US Patent No. 10,918,043

GYPSOPHILA PLANTS HAVING ELEVATED AMOUNT OF BETA-CAROTENE AND METHODS FOR OBTAINING THE SAME


Patent No. 10,918,043
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Gypsophila Plants Having Elevated Amount Of Beta-carotene And Methods For Obtaining The Same
Inventorship Hadas Price, Givat Yeshayahu (IL)
Amir Zuker, Nes Ziona (IL)
Gavriel Danziger, Nir Zvi (IL)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,918,043

1. A Gypsophila paniculata plant comprising a flower having an altered phenotype, said flower having said altered phenotype comprises:(a) an elevated amount of Beta-Carotene; and
(b) an elevated amount of chlorophyll A, an elevated amount of chlorophyll B, or both, wherein:
(i) said elevated amount of Beta-Carotene is at least 2 times the concentration of beta-Carotene compared to the concentration of Beta-Carotene in Gypsophila cv. Million Stars (M.S) flower;
(ii) said elevated amount of chlorophyll A, said elevated amount of chlorophyll B, or both are elevated compared to chlorophyll A amount, chlorophyll B amount, or both in said Gypsophila cv. Million Stars (M.S) flower,
said flower having an altered phenotype and said Gypsophila cv. Million Stars (M.S) flower are at the same developmental stage.