Plant health

Rules to protect crops from harmful pests and diseases.

Seeds and reproductive material

Rules, databases and international agreements on plant genetics.

Plant variety property rights

Rules and provisions for intellectual property rights to new plant varieties.

Live plants and flowers

Detailed information on production and the legal bases of live plants and flowers.

Fruit and vegetables

Support for competitiveness, consumption and sustainability in the fruit and vegetable sector.


A 'pesticide' is something that prevents, destroys, or controls a harmful organism ('pest') or disease, or protects plants or plant products.

Genetically modified organisms (GMO)

Rules, traceability, registration, and authorisation for cultivation, food and feed.