Document Type

Patent

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.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US5340730

Publication Date

8-23-1994

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

07/900507

Filing Date

June 1992

Primary Class

800/294

Secondary Class

800/298; 800/323

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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