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Bollier, N., Gonzalez, N., Chevalier, C., Hernould, M. (2022). Zinc Finger-Homeodomain (ZHD) and Mini Zinc Finger (MIF) proteins are key players in plant growth and responses to environmental stresses. Journal of Experimental Botany, 73(14), 4662-4673. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erac194

Bres, C., Petit, J., Reynoud, N., Brocard, L., Lahaye, M., Marion, D., Bakan B., Rothan, C. (2022) The tomato SlSHINE2 transcription factor contributes to cuticle formation and controls epidermal patterning in tomato fruit. Molecular Horticulture, 2(14). DOI : 10.1186/s43897-022-00035-y

Krüger, E., Woznicki, TL., Heide, O.M., Kusnierek, K., Rivero, R., Masny, A., Sowik, I., Brauksiepe, B., Eimert K., Mott, D., Savini, G., Demene, M., Guy, K., Petit, A., Denoyes, B., Sønsteby, A. (2022). Flowering Phenology of Six Seasonal-Flowering Strawberry Cultivars in a Coordinated European Study. Horticulturae. 2022; 8(10):933. DOI :  10.3390/horticulturae8100933

Labadie, M., Vallin, G., Potier, A., Petit, A., Ring, L., Hoffmann, T., Gaston, A., Munoz-Blanco, J., Caballero, J., Schwab, W., Rothan, C., Denoyes, B. (2022). High Resolution Quantitative Trait Locus Mapping and Whole Genome Sequencing Enable the Design of an Anthocyanidin Reductase-Specific Homoeo-Allelic Marker for Fruit Colour Improvement in Octoploid Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa). Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 869655. DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2022.869655

Lemaire-Chamley, M., Koutouan, C., Jorly, J., Assali, J., Yoshida, T., Nogueira, M., Tohge, T., Ferrand, C., Peres, L., Asamizu, E., Ezura, H., Fraser, P., Hajirezaei, M.-R., Fernie, A., Rothan, C. (2022). A Chimeric TGA Repressor Slows Down Fruit Maturation and Ripening in Tomato. Plant and Cell Physiology, 63(1), 120–134. DOI : 10.1093/pcp/pcab150

López, M.-E., Roquis, D., Becker, C., Denoyes, B., Bucher, E. (2022). DNA methylation dynamics during stress response in woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca ). Horticulture Research. DOI :  10.1093/hr/uhac174

Reynoud, N., Geneix, N., Petit, J., D'Orlando, A., Fanuel, M., Marion, D., Rothan, C., Lahaye, M., Bakan, B. (2022). The cutin polymer matrix undergoes a fine architectural tuning from early tomato fruit development to ripening. Plant physiology, 190(3), 1821–1840. DOI :  10.1093/plphys/kiac392

Shtern, A., Keren-Keiserman, A., Mauxion, J. P., Furumizu, C., Alvarez, J. P., Amsellem, Z., Gil, N., Motenko, E., Alkalai-Tuvia, S., Fallik, E., Gonzalez, N., & Goldshmidt, A. (2022). Solanum lycopersicum CLASS-II KNOX genes regulate fruit anatomy via gibberellin-dependent and independent pathways. Journal of experimental botany, erac454. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erac454

Senger, E., Osorio, S., Olbricht, K., Shaw, P., Denoyes, B., Davik, J., Predieri, S., Karhu, S., Raubach, S., Lippi, N., Höfer, M., Cockerton, H., Pradal, C., Kafkas, E., Litthauer, S., Usadel, B., Mezzetti, B. (2022). Towards smart and sustainable development of modern berry cultivars in Europe. Plant journal, 111(5), 1238-1251. DOI : 10.1111/tpj.15876

Steelheart, C., Alegre, M., Baldet, P., Rothan, C., Bres, C., Just, D., Okabe, Y., Ezura, H., Ganganelli, I., Gergoff Grozeff, G., Bartoli, C. (2022). High light stress induces H2O2 production and accelerates fruit ripening in tomato. Plant Science, 322, 111348. DOI : 10.1016/j.plantsci.2022.111348

