§ 97.19 Publication of pending applications.
Information relating to pending applications shall be published periodically as determined by the Commissioner to be necessary in the public interest. With respect to each application, the Plant Variety Protection Office website (https://www.ams.usda.gov/PVPO) shall show:
(a) Application number and date of filing;
(b) The name of the variety or temporary designation;
(c) The name of the crop; and
(d) Whether the applicant specified that the variety is to be sold by variety name only as a class of certified seed, together with a limitation in the number of generations that it can be certified.
Additional information, such as the name and address of the applicant
or a brief description of the distinctive features of the variety, may be published only upon request or approval received from the applicant
, at the time the application
is filed or at any time before the notice of allowance of a certificate