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The National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) is an independent, not-for- profit plant research and information centre based in Cambridge.




HGCA carries out research and development, market information, supply chain activities and consumer marketing programmes for the benefit of the cereals and oilseeds sector.


The British Society of Plant Breeders is the representative body for the UK plant breeding industry. Formerly the Plant Royalty Bureau, the organisation was formed in 1966 after the UK Plant Varieties & Seeds Act 1964 established a legal framework for collecting seed royalties on protected varieties.

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