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Plant Variety Protection Office  
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Welcome to the Plant Variety Protection Office

PVPO administers the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA), by issuing Certificates of Protection. The Act provides legal intellectual property rights protection to breeders of new varieties of plants which are sexually reproduced (by seed) or tuber-propagated.


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  Last Modified Date: 03/10/2015