Plant Variety Protection Office Certificate Database

Metadata Updated: February 4, 2018

The Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) Scanned Certificates Database is a collection of Certificates of Protection for new plant varieties that are seed reproduced or tuber propagated. A variety may be represented by seeds, transplants, plants, tubers, tissue culture plantlets and other matter. A Certificate of Protection is awarded to an owner of a variety after an examination shows that it is new, distinct from other varieties, and genetically uniformed and stable through successive generations. This tool allows stakeholders access to the breeding history and morphological characteristics used in developing new plant varieties. This tool contains over 5,000 varieties that have been issued a Certificate of Protection since 1975.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date March 31, 2014
Metadata Updated Date February 4, 2018

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Harvested from USDA JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 31, 2014
Metadata Updated Date February 4, 2018
Publisher Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Unique Identifier USDA-2459
Bernadette Thomas
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 005:45
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Harvest Source Id 50ca39af-9ddb-466d-8cf3-84d67a204346
Harvest Source Title USDA JSON
Data First Published 1975-01-01
Data Last Modified 2015-03-11
Program Code 005:047
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