University of Queensland PBR policy research

These reports were commissioned to explore the evidence based and options for reform of plant breeder's rights (PBR) legislation in six key topic areas.  


We commissioned reports to explore the evidence base for changes to PBR legislation.
The reports are independent, and the Government is considering their recommendations.

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Note: The recommendation on page 17 should refer to growers rather than breeders.

Exhaustion of PBR

Harvested material

Labelling requirements

Plant variety names and synonyms

Essentially derived varieties (EDVs)