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Do you have a question when applying for Plant Breeders’ Rights or registration? Please contact us at or

Telephone number:

+31 (0)71 332 6121

You can also go to the contactpage (click here)


Board for Plant Varieties

Visiting address:

Sotaweg 22, 2371 GD Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands


Postal address:

P.O. Box 14, 2370 AA Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands


Bankaccount: IBAN: NL82RABO0300017057

Composition of the Board

Chairman: mr. ing. H.A. Harmsma

Secretary: mr. C.J.A. Groenewoud Email:

Deputy secretary: ir. M.H.A. Hoffman

  • Department horticultural species

    ing. C. van Ettekoven

    ing. G.A.A.M. Meijerink

    dr. J.D. Peleman

    ir. E.K. Pinxterhuis

  • Department agricultural species

    P. Keijzer (vice chairman)

    dr. ir. S. Heimovaara

    dr. M. Kooman

    dr. ir. O.E. Scholten

    Permanent expert ir. L. van den Brink

  • Department forestry species

    ir. A.J.H. Willems (vice-chairman)

    dr. ir. H.H. Bartelink

    Permanent expert: Mrs. ir. dr. J. Buiteveld