Plant variety (law)

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Plant variety is a legal term, following the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention.wikipedia
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International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

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Plant variety is a legal term, following the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention.
Protection can be obtained for a new plant variety (legally defined) however it has been obtained, e.g. through conventional breeding techniques or genetic engineering.

Plant breeders' rights

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Recognition of a cultivated plant (a cultivar) as a "variety" in this particular sense provides its breeder with some legal protection, so-called plant breeders' rights, depending to some extent on the internal legislation of the UPOV signatory countries, such as the Plant Variety Protection Act in the US.
Plant breeders' rights (PBR), also known as plant variety rights (PVR), are rights granted to the breeder of a new variety of plant that give the breeder exclusive control over the propagating material (including seed, cuttings, divisions, tissue culture) and harvested material (cut flowers, fruit, foliage) of a new variety for a number of years.

Cultivar

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Recognition of a cultivated plant (a cultivar) as a "variety" in this particular sense provides its breeder with some legal protection, so-called plant breeders' rights, depending to some extent on the internal legislation of the UPOV signatory countries, such as the Plant Variety Protection Act in the US. taxonomic rank of "variety" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants), nor with the term "cultivar" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants).
Plant variety (law)

Variety (botany)

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taxonomic rank of "variety" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants), nor with the term "cultivar" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants).
In plant breeding nomenclature, at least in countries that are signatory to the UPOV Convention, "variety" or "plant variety" is a legal term.

Lists of cultivars

Lists of cultivars
The lists of cultivars in the table below are indexes of plant cultivars, varieties, and strains.

International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants

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taxonomic rank of "variety" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants), nor with the term "cultivar" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants).
Nor does the ICNCP regulate the naming of plant varieties in the legal sense of that term.

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act, 2001

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act of 2001 (India)
Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act, 2001 of India
The Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers Right Act, 2001 (PPVFR Act) is an Act of the Parliament of India that was enacted to provide for the establishment of an effective system for protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders, and to encourage the development and cultivation of new varieties of plants.

Legal term

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Plant variety is a legal term, following the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention.

Plant

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Recognition of a cultivated plant (a cultivar) as a "variety" in this particular sense provides its breeder with some legal protection, so-called plant breeders' rights, depending to some extent on the internal legislation of the UPOV signatory countries, such as the Plant Variety Protection Act in the US.

Plant breeding

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Recognition of a cultivated plant (a cultivar) as a "variety" in this particular sense provides its breeder with some legal protection, so-called plant breeders' rights, depending to some extent on the internal legislation of the UPOV signatory countries, such as the Plant Variety Protection Act in the US.

Plant Variety Protection Act of 1970

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Recognition of a cultivated plant (a cultivar) as a "variety" in this particular sense provides its breeder with some legal protection, so-called plant breeders' rights, depending to some extent on the internal legislation of the UPOV signatory countries, such as the Plant Variety Protection Act in the US.

Taxonomic rank

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taxonomic rank of "variety" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants), nor with the term "cultivar" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants).

International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants

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taxonomic rank of "variety" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants), nor with the term "cultivar" (regulated by the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants).

Horticulture

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Some horticulturists use "variety" imprecisely; for example, viticulturists almost always refer to grape cultivars as "grape varieties".

Viticulture

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Some horticulturists use "variety" imprecisely; for example, viticulturists almost always refer to grape cultivars as "grape varieties".

List of grape varieties

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Some horticulturists use "variety" imprecisely; for example, viticulturists almost always refer to grape cultivars as "grape varieties".

List of hop varieties

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This is a list of varieties of hop (Humulus lupulus).

List of sweet potato cultivars

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This list of sweet potato cultivars provides some information about varieties and cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas). Sweet potato was first domesticated in the Americas more than 5,000 years ago.

Types of tobacco

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This article includes a list of tobacco cultivars and varieties.

Daikon

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Daikon, also known by many other names depending on context, is a mild-flavored winter radish (Raphanus sativus variety (cultivar) 'Longipinnatus') usually characterized by fast-growing leaves and a long, white, root.

Banksia 'Waite Orange'

B.'' 'Waite Orange'
Banksia 'Waite Orange' is a variety (in the plant breeders' rights sense) of Banksia.

Banksia 'Waite Flame'

Waite Flame'
Banksia 'Waite Flame' is a variety (in the plant breeders' rights sense) of Banksia.

Banksia 'Waite Crimson'

Waite Crimson'
Banksia 'Waite Crimson' is a variety (in the plant breeders' rights sense) of Banksia.

African Regional Intellectual Property Organization

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It has the capacity to hear applications for patents and registered trademarks in its member states who are parties to the Harare (patents), Banjul (marks) and Arusha (plant varieties) protocols.