Swinnen, G., Mauxion, J.-P., Baekelandt, A., De Clercq, R., Van Doorsselaere, J., Inzé, D., Gonzalez, N., Goossens, A., Pauwels, L. (2022). SlKIX8 and SlKIX9 are negative regulators of leaf and fruit growth in tomato. Plant Physiology, 188(1), 382-396. DOI : 10.1093/plphys/kiab464

Urano, K., Maruyama, K., Koyama, T., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. (2022). CIN-like TCP13 is essential for plant growth regulation under dehydration stress. Plant Molecular Biology, 108(3), 257-275. DOI : 10.1007/s11103-022-01251-2

Urano, K., Maruyama, K., Koyama, T., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. (2022). Correction to: CIN‑like TCP13 is essential for plant growth regulation under dehydration stress. Plant Molecular Biology, 108(6), 635-635. DOI : 10.1007/s11103-022-01251-2


Beauchet, A., Gévaudant, F., Gonzalez, N., Chevalier, C. (2021). In search of the still unknown function of FW2.2 / CELL NUMBER REGULATOR, a major regulator of fruit size in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany, 72(15), 5300-5311. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erab207/6273779

Bento, A., Moreira, C. J. S., Correia, V. G., Escórcio, R., Rodrigues, R., Tomé, A. S., Geneix, N., Petit, J., J., Bakan, B., Rothan, C., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Silva Pereira, C. (2021). Quantification of Structure–Property Relationships for Plant Polyesters Reveals Suberin and Cutin Idiosyncrasies. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 9: 15780−15792. DOI : 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c04733

Burgos, E., De Luca, M. B., Diouf, I., de Haro, L., Albert, E., Sauvage, C., Jian Tao, Z., Bermudez, L., Asís, R., Nunes Nesi, A., Matringe, M., Brehelin, C., Guiraud, T., Ferrand, C., Atienza, I., Jorly, J., Mauxion, J. P., Baldet, P., Fernie, A., Quadrana, L., Rothan, C., Causse, M., & Carrari, F. (2021, 2021). Validated MAGIC and GWAS populations mapping reveal the link between vitamin E contents and natural variation in chorismate metabolism in tomato. Plant Journal, 105(4), 907-923. DOI : 10.1111/tpj.15077

Chen, R., Droux, M., Goyer, A., Hirel, B., Hodges, M., Issakidis-Bourguet, E., Jacquot, J.-P., De Lamotte, F., Lemaire, S., Lemaire-Chamley, M., Miginiac-Maslow, M., Sugiyama, T., Suzuki, A., Vidal, J. (2021). Scientific contributions of Pierre Gadal and his lab—A tribute to Pierre Gadal (1938–2019). In Advances in Botanical Research.100, 41-127. DOI : 10.1016/bs.abr.2021.01.012

Deslous, P., Bournonville, C., Decros, G., Okabe, Y., Mauxion, J. P., Jorly, J., Gadin, S., Brès, C., Mori, K., Ferrand, C., Prigent, S., Ariizumi, T., Ezura, H., Hernould, M., Rothan, C., Pétriacq, P., Gibon, Y.,  Baldet, P. (2021). Overproduction of ascorbic acid impairs pollen fertility in tomato. Journal of experimental botany, erab040. DOI :10.1093/jxb/erab040

Gaston, A., Potier, A., Alonso, M., Sabbadini, S., Delmas, F., Tenreira, T., Cochetel, N., Labadie, M., Prévost, P., Folta, K. M., Mezzetti, B., Hernould, M., Rothan, C.,  Denoyes, B. (2021). The FveFT2 florigen/FveTFL1 antiflorigen balance is critical for the control of seasonal flowering in strawberry while FveFT3 modulates axillary meristem fate and yield. The New phytologist, 232(1), 372-387. DOI : 10.1111/nph.17557

Mauxion, J. P., Chevalier, C., Gonzalez, N. (2021). Complex cellular and molecular events determining fruit size. Trends in plant science, 26(10), 1023-1038. DOI : 10.1016/j.tplants.2021.05.008

Petit, J., Bres, C., Reynoud, N., Lahaye, M., Marion, D., Bakan, B., Rothan, C. (2021) Unraveling Cuticle Formation, Structure, and Properties by Using Tomato Genetic Diversity. Front. Plant Sci. 12:778131. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.778131

