Plant Health Care - New US PREtec Patents Issued
PLANT HEALTH CARE plc
("Plant Health Care" or the "Company")
Four US patents issue for PREtec peptide products
Plant Health Care® (AIM: PHC.L), a leading provider of novel patent-protected biological products to global agriculture markets, is pleased to announce the granting of four new US patents for its novel PREtec peptide technology.
- Plant Health Care has filed more than 50 patent applications worldwide for its PREtec peptide technology since 2012
- Four additional patents have now been granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
- The patents provide protection for a wide range of PREtec peptides for a variety of agricultural uses
- Additional patents are expected to be granted prior to the end of the year
PREtec is a novel, environmentally friendly approach to growing crops more sustainably. PREtec peptides can be thought of as 'vaccines for plants' - they stimulate the plants' natural defence systems and result in improved crop yield and quality.
Three of the four patents share the same title, "Elicitor Peptides Having Disrupted Hypersensitive Response Box And Use Thereof," and issued
These patents, in addition to US patent No. 10,470,461 which issued in 2019, claim a large number of unique plant response elicitor peptides that when applied activate a plant to defend itself, thereby 'vaccinating' plants against a variety of environmental stresses such as disease and drought, enhancing root and shoot growth, and promoting yield and crop quality at harvest.
For example, in almond trials conducted in
As previously announced, the Company is now poised to launch the first products from a broad pipeline of PREtec peptides, targeting markets which have a value of greater than
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Plant Health Care plc
Arden Partners plc - Nomad & Broker
Company website: www.planthealthcare.com
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