Pioneer Hi Bred International issued US patent for 'soybean variety 95R51'

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , January 8, 2014 () – United States Patent no. 8,624,088, issued on Jan. 7, was assigned to Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc (Johnston, Iowa).

"Soybean variety 95R51" was invented by Mark J. Hood (Memphis, Tenn.) and Jeffrey A. Thompson (Edwardsville, Ill.).

According to the abstract* released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A novel soybean variety, designated 95R51 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 95R51, cells from soybean variety 95R51, plants of soybean 95R51, and plant parts of soybean variety 95R51. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 95R51 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 95R51, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 95R51, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 95R51. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 95R51 are further provided."

The patent was filed on Dec. 19, 2011, under Application No. 13/330,076.

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