2/06/2020 -

Support funds for plant genetic resources maintained in situ and collections 2019 – selected projects

The call for applications for PGR maintained in situ and PGR ex situ collections was launched in November 2019. This call […]
2/06/2020 -

Evaluating the resistance of varieties listed in France: promoting plant health by helping to reduce the use of phytosanitary products

Pests (diseases, insects or weeds) are living organisms that can cause the following damage to crops :   Yield loss due to disease or competition from weeds,   […]
7/05/2020 -

Harmorescoll aims to create a harmonised collection of reference material

In Europe, disease resistances are commonly used as defining characteristics of new varieties, particularly in the vegetable sector. The Community […]


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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