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EU Exit Guidance - Plant Breeders' Rights and Seed Marketing

To help you determine what action you may need to take to prepare for a potential ‘no deal’, we have prepared the following additional guidance.

Flow Diagrams

Our flow diagrams will help you to determine which changes will impact you and who to contact for more information:


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DUS FRM Fruit Ornamental
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Seed Potatoes Seed Vegetable


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Breeders' Rights
and Plant Variety

We have also provided additional guidance on importing into and marketing in the UK and exporting to and marketing in the EU

The Forestry Commission have also developed a newsletter which outlines changes to importing wood and wood products if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. Separate to this there is also a Forest Reproductive Material (FRM) newsletter that has been issued by the Forestry Commission that provides important information in relation to FRM in the event of the UK leaving the EU with a no deal.     

If you have questions about any of the material on this page, please consult the FAQ document for further information, if your question has still not been answered you can get in touch with us by emailing: quoting 'Plant Breeders Rights and Seed Marketing' in your email subject line.