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Farmers' privilege under attack - Genetic Resources Action International (GRAIN) June 2003 www.grain.org

Intellectual property rights (IPR) applied to seeds give breeders, or whoever claims to have discovered or developed a new plant variety, an exclusive monopoly right in relation to the seed. Under patent law, that monopoly right is very strong. It will generally prevent anyone from using,
selling or producing the seed without the patent holder's permission.


Tracking the History of Genetic Contamination in Seed/Crop Sources www.ipcb.org/issues/agriculture/htmls/2002/timeline_maize.html


Issues concerning Genetic Engineering in New Zealand, including press releases and newest developments, please check out  www.gefree.org.nz

 

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