Patent Number: 7,101,828

Title: Methods for enhancing plant health, protecting plants from biotic and abiotic stress related injuries and enhancing the recovery of plants injured as a result of such stresses

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of enhancing the health of plant or seed in order to protect a plant or a seed from a stress-related injury by treating a plant with a composition containing at least one lysophospholipid. The present invention further relates to a method of enhancing or accelerating the recovery of an injured plant by treating such injured plant with a composition containing at least one lysophospholipid. Finally, the present invention relates to a method of enhancing the germination of seeds and seedling vigour by treating seeds with a composition containing at least one lysophospholipid.

Inventors: Palta; Jiwan P. (Madison, WI), Farag; Karim (Al-Ain, AE)

Assignee: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

International Classification: A01N 57/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018