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4/09/2020 -

End to national listing of varieties in the public domain for amateur use: what exactly is the situation?

Law n° 2020-699 of 10 June 2020 relating to the transparency of information on agricultural and food products means it […]
4/09/2020 -

Resistance testing of sugar beet varieties to yellowing viruses at GEVES 

Yellowing viruses are a major issue for sugar beet crop yields. The search for varieties with resistance to yellowing viruses […]
4/09/2020 -

Changes in regulations for national listing of common wheat varieties intended for Organic Agriculture

At its meeting on 23 July, the CTPS cereals group validated changes in the VCUS testing procedure for new varieties […]


Variety and Seed Study and Control Group

GEVES is a public interest group, a unique official organisation in France providing expertise on new varieties and seed quality testing. It is founded from three partner organisations: INRA, the Ministry of Agriculture, and GNIS.


  • 78000

    Seed analyses / year

  • 2300

    Variety applications studied / year

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    Varieties registered in the Official French Catalogue

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