Numerous technical questionnaires cover specific botanical taxa.

Please take note that when filing for a Community plant variety rights application, the use of a CPVO technical questionnaire is mandatory for each of the botanical taxa where one is available within the following list.

The technical questionnaires can be consulted and downloaded from the CPVO website, or upon request, can be transmitted by the Office.

CPVO Reference Common Name Botanical Taxon Crop Sector Sort descending Publication date Downloads
CPVO/TQ-015/1 pear

Pyrus communis L.

Fruit 23/05/2019
CPVO/TQ-022/3 strawberry

Fragaria L.

Fruit 20/10/2021
CPVO/TQ-035/2 sweet cherry

Prunus avium (L.) L.

Fruit 23/05/2019
CPVO/TQ-040/2 black currant

Ribes nigrum L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-041/1 European plum

Prunus domestica L.

Fruit 23/05/2019
CPVO/TQ-043/2 raspberry

Rubus idaeus L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-050/2 grapevine

Vitis L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-051/2 gooseberry

Ribes uva-crispa L.

Fruit 05/05/2020
CPVO/TQ-052/2 red currant, white currant

Ribes rubrum L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-053/2-Rev peach, nectarine

Prunus persica (L.) Batsch

Fruit 13/04/2023
CPVO/TQ-056/2 almond

Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D. A. Webb

Fruit 02/07/2021
CPVO/TQ-070/3 apricot

Prunus armeniaca L.

Fruit 06/04/2023
CPVO/TQ-071 hazelnut

Corylus avellana L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-073/1 blackberry

Rubus subg. Rubus and hybrids

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-083/1 trifoliate orange

Citrus, Poncirus L. - Group 5

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-084/3 Japanese plum

Prunus salicina Lindl.

Fruit 21/03/2019
CPVO/TQ-092 persimmon

Diospyros kaki Thunb.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-097/1 avocado

Persea americana Mill.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-098/3 kiwi

Actinidia Lindl., Actinidia chinensis Planch. and other species

Fruit 11/09/2021
CPVO/TQ-099/1 olive

Olea europaea L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-100 quince (fruit varieties and rootstock varieties)

Cydonia oblonga Mill.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-112 mango

Mangifera indica L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-123 banana

Musa acuminata Colla

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-124 chestnut

Castanea Mill.

Fruit 12/08/2020
CPVO/TQ-125/1 walnut

Juglans regia L.

Fruit 19/10/2021
CPVO/TQ-137/2 blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton,Vaccinium corymbosum L.,Vaccinium formosum Andrews,Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx.,Vaccinium myrtillus L., Vaccinium simulatum Small, Vaccinium virgatum Aiton

Fruit 19/10/2021
CPVO/TQ-138 jostaberry

Ribes × nidigrolaria Rud. Bauer & A. Bauer

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-139 lingonberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-149 Japanese pear

Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm. f.) Nakai var. culta (Makino) Nakai

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-159 loquat

Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-163/2 apple rootstocks

Malus Mill.

Fruit 23/01/2020
CPVO/TQ-169 pear rootstocks

Pyrus L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-187/2 prunus rootstocks

Prunus L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-201/2-Rev mandarins

Citrus L. - Group 1

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-202/1 oranges

Citrus L. - Group 2

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-203/1 lemons and limes

Citrus L. - Group 3

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-204/1 grapefruit and pummelo

Citrus L. - Group 4

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-230/1 sour cherry, duke cherry

Prunus cerasus L., Prunus × gondouinii (Poit. & Turpin) Rehder

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-240/2 common sea buckthorn

Hippophae rhamnoides L.

Fruit 29/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-277/2 blue honeysuckle, honeyberry, haskap

Lonicera caerulea L.

Fruit 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-284/1 pomegranate

Punica granatum L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-265 fig

Ficus carica L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-264 papaya

Carica papaya L.

Fruit 26/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-337 pistachio

Pistacia vera L.

Fruit 29/03/2022
CPVO/TQ-G01 CPVO General TQ

to be used for species not covered by a specific TQ

Vegetable 25/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-002/3 maize

Zea mays L.

Vegetable 28/09/2021
CPVO/TQ-007/2-Rev.3 pea

Pisum sativum L.

Vegetable 24/02/2023
CPVO/TQ-009/1 runner bean

Phaseolus coccineus L.

Vegetable 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-012/4 French bean

Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Vegetable 10/04/2023
CPVO/TQ-013/6-Rev.3 lettuce

Lactuca sativa L.

Vegetable 04/04/2023