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050011: Use of Arginase and/or Threonine Deaminase in Plant Protection against Herbivores

Insect pests are a major cause of damage to the world’s commercially important agricultural crops. Current strategies aimed at reducing crop losses rely primarily on chemical pesticides. Transgenic crops with intrinsic pest resistance offer a potential alternative. Michigan State University’s invention provides an alternative to chemical pest...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Gregg Howe, Hui Chen
Keywords(s): Anti-nutritive, Arginase, Insect control, Threonine Deaminase Category(s): Biotechnology, Agriculture

000085: Divinyl Ether Synthase Gene and Protein and Uses Thereof

Pesticides are useful and necessary to protect crops from insects and weeds that would otherwise cause harm or destruction. However, pesticides are often burdensome to the environment and sometimes harmful to humans and wildlife. For this reason, alternative technologies are sought that will lessen and ideally eliminate the need to use pesticid...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Gregg Howe, Aya Itoh
Keywords(s): Crop Protection, Divinyl Ether Synthetase, Plant Pathogen, Transgenic Crops Category(s): Biotechnology, Chemicals, Agriculture