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    Community Plant Variety Protection is a system of protection of new plant varieties implemented by the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), valid throughout the European Union. To offer some data: Since 1995: over 49000 titles granted; more than 26000 titles in force and 11000 variety denominations assessed yearly. The naming of protected plant varieties is in line with the rules and recommendations of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP)
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