Tech ID’s: 07.425 & 07.426
The technology offered here, consisting of multiple late blight resistance genes, offers the opportunity to protect potatoes and tomatoes against late blight infections with the potential of substantially reducing the use of fungicide applications and increasing potato yields in developing country agriculture.
For further detailed information please download the non-confidential summary pdf.
Granted: US 8,367,893; EP 2179042; ZA 2010/00630; RU 2511423; CN ZL200880108132.9; UA 106345; CA 2,694,006
Foster SJ et al (2009). Rpi-vnt1.1, a Tm-22 Homolog from Solanum venturii, Confers Resistance to Potato Late Blight. MPMI; 22(5): 589-600. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-22-5-0589
Contact: Dr Lars von Borcke
Professor Jonathan Jones and colleagues
The Sainsbury Laboratory (Norwich, UK)