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UMR 1332 Biologie du Fruit et Pathologie

UMR BFP Research

Research conducted within UMR 1332 BFP fits within the wider field of Plant Sciences within three strong axes: reproductive development and metabolism in fleshy fruits, adaptation of plants and trees to climate change, non-cultivable pathogens of plants (viruses and phytoplasmas) and their interactions with their host plants and their vectors and the study of the evolution of bacterial genomes.

This orignal research is focused on biological objects of major economic importance (fruits: tomato, strawberry, cherry; plant pathogens: viruses and phytoplasmas; pathogens of ruminants: mycoplasmas). We are involved in a wide range of approaches, including developmental biology, plant physiology, plant pathology, genetics, genomics and metabolomics and bioinformatics, with the objective to integrate these various aspects in systems biology approaches for the network analysis of complex biological interactions.

The five teams of UMR 1332 BFP develop a continuum of topics, ranging from understanding the mechanisms underlying the development of plants or their interaction with pathogens or with the environment to the application of this knowledge in a translational research dynamic. This research is developed within an extensive national and international collaboration network, including private partners, French and foreign public sector laboratories and stakeholders involved in extension or regulatory aspects.

Through its contribution in terms of research or teaching to the Plant Sciences field, UMR 1332 "Biologie du Fruit et Pathologie" is a major contributor to the visibility of the Bordeaux "Green Campus" both locally and at the national and international levels.