Board for Plant Varieties

Granting for Plant Breeders' Rights and listing of plant varieties

The Board for Plant Varieties established by the 'Seeds and Planting Materials Act 2005', the law gives effect to international obligations in the field of providing intellectual property protection with regard to plant varieties (breeders' right), the authorization of plant varieties and the marketing of propagating material. The main duties and powers by the Board for Plant Varieties under the law: read more about the Board ...


Thiram treated seed not acceptable anymore

As from January 30, 2020, it is not allowed to sow seed treated with Thiram. Therefore, from now it is forbidden to send in treated seed for a DUS examination. 

All these types of samples have to be...

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New crops available for “Online applications listing and plant breeder’s rights”

The Technical Questionnaires (TQ’s) for the following crops are added:   
Asparagus, Curly Kale, Fennel, French Bean, Garlic, Eggplant, Endive, Kohlrabi, Leaf Chicory, Leek, Parsley, Radish, Runner...

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