UPOV - Technical Committee (TC/53)

Fifty-Third Session

April 3 to April 5, 2017 (Geneva, Switzerland)

Meetings by Topic next Technical Committee

TC/52 >> TC/53 >> TC/54

Meeting Documents

CodeTitle(s)File(s)
TC/53/1 REV.Revised draft agendapdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/2 REV.Test Guidelinespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/3Matters arising from the Technical Working Partiespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/4List of genera and species for which authorities have practical experience in the examination of distinctness, uniformity and stabilitypdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/5TGP documentspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/5 ANNEXTC/53/5 Annexxlsx EN  xlsx FR  xlsx DE  xlsx ES 
TC/53/6UPOV information databasespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/7Electronic application formpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/8Exchange and use of software and equipmentpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/9Variety description databasespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/10Report on developments in UPOV including relevant matters discussed in the last sessions of the Administrative and Legal Committee, the Consultative Committee and the Councilpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/10 ADD.Addendum to document TC/53/10 (English only)pdf EN 
doc EN 
TC/53/11Molecular techniquespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/12Variety denominationspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/13Preparatory workshopspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/14Organization of the UPOV sessionspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/15Revision of document TGP/7: Drafter’s Kit for Test Guidelinespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/16Revision of document TGP/8: Part II: Selected Techniques Used in DUS Examination, Section 9: the Combined-Over-Years Uniformity Criterion (COYU)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/17Revision of document TGP/8: Part II: Selected Techniques used in DUS Examination, New Section: Examining DUS in Bulk Samplespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/18Revision of document TGP/8: Part II: Selected Techniques Used in DUS Examination, New Section: Data Processing for the Assessment of Distinctness and for Producing Variety Descriptions pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/19Revision of document TGP/10: New section: Assessing Uniformity by Off-Types on the Basis of More than One Growing Cycle or on the Basis of Sub-Samplespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/20Cooperation in examinationpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/21Number of growing cyclespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/22Matters concerning variety descriptionspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/23Development of calculated thresholds for excluding varieties of common knowledge from the second growing cycle when COYD is usedpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/23 ADD.Addendum to document TC/53/23 (English only)pdf EN 
doc EN 
TC/53/24Statistical methods for visually observed characteristicspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/25Partial revision of the test guidelines for Dianella (Dianella Lam. ex Juss.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/26Partial revision of the Test Guidelines for Lavender (Lavandula L.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/27Partial revision of the Test Guidelines for Tomatopdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/28Partial Revision of the Test Guidelines for Tomato Rootstockspdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/29Web-based Test Guidelines Templatepdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/30 REV.Corrections of Test Guidelinespdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53/31Reportpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TC/53 WORKPLANWorkplan for TC/53 sessionpdf EN 

Test Guidelines

CodeTitle(s)File(s)
TG/3/12(PROJ.6)Wheat (Triticum aestivum L. emend. Fiori et Paol.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/13/11(PROJ.5)Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/27/7(PROJ.5)Freesia (Freesia Eckl. ex Klatt)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/124/4(PROJ.4)Chestnutpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/125/7(PROJ.5)Walnutpdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/154/4(PROJ.6)Leaf Chicory (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum Hegi)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/173/4(PROJ.6)Witloof chicory (Cichorium intybus L.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/212/2(PROJ.5)Petunia (Petunia Juss.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/259/2(PROJ.4)Agaricus (Agaricus bisporus (Lange.) Sing.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/264/2(PROJ.9)Papaya, Papaw (Carica papaya L.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/ABELI(PROJ.6)Abelia(Abelia R. Br.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/AGLAO(PROJ.9)Aglaonemapdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/CASSAV(PROJ.8)Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/PHACE(PROJ.6)Scorpion Weed (Phacelia tanacetifolia Benth.)pdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 
TG/UROCH(PROJ.11)Urochloapdf EN  FR  DE  ES 
doc EN  FR  DE  ES 

Presentations

CodeTitle(s)File(s)
TC/53/PRESENTATION/1Use of disease and insect resistance characteristics in DUS examination – Francepdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/2Harmonization of resistance tests for DUS testing: “Harmores 2” – European Unionpdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/3Resistance-specific molecular markers in DUS testing – Netherlandspdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/4US PVP use of disease reaction characteristics in soybean DUS examination - United States of Americapdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/5How we use molecular techniques in France – Francepdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/6Variety collections - Harmonized DNA databases – Netherlandspdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/7The management of variety collections by Cyclic Planting of Established Varieties - United Kingdompdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/8Current agriculture is endangered by a decline in genetic distances between plant varieties: Fact or fiction? - Tomato as case study - Netherlandspdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/9UPOV – How to increase participation of new members – Netherlandspdf EN 
TC/53/PRESENTATION/10“Intervención de Perú en la sesión del Comité Técnico de la UPOV” – Perupdf EN 

Circular E-16/289

PREPARATION OF DOCUMENT TC/53/4
“LIST OF GENERA AND SPECIES FOR WHICH AUTHORITIES HAVE PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE IN THE EXAMINATION OF DISTINCTNESS, UNIFORMITY AND STABILITY”

Deadline for the submission of information:  January 30, 2017

-    Circular E-16/289:  Preparation of document TC/53/4

-    Step-by-step guide to obtaining the information for your authority contained in the GENIE database and in document TC/52/4

-    Spreadsheets to be completed by the authorities:

•    ADDITIONS to the List of genera and species for which authorities have practical experience in the examination of the DUS
      EN  FR  DE  ES

•   DELETIONS to the List of genera and species for which authorities have practical experience in the examination of the DUS
      EN  FR  DE  ES

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Circular E-16/290

PREPARATION OF DOCUMENT TC/53/8
“EXCHANGE AND USE OF SOFTWARE AND EQUIPMENT”

Deadline for the submission of information: January 30, 2017

-    Circular E-16/290:  Preparation of document TC/53/8

-    Tables to be completed by the authorities:

•    Annex I:  to provide information on the use of the customized software listed under items (a) to (g)

•    Annex II:  to provide proposals for inclusion of non-customized software and equipment used for the purposes of plant variety protection