING PLANTS WITH ELEVATED BRIX

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Abstract:  The invention provides compositions and methods relating to the separation of elevated Brix from linked but undesirable agronomic traits among progeny with introgressions following a cross between Lycopersicon esculentum and Lycopersicon hirsutum. The invention further provides plants, plant parts, and seeds comprising such elevated Brix, which do not comprise alleles specifying undesirable agronomic traits that are genetically linked to the elevated Brix trait.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Mexico, United States (US 9,024,140)

Countries with Pending Applications:  Canada, Europe & United States; Publication Number (WO 2011/026116)

TOMATO PLANTS HAVING HIGHER LEVELS OF RESISTANCE TO BOTRYTIS

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to a method for detecting a quantitative trait locus (QTL) associated with resistance to Botrytis cinerea in tomato, comprising the steps of crossing a Botrytis-resistant donor tomato plant with a non-resistant, or Botrytis-susceptible, recipient tomato plant, contacting one or more offspring plants with an infective amount of Botrytis, quantitatively determining the disease incidence and/or the rate of lesion growth in said one or more offspring plants, establishing a genetic linkage map that links the observed disease incidence and/or rate of lesion growth to the presence of chromosomal markers of said donor tomato plant in said one or more offspring plants, and assigning to a QTL the contiguous markers on said map that are linked to a reduced disease incidence and/or a reduced lesion growth rate.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, China, Israel, Japan, Korea, Morocco, Mexico, Russian Federation & United States; Publication Number (WO 2006/46861) US 7968773, US 8575451

Countries with Pending Applications:  Canada

 

PLANT VIRUS DESIGNATED TOMATO MARCHITEZ VIRUS

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Abstract:

WO2006085749: The invention relates to the field of virology. The invention provides an isolated plant virus (ToTV) named Tomato Torrado virus (ToTV), and components thereof. The invention further relates to methods of producing a ToTV-resistant plant comprising the steps of identifying a ToTV-resistant donor plant, crossing said ToTV-resistant donor plant with a recipient plant, and selecting from an offspring plant a resistant plant

WO2008150158: The invention relates to the field of virology. The invention provides an isolated plant virus named Tomato Marchitez virus (ToMarV), and components thereof. The invention further relates to methods of producing a ToMarV- resistant plant comprising the steps of identifying a ToMarV-resistant donor plant, crossing said ToMarV-resistant donor plant with a recipient plant, and selecting from an offspring plant a resistant plant

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, Europe, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa & United States; Publication Number (WO2006085749) WO2008150158)

 

TOMATO PLANTS HAVING HIGHER LEVELS OF RESISTANCE TO BOTRYTIS

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to a method for detecting a quantitative trait locus (QTL) associated with resistance to Botrytis cinerea in tomato, comprising the steps of crossing a Botrytis-resistant donor tomato plant with a non-resistant, or Botrytis-susceptible, recipient tomato plant, contacting one or more offspring plants with an infective amount of Botrytis, quantitatively determining the disease incidence and/or the rate of lesion growth in said one or more offspring plants, establishing a genetic linkage map that links the observed disease incidence and/or rate of lesion growth to the presence of chromosomal markers of said donor tomato plant in said one or more offspring plants, and assigning to a QTL the contiguous markers on said map that are linked to a reduced disease incidence and/or a reduced lesion growth rate.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Russian Federation, South Africa & United States; Publication Number (WO 2007/7123407) US 8093455

Countries with Pending Applications:  Canada & Europe

TOTV RESISTANT PLANTS

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to a tomato plant having within its genome at least one allele of a gene that confers resistance to Tomato Torrado virus (ToTV), said virus having been deposited with the Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH on 24 November 2004 under depositors reference number ToTV-EOl (DSM 16999).

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands & United States; Publication Number (WO 2007/139386) US 8946506

Countries with Pending Applications:  Europe & Spain

 

PARTHENOCARPIC GENETIC ELEMENTS DERIVED FROM S. HABROCHAITES

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to a method of producing a parthenocarpic, and optionally male sterile, tomato plant comprising introgressing into said plant a genetic region from Chromosome 4, 5 and/or 12 of S. habrochaites LYC4/78, a representative sample of seed of which was deposited on 13 November 2007 with the NCIMB under Accession number 41517, wherein the genetic region from Chromosome 4 of S. habrochaites LYC4/78 includes at least one marker selected from Marker CD59, RFLP Marker CT229, and COS Marker T1068, and wherein the genetic region from Chromosome 5 of S. habrochaites LYC4/78 includes at least one marker selected from COS Marker T1181, RFLP Marker TG441 and/or RFLP Marker CD31(A).

