Low Phytic Acid, High Sucrose and Low Stachyose Soybean Lines

Novel soybean lines having high levels of sucrose but low phytic acid and stachyose content. The soybeans are easily digested and provide high energy content for animals and humans. Low phytic acid content permits animal feed to be produced that does not require phytase, yet does not result in significant production of pollution to the environment from excretion by farm animals.
Patent Information:
App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Patent Status
US Utility *United States 12/033,830 8,003,856 2/19/2008 8/23/2011 Issued
Category(s):
Agriculture
For Information, Contact:
Rob Whitehead
Senior Licensing Manager
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
(540) 443-9219
rwhitehead@vtip.org
Inventors:
Glenn Buss
M. a. Saghai-Maroof
Keywords:
Agriculture/Biotech