Needleless inoculation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8943746
APP PUB NO 20130047500A1
SERIAL NO

13574635

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The present disclosure provides systems and methods for inoculating a plurality of plants. In various embodiments, an exemplary method includes spraying a plurality of plants with an inoculum utilizing an automated inoculum spraying subsystem of a mobile inoculation system. The method additionally includes spraying the plurality of plants with a grit medium utilizing an automated grit blasting subsystem of the mobile inoculation system. Spraying the plants with the grit medium inflicts a plurality of wounds to the tissue of the plants on a plurality of surfaces of the plants. The wounds inflicted by the grit medium allow the inoculum to be absorbed into the plants to inoculate the plants.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MONSANTO COMPANYST LOUIS, MO294
Monsanto Technology LLCST LOUIS, MO4712

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Baitinger, David J Ankeny, US 4 0
Bohnert, Michael R Ames, US 2 0
da, Silva Dias Ana Paula Sycamore, US 3 2
Frey, Travis J Brentwood, US 14 88
Hartsook, Jeffrey W Madrid, US 4 3

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Shikoku Research Institute Incorporated (1)
* 2010/0281,771 Disease Control Method and Disease Control Device 8 2007
 
Agrigenetics, Inc. (2)
* 7905054 Machine for the field inoculation of corn with bacterial pathogens 3 2008
* 8464465 Machine for the field inoculation of corn with bacterial pathogens 2 2010
* Cited By Examiner

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