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CPTA Reports More Attempts at Illegal Seed Purchases by Kazakhstan

The Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA) has received reports that individuals in Kazakhstan are once again trying to buy seed of the latest Canadian...

There is an Important New Tool and Data Set that Could Help Protect IP

ASTA members collaborate to publish a paper to establish methods using molecular markers in soybean cultivars. The seed industry has an important new tool and...

Anthony Parker is Looking for Your Help

On this week's podcast we chat with Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) Commissioner Anthony Parker of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. He's looking for people...

What May Chodchoey Learned From Steve Jobs

It can be hard to make sense of all the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Asia and Pacific Seed Association (ASPA) executive...

Lorne Hadley on Unscrupulous Buyers and Why the Future Will be a Bit Different

The executive director of the Canadian Plant Technology Agency joins host Marc Zienkiewicz to talk about a seed-buying scheme going on right now and how CPTA members are dealing with the pandemic.

What the World Can Learn From Canada’s Approach to UPOV

Canada’s plant breeders rights commissioner talks to our European sister publication about how our country has benefited from its ratification of UPOV 91. Since 1961,...

CPTA Reports More Attempts at Illegal Seed Purchases by Kazakhstan

The Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA) has received reports that individuals in Kazakhstan are once again trying to buy seed of the latest Canadian...

There is an Important New Tool and Data Set that Could Help Protect IP

ASTA members collaborate to publish a paper to establish methods using molecular markers in soybean cultivars. The seed industry has an important new tool and...

Anthony Parker is Looking for Your Help

On this week's podcast we chat with Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) Commissioner Anthony Parker of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. He's looking for people...

What May Chodchoey Learned From Steve Jobs

It can be hard to make sense of all the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Asia and Pacific Seed Association (ASPA) executive...

Lorne Hadley on Unscrupulous Buyers and Why the Future Will be a Bit Different

The executive director of the Canadian Plant Technology Agency joins host Marc Zienkiewicz to talk about a seed-buying scheme going on right now and how CPTA members are dealing with the pandemic.

What the World Can Learn From Canada’s Approach to UPOV

Canada’s plant breeders rights commissioner talks to our European sister publication about how our country has benefited from its ratification of UPOV 91. Since 1961,...