The present United States patent granted to Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique discloses a method for modifying a Pelargonium spp. via transformation with A. rhizogenes. A pelargonium plant or tissue is transformed in vivo . Flower scent is one of the specific characteristics to be modified by the transformation process.
Specific Patent Information
|Patent Number||Title, Independent Claims and Sumamry of Claims||Assignee|
||Title – Ornamental character of scented geraniums by genetic transformation
Method for the transformation of a live Pelargonium plant or live tissue with T-DNA of A. rhizogenes. The transformation is aimed at modifying an ornamental characteristic or the scent of a geranium plant.
|Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique|
Note: Patent information on this page was last updated on 21 March 2006.