Peru

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 (Supreme Decree No. 035-2011-PCM Approving the Regulations for the Protection of the Rights of Breeders of New Plant Varieties)
Seed sector in Peru:

This information is currently unavailable.

Observations

Fifteen index companies report having a presence in Peru. Five companies produce seed and five test field crops and vegetables. Three companies, Limagrain, KWS and Monsanto, have breeding locations. No company provides extension services.

Index company activities identified in Peru
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

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