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Drought and submergence tolerance in plants

United States Patent

November 14, 2017
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The invention provides methods of genetically modified plants to increase tolerance to drought and/or submergence. The invention additionally provides plants having increased drought and/or submergence tolerance engineered using such methods.
Du; Hewei (Davis, CA), Zhou; Yufan (Davis, CA), Oksenberg; Nir (Davis, CA), Ronald; Pamela (Davis, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 839,741
August 28, 2015
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy and Grant No. 2010-0195 awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The government has certain rights in this invention.