News

21 April 2015
Employees of the Variety Testing Department give a training from 20 till 30 April in the field of plant variety protection. The training is in Africa, Tanzania. There are 28 participants from ARIPO countries (African Regional Intellectual Property Organization).
9 March 2015
The 18th Plant Variety Protection Course will be held from June 15th till June 26th 2015 in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The application deadline is 17 April 2015.
15 January 2015
The international trade fair IPM is taking place from 27 to 30 January in Essen, Germany. Naktuinbouw invites you to visit our stand. Naktuinbouw Variety Testing will be exhibiting in a joint stand with the German and English research stations for DUS testing and the CPVO (Community Plant Variety Office).
12 January 2015
Earlier this year, Naktuinbouw examined germination of stored seeds. Because of this result the Inspection Department of Naktuinbouw decided to accept fungicide coated seeds for maintenance control. For DUS tests this is not always the case. Here's an overview what treatments are and are not allowed. It appeared that the storability of fungicide coated seeds stored at Naktuinbouw conditions was not or hardly less than the storability of non-coated seeds.
17 December 2014
Fees for DUS tests in 2015 have been determined by the Minister of Economic Affairs. Other fees have been determined too.An overview of all prices can be found at the page with fees of Variety Testing. There is an increase of 1 to 2%.