Abstract

A method of producing a transformed Gladiolus plant comprising: removing a piece of tissue from a corm; inoculating the tissue with vir+ Agrobacterium tumefaciens; incubating the inoculated tissue until a tumor forms; culturing at least a portion of the tumor in hormone-free medium until a cormel forms; and growing the cormel to produce the transformed plant. Also, methods of producing a transformed Gladiolus corm or seed comprising growing a transformed Gladiolus plant, prepared as just described, until the corm or seed is formed. Finally, transformed Gladiolus plants, corms and seeds.

Document Type

Patent

Primary Class

800/294

Secondary Class

800/298; 800/323

Application Number

07/900507

Filing Date

June 1992

Patent Number

US5340730

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Publication Date

8-23-1994

Patent Country

US

Language

en_US

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

Rights

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