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Plants and seeds

  • Plant health - Strategy for safeguarding and improving the health and quality of commercially produced plants and plant products.

Improved plant varieties and good quality seeds are essential for safe, reliable and efficient crop and food production.

Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera)

The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), an executive agency of Defra, has responsiblity for the development and delivery of policy related to Plant Breeders rights, and National Listing and Seed Certification Services to plant breeders and the seeds industry.

Page last modified: 8 April 2009