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Maize variety and method of production

United States Patent

8,735,690
May 27, 2014
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The disclosure relates to a maize plant, seed, variety, and hybrid. More specifically, the disclosure relates to a maize plant containing a Cal-1 allele, whose expression results in increased cell wall-derived glucan content in the maize plant. The disclosure also relates to crossing inbreds, varieties, and hybrids containing the Cal-1 allele to produce novel types and varieties of maize plants.
Pauly; Markus (Berkeley, CA), Hake; Sarah (Bolinas, CA), Kraemer; Florian J. (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA), The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture (Washington, DC), N/A (N/A)
13/ 152,219
20110302669
June 2, 2011
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under awarded Contract No. DE-SC0004822, awarded by the United States Department of Energy to The University of California at Berkeley. The government has certain rights in this invention.