Patent Number: 7,786,349

Title: Methods and means for increasing the tolerance of plants to stress conditions

Abstract: Methods and means are provided to increase the tolerance of plants to abiotic stress or adverse growing conditions, including drought, high light intensities, high temperatures, nutrient limitations and the like by reducing the activity of endogenous PARG proteins in plants.

Inventors: De Block; Marc (Merelbeke, BE)

Assignee: Bayer Bioscience N.V.

International Classification: C12N 15/82 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018