Technical examinations which are initiated or are to be approved by the Community Plant Variety Office must be performed in accordance with the test guidelines which have been adopted by the Administrative Council. Technical examinations started prior to the decision are not affected unless otherwise announced. The plant species concerned as well as the date of the decision are accordingly published in the Official Gazette of the Office. The technical protocol can be consulted through the website of the Office, or upon request can be transmitted by the Office. Technical questionnaires for the plant species called in question were amended accordingly. The technical questionnaires can be downloaded from the website, or upon request can be sent by the Office.

Decisions were taken in respect of the following plant species:

Calibrachoa Cerv.

Cannabis sativa L.

Coreopsis L.

Hydrangea L.

Medicago sativa L.; Medicago x varia Martyn

Oncidium Sw.;

xOncidesa Hort. (Oncidium Sw. X Gomesa R. B.);

xIonocidium Hort. (Oncidium Sw. X Ionopsis Kunth.);

xZelenkocidium J.M.H. Shaw. (Oncidium Sw. X xZelenkoa M.W. Chase & N.H. Williams)

Phleum nodosum L.;

Phleum pratense L.

Ranunculus asiaticus L.;

Ranunculus cortusifolius Willd.;

Hybrids between Ranunculus asiaticus L. and Ranunculus cortusifolius Willd

Trifolium pratense L.

Announcement n◦ 1/2022 of the Community Plant Variety Office. Decision of the Administrative Council of the Community Plant Variety Office on test guidelines 22/12/2021 & 01/02/2022