Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 6,185,865

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

2-13-2001

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

09/013,719

Date Filed

1998-01-26

Total Pages

7 pages

Abstract

A method of clearing fungal spores from seed by immersing the seed in an aqueous solution including dissolved inert gas and sonicating the seed at a frequency preferably of between about 15 kHz and about 30 kHz and an energy density of between about 1 watt/cm2 and about 10 watts/cm2 for a period of between 0.1 minute and about 15 minutes.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/256