Transformation and regeneration allium plants ii

Transformation and regeneration allium plants ii

A method of transforming a plant of the Allium genus comprising inoculating plant leaf tissue with an Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain containing a suitable vector or plasmid and then selectively regenerating the Allium cells that have integrated the DNA sequence. Plants from the Alliums genus. In the US this has been restricted to onion, leek, shallot, Welsh onion, chives and garlic.

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Country Application or Grant Number Status
Europe 2211604 Granted
Australia 2008317575 Pending
China 200880117207.X Pending
Canada 2703126 Pending
India 3503/DELNP/2010 Pending
New Zealand 562781 Granted
United States 8481813 Granted