The aim of the R&D projects is to optimize the quality while reducing costs of DUS tests within the CPVO network of Examination Offices, to strengthen EU Plant Variety Rights (PVR) and to facilitate enforcement.

CPVO R&D Strategy 2015-2020 (agreed by the Administrative Council on 10/03/2015) - PDF

Terms of Reference for the CPVO Ad Hoc Working Group on Integration of Melcular Data into DUS Testing (IMODDUS) (agreed by the Administrative Council on 11/03/2015) - PDF

 

The following projects have been co-financed by the CPVO:

  • Literature study: Status quo of the knowledge on phytoplasma with the focus on Euphorbia pulcherrima and other ornamental plants.

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
    Literature study report
  • Creation of a common Maize Data Base for DUS studies through a partnership between Spain, Germany, France and the CPVO

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
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    Final report
  • Construction of an integrated microsatellite and key morphological characteristic database of potato varieties in the EU Common Catalogue

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
    Final report
  • Management of winter oilseed rape reference collection.

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
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    Final report (Report Co-ordinated by Dr Carol Norris, NIAB.)
  • Study on Farm Saved Seed in the European Union

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
    Final report (Report prepared by Hans Walter Rutz on behalf of the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France, in 2008.)
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    Annexes
  • A potential upov option 2 approach for barley using high density snp genotyping

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
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    Final report (Report Co-ordinated by Dr Carol Norris, NIAB.)
  • Creation of a Common Maize DB for DUS studies through a partnership between Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and the CPVO

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
    Final report
  • Development of an improved COYU procedure

    From/To Date: 
    02 November 2016
    Report
  • Effect of seed priming on vegetable DUS tests

    From/To Date: 
    01 March 2014 to 14 November 2014
    Final report RD project seed priming vegetables
  • Reducing the number of obligatory observation periods in DUS testing for candidate varieties in the fruit sector

    From/To Date: 
    01 December 2012 to 30 September 2013
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    Final report
  • Harmonization of resistance tests to diseases of vegetable crops in the European Union II (Harmores 2)

    From/To Date: 
    01 June 2012 to 30 June 2015
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    Harmores 2 final report
  • Management of Peach tree reference collections

    From/To Date: 
    01 May 2008 to 31 May 2011
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    Final report
  • Development and evaluation of molecular markers linked to disease resistance genes for tomato DUS testing (option 1a)

    From/To Date: 
    01 January 2006 to 31 December 2007
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    Final report
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    Appendices
  • Harmonization of resistance tests to diseases of vegetable crops in the European Union (Harmores 1)

    From/To Date: 
    01 December 2004 to 31 December 2006
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    Final report
    Addendum to the final report: report on Bean resistance to Pseudomonas savastanoï pv. phaseolicola
  • A European reference collection of rose varieties.

    From/To Date: 
    01 January 2004 to 31 October 2006
    Final report
  • Study of the possibility of using isoenzyme markers for assessment of distinctness, uniformity and stability in Calluna vulgaris L.

    From/To Date: 
    01 November 2003 to 30 November 2005
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    Final report
  • Modification of the cultivation scheme and the plant material requirements for Helleborus.

    From/To Date: 
    01 November 2003 to 30 November 2005
    Final report
  • Research project on the impact of phytoplasma strains on the phenotypical expression of poinsettia varieties.

    From/To Date: 
    01 August 2003 to 30 June 2005
    Lab test report
    Final report