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How CIOPORA Protects IP for Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Plant Varieties

The International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Plants (CIOPORA) brings together plant breeders, national breeder associations, intellectual property experts and consultants from...

Seed Crops Will no Longer be Demoted for the Presence of Wild Oats

CSGA has recently undertaken a review of the standard for wild oats in pedigreed oat seed crops as part of the Circular 6 modernization...

How the French Seed Industry Came Together

A decade ago, the French seed sector brought its six separate industry associations under one umbrella. The story has striking similarities to what is...

How French Plant Breeders Protect Themselves

For decades, France has had a seed royalty system for funding plant breeding innovation and creating value in the cereals sector which it continues...

For Wendy Jahn, the Devil is in the Details

The national manager of the CFIA Seed Section gives her thoughts on how the seed industry’s efforts at preparing for regulatory modernization in 2021...

Annette Gibbons Wants us to Work Together

Annette Gibbons is associate deputy minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. As the joint annual meeting of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association and Canadian...

How CIOPORA Protects IP for Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Plant Varieties

The International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Plants (CIOPORA) brings together plant breeders, national breeder associations, intellectual property experts and consultants from...

Seed Crops Will no Longer be Demoted for the Presence of Wild Oats

CSGA has recently undertaken a review of the standard for wild oats in pedigreed oat seed crops as part of the Circular 6 modernization...

How the French Seed Industry Came Together

A decade ago, the French seed sector brought its six separate industry associations under one umbrella. The story has striking similarities to what is...

How French Plant Breeders Protect Themselves

For decades, France has had a seed royalty system for funding plant breeding innovation and creating value in the cereals sector which it continues...

For Wendy Jahn, the Devil is in the Details

The national manager of the CFIA Seed Section gives her thoughts on how the seed industry’s efforts at preparing for regulatory modernization in 2021...

Annette Gibbons Wants us to Work Together

Annette Gibbons is associate deputy minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. As the joint annual meeting of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association and Canadian...
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