Items New varieties Extant varieties Farmers’ varieties EDVs Total
Number of PVP applications received by the authoritya 1104 1737 1141 02 3984
Share to total PVP applied 27.71 43.59 28.63 0.05 100
Number of Certificates of Registration grantedb 38 443 06 - 487
Share to total Certificates of Registration granted 7.80 90.96 1.23 0.00 100
Table 1: Number of applications seeking PVPand number of CoR issued.
Source: Compiled by the authors from PVPFRA annual reports for the year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, minutes of the meeting, issues of Plant Variety Journal of India and website.
aAs on 24 September 2012; bAs on 3 October 2012