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Document 32009L0097

Commission Directive 2009/97/EC of 3 August 2009 amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directives 2002/53/EC and 2002/55/EC respectively, as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 202, 4.8.2009, p. 29–34 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 03 Volume 057 P. 185 - 190

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2009/97/oj

4.8.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 202/29


COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2009/97/EC

of 3 August 2009

amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directives 2002/53/EC and 2002/55/EC respectively, as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 2002/53/EC of 13 June 2002 on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species (1), and in particular Article 7(2)(a) and (b) thereof,

Having regard to Council Directive 2002/55/EC of 13 June 2002 on the marketing of vegetable seed (2), and in particular Article 7(2)(a) and (b) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Directives 2003/90/EC (3) and 2003/91/EC (4) were adopted to ensure that the varieties the Member States include in their national catalogues comply with the guidelines established by the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination of the various species and the minimum conditions for examining the varieties, as far as such guidelines had been established. For other varieties those Directives provide that guidelines of the International Union for Protection of new Varieties of Plants (UPOV) are to apply.

(2)

The CPVO has since established further guidelines for a number of other species, and has updated existing ones.

(3)

As regards Directive 2003/90/EC, guidelines have to be added for new species which have recently been included in the lists of species covered by Directives 66/401/EEC (5) and 66/402/EEC (6).

(4)

Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Seeds and Propagating Material for Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Annexes I and II to Directive 2003/90/EC are replaced by the text in part A of the Annex to this Directive.

Article 2

The Annexes to Directive 2003/91/EC are replaced by the text in part B of the Annex to this Directive.

Article 3

For examinations started before 1 January 2010 Member States may apply Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC in the version applying before their amendment by this Directive.

Article 4

Member States shall adopt and publish, by 31 December 2009 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions and a correlation table between those provisions and this Directive.

They shall apply those provisions from 1 January 2010.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

Article 5

This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 6

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 3 August 2009.

For the Commission

Androulla VASSILIOU

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 193, 20.7.2002, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 193, 20.7.2002, p. 33.

(3)  OJ L 254, 8.10.2003, p. 7.

(4)  OJ L 254, 8.10.2003, p. 11.

(5)  OJ 125, 11.7.1966, p. 2298/66.

(6)  OJ 125, 11.7.1966, p. 2309/66.


ANNEX

PARTE A

ANNEX I

List of species referred to in Article 1(2)(a) which are to comply with CPVO test protocols

Scientific name

Common name

CPVO protocol

Pisum sativum L.

Field pea

TP 7/1 of 6.11.2003

Vicia faba L.

Field bean

TP Broadbean/1 of 25.3.2004

Brassica napus L.

Swede rape

TP 36/1 of 25.3.2004

Helianthus annuus L.

Sunflower

TP 81/1 of 31.10.2002

Linum usitatissimum L.

Flax/Linseed

TP 57/1 of 21.3.2007

Avena nuda L.

Small naked oat, Hulless oat

TP 20/1 of 6.11.2003

Avena sativa L. (includes A. byzantina K. Koch)

Oats and Red oat

TP 20/1 of 6.11.2003

Hordeum vulgare L.

Barley

TP 19/2 of 6.11.2003

Oryza sativa L.

Rice

TP 16/1 of 18.11.2004

Secale cereale L.

Rye

TP 58/1 of 31.10.2002

xTriticosecale Wittm. ex A. Camus

Hybrids resulting from the crossing of a species of the genus Triticum and a species of the genus Secale

TP 121/2 of 22.1.2007

Triticum aestivum L.

Wheat

TP 3/4 of 23.6.2008

Triticum durum Desf.

Durum wheat

TP 120/2 of 6.11.2003

Zea mays L.

Maize

TP 2/2 of 15.11.2001

Solanum tuberosum L.

Potato

TP 23/2 of 1.12.2005

The text of these protocols can be found on the CPVO web site (www.cpvo.europa.eu).

ANNEX II

List of species referred to in Article 1(2)(b) which are to comply with UPOV test guidelines

Scientific name

Common name

UPOV guideline

Beta vulgaris L.

Fodder beet

TG/150/3 of 4.11.1994

Agrostis canina L.

Velvet bent

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis gigantea Roth.

Red top

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis stolonifera L.

Creeping bent

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis capillaris L.

Brown top

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Bromus catharticus Vahl

Rescue grass

TG/180/3 of 4.4.2001

Bromus sitchensis Trin.

Alaska brome grass

TG/180/3 of 4.4.2001

Dactylis glomerata L.

Cocksfoot

TG/31/8 of 17.4.2002

Festuca arundinacea Schreber

Tall fescue

TG/39/8 of 17.4.2002

Festuca filiformis Pourr.

Fine-leaved sheep’s fescue

TG/67/5 of 5.4.2006

Festuca ovina L.

Sheep’s fescue

TG/67/5 of 5.4.2006

Festuca pratensis Huds.

Meadow fescue

TG/39/8 of 17.4.2002

Festuca rubra L.

Red fescue

TG/67/5 of 5.4.2006

Festuca trachyphylla (Hack.) Krajina

Hard fescue

TG/67/5 of 5.4.2006

Lolium multiflorum Lam.

Italian ryegrass

TG/4/8 of 5.4.2006

Lolium perenne L.

Perennial ryegrass

TG/4/8 of 5.4.2006

Lolium x boucheanum Kunth

Hybrid ryegrass

TG/4/8 of 5.4.2006

Phleum nodosum L.

Small timothy

TG/34/6 of 7.11.1984

Phleum pratense L.

Timothy

TG/34/6 of 7.11.1984

Poa pratensis L.

Smooth-stalked meadow grass

TG/33/6 of 12.10.1990

Lupinus albus L.

White lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Lupinus angustifolius L.

Narrow-leaved lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Lupinus luteus L.

Yellow lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Medicago sativa L.

Lucerne

TG/6/5 of 6.4.2005

Medicago x varia T. Martyn

Sand lucerne

TG/6/5 of 6.4.2005

Trifolium pratense L.

Red clover

TG/5/7 of 4.4.2001

Trifolium repens L.

White clover

TG/38/7 of 9.4.2003

Vicia sativa L.

Common vetch

TG/32/6 of 21.10.1988

Brassica napus L. var. napobrassica (L.) Rchb.

Swede

TG/89/6 of 4.4.2001

Raphanus sativus L. var. oleiformis Pers.

Fodder radish

TG/178/3 of 4.4.2001

Arachis hypogea L.

Groundnut/Peanut

TG/93/3 of 13.11.1985

Brassica rapa L. var. silvestris (Lam.) Briggs

Turnip rape

TG/185/3 of 17.4.2002

Carthamus tinctorius L.

Safflower

TG/134/3 of 12.10.1990

Gossypium spp.

Cotton

TG/88/6 of 4.4.2001

Papaver somniferum L.

Poppy

TG/166/3 of 24.3.1999

Sinapis alba L.

White mustard

TG/179/3 of 4.4.2001

Glycine max (L.) Merrill

Soya bean

TG/80/6 of 1.4.1998

Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench

Sorghum

TG/122/3 of 6.10.1989

The text of these guidelines can be found on the UPOV web site (www.upov.int).

PARTE B

ANNEX I

List of species referred to in Article 1(2)(a) which are to comply with CPVO test protocols

Scientific name

Common name

CPVO protocol

Allium cepa L. (Cepa group)

Onion and Echalion

TP 46/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium cepa L. (Aggregatum group)

Shallot

TP 46/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium porrum L.

Leek

TP 85/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium sativum L.

Garlic

TP 162/1 of 25.3.2004

Allium schoenoprasum L.

Chives

TP 198/1 of 1.4.2009

Apium graveolens L.

Celery

TP 82/1 of 13.3.2008

Apium graveolens L.

Celeriac

TP 74/1 of 13.3.2008

Asparagus officinalis L.

Asparagus

TP 130/1 of 27.3.2002

Beta vulgaris L.

Beetroot including Cheltenham beet

TP 60/1 of 1.4.2009

Brassica oleracea L.

Cauliflower

TP 45/1 of 15.11.2001

Brassica oleracea L.

Sprouting broccoli or Calabrese

TP 151/2 of 21.3.2007

Brassica oleracea L.

Brussels sprouts

TP 54/2 of 1.12.2005

Brassica oleracea L.

Kohlrabi

TP 65/1 of 25.3.2004

Brassica oleracea L.

Savoy cabbage, White cabbage and Red cabbage

TP 48/2 of 1.12.2005

Brassica rapa L.

Chinese cabbage

TP 105/1 of 13.3.2008

Capsicum annuum L.

Chilli or Pepper

TP 76/2 of 21.3.2007

Cichorium endivia L.

Curled-leaved endive and Plain-leaved endive

TP 118/2 of 1.12.2005

Cichorium intybus L.

Industrial chicory

TP 172/2 of 1.12.2005

Cichorium intybus L.

Witloof chicory

TP 173/1 of 25.3.2004

Citrullus lanatus (Thumb.) Matsum. et Nakai

Watermelon

TP 142/1 of 21.3.2007

Cucumis melo L.

Melon

TP 104/2 of 21.3.2007

Cucumis sativus L.

Cucumber and Gherkin

TP 61/2 of 13.3.2008

Cucurbita pepo L.

Marrow or Courgette

TP 119/1 of 25.3.2004

Cynara cardunculus L.

Globe artichoke and Cardoon

TP 184/1 of 25.3.2004

Daucus carota L.

Carrot and Fodder carrot

TP 49/3 of 13.3.2008

Foeniculum vulgare Mill.

Fennel

TP 183/1 of 25.3.2004

Lactuca sativa L.

Lettuce

TP 13/4 of 1.4.2009

Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.

Tomato

TP 44/3 of 21.3.2007

Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. Hill

Parsley

TP 136/1 of 21.3.2007

Phaseolus coccineus L.

Runner bean

TP 9/1 of 21.3.2007

Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Dwarf French bean and Climbing French bean

TP 12/3 of 1.4.2009

Pisum sativum L. (partim)

Wrinkled pea, Round pea and Sugar pea

TP 7/1 of 6.11.2003

Raphanus sativus L.

Radish

TP 64/1 of 27.3.2002

Solanum melongena L.

Aubergine or Egg plant

TP 117/1 of 13.3.2008

Spinacia oleracea L.

Spinach

TP 55/2 of 13.3.2008

Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterr.

Corn salad or Lamb’s lettuce

TP 75/2 of 21.3.2007

Vicia faba L. (partim)

Broad bean

TP Broadbean/1 of 25.3.2004

Zea mays L. (partim)

Sweet corn and Pop corn

TP 2/2 of 15.11.2001

The text of these protocols can be found on the CPVO web site (www.cpvo.europa.eu).

ANNEX II

List of species referred to in Article 1(2)(b) which are to comply with UPOV test guidelines

Scientific name

Common name

UPOV guideline

Allium fistulosum L.

Japanese bunching onion or Welsh onion

TG/161/3 of 1.4.1998

Beta vulgaris L.

Spinach beet or Chard

TG/106/4 of 31.3.2004

Brassica oleracea L.

Curly kale

TG/90/6 of 31.3.2004

Brassica rapa L.

Turnip

TG/37/10 of 4.4.2001

Cichorium intybus L.

Large-leaved chicory or Italian chicory

TG/154/3 of 18.10.1996

Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Gourd

TG/155/4 of 28.3.2007

Raphanus sativus L.

Black radish

TG/63/6 of 24.3.1999

Rheum rhabarbarum L.

Rhubarb

TG/62/6 of 24.3.1999

Scorzonera hispanica L.

Scorzonera or Black salsify

TG/116/3 of 21.10.1988

The text of these guidelines can be found on the UPOV web site (www.upov.int).


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