Enlisting of a Variety/Hybrid in International (OECD) Seed Certification

The OECD list of varieties eligible for certification is an official list of varieties which have been accepted by National Designated Authorities (NDAs) as eligible for certification in accordance with the Rules & Regulations of the OECD Seed Schemes.

Seed producing companies shall submit the application to the Joint Secretary (Seeds), DAC&FW, Ministry of Agriculture, GOI & National Designated Authority (NDA) for listing of Varieties/Hybrids under “OECD National List”.

The Varieties List which is revised annually by the National Designated Authorities participating in the seed schemes includes details of the maintainer of the variety and the name of the country where the variety has been registered.

Criterion for inclusion of a Variety/Hybrid