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T998013 Protection of insect pheromones from degradation by ultraviolet radiation September 2, 1980
A substituted benzene compound of the following formula was found to protect an insect pheromone against ultraviolet (UV) radiation degradation ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 is H or alkoxy group of 1 to 12 carbon atoms, R.sub.2 is H, sulphonic acid or its sodium salt, R.sub.3 is H, OH, an
T998012 Protection of insect pheromones from degradation by ultraviolet radiation September 2, 1980
A substituted benzene compound of the following formula was found to protect an insect pheromone against ultraviolet (UV) radiation degradation ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 is H or alkoxy group of 1 to 2 carbon atoms, R.sub.2 is H or phenyl group, R.sub.3 is H, CN, or methylcarboxy group
T995002 Purification of sucrose esters of fatty acids by a method of ultrafiltration June 3, 1980
A sucrose ester product mixture containing sucrose esters, glycerides and free fatty acids, all fatty acid groups having carbon chains of 2-22 carbon atoms, has been separated into a concentrated sucrose ester fraction and a concentrated glyceride-fatty acid fraction by ultrafiltrati
T988001 Differential action extractor comb November 6, 1979
This invention relates to a unique method of combing stripper harvested seed cotton in order to facilitate the removal of trash components such as large sticks and burrs.Further it relates to a coarse-tooth, reverse pitch, combing saw cylinders, turning with opposite rotation to a fine-t
T975001 Apparatus for conditioning seed cotton October 3, 1978
an apparatus for conditioning seed cotton during the ginning operation is disclosed. Seed cotton which is to be conditioned to a proper moisture content is fed through a rotating vacuum seal dropper onto a series of moving belts located within a conditioning chamber. The moving belts are
T971001 Lint-cotton reclaiming apparatus for cotton gins June 6, 1978
an apparatus to reclaim lint-cotton and return it to the ginning process is disclosed. The apparatus comprises in combination a unique arrangement of condensing cylinders, feed cylinders, saw cylinders, grid bars, and doffing brushes used to collect, reclaim, and feed back lint-cotton in
T967005 Cellulose reagents incorporating T-amino groups February 7, 1978
durable press properties are imparted to cellulosic fabrics by reacting with either of two new tertiary amino-N-methylol reagents. Autocatalysis was shown by these reagents when applied as the free bases or as hydrochlorides to cotton fabric by conventional methods. Resilience, recur
RE35460 Method for fiber loading a chemical compound February 25, 1997
The present invention relates to a method for loading a chemical compound within the fibers of a fibrous material and to the fibrous materials produced by the method. In the method, a fibrous cellulose material is provided which consists of a plurality of elongated fibers having a fiber
RE32147 Insect maturation inhibitors May 13, 1986
Certain arylterpenoid compounds having excellent potential as insect control agents. The compounds are highly active as eclosion inhibiting agents against four species of flies and three species of mosquito.
RE32146 Insect maturation inhibitors May 13, 1986
Certain arylterpenoid compounds having excellent potential as insect control agents. The compounds are highly active as eclosion inhibiting agents against four species of flies and three species of mosquito.
PP9890 Apricot cv. Robada May 13, 1997
A new and distinct variety of apricot tree which is characterized by having the following combination of outstanding features that are desirable in a new variety; fruit with an unusually large amount of red skin color in the form of a bright red blush, fruit with good flavor and high eat
PP7553 Douglas-fir tree "Torquis" variety June 11, 1991
A new and distinct variety of Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, variety "Torquis", an intervarietal hybrid of coastal variety (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii) and inland variety (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca), having generally upright growth with a curving, twisting, non
PP10079 `Tift 94` Bermudagrass October 21, 1997
Tift 94 is a vigorous triploid (2n=3x=27 chromosomes) which has use on golf course fairways and tees, athletic fields, lawns, commercial landscape sites, and other turf areas where a fine-textured, low growing turf is desired. The grass produces less upright growth and has shorter and
H828 Hot air disinfestation of fruit and vegetables October 2, 1990
Fruit and vegetable commodities subject to infestation by quarantine pests are disinfested so as to meet quarantine restrictions without adversely affecting the quality of the commodity. The method involves heating the commodity in hot air having a relative humidity of 30-80% until the
H193 Electronic temperature equalizer January 6, 1987
An electronic circuit has been devised for precisely controlling the temperature of one zone in response to a change in temperature in another zone. Two sensors, one in each zone, are wired in opposing polarity so as to emit a signal when a temperature imbalance occurs. The circuit is
H1065 Transgenic avian line resistant to avian leukosis virus June 2, 1992
A transgenic avian line, which is resistant to infection by avian leukosis virus (ALV), subgroup A, has been produced. The line was discovered as a chance event occurring in a program of infecting embryonic chickens with a recombinant ALV virus, selecting individuals assayed to be positi
6133196 Biological control of plant disease on roots of conifer seedlings October 17, 2000
A novel method and composition is provided to control Fusarium root rot and damping off on conifer seedlings. When certain bacteria and an ectomycorrhizal fungus are placed in contact with the conifer seed or seedling, the combination reduces or eliminates disease symptoms caused by
