Seminar in China on designing and conducing Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS) trials in vegetables and ornamentals
The seminar on design and conducing DUS trials in vegetables and ornamentals was successfully concluded in Shanghai on 15 September. This seminar was conducted with the active contributions of EU and Chinese DUS examiners. IP Key China, supporting the CPVO, co-organised the seminar with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MOARA) and the State Forestry and Grassland Administration (SFGA, through their PVP agency Development Centre of Science and Technology (DCST). The seminar, which was followed by technical field missions, was held over 5 days, starting on 11 September. More than 50 Chinese DUS examiners participated to two days classroom training, followed by three days of practical exchanges at various DUS test stations in Shanghai and Hangzhou.