Sl. No. Sector Number Share
1 Private 78 16.01
2 Public ICARa 325 66.73
SAUsb 78 16.01
3 Farmers’ Varieties 6 1.23
  Total 487 100
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.
aICAR=Indian Council of Agricultural Research; bSAU=State Agricultural University
Table 4: Share of public and private seed sector in CoR issued (as on 3 October 2012).