Reynoud, N., Petit, J., J., Bres, C., Lahaye, M., Rothan, C., Marion, D., Bakan, B. (2021). The Complex Architecture of Plant Cuticles and Its Relation to Multiple Biological Functions. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 782773. DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2021.782773

Sabbadini, S., Gaston, A., Potier, A., Denoyes, B., Cappelletti, R., Giovanetti, G., Mezzetti, B. (2021). Isolation and phenotypical characterization of the FT -like genes in strawberry ( Fragaria × ananassa ). In ISHS, Acta Horticulturae, 309, 217-222, IX International Strawberry Symposium, Rimini, Italy. DOI : 10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1309.32

Schneider, M., Gonzalez, N., Pauwels, L., Inzé, D., Baekelandt, A. (2021). The PEAPOD Pathway and Its Potential To Improve Crop Yield. Trends in plant science, 26(3), 220–236. DOI : 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.10.012

Takei, H., Shinozaki, Y., Yano, R., Kashojiya, S., Hernould, M., Chevalier, C., Ezura, H., Ariizumi, T. (2021). Corrigendum: Loss-of-Function of a Tomato Receptor-Like Kinase Impairs Male Fertility and Induces Parthenocarpic Fruit Set. Frontiers in plant science, 12, 672086. DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2021.672086

Yu, X., Martin, P. G. P., Zhang, Y., Trinidad, J., Xu, F., Huang, J., Thum, K., Li, K., Zhao, S., Gu, Y., Wang, X., Michaels, S. (2021). The BORDER family of negative transcription elongation factors regulates flowering time in Arabidopsis. Current Biology - CB, 31, 1-8. DOI : 10.1016/j.cub.2021.09.074


Alaguero-Cordovilla, A., Gran-Gómez, F. J., Jadczak, P., Mhimdi, M., Ibáñez, S., Bres, C., Just, D., Pérez-Pérez, J. M., Rothan, C. (2020). A quick protocol for the identification and characterization of early growth mutants in tomato. Plant Science, 301: 110673. DOI : 10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110673

Alegre, M.L., Steelheart, C., Baldet, P., Rothan, C., Just, D., Okabe, Y., Ezura, H., Smirnoff, N., Gergoff Grozeff, G.E., Bartoli, C.G. (2020). Deficiency of GDP-L-galactose phosphorylase, an enzyme required for ascorbic acid synthesis, reduces tomato fruit yield. Planta, 251 (2), 54.  DOI : 10.1007/s00425-020-03345-x

Cabral, D., Banora, M. Y., Dijair Antonino, J., Rodiuc, N., Vieira, P., R. Coelho, R., Chevalier, C., Eekhout, T., Engler, G., De Veylder, L., Grossi-de-Sa, MF., De Almeida Engler, J. (Auteur de correspondance) (2020). The plant WEE1 kinase is involved in checkpoint control activation in nematode induced galls. New Phytologist, 225 (1), 430-447. , DOI : 10.1111/nph.16185

Denoyes B., Gaston A., Rothan C. (2020). Make it bloom! CONSTANS contributes to day neutrality in rose. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71(14), 3923-3926. DOI :10.1093/jxb/eraa270

Gaston, A., Osorio, S., Denoyes, B., Rothan, C. (2020). Applying the Solanaceae Strategies to Strawberry Crop Improvement. Trends in Plant Science, 25 (2), 130-140. DOI : 10.1016/j.tplants.2019.10.003

Labadie, M., Vallin, G., Petit, A., Ring, L., Hoffmann, T.,  Gaston, A., Potier, A., Schwab, W., Rothan, C., Denoyes, B. (2020). Metabolite Quantitative Trait Loci for flavonoids provide new insights into the genetic architecture of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) fruit quality. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 68 (25), 6927-6939. DOI : 10.1021/acs.jafc.0c01855⟩

Li, T., Inzé, D., Gonzalez, N., Dubois, M. (2020). Emerging Connections between Small RNAs and Phytohormones. Trends in Plant Science, 25 (9), 912-929. DOI : 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.04.004

