El Salvador

Last updated: January 2019
  • Region Latin America
  • UPOV membership status No
  • Participation in OECD Seed Schemes No
  • ISTA accredited member laboratories No
  • GM crop approval for cultivation No
  • Law on Plant Variety Protection Yes (Legislative Decree No. 917 of December 15, 2005, Amendment of the Law on Plant and Animal Health)
Seed sector in El Salvador:

This information is currently unavailable.

Observations

Twelve index companies report having a presence in El Salvador. Two companies have testing locations, while one company, Limagrain, has a breeding location in the country.

Index company activities identified in El Salvador
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 Seeds
Known-You Seed
Limagrain
Monsanto
Rijk Zwaan
Sakata
*Syngenta
  • * Based on company data, sales activities include seed and/or crop protection products.

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