Patent Number: 6,841,718

Title: Transgenic plants incorporating traits of Zostera marina

Abstract: The invention provides methods and compositions related to transgenic plants which incorporate genetic traits of the marine eelgrass Zostera marina. These traits include pathogen resistance, which may be conferred by stimulating zosteric acid biosynthesis.

Inventors: Alberte; Randall S. (Falmouth, ME), Smith; Robert (Falmouth, ME)

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International Classification: A01N 65/44 (20090101); C12N 9/88 (20060101); C12N 9/04 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101); C12N 9/02 (20060101); C12N 9/10 (20060101); C12N 015/29 (); C12N 015/82 (); A01H 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/12013