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Council Directive 2008/72/EC of 15 July 2008 on the marketing of vegetable propagating and planting material, other than seed (Text with EEA relevance) (Codified version)

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ANNEX IU.K.Conditions to be laid down in accordance with Article 4


Conditions with which planting material must comply.


Schedules for genera and species not listed in Directive 2002/55/EC containing conditions with which propagating material must comply.


List of the genera and species referred to in Article 1(2)

Allium cepa L.

Cepa Group



Aggregatum Group

Allium fistulosum L.Japanese bunching onion or Welsh onion
Allium porrum L.Leek
Allium sativum L.Garlic
Allium schoenoprasum L.Chives
Anthriscus cerefolium (L.) Hoffm.Chervil
Apium graveolens L.



Asparagus officinalis L.Asparagus
Beta vulgaris L.

Beetroot including Cheltenham beet

Spinach beet or Chard

Brassica oleracea L.

Curly kale


Sprouting broccoli or Calabrese

Brussels sprouts

Savoy cabbage

White cabbage

Red cabbage


Brassica rapa L.

Chinese cabbage


Capsicum annuum L.Chilli or Pepper
Chicorium endivia L.

Curled-leaved endive

Plain-leaved endive

Chicorium intybus L.

Witloof chicory

Large-leaved chicory or Italian chicory

Industrial chicory

Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et NakaiWatermelon
Cucumis melo L.Melon
Cucumis sativus L.



Cucurbita maxima DuchesneGourd
Cucurbita pepo L.Marrow or Courgette
Cynara cardunculus L.

Globe artichoke


Daucus carota L.


Fodder carrot

Foeniculum vulgare Mill.Fennel
Lactuca sativa L.Lettuce
[F1Solanum lycopersicum L.]Tomato
Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. HillParsley
Phaseolus coccineus L.Runner bean
Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Dwarf French bean

Climbing French bean

Pisum sativum L. (partim)

Wrinkled pea

Round pea

Sugar pea

Raphanus sativus L.


Black radish

Rheum rhabarbarum L.Rhubarb
Scorzonera hispanica L.Scorzonera or Black salsify
Solanum melongena L.Aubergine or Eggplant
Spinacia oleracea L.Spinach
Valerianelle locusta (L.) Laterr.Corn salad or Lamb’s lettuce
Vicia faba L. (partim)Broad bean
Zea mays L. (partim)





Repealed Directive with list of its successive amendments

(referred to in Article 25)

Council Directive 92/33/EEC

(OJ L 157, 10.6.1992, p. 1).

Commission Decision 93/400/EEC

(OJ L 177, 21.7.1993, p. 27).

Commission Decision 94/152/EC

(OJ L 66, 10.3.1994, p. 33).

Commission Decision 95/25/EC

(OJ L 36, 16.2.1995, p. 34).

Commission Decision 97/109/EC

(OJ L 39, 8.2.1997, p. 21).

Commission Decision 1999/29/EC

(OJ L 8, 14.1.1999, p. 29).

Commission Decision 2002/111/EC

(OJ L 41, 13.2.2002, p. 43).

Council Regulation (EC) No 806/2003

(OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1).

Only Annex II, point 6 and Annex III, point 27

Council Directive 2003/61/EC

(OJ L 165, 3.7.2003, p. 23).

Only Article 1, point 4

Commission Decision 2005/55/EC

(OJ L 22, 26.1.2005, p. 17).

Commission Directive 2006/124/EC

(OJ L 339, 6.12.2006, p. 12).

Only Article 1 and Annex

Commission Decision 2007/699/EC

(OJ L 284, 30.10.2007, p. 33).


List of time limits for transposition into national law and application

(referred to in Article 25)


In accordance with the second subparagraph of Article 3(1) of Directive 2006/124/EC: ‘They shall apply the provisions from 1 July 2007. However, they may postpone until 31 December 2009 the application of the provisions in respect of the official acceptance of varieties belonging to Allium cepa L. (aggregatum group), Allium fistulosum L., Allium sativum L., Allium schoenoprasum L., Rheum rhabarbarum L. and Zea mays L.’

DirectiveTime limit for transpositionDate of application
92/33/EEC31 December 1992
2003/61/EC10 October 2003
2006/124/EC30 June 20071 July 2007a



Directive 92/33/EECThis Directive
Articles 1, 2 and 3Articles 1, 2 and 3
Article 4, introductory phraseArticle 4, introductory phrase
Article 4, points (i) and (ii)Article 4, points (a) and (b)
Articles 5, 6 and 7Articles 5, 6 and 7
Article 8(1)Article 8(1)
Article 8(2), first subparagraphArticle 8(2)
Article 8(2), second subparagraphArticle 8(3)
Article 9(1) and (2)Article 9(1) and (2)
Article 9(3)
Article 9(4), first subparagraphArticle 9(3)
Article 9(4), second subparagraph
Articles 10 and 11Articles 10 and 11
Article 12, first paragraph, introductory phraseArticle 12(1) introductory phrase
Article 12, first paragraph, first and second indentsArticle 12(1)(a) and (b)
Article 12, second paragraphArticle 12(2)
Articles 13 to 20Articles 13 to 20
Article 21(1) and (2)Article 21(1) and (2)
Article 21(3)Article 21(4)
Article 22(1)
Article 22(2)Article 21(3)
Article 23Article 22
Article 24Article 23
Article 25(1)
Article 25(2)Article 24
Article 25
Article 26
Article 26Article 27
Annexes I and IIAnnexes I and II
Annexes III and IV

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