Patent Number: 6,251,951

Title: Use of flavonoid and aromatic aldehydes as pesticides

Abstract: Methods and compositions based upon natural flavonoid and aromatic aldehydes are provided, which find use as pesticides. The compositions are effective against pathogenic fungi and insects at concentrations which are not phytotoxic to the treated host plant. Infestations of a variety of plant parts can be treated, including those of leaves and roots. Susceptible organisms include rust, powdery mildew and aphids.

Inventors: Emerson; Ralph W. (Davis, CA), Crandall, Jr.; Bradford G. (Davis, CA)

Assignee: Proguard, Inc

International Classification: A01N 35/00 (20060101); A01N 35/02 (20060101); C12P 17/06 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12P 7/24 (20060101); C12N 9/02 (20060101); C12N 9/00 (20060101); C12N 9/04 (20060101); C12P 17/02 (20060101); A01N 035/02 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018