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.