Field & Fodder

Registration of Field & Fodder Varieties in the French Catalogue

Before a new variety can be placed on the market in France, it must be registered in the Official French Catalogue of species and varieties.

The French Catalogue and Results for the Plant and Seed Sectors

Data acquired during the technical examinations for registration can also be widely used in other contexts. 

Plant Variety Protection

A new variety can be protected by a specific intellectual property right, called a Plant Variety Right (PVR).

Seed Marketing and Certification

For most agricultural species, seed and propagating material must be certified before marketing in the European Union.


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Our Services

GEVES provides services and analyses across all cultivated species, on seeds, seedlings, and plants.

In view of the French government's lockdown measures relating to COVID-19, GEVES’s activities have been significantly altered and our staff are working from home wherever possible. GEVES is currently maintaining its official missions which cannot be deferred.

In order for us to meet your demand as efficiently as possible, please contact us by email rather than postal mail.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with your usual GEVES contact by email or send a message to contact@geves.fr

We hope you can get through this time as calmly as possibly. Stay healthy, and stay in touch.

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