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 ...


Changes in the classification of various vegetable crops and crop groups in the EU-common catalogue

In July 2019 the EU-implementing directive 2019/990 came into force. In short, this implies that several common names of crops and crop groups are changed, or added, or removed. In some cases, this...

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Dutch Gazette June 2020

Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated June 2020.

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New TQ curly kale, kale

Following the changes in classification of various vegetable crops/crop groups and the obligation to register varieties of palm kale and tronchuda, a new technical questionnaire has been developed....

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