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1. (WO2011124554) USE OF 4-PHENYLBUTYRIC ACID AND/OR THE SALTS THEREOF FOR ENHANCING THE STRESS TOLERANCE OF PLANTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/124554    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2011/055212
Publication Date: Fri Oct 14 01:59:59 CEST 2011 International Filing Date: Tue Apr 05 01:59:59 CEST 2011
IPC: A01N 37/10
A01P 21/00
A01N 55/02
Applicants: BAYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GMBH
WILLMS, Lothar
LEHR, Stefan
BUSCH, Marco
DONN, Günter
ROSINGER, Christopher, Hugh
HEINEMANN, Ines
HÄUSER-HAHN, Isolde
HILLS, Martin, Jeffrey
Inventors: WILLMS, Lothar
LEHR, Stefan
BUSCH, Marco
DONN, Günter
ROSINGER, Christopher, Hugh
HEINEMANN, Ines
HÄUSER-HAHN, Isolde
HILLS, Martin, Jeffrey
Title: USE OF 4-PHENYLBUTYRIC ACID AND/OR THE SALTS THEREOF FOR ENHANCING THE STRESS TOLERANCE OF PLANTS
Abstract:
The invention relates to the use of 4-phenylbutyric acid and/or the salts thereof of general formula (I) for enhancing the stress tolerance of plants against abiotic stress, preferably drought stress, and the associated strengthening of plant growth and/or increase of plant yield.