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Agricultural plant species provided
(March 14, 2012, the Ministry of agriculture Decree  2nd announcement as of April 15, 2012) for agricultural plant varieties in article naming, strengthen the management of species names, protection of breeding and seed producers, operators and users of the legitimate rights and interests, in accordance with the People's Republic of China seed law, the People's Republic of China regulations on the protection of new varieties of plants and the safety regulation of agricultural genetically modified organisms, these provisions are formulated.
Second application for crop varieties, the new plant variety rights and evaluation of agricultural genetically modified organism safety of agricultural plant varieties and the direct application of parents named, shall comply with this regulation.
The naming of other agricultural plant species, with reference to these provisions.
Article III Ministry of agriculture is responsible for the supervision and administration of the national plant variety name.
Local people's Governments at or above the county level of agricultural administrative departments in charge of the supervision and management of the plant variety name within the administrative area.
The fourth Ministry of agriculture agricultural plant variety name retrieval system, for review by the variety named, and queries.
Article fifth a varieties of agricultural plants can use only one name.
Varieties of agricultural plants in the genus of the same or a similar name cannot be the same.
Similar plant genus, see annex.
Article the applicant shall make a written application to ensure the breed name in crop varieties, new plant varieties and the consistency of the safety assessment of agricultural genetically modified organisms.
The seventh article of the same or a similar plant in the genus two or more varieties, related applications with the same name, name given to apply for variety, later renamed; applications on the same day, name given on complete cultivation of varieties, complete cultivation should be renamed. Eighth article name should use standard Chinese characters, English letters and Arabic numerals, Roman numerals, or a combination.
Species name cannot exceed 15 characters.
Nineth variety name must not exist in the following situations:
(A) consisting of only numbers or letters of the alphabet;
(B) consisting of just one character;
(Iii) containing the name, abbreviation of the full name or abbreviation of the State, but there are other means except as and unlikely to mislead the public;
(D) containing the names of administrative divisions above the county level or other domestic and foreign well-known to the public the names, place names, an abbreviation of names except with a different meaning;
(E) intergovernmental international organizations or other identical with or similar to the name of well-known international and domestic organizations, but that organization except with the consent or unlikely to mislead the public;
(Vi) easy on the characteristics of plant varieties, characteristics or the breeding status of misleading, but except for the usual hybrid rice variety named;
(G) the exaggerated publicity;
(H) with others of similar well-known trademarks, registered trademarks identical with or similar to the name, without the consent of trademark rights;
(I) contain hybrid and backcross breeding, mutation, Bud, anther culture, plant genetics and breeding terms;
(J) the violations of national laws and regulations or social morality or discriminatory;
(11) is not suitable as a variety denomination or other circumstances as misleading.
Tenth under any of the following circumstances, is easy on the characteristics of plant varieties, characteristics of misleading cases:
(A) the public can be easily mistaken for the species has a characteristic or characteristic, but the species does not possess the attributes or characteristics;
(B) the public can be easily mistaken for only this species has a characteristic or characteristic, but belong to the same or other species also have the same characteristics or features of;
(C) the public can be easily mistaken for the variety from other varieties or connected with another variety, real contact with;
(D) the characteristics, characteristics of the plant varieties other easily misunderstood situation.
11th under any of the following circumstances, is easy on the breeding status of misleading cases:
(A) the variety name contains other well-known names of breeders;
(B) the variety name and another well-known series of names that have been used;
(C) easy on the breeding status of misleading other contexts.
The 12th under any of the following circumstances, considered as varieties have the same name:
(A) the pronunciation or meaning of the same word in different;
(B) only to numbers have no name "," character differences;
(Iii) other considered varieties of the same name.
13th Chinese name translated into English, should be said verbatim, each Chinese character transliteration of the first letter should be capitalized.
Varieties of foreign-language name when translated into Chinese, should give priority to a transliteration transliteration name duplication with the known varieties, using free translation; transliteration are still repeated, should be named separately. 14th plant variety name that does not conform to the requirements, the applicant shall, within the time limit specified by the modifications.
Overdue changes or modifications are still not in conformity with the provisions and dismiss the application. 15th application for crop varieties, the new plant variety rights and evaluation of agricultural genetically modified organism safety of agricultural plant varieties, in front of the bulletin should be at the Ministry of Agriculture website publicity, publicity for a period of 15 working days.
Provincial approval of crop varieties before the announcement, should be determined by the provincial departments of agriculture administration variety names and other information reported to the Department of agriculture publication.
Department of agriculture to review the objections raised during the public, inform the opponent and the applicant and objection handling results. 16th after the strain name are not allowed to change.
Do you want to change, submitted to the original examination and approval and approval.
17th sale of agricultural plant seeds, do not use the announcement to name, the people's Governments above the county level departments of agriculture administration penalty shall be imposed in accordance with article 59th of the seeds Act.
18th one applicant to the same varieties applied for crop variety approval, rights to new varieties of agricultural plants and agricultural genetically modified organism safety in the evaluation process through fraud, bribery or other improper means to obtain names of varieties, except by the approval authority for the revocation of the corresponding crop variety approval, rights to new varieties of agricultural plants, agricultural GMO biosafety evaluation certificate, no longer accepts the application for the applicant accordingly within three years. 19th before the implementation of these provisions has made a name of varieties of agricultural plants, you can continue to use the name.
To have multiple names in use, cleaning and notice again by the Agriculture Ministry of the name.
Before the implementation of these provisions has been accepted but not yet approved by the crop variety approval, rights to new varieties of agricultural plants and agricultural applications for safety assessment of genetically modified organisms, the species name does not comply with the requirements of, the applicant should be renamed within a specified period.
Attachment: similar to agricultural plants
Agriculture-plants-genera of similar ¦ number ¦ Latin │ │
│ │黑麦属 │Secale │
¦ 1 rye is │ Triticale │
│ │小麦属 │Triticum │
│ │黍属 │Panicum │
│ │狗尾草属 │Setaria │
│ │翦股颖属 │Agrostis │
│ │鸭茅属 │Dactylis │
│ │羊茅属 │FeStuca │
│ │ │ Festulolium of the genus Festuca Lolium │
│ │黑麦草属 │Lolium │
│ │ Editor's note (this word for the Yi) genus │ Phalaris │
│ │梯牧草属 │Phleum │
│ │早熟禾属 │Poa │
│ │百脉根属 │Lotus │
│ │苜蓿属 │Medicago │
Genus │ │ │ ass eating beans Onobrychis │
│ │车轴草属 │Tnfolium │
│ │菊巨属 │Cichorium │
│ │莴巨属 │Lactuca │
│ │矮牵牛属 │Petunia │
│ │ │ Calibrachoa of the genus Petunia hybrida flower │
│ │ │ Chrysanthemum leucanthemum │
│ │亚菊属 │Aiania │
Genus │ │ │ camel Diffusa Goniolimon │
│8 │补血草属 │Limonium │
Nude amentotaxus │ │ a │ Psylliostachys │
└────────┴─────────────┴────────────┘ Note: the table of plant genera with names of plant varieties in the numbers must be different. Plant species of the genus outside of the table, is a unit within the same genus, species name cannot be the same.
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