Herbicide resistance gene, compositions and methods

Aaron G Hager (Inventor), William L Patzoldt (Inventor), Patrick J Tranel (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present disclosure provides methods, recombinant DNA molecules, recombinant host cells containing the DNA molecules, and transgenic plant cells, plant tissue, seeds and plants which contain and express an herbicide resistant protoporphyrinogen oxidase such that they germinate from seed and grow in the presence of an amount of herbicide where the parent plant does not. Such plants are especially appropriate for use in agriculture or horticulture where herbicides are used to kill undesirable plants which might contaminate or compete with the transgenic plant of interest.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number7671254
Filing date8/23/06
StatePublished - Mar 2 2010

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