Patent Number: 6,169,057

Title: Use of tryptophan and analogs as plant growth regulators

Abstract: The invention provides methods and compositions for improving crop yield. The methods involve application of tryptophan compounds to the canopy of plants. The compositions comprise tryptophan compounds for use with the methods of the invention.

Inventors: Lovatt; Carol J. (Riverside, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of California

International Classification: A01N 43/38 (20060101); A01N 43/34 (20060101); A01N 043/36 (); A01N 043/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018