Plant Variety Protection (PVP) or the rights of plant breeders is the intellectual property rights granted to the holder of the plant breeder or PVP to control exclusively on propagation material (including seeds, cuttings, seedlings, or tissue culture) and harvested material (cut flowers , fruit, leaf pieces) of a new crop varieties for use in a specified time period. The term of protection is given depends on the type of plants are annual crops or perennial crops.

Registered cultivars to get PVP should have the following characteristics: a new, unique, uniform, stable, and has been named.

This right is a reward for the efforts of breeders in assembling cultivars protection, as well as to protect the consumer (user planter planting material or product) of the counterfeiting of the products resulting from these cultivars.