TITLE

Seed industry sows discontent

PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/27/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1766, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that ten countries, including Britain, South Africa and some European nations, have signed a revised version of the Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants but have not dealt with the vital issue of `farmers privilege' Royalties on plant offspring; UPOV; The seed industry's argument; View of Britain's National Farmers Union; More.
ACCESSION #
9105131230

 

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