Pioneer Hi Bred International issued US patent for 'soybean variety XB30AL11'

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , October 2, 2013 () – United States Patent no. 8,546,661, issued on Oct. 1, was assigned to Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc (Johnston, Iowa).

"Soybean variety XB30AL11" was invented by Donald Kyle (Princeton, Ill.).

According to the abstract* released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A novel soybean variety, designated XB30AL11 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety XB30AL11, cells from soybean variety XB30AL11, plants of soybean XB30AL11, and plant parts of soybean variety XB30AL11. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety XB30AL11 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety XB30AL11, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety XB30AL11, and methods of characterizing soybean variety XB30AL11. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety XB30AL11 are further provided."

The patent was filed on March 15, 2011, under Application No. 13/047,964.

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