Moreira, C.J., Bento, A., Pais, J., Petit, J., Escórcio, R., Correia, V., Pinheiro, Â., Haliński, Ł. P., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Rothan, C., & Silva Pereira, C. (2020). An ionic liquid extraction that preserves the molecular structure of cutin shown by nuclear magnetic resonance. Plant physiology, 184(2), 592-606. DOI : 10.1104/pp.20.01049

Mori, K., Lemaire-Chamley, M., Jorly, J., Carrari, F., Conte, M., Asamizu, E., Mizoguchi, T., Ezura, H., Rothan, C. (2020). The conserved brassinosteroid-related transcription factor BIM1a negatively regulates fruit growth in tomato. Journal of experimental botany. Online first. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/eraa495

Musseau, C., Jorly, J., Gadin, S., Sørensen, I., Deborde, C., Bernillon, S., Mauxion, J.-P., Atienza, I., Moing, A., Lemaire-Chamley, M., Rose, J. K. C., Chevalier, C., Rothan, C., Fernandez-Lochu, L., Gévaudant, F.  (2020). The Tomato Guanylate-Binding Protein SlGBP1 Enables Fruit Tissue Differentiation by Maintaining Endopolyploid Cells in a Non-proliferative State. The Plant Cell, 32(10), 3188-3205. DOI : 10.1105/tpc.20.00245.

Nelissen, H., Gonzalez, N. (2020). Understanding plant organ growth: a multidisciplinary field. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71(1), 7-10.  DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erz448

Pecinka, A., Chevalier, C., Colas, I., Kalantidis, K., Varotto, S., Krugman, T., Michaelidis, C., Vallés, M.-P., Muñoz, A., Pradillo, M. (2019). Chromatin dynamics during interphase and cell division: similarities and differences between model and crop plants. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71(17), 5205-5222. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erz457

Philippe, G., Geneix, N., Petit, J., Guillon, F., Sandt, C., Rothan, C., Lahaye, M., Marion, D., Bakan, B. (2020). Assembly of tomato fruit cuticles: a cross‐talk between the cutin polyester and cell wall polysaccharides. New Phytologist, 226 (3), 809-822.  DOI : 10.1111/nph.16402

Sankaranarayanan, S., Jamshed, M., Delmas, F., Yeung, E., Samuel, M. (2020). Identification and characterization of a female gametophyte defect in sdk1-7 +/- abi3-6 +/- heterozygotes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 15(8), 1780038. DOI : 10.1080/15592324.2020.1780038

Steelheart, C., Alegre, M.L., Baldet, P., Rothan, C., Bres, C., Just, D., Okabe, Y., Ezura, H., Ganganelli, I., Geoff Grozeff, E., Bartoli, C.G. (2020). The effect of low ascorbic acid content on tomato fruit ripening. Planta 252(3), 36 (2020). DOI : 10.1007/s00425-020-03440-z

Vercruysse, J., Baekelandt, A., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D. (2020). Molecular networks regulating cell division during Arabidopsis leaf growth. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71(8), 2365 - 2378. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erz522

Vercruysse, J., Van Bel, M., Osuna-Cruz, CM., Kulkarni, SR., Storme, V., Nelissen, H., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D., Vandepoele, K (2020). Comparative transcriptomics enables the identification of functional orthologous genes involved in early leaf growth. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 18, 553-567.  DOI : 10.1111/pbi.13223

Vissenberg, K.,  Gonzalez, N. (2020). Plant organ and tip growth. Journal of Experimental Botany, 71(8), 2363 - 2364. DOI :  10.1093/jxb/eraa163


Brault, M. L., Petit, JD., Immel, F., Nicolas, WJ., Glavier, M., Brocard, L., Gaston-Dauzon, A., Fouché, M., Hawkins, T. J., Crowet, J.-M., Grison, MS., Germain, V., Rocher, M., Kraner, M., Alva, V., Claverol, S., Paterlini, A., Helariutta, Y., Deleu, M., Lins, L., Tilsner, J., Bayer, EM (2019). Multiple C2 domains and transmembrane region proteins (MCTPs) tether membranes at plasmodesmata. EMBO Reports, e47182. , DOI : 10.15252/embr.201847182

