Monsanto issued US patent for 'plants and seeds of hybrid corn variety CH049609'

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , April 15, 2014 () – United States Patent no. 8,697,945, issued on April 15, was assigned to Monsanto Technology LLC (St. Louis).

"Plants and seeds of hybrid corn variety CH049609" was invented by Mark J. Brinkman (Omaha, Neb.), Michael Dragonuk (Steward, Ill.), Kevin D. Eichelberger (Taylorville, Ill.), Chris Eichhorn (Williamsburg, Iowa), Sarah Gehlhar (Williamsburg, Iowa), Gregory J. Holland (Troy, Ohio), Michael A. Josephs (Waterloo, Iowa), Daniel J. Lubich (Marshall, Mo.), Jeffrey L. McElroy (Mahomet, Ill.), Laron L. Peters (Gothenburg, Neb.), Duane A. Potrzeba (Hastings, Neb.), Hector Ramirez de Leon (O'Fallon, Mo.) and Christopher L. Souder (Spencer, Iowa).

According to the abstract* released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH049609. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH049609, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH049609 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH049609."

The patent was filed on April 24, 2012, under Application No. 13/455,052.

*For further information, including images, charts and tables, please visit: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8697945&OS=8697945&RS=8697945

For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

(c) 2014 US Fed News (HT Syndication)

* All content is copyrighted by Industry Intelligence, or the original respective author or source. You may not recirculate, redistrubte or publish the analysis and presentation included in the service without Industry Intelligence's prior written consent. Please review our terms of use.