Decree No. 2015-1731 of 22 December 2015 (Art. D.660-3) stipulates that official recognition as a manager of a plant genetic resources collection shall be granted to natural or legal persons who:
On the basis of these elements, an application for official recognition has been compiled by the PGR CTPS Section. This application is accompanied by a technical regulation which lays down the conditions and procedures for evaluating applications. Please note that these documents are only available in French.
Two review sessions of official recognition files will be held each year by an expert panel in autumn (file submission by April 30) and in spring (file submission by October 31).
Adding in PGR’s national collection
(please note that application forms and documents are only available in French)
The technical regulation for examining applications in order to add plant genetic resource (PGR) to the national collection was approved by decree on the 19th July 2019 and published in the Official Journal on the 3rd August 2019. This regulation aims to :
Criteria for identifying PGRFA or Heritage PGR and decision-making criteria for the entry of a resource into the national collection are specified using the following decision trees :
The adding of plant genetic resources shall be made using the application form for the national collection and as far as possible according to the framework presented in Annex II of the application form. Applicants can use the pre-formatted form for this purpose. This file contains specific tabs for:
Two examination sessions for official recognition will be held each year by the CTPS Plant Genetic Resources Section. The application deadlines have to be met by 31 January at the latest for the winter session and 31 August for the autumn session.
Posted 11/23/2017 | Last modification 09/03/2019