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Patentability of Cannabis Varieties

Patentability of Cannabis Varieties

Cannabis breeding involves the direct manipulation of cannabis species to create desired phenotypes, for example to increase or decrease cannabinoid or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) levels. ...

Lockdown Notification on Plant Breeders’ Rights

Lockdown Notification on Plant Breeders’ Rights

Delivery of application forms and seed This serves to notify all clients of Lockdown Notification on Plant Breeders’ Rights during Level 4. Applications in terms of the Genetically Modified Act....

The Peppadew Success Story

The Peppadew Success Story

The Peppadew story started when Johan Steenkamp first discovered the sweet red pepper at his holiday home in the Eastern Cape in 1993. He saved seeds from the ripened fruit of the mother...

Plant Breeders’ Rights in South Africa

Plant Breeders’ Rights in South Africa

Plant Breeders’ Rights in South Africa are governed by the Plant Breeders Rights Act No. 15 of 1976 and entail protection of new plant varieties bred by conventional or genetically modified means...

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