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Gene expression monitoring for risk assessment of apple and pear fruit storage stress and physiological disorders

The present invention is a tool for diagnosis and prediction using biomarker-based risk assessment for chilling-related disorders of Rosaceous fruit crops including apple and pear. Provided are methodology and genes whose relative and absolute expression can accurately indicate disorder risk throughout the production and supply chain of these crops. This technology describes a necessary and novel management tool for stakeholders producing, servicing, or retailing these crops.
Patent Publication Number: US10174378
Source: USPTO
Year filing: 2016
Year approval: 2019
Year publication: 2019
Status: Assigned
Technology domains: Computer technology, Organic fine chemistry, Biotechnology
Validated for IOF-key: Yes
Attributed to: Associatie KULeuven