LOW LIGNIN NON-TRANSGENIC ALFALFA VARIETIES AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0208761 A1
Application Date: Jul. 27th, 2017

ABSTRACT

Disclosed are alfalfa varieties with low or reduced lignin content, including an alfalfa seed designated CW 096043 deposited as ATCC Accession Number PTA-122473, an alfalfa seed designated CW 103009 deposited...
Application Number:
15/483,358
International Classification:
A01H 5/02 (20060101); A01H 1/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. An alfalfa variety that has at least about 5.0% less lignin content as a percent of dry matter, compared to a control alfalfa variety grown under the same field growing conditions.

DESCRIPTION

CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This is a divisional of U.S. application Ser. No. 14/869,567, filed Sep. 29, 2015, which claims the benefit of priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/057,022, filed Sep. 29, 2014, which are incorporated herein by reference in their entireties.
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