Dominican Republic

Last updated: January 2019
  • Region Latin America
  • UPOV membership status Yes
  • Participation in OECD Seed Schemes No
  • ISTA accredited member laboratories No
  • GM crop approval for cultivation No
  • Law on Plant Variety Protection Yes (Law No. 450-06 on the Protection of the Rights of Breeders of New Varieties of Plants)
Seed sector in Dominican Republic:

This information is currently unavailable.

Observations

Fifteen index companies report having a presence in the Dominican Republic. Four companies have testing locations, and one company, KWS, reports breeding activities. Known-You Seed is the only company offering extension services.

Index company activities identified in Dominican Republic
Company Crops in portfolio Company activities in country
Companies selected for
the Access to Seeds Index
Field
crops
Vegetables Breeding
location
Testing
location
Seed
production
Processing
location
Sales Extension
services
Advanta
Bayer
Bejo
Corteva Agriscience
East-West Seed
Enza Zaden
Known-You Seed
KWS
Limagrain
Monsanto
Nongwoo Bio
Rijk Zwaan
Sakata
*Syngenta
  • * Based on company data, sales activities include seeds and/or crop protection products.

Other index companies are also active in the Dominican Republic. However, country-specific information for these companies is not available or was provided under non-disclosure.