Patent Number: 6,762,344

Title: Method of plant breeding

Abstract: The invention is directed to a method of breeding maize using female plants having a transgene encoding an EPSPS enzyme where the female plants are female reproductively tolerant to treatment with glyphosate but can be made male sterile upon treatment with glyphosate.

Inventors: Spencer; Michael (Mystic, CT), Mumm; Rita (Tolono, IL), Gwyn; J. Jefferson (Mahomet, IL), McElroy; David (N. Stonington, CT), Stephens; Michael A. (East Lyme, CT)

Assignee: DeKalb Genetics Corporation

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); A01H 001/02 (); A01H 001/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/13/2021