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, China, Israel, Morocco, Netherlands & United States; Publication Number (WO 2008/143504)

Countries with Pending Applications: Europe & Mexico

 

NOVEL TOMATO PLANTS (RED SPI2 TOMATO)

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Abstract:  The present invention provides a method for the production of S. lycopersicum plants having an average sympodial index of 2 and producing red-colored fruits comprising crossing a plant of S. lycopersicum capable of producing red-colored fruits, with a plant of a Solanum spp. having an average sympodial index of 2, collecting the seeds resulting from the cross, regenerating the seeds into plants, providing one or more backcross generations, selfing the backross plants, growing the selfed seed into plants, and identifying and selecting plants having an average sympodial index of 2 and producing red-colored fruits

Countries with Granted Patents:  Morocco; Publication Number (WO 2010/147467)

Countries with Pending Applications:  Canada, Europe, Israel, Mexico & United States

MUTANT ALLELE OF TOMATO

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Abstract:  This invention relates to a tomato plant, seed, variety and hybrid. More specifically, the invention relates to a tomato plant having a mutant allele for allflesh which results in the tomato fruit having a cavity area which is solid and lacks a gel or liquid. The invention also relates to crossing inbreds, varieties and hybrids containing the allflesh allele to produce novel types and varieties of tomato plants.

Countries with Granted Patents:  United States; US 7112727

PARTHENOCARPY GENES IN TOMATO

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Abstract:  The present invention relates to Solanum tycopersicum plants carrying one or more of the pat-6pat-7pat-8 and pat-9 parthenocarpy genes. Preferred plants comprise a pair of pat-6 and pat-7 genes or a pair of pat-8and pat-9 genes, whereby preferably the plant is homozygous for at least one of the two genes in the pair, more preferably the plant is homozygous for both genes in the pair. Such plants are capable of producing seedless tomatoes. The invention further relates to methods for producing plants carrying one or more of the pat-6pat-7pat-8 and pat-9 parthenocarpy genes using marker-assisted breeding

Countries with Granted Patents:  Australia, Europe, Israel, Mexico, Morocco & United States; Publication Number (WO2009/005343)

Countries with Pending applications:  Canada

SEEDLESS TOMATO AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING A SEEDLESS TOMATO HYBRID

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Abstract:  The present application relates to a method for obtaining a seedless tomato, a tomato plant carrying said seedless tomatoes or capable of carrying said seedless tomatoes, or cultivation material such as seed for such a tomato plant, comprising : (a) providing a first tomato plant, that is homozygote recessive with regard to the properties parthenocarpy (pk,pk) and functional sterility (fs,fs); (b) providing a second tomato plant, that is homozygote recessive with regard to the properties parthenocarpy (pk,pk) and functional sterility (fs,fs); (c) crossing the first and second tomato plant for the production of cultivation material, such as seed, which is homozygote recessive with regard to the properties parthenocarpy (pk,pk) and functional sterility (fs,fs); (d) optionally, the cultivation of the cultivation material thus obtained into a tomato plant capable of carrying the seedless tomatoes ; (e) optionally, cultivating said tomato plant until it carries the seedless tomatoes, and harvesting the seedless tomatoes thus obtained. Step (c) is carried out by scissoring or cutting, followed by scraping of the pollen tube closed by the phenotype of functional sterility. The obtained tomato plant is preferably a hybrid. The invention further relates to cultivation material for tomatoes such as seed, tomato plants as well as a seedless tomato, obtainable according to the abovementioned method, as well as a processed product on a tomato basis obtained from such seedless tomatoes. Finally, the invention relates to the parent lines as well as a method for obtaining these parent lines

Countries with Granted Patents:  Netherlands; Publication Number (WO 1998/024301)

 

SEEDLESS TOMATO

License Royalty Rate:  3%

Abstract:

The invention relates to a method for producing a seedless tomato, a plant carrying seedless tomatoes or capable of carrying seedless tomatoes, or cultivation material for such a tomato plant such as seed, comprising the steps of:

(a) providing a first tomato plant that contains the pkfs-complex

(b) providing a second tomato plant that contains the pkfs-complex

(c) crossing the first and second tomato plant for the production of cultivation material, such as seed, which contains the pkfs-complex

(d) optionally cultivating the cultivation material thus obtained into a tomato plant capable of carrying seedless tomatoes;

(e) optionally growing said tomato plant until it carries the seedless tomatoes, and harvesting the seedless tomatoes thus obtained.

The invention also relates to a hybrid tomato plant capable of carrying seedless tomatoes, obtained via said method, to seed or cultivating material for such a hybrid tomato plant, to a seedless tomato, obtained as fruit from such a hybrid tomato plant. Furthermore, the invention relates to processed products, in particular processed food products, obtained from or using, or containing, such a seedless tomato.

Countries with Granted Patents:  Morocco

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