Labadie, M., Denoyes, B., Guédon, Y. (2019). Identifying phenological phases in strawberry using multiple change-point models. Journal of Experimental Botany, 70 (20), 5687–5701. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erz331

Marín-de la Rosa, N., Lin, CW., Kang, Y. J., Dhondt, S., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D., Falter-Braun, P. (2019). Drought resistance is mediated by divergent strategies in closely related Brassicaceae. New Phytologist, 223 (2), 783-797. , DOI : 10.1111/nph.15841

Pecinka, A., Chevalier, C., Colas, I., Kalantidis, K., Varotto, S., Krugman, T., Michaelidis, C., Vallés, M.-P., Muñoz, A., Pradillo, M. (2019). Chromatin dynamics during interphase and cell division: similarities and differences between model and crop plants. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erz457

Rothan, C., Diouf, I., Causse, M. (2019). Trait discovery and editing in tomato. Plant Journal, 97(1),73-90. DOI : 10.1111/tpj.14152

Takei, H., Shinozaki, Y., Yano, Kashojiya, Hernould, M., Chevalier, C., Ezura, H., Ariizumi, T. (2019). Loss-of-Function of a Tomato Receptor-Like Kinase Impairs Male Fertility and Induces Parthenocarpic Fruit Set. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, 403. DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2019.00403

Vercruysse, J., Van Bel, M., Osuna-Cruz, C.M., Kulkarni, SR., Storme, V., Nelissen, H., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D., Vandepoele, K (2019). Comparative transcriptomics enables the identification of functional orthologous genes involved in early leaf growth. Plant Biotechnology Journal. , DOI : 10.1111/pbi.13223


Baekelandt, A., Pauwels, L., Wang, Z., Li, N., De Milde, L., Natran, A., Vermeersch, M., Li, Y., Goossens, A., Inzé, D., Gonzalez, N (2018). Arabidopsis Leaf Flatness Is Regulated by PPD2 and NINJA through Repression of CYCLIN D3 Genes. Plant Physiology, 178 (1), 217-232. , DOI : 10.1104/pp.18.00327

Bermúdez L., Del Pozo T., Lira B., de Godoy F., Boos I., Romanò C., Previtali V., Almeida J., Bréhélin C., Asis R., Quadrana L., Demarco D., Alseekh S., Salinas Gamboa R., Pérez-Flores L., Dominguez P., Rothan C., Fernie A., González M., Stocker A., Hemmerle A., Hartving Clausen M., Carrari F., Rossi M. (2018). A Tomato Tocopherol Binding Protein Sheds Light on Intracellular α-tocopherol Metabolism in Plants. Plant and Cell Physiology, 59(11), 2188-2203. DOI : 10.1093/pcp/pcy191

Bianchetti R. E., Silvestre Lira B., Santos Monteiro S., Demarco D., Purgatto E., Rothan C., Rossi M., Freschi L. (2018). Fruit-localized phytochromes regulate plastid biogenesis, starch synthesis and carotenoid metabolism in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany, 69 (15), 3573-3586. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/ery145

Bollier, N., Sicard, A., Leblond, J., Latrasse, D., Gonzalez, N., Gevaudant, F., Benhamed, M., Raynaud, C., Lenhard, M., Chevalier, C., Hernould, M., Delmas, F. (2018). At-MINI ZINC FINGER2 and Sl-INHIBITOR OF MERISTEM ACTIVITY, a Conserved Missing Link in the Regulation of Floral Meristem Termination in Arabidopsis and Tomato. Plant Cell, 30, 83-100. , DOI : 10.1105/tpc.17.00653

Li, N., Liu, Z., Wang, Z., Ru, L., Gonzalez, N., Baekelandt, A., Pauwels, L., Goossens, A., Xu, R., Zhu, Z., Inzé, D., Li, Y (2018). STERILE APETALA modulates the stability of a repressor protein complex to control organ size in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS genetics, 14 (2), e1007218. , DOI : 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007218

Mieulet D., Aubert G., Bres C., Klein A., Droc G., Vieille E., Rond-Coissieux C., Sanchez M., Dalmais M., Mauