Patent Number: 6,308,458

Title: Herbicide-tolerant plants and methods of controlling the growth ofundesired vegetation

Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for controlling the growth ofundesired vegetation comprising applying an effective amount of aprotox-inhibiting herbicide to a population of transgenic plants or plantseed transformed with a DNA sequence coding for a modified protox enzymethat is tolerant to a protox-inhibiting herbicide or to the locus where apopulation of the transgenic plants or plant seeds is cultivated.

Inventors: Volrath; Sandra L. (Durham, NC), Johnson; Marie A. (Wendell, NC), Ward; Eric R. (Durham, NC), Heifetz; Peter B. (Durham, NC)

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Expiration Date: 10/32013