Canada - Patent No: 4872 on 17 Sep 2014
Application No: 10-6989 on 20 May 2010
Breeder: Alain Meilland, Meilland International, Le Luc en Provence, France
'Meigalpio' originated from hybridization work conducted by the breeder at Le Luc en Provence, France in June 1997. The cross was conducted between the female unnamed proprietary seedling ('The Fairy' x 'Kormax') and the male unnamed proprietary seedling (an unnamed proprietary seedling x 'Morpapplay').
United States - Patent No: PP 17,877 on 24 Jul 2007 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/213,813 on 30 Aug 2005
Inventors: Meilland; Alain A. (Antibes, FR)
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was a non-patented and unnamed seedling formed by the cross of `The Fairy` variety (non-patented in the United States) and the `Kormax` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was a non-patented and unnamed seedling formed by the cross of another non-patented and unnamed seedling and the `Morpapplay` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 6,548).