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Pathologie vegetale

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Rezzonico, F., Nicot, P. C., Fahrentrapp, J.  (2018). Expression of tomato reference genes using established primer sets: Stability across experimental set-ups. Journal of Phytopathology, 166 (2), 123-128. DOI : 10.1111/jph.12668

Expression of tomato reference genes using established primer sets: Stability across experimental set-ups

Rezzonico, F., Nicot, P. C., Fahrentrapp, J.
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Carotenuto, F., Georgiadis, T., Gioli, B., Leyronas, C., Morris, C. E., Nardino, M., Wohlfahrt, Miglietta, F. (2017). Measurements and modeling of surface–atmosphere exchange of microorganisms in Mediterranean grassland. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (24), 14919-14936. DOI : 10.5194/acp-2017-527

Measurements and modeling of surface–atmosphere exchange of microorganisms in Mediterranean grassland

Carotenuto, F., Georgiadis, T., Gioli, B., Leyronas, C., Morris, C. E., Nardino, M., Wohlfahrt, Miglietta, F.
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Charon, J., Barra, A., Walter, J., Millot, P., Hébrard, E., Moury, B., Michon, T. (2018). First experimental assessment of protein intrinsic disorder involvement in an RNA virus natural adaptive process. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 35 (1), 38-49. DOI : 10.1093/molbev/msx249

First experimental assessment of protein intrinsic disorder involvement in an RNA virus natural adaptive process

Charon, J., Barra, A., Walter, J., Millot, P., Hébrard, E., Moury, B., Michon, T.
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Failor, K. C., Schmale, D. G., Vinatzer, B. A., Monteil, C. L. (2017). Ice nucleation active bacteria in precipitation are genetically diverse and nucleate ice by employing different mechanisms. The ISME journal, 11, 2740-2753. DOI : 10.1038/ismej.2017.124

Ice nucleation active bacteria in precipitation are genetically diverse and nucleate ice by employing different mechanisms

Failor, K. C., Schmale, D. G., Vinatzer, B. A., Monteil, C. L.q, H.
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Rousseau, E., Moury, B., Mailleret, Senoussi, R., Palloix, A., Simon, V., Valiere, S., Grognard, Fabre, F. (2017). Estimating virus effective population size and selection without neutral markers. PLOS Pathogens, 13 (11), e1006702. DOI : 10.1371/journal.ppat.100670

Estimating virus effective population size and selection without neutral markers

Rousseau, E., Moury, B., Mailleret, Senoussi, R., Palloix, A., Simon, V., Valiere, S., Grognard, Fabre, F.
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Welcome

For a sustainable protection of vegetable crops

Our research is focused on bacterial, fungal and viral diseases of fruits and vegetables typically produced in the Mediterranean basin. Studies are also conducted on Ceratocystis canker of plane trees and viral diseases of ornamental crops.

Our long term goal is the development of rational and efficient disease control methods that are compatible with a sustainable and high quality production. The methods for disease avoidance (prophylaxis) that we develop are based on:

  • early and effective diagnosis,
  • cultivation of plant varieties with durable disease resistance,
  • use of pre-emptive biological control agents,
  • predicting disease by understanding the ecology and evolution of plant pathogens and disease epidemiology.

Our research relies on a close partnership with stakeholders in agricultural development and scientific cooperation on the national and international levels. This work is integrated into the research networks for Integrated Horticultural Production and for Adaptation to Global Change of the INRA-PACA Center.

Our unit has 42 permanent staff as well as young scientists pursuing training. The work of the 2 research teams (Mistral and Virology) is facilitated by: