International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Informative Article | Genetics Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014


Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001

Shantanu Das, Dipika Gogoi, Suvendhu Sekhar Dutta


Abstract: India has implemented the ?Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act? (PPV & FR Act) in the year 2001 and its rules in 2003. This Act has provided opportunity for protection of plant varieties & provided the rights of farmers & plant breeders; and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants. The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers? Right Authority was established in the year 2005. Under this authority any one can register his/her variety (s). A new variety shall be registered under this act if it fulfills DUS (Distinctiveness Uniformity & Stability) criteria, but off course it should have Novelty also. There are all together 105 DUS center in all over the India. The Central Government has notified the 79 different crop species which is eligible for registration as new varieties.


Keywords: Pant varieties, rights, registration, DUS, Novelty


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,


Pages: 2139 - 2141


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Shantanu Das, Dipika Gogoi, Suvendhu Sekhar Dutta, "Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=OCT141230, Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014, 2139 - 2141

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