Ecuador

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 (Decision No. 345 establishing the Common Regime on the Protection of the Rights of Breeders of New Plant Varieties (1993))
Seed sector in Ecuador:

This information is currently unavailable.

Observations

Fourteen index companies report having a presence in Ecuador. Two companies, Advanta and Known-You Seed, have testing locations in the country. No other activities were reported.

Index company activities identified in Ecuador
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
Limagrain
Monsanto
Nongwoo Bio
Rijk Zwaan
Sakata

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