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Genetic Bases of apple quality (texture, polyphenols)

Genetic Bases of apple quality (texture, polyphenols)

To decipher the genetic control of fruit texture and polyphenol content classical genetic approaches on progenies have been undertaken. Phenotyping...
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Functional genomics of fruit quality

Functional genomics of fruit quality

Identification of key genes involved in fruit texture was conducted by FruitQual first trough a priori approaches and lead to the identification of...
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Simulated apple carrier branches

Ecophysiological bases of apple development

The formation of fruits on a plant cannot be treated without consideration of its structure or architecture. The architecture of fruit trees has an...
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Genetic resources

Genetic resources

The management of the fruit genetic resources aims to better preserve and to improve knowledge on the biological diversity. It is a major stake for...
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Breeding programmes

Breeding programmes

The QualiPom team develops breeding programmes on pome fruits: apple (dessert and cider), pear and pear rootstock. These missions have been validated...
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