US 9,807,951 B2
Compositions associated with soybean reproductive growth and methods of use
Sara Elizabeth Hanson, Wesley, IA (US); Leslie Charles Kuhlman, Lawrence, KS (US); Donald Kyle, Princeton, IL (US); Landon Linn Ries, Armstrong, IA (US); Jordan Spear, Algona, IA (US); and John Bryan Woodward, Ankeny, IA (US)
Assigned to PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., Johnston, IA (US)
Appl. No. 15/125,738
Filed by PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., Johnston, IA (US)
PCT Filed Mar. 11, 2015, PCT No. PCT/US2015/019917
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 13, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/179004, PCT Pub. Date Nov. 26, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/952,526, filed on Mar. 13, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0027122 A1, Feb. 2, 2017
Int. Cl. A01H 1/04 (2006.01); C12Q 1/68 (2006.01); A01H 1/02 (2006.01)
CPC A01H 1/04 (2013.01) [A01H 1/02 (2013.01); C12Q 1/6895 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/13 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/156 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/158 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
 
1. A method of producing a soybean plant comprising a marker profile associated with reproductive growth in soybean, the method comprising:
a) crossing at least one first soybean plant comprising an ultra-early allele at an E1 locus, wherein the ultra-early allele at the E1 locus is a C at Gm06:20084642, with at least a second soybean plant comprising a late allele at an E2 locus, wherein the late allele at the E2 locus is a C Gm10:44725777;
b) obtaining at least one progeny soybean plant from the cross of the at least one first soybean plant and the at least one second soybean plant;
c) assaying the progeny plant with respect to markers S03703-1 and S01574-1, as to identify if the progeny plant is homozygous for the E1 and E2 loci, respectively; and
d) selecting a soybean plant or progeny thereof homozygous for the E1 and E2 loci, thus producing a soybean with a marker profile associated with reproductive growth.