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Debunking myths around Canada’s UPOV ’91 legislation

Farmers can still save seed, but end-use royalties aren’t guaranteed, says Plant Breeders’ Rights commissioner

Reading Time: 3 minutes Farmers won’t lose the ability to save and reuse seed under UPOV ’91 and they won’t automatically be paying end-use royalties, the commissioner of Canada’s Plant Breeders’ Rights Office says. “I hope to debunk some of the myths that are out there…,” Anthony Parker told the Prairie Grain Development Committee’s annual meeting in Winnipeg Feb. […] Read more