CPVO, OEVV and INIA jointly organised a Vegetable Variety Open Day at the INIA facilities in Valencia (Spain) on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

This open day was aimed at breeders, their representatives, examination offices, and users of protected vegetable varieties in the European Union.
It allowed an exchange of views on essential aspects to vegetable DUS testing and in particular on the following issues:

  • Latest developments in DUS testing procedures;
  • The use of disease resistance characteristics in CPVO technical protocols;
  • Collaboration between EU examination offices in vegetables;
  • Better management of reference collections;
  • Issues of concern to vegetable breeders and seed users.
Vegetable Variety Open Day - Presentations
Vegetable Variety Open Day - Notice