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Title:
USE OF 4-PHENYLBUTYRIC ACID AND/OR THE SALTS THEREOF FOR ENHANCING THE STRESS TOLERANCE OF PLANTS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/124554
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to the use of 4-phenylbutyric acid and/or the salts thereof of general formula (I) for enhancing the stress tolerance of plants against abiotic stress, preferably drought stress, and the associated strengthening of plant growth and/or increase of plant yield.

Inventors:
WILLMS, Lothar (Königsteiner Str. 50, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
LEHR, Stefan (Sulzbacher Str. 115, Liederbach, 65835, DE)
BUSCH, Marco (Eschenallee 6, Burscheid-Ösinghausen, 51399, DE)
DONN, Günter (Sachsenring 35, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
ROSINGER, Christopher, Hugh (Am Hochfeld 33, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
HEINEMANN, Ines (Ubierstr. 13, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
HÄUSER-HAHN, Isolde (Dünfelder Str. 22, Leverkusen, 51375, DE)
HILLS, Martin, Jeffrey (Am Itzelgrund 5 b, Idstein, 65510, DE)
Application Number:
EP2011/055212
Publication Date:
May 31, 2012
Filing Date:
April 04, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG (Alfred-Nobel-Str. 50, Monheim, 40789, DE)
WILLMS, Lothar (Königsteiner Str. 50, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
LEHR, Stefan (Sulzbacher Str. 115, Liederbach, 65835, DE)
BUSCH, Marco (Eschenallee 6, Burscheid-Ösinghausen, 51399, DE)
DONN, Günter (Sachsenring 35, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
ROSINGER, Christopher, Hugh (Am Hochfeld 33, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
HEINEMANN, Ines (Ubierstr. 13, Hofheim, 65719, DE)
HÄUSER-HAHN, Isolde (Dünfelder Str. 22, Leverkusen, 51375, DE)
HILLS, Martin, Jeffrey (Am Itzelgrund 5 b, Idstein, 65510, DE)
International Classes:
A01N37/10; A01N55/02; A01P21/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2005021715A22005-03-10
Foreign References:
US6245717B12001-06-12
Other References:
DATABASE CAPLUS [Online] CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS SERVICE, COLUMBUS, OHIO, US; KARIEV A U: "Effect of a a sodium salt of .gamma.-phenylbutyric acid on nitrogen and phosphorus content in cotton leaves", XP002603981, Database accession no. 1981:563755 in der Anmeldung erwähnt & KARIEV A U: "Effect of a a sodium salt of .gamma.-phenylbutyric acid on nitrogen and phosphorus content in cotton leaves", UZBEKSKII BIOLOGICHESKII ZHURNAL,, 1. Januar 1981 (1981-01-01), Seiten 20-22, XP009139417, in der Anmeldung erwähnt
KADYROV C S: "A-tetrahydrofurylpropionic-3-phenylbutyri c-and 3-a", WPI/THOMSON,, 1. Januar 1967 (1967-01-01), XP007915241, in der Anmeldung erwähnt & SU 173 063 A1 ((RUSS) KADYROV C S) 22. Juni 1964 (1964-06-22)
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG (Patent- und Lizenzabteilung, Industriepark Höchst Gebäude K 801, Frankfurt, 65926, DE)
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