6127578 Method of altering sphingolipid metabolism and detecting fumonisin ingestion and contamination October 3, 2000
This invention provides a method of altering the metabolism of sphingolipids in a cell comprising contacting the cell with a fumonisin, or an analog thereof. The invention also provides a method of detecting the consumption of a fumonisin or a fumonisin analog in a subject comprising
6126722 Electrostatic reduction system for reducing airborne dust and microorganisms October 3, 2000
A dust reduction system for reducing airborne contaminants such as, for example, dust, smoke, microorganisms, etc., includes at least one ion generator made up of at least one ionizer bar and a ground plane which is parallel and proximate to at least one bar. The system can also include
6117427 Vaccines and methods for preventing and treating fescue toxicosis in herbivores September 12, 2000
The present invention provides an immunogenic compound the formula: ##STR1## wherein X is selected from the group consisting of methyl and hydrogen; wherein R.sub.1 is a suitable functional group of the lysergic ring;wherein R.sub.2 is an immunogenic protein; andwherein Y is a bridge to
6116049 Adiabatic expansion nozzle September 12, 2000
A nozzle for producing a continuous gas/solid or gas/aerosol stream from a liquid having a high room temperature vapor pressure. The nozzle comprises a series of expansion stages, with the flow reversing direction after each expansion except the first and going over the conduit which com
6114699 Prediction of total dietary fiber in cereal products using near-infrared reflectance spectroscop September 5, 2000
Near-infrared spectroscopic calibration models are developed for the rapid, accurate and non-polluting prediction of the total dietary fiber content in a wide range of cereal products, including mixed grain products, products with high sugar content, products with high crystal sugar
6114600 Resolution of complex integration patterns to obtain single copy transgenes September 5, 2000
The present invention provides methods for producing a transgenic cell having a stably integrated, single copy of an exogenous polynucleotide sequence. The method, which resolves repeated insertions of the introduced polynucleotide sequence into a single copy, involves introducing into a
6111168 Low phytic acid mutants and selection thereof August 29, 2000
Single-gene, non-lethal mutations responsible for low phytic acid-containing seeds are selectable by means of a method for assaying seeds which are otherwise phenotypically, or nearly phenotypically, normal. Maize mutants having from 20% to 95% reductions in kernel phytic acid phosph
6110034 Apparatus and process for the rapid tenderization of meat August 29, 2000
An apparatus and method for rapidly tenderizing meats such as poultry meats includes clamping the meat between plates to prevent contraction and toughening of the meat muscles and chilling, thereby alleviating long holding and refrigeration, as is the current practice. In an alternate
6109537 Release rate modulator and method for producing and using same August 29, 2000
A release rate modulator for use with membrane-based formulations systems to control the release of a substance. The release rate modulator is formed from perforated polypropylene containing approximately 36 holes/cm.sup.2. Each hole is approximately 1 mm.sup.2 in size. The flow of s
6107247 Biological control of sprouting in potatoes August 22, 2000
Sprouting in stored potatoes is suppressed with sprout control agents of bacterial origin. These agents are typically applied to the potato surfaces as whole culture broths and they prevent softening and necrosis of the tuber. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, selected isol
6092418 Method and apparatus for detecting and characterizing splits in logs July 25, 2000
Ultrasonic techniques are applied to the measurement of wooden members to identify splits in wooden members. Multiple angularly displaced measurements allow detection of splits at arbitrary angles.
6090983 Matter of composition and method for using the same as plant bioregulators July 18, 2000
The present invention is directed to a new matter of composition in the form of chemical compounds and to a method for enhancing plant growth and the properties exhibited by plants treated with the compounds in accordance with this method. In particular, application of the compounds
6090398 Composition and method for the control of diabroticite insects July 18, 2000
Diabroticite insects, in particular the corn rootworm, are major pests of corn as well as a variety of other agricultural crops. The invention describes an aqueous composition which is effective as an insecticide for the control of Diabroticite insects and contains a photoactive xanthene
6087165 Recombinant baculovirus and its use as a biocontrol agent for crop pests July 11, 2000
Recombinant baculoviruses were prepared which contain sequences expressing peptide hormones which cause lack of feeding in Helicoverpa zea (corn earworm) and related pestw. The peptides were isolated from H. zea and identified as helicokinins. When present in sufficient amounts in the
6083498 Chemical attractants for yellowjackets and paper wasps July 4, 2000
Compositions and lures are described which provide vapor blends of acetic acid and one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of isobutanol, racemic 2-methyl-1-butanol, S-(-)-2-methyl-1-butanol, 2-methyl-2-propanol, heptyl butyrate, and butyl butyrate which function as
6078181 Method for the measurement of forest duff moisture content June 20, 2000
An apparatus and method for the moisture content measurement of compressible materials using pressure to firmly hold surface probes against the material to be measured. The apparatus uses moisture measurement circuitry employed in frequency domain impedance or time domain reflectomet
6077995 Fungal gene encoding resistance to the phytotoxin cercosporin June 20, 2000
The present invention is directed to nucleic acid and amino acid sequences which are responsible for moving the fungal toxin cercosporin across the plasma membrane of living cells. The DNA can be introduced into a plant using conventional methods of transformation in order to confer
6075125 Production of antisera specific to major histocompatibility complex molecules in chickens June 13, 2000
Host cells transfected with a recombinant DNA molecule which includes a DNA sequence inserted therein encoding a heterologous chicken BFIV MHC class I protein are disclosed. The transfected cells express the heterologous BFIV protein and may be used as an immunogen to produce chicken MHC
6074634 Feeding attractant and stimulant for adult control of noctuid and/or other lepidopteran species June 13, 2000
The present invention provides an composition for attracting noctuid and/or other lepidopteran species. Liquid and solid formulations are provided, along with methods for their use, for controlling or eliminating noctuid and/or other lepidopteran species, and/or protecting plants suscept
6071973 Repellent for ants June 6, 2000
A method has been discovered for repelling ants by treating objects or areas with effective amounts of compositions that include (a) one or more C.sub.6 to C.sub.8 carboxylic acids; (b) one or more C.sub.6 to C.sub.14 alcohols; (c) one or more esters which are reaction products of (a) an
6061875 Powered roll gin stand May 16, 2000
An improved gin saw stand for ginning seed cotton or reginning cotton seed is disclosed. The gin stand of this invention includes an inlet in the roll box allowing seed cotton or seed to be fed directly therein without the need for a huller front or its associated picker roller and hulle
6060519 Soluble hydrocolloid food additives and method of making May 9, 2000
Hydrocolloidal compositions recovered from the liquid fraction obtained by subjecting oat or barley substrates to a heat-shearing treatment are rich in soluble fiber, principally .beta.-glucan, and are substantially free of insoluble fiber particles. Dispersions of these compositions are
6054483 Plant volatile elicitor from insects April 25, 2000
The invention relates to fatty acids conjugated to amino acids and their derivatives that elicit the production and/or release of plant volatiles compounds which attract and/or retain beneficial insects and deter herbivorous insect feeding. These conjugates also induce plants to incr
6054300 Single-site amplification (SSA): method for accelerated development of nucleic acid markers April 25, 2000
The present invention relates to method for isolation of DNA sequences having a target DNA of known sequence which accelerates and simplifies obtaining DNA especially from small amounts of tissue. This method uses polymerase having strand displacement capability, one primer and a cir
6054141 Sex pheromone synergist April 25, 2000
Disclosed is the compound 6-vinyldecanal and its use as a sex pheromone synergist. The invention also includes a composition of matter, comprising 6-vinyldecanal and an agriculturally acceptable carrier. The invention further includes a composition suitable for attracting insects, compri
6051383 Sequences for production of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol and methods April 18, 2000
DNA sequences which function specifically in the synthesis of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol (Phl) are described. The sequences include phl genes which encode phl gene proteins and coding and regulatory sequences for production of Phl as well as sequences containing phl genes, which sequ
6051214 Shampoos and conditioners containing estolides April 18, 2000
Improved shampoos and conditioners are disclosed which provide enhanced rinseability, wet feel, detangling, dry comb feel, style management, shine and/or body to human hair. This improved performance may be achieved by incorporation of fatty acid estolides into the shampoo or conditioner
6042843 Baculovirus for the control of insect pests March 28, 2000
A novel Plutella xylostella baculovirus (PxMNPV) which is useful for the control of insect pests has been isolated. A variety of insect pests may be controlled by application of an insecticidally effective amount of the baculovirus to the locus or vicinity of the target insect.
6040063 Biodegradable polyester and natural polymer laminates March 21, 2000
Articles are provided in which a self-supporting structure formed of natural polymer has a self-adherent, moisture resistant hydroxy-functional polyester on the structure surface. The self-supporting structure preferably is a starch and polyvinyl alcohol blend in an expanded form. Th
6037374 Composition and method for the control of parasitic mites in honey bees March 14, 2000
Gel compositions of formic acid and a gelling agent such as fumed silica or polyacrylic acid have been prepared for controlling parasitic mites of honey bees. The gels provide slow-release capability and have been found effective against both Varroa jacobsoni and Acarapis woodi. They are
6033573 Activated nutshell carbons from agricultural waste March 7, 2000
Activated carbons derived from nutshells, and for use in adsorption of metallic cations, are prepared utilizing phosphoric acid activation with concurrent oxidation under air. The acid activation is carried out utilizing a one or two-step heating regime subsequent to the infusion of
6028185 Nucleic acid markers for apospory-specific genomic region February 22, 2000
The present invention is directed to nucleic acid markers for an apospory-specific genomic region from the genus Pennisetum. DNA for apomixis can be introduced into a plant using conventional methods of transfer or transformation in order to confer the apomictic trait to plants.
6027758 Restructured fruit and vegetable products and processing methods February 22, 2000
Value-added, restructured fruit and vegetable products made from bulk-processed ingredients are taught. The restructured fruit and vegetable products are to be eaten out-of-hand as confectionery items or incorporated into baked, canned and/or frozen foods, such as cereals, cookies, c

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