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 Sort descending Crop Sector Publication date Downloads
CPVO/TQ-073/1 blackberry

Rubus subg. Rubus and hybrids

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-X15 rudbeckia

Rudbeckia sp.

Ornamental & Forestry 28/02/2023
CPVO/TQ-268 garden sorrel

Rumex L.

Agricultural 01/12/2022
CPVO/TQ-017/1 saintpaulia, African violet

Saintpaulia ionantha H. Wendl.

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-072/2 willow

Salix L.

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-316/1 salvia

Salvia L.

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-101/1 Christmas cactus

Schlumbergera Lem. (including Zygocactus K. Schum.)

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-116/1 black salsify

Scorzonera hispanica L.

Vegetable 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-058/1-Rev rye

Secale cereale L.

Agricultural 29/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-157 serruria

Serruria Burm. ex Salisb.

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-292 sesame

Sesamum indicum L.

Agricultural 01/12/2022
CPVO/TQ-179/1 white mustard

Sinapis alba L.

Agricultural 13/03/2023
CPVO/TQ-294/1-Rev.5 tomato Rootstocks

Solanum lycopersicum L. × Solanum habrochaites S. Knapp & D. M. Spooner

Vegetable 09/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-044/4-Rev.5 tomato

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Vegetable 01/07/2021
CPVO/TQ-117/1 egg plant

Solanum melongena L.

Vegetable 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-023/3 potato

Solanum tuberosum L.

Agricultural 23/08/2017
CPVO/TQ-122/1 sorghum

Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench; Sorghum ×drummondii (Steud.) Millsp. & Chase

Agricultural 23/03/2019
CPVO/TQ-135/1 spathiphyllum

Spathiphyllum Schott

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-055/5-Rev.4 spinach

Spinacia oleracea L.

Vegetable 29/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-047 streptocarpus

Streptocarpus × hybridus Voss

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-232/1 sutera, jamesbrittenia

Sutera Roth, Jamesbrittenia Kuntze

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-301 lilac

Syringa L.

Ornamental & Forestry 18/11/2021
CPVO/TQ-246 marigold

Tagetes L.

Ornamental & Forestry 26/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-079 white cedar

Thuja occidentalis L.

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-190 thyme

Thymus vulgaris L.

Ornamental & Forestry 08/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-G01 CPVO General TQ

to be used for species not covered by a specific TQ

Agricultural 25/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-G01 CPVO General TQ

to be used for species not covered by a specific TQ

Fruit 25/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-G01 CPVO General TQ

to be used for species not covered by a specific TQ

Vegetable 25/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-272 torenia

Torenia L.

Ornamental & Forestry 26/04/2022
CPVO/TQ-005/1 red clover

Trifolium pratense L.

Agricultural 08/01/2022
CPVO/TQ-038 white clover

Trifolium repens L.

Agricultural 03/03/2023
CPVO/TQ-X11 triteleia

Triteleia Dougl. ex Lindl.

Ornamental & Forestry 14/08/2020
CPVO/TQ-003/5 wheat

Triticum aestivum L.

Agricultural 20/09/2022
CPVO/TQ-120/3 durum wheat

Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) Husn.

Agricultural 06/12/2016
CPVO/TQ-115/3 tulip

Tulipa L.

Ornamental & Forestry 14/03/2023
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-139 lingonberry

Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-075/2 corn salad

Valerianella eriocarpa Desv., Valerianella locusta L.

Vegetable 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-220/1-Rev verbena

Verbena L.

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-206/1 broad bean

Vicia faba L. var. major Harz.

Vegetable 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-008/1 field bean, tick bean

Vicia faba L. var. equina St.-Amans; Vicia faba L. var. minuta (hort. ex Alef.) Mansf.

Agricultural 09/05/2019
CPVO/TQ-032/1 common vetch

Vicia sativa L.

Agricultural 13/03/2023
CPVO/TQ-050/2 grapevine

Vitis L.

Fruit 20/06/2019
CPVO/TQ-269/1 vriesea

Vriesea Lindl.

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-148/1 weigela

Weigela Thunb.

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-205/1 everlasting Daisy, strawflower

Xerochrysum Tzvelev (syn. Bracteantha Anderb. & Haegi)

Ornamental & Forestry 13/09/2018
CPVO/TQ-243 festulolium

xFestulolium Aschers. et Graebn.

Agricultural 06/03/2020
CPVO/TQ-177/1 zantedeschia

Zantedeschia Spreng.

Ornamental & Forestry 19/02/2020
CPVO/TQ-002/3 maize

Zea mays L.

Vegetable 28/09/2021
CPVO/TQ-002/3 maize

Zea mays L.

Agricultural 28/09/2021