The application for registration of a variety is to be made in the form prescribed in the PPV & FR Regualtions,2006.
- Form I – for registration of new variety, extant variety and farmer’s variety and
- Form II – for essentially derived varieties (EDVs).
- Technical Questionnaire attached with Form I/Form II – for detailed information of the concerned variety.
These filled application forms must be accompanied by the registration fee prescribed in the PPV & FR Rules, 2003.
Variety means a plant grouping except micro-organism within a single botanical taxon of the lowest known rank, which can be-
(i) defined by the expression of the characteristics resulting from a given genotype of that plant grouping.
(ii) distinguished from any other plant grouping by expression of at least one of the said characteristics; and
(iii) considered as unit with regard to its suitability for being propagating, which remain unchanged after such propagation, and includes propagating material of such variety, extant variety, transgenic variety, farmers’ variety and essentially derived variety.