IFAS Internal Management Memoranda

IFAS; Policy Governing Release, Protection, and Introduction of Plant Material

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 3,2008

INTERNAL MANAGEMENT MEMORANDUM: 6C1-6.120-6 (Revised)

SUBJECT: IFAS; Policy Governing Release, Protection, and Introduction of Plant Material

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) has the responsibility for developing, introducing and releasing new cultivars of field, forage, vegetable, fruit, ornamental and forest plants to support agricultural, horticultural, and natural resources development in Florida.  The policy and procedure statements outlined in this document are intended to provide guidelines for the release and protection of various classes of plant material developed by IFAS personnel or originating through cooperative efforts with other state, federal, or private organizations.  This policy is set forward to insure quality releases by peer review and to provide an orderly mechanism for the release process.


INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

POLICY STATEMENT GOVERNING RELEASE
AND INTRODUCTION OF PLANT MATERIAL

Approved: September 3, 2008

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