This Philippine National Standard for Roses was initially drafted by the staff of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPS) and the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards (BAFPS) during the consultative meeting on the Flower Festival Show in Baguio City in 2002.
In 2004, BAFPS conducted series of technical reviews and public consultations on the draft standards of roses prior to its approval.
The Technical Committee and Sub-Committees of BAFPS organized through the Special Order No. 411, series of 2001 recommends the following references:
Malaysian Standards Specification for Fresh Rose Cut Flowers (Standard type): MS 1280:1992; Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM).
Florists Association of America.