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Importance of NCCPB


  • NCCPB represents the interests of the seed industry in the global plant breeding community
  • Represents commercial plant breeders from different organizations and disciplines with a unified voice
  • Provides opportunity to discuss and evolve common interests and concerns
  • Has the ability to develop position papers as a diverse industry group
  • Promotes and improves public interest in plant breeding
  • Encourages and supports students of plant breeding and training of new plant breeders
  • Insures interests of commercial companies in the protection of germplasm and intellectual property
  • Proactively addresses key issues domestically and internationally as they emerge
  • Fosters communication involving public and private research
  • Recognize outstanding scientific contributions in the field of plant and seed improvement
  • Promotes high ethical standards in plant breeding
  • Supports development of strong and responsible intellectual property rights that encourage sustainable long term research investment and progress globally

Membership in NCCPB not only allows plant breeding companies to stay abreast of key issues that affect industry, but also to have input on the outcome of those issues.





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