US 11,051,482 B2
Anthracnose resistant alfalfa plants
Charles A. Rodgers, Onalaska, WI (US); Mark H. McCaslin, Prior Lake, MN (US); David D. Witte, West Salem, WI (US); Julie Chiu-Lee Ho, Davis, CA (US); and John Nicholas Cameron, Woodland, CA (US)
Assigned to Forage Genetics International, LLC, West Salem, WI (US)
Filed by Forage Genetics International, LLC, West Salem, WI (US)
Filed on Jul. 13, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/35,133.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/532,151, filed on Jul. 13, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0045734 A1, Feb. 14, 2019
Int. Cl. C12Q 1/68 (2018.01); A01H 6/54 (2018.01); A01H 5/12 (2018.01); A01H 5/10 (2018.01); C12Q 1/6895 (2018.01)
CPC A01H 6/544 (2018.05) [A01H 5/10 (2013.01); A01H 5/12 (2013.01); C12Q 1/6895 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/13 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/156 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
 
1. A synthetic population of Medicago sativa plants, wherein at least 71% of the plants of said population comprise an introgressed allele conferring to said at least 71% of the plants increased resistance to Colletotrichum trifolii Race 5 compared with a plant not comprising said allele, wherein a representative sample of seed comprising said allele has been deposited under ATCC Accession No. PTA-124210 or under ATCC Accession No. PTA-125043; wherein said allele comprises a marker locus on chromosome 4 selected from the group consisting of FG2208 (SEQ ID NO: 1), FG2218 (SEQ ID NO: 2), FG27062 (SEQ ID NO: 3), FG2226 (SEQ ID NO: 4), FG27232 (SEQ ID NO: 5), FG27251 (SEQ ID NO: 6), and FG27271 (SEQ ID NO: 7).