Patent Number: 8,575,455

Title: Maize variety hybrid X03B499

Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X03B499 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof, produced by crossing Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. proprietary inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant that comprises crossing hybrid maize variety X03B499 with another maize plant. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X03B499 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby. This invention relates to the maize variety X03B499, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X03B499. This invention further relates to methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X03B499.

Inventors: Carlone, Jr.; Mario Rosario (Princeton, IL), Grote; Edwin Michael (Milton, WI), O'Leary; Michael Joseph (Eau Claire, WI)

Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc

International Classification: A01H 1/00 (20060101); A23L 1/28 (20060101); A01H 5/10 (20060101); A01H 5/00 (20060101); C12N 5/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017