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PVR Exhaustion: Triggers and Limitations


By Ernst-Jan Louwers, Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten

For propagation purposes, the breeder - the owner or licensee of PVRs - must make plant material available to nurseries, either directly or through his licensees. Propagated plants must then be made available to the growers for production purposes. This may lead to exhaustion of the PVRs on those plants.

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