Areas of expertise
Supporting the creation of new varieties
Molecular markers, cellular biology and in vitro culture, screening of varietal resistance, evaluation of sensory and nutritional quality.
Contributing to input reduction
Evaluation, under controlled conditions, of plant protection products (‘alternative’ products, plant defence stimulators, conventional products). Evaluation of disinfectants for greenhouses and production tools. Specific laboratory for quarantine pathogens (level 3).
Evaluating sensory and nutritional quality
The impact of genetics, agronomy, post-harvest operations etc.