Genetic control of flowering using the FWA gene

W.J.J. Soppe (Inventor), A.J.M. Peeters (Inventor), M. Koornneef (Inventor)

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This invention relates to the determination, cloning and expression of the flowering time gene FWA and the use of this gene to delay or accelerate flowering in a large variety of plant species. Specifically the gene that was determined is that of Arabidopsis thaliana. Naturally the invention extends to other plants as well.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO0102573
Priority date2/07/99
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 1999

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