Announcement N° 1/98 of the Offcie in respect of the submission

of colour photographs for certain applications

The Community Plant Variety Office would like to inform applicants that as from 1 May 1998, it will be an obligation at the time of application to provide colour photographs in duplicate in accompaniment to the technical questionnaire for varieties of all fruit and ornamental species. Since the use of photographs has been deemed necessary for the conduct of the technical examination, applicants are requested to provide a photograph of the plant as a whole, and where pertinent a close-up photograph of the flower/fruit or any other relevant part of the plant.