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Japanese Patent JPH11511474
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Fertility can be restored to certain male-sterile plants by exogenous jasmonate or a related compound. Methods are disclosed for identifying and producing "conditionally male-fertile" plants are produced by mutations that interfere with normal jasmonic acid metabolism. The ability to produce and/or identify conditionally male-fertile plants and to rescue the fertility of these plants by simple application of a chemical compound forms the basis for a conditional male-fertility system that is broadly applicable to hybrid breeding of crop and horticultural plants.

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Publication Date:
October 05, 1999
Filing Date:
September 20, 1996
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Washington State University Research Foundation
International Classes:
A01H1/00; A01H1/02; A01N37/02; A01N37/06; A01N37/42; A01N61/00; C12N15/82; (IPC1-7): A01N37/02; A01H1/00; A01N37/06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Akihide Sugimura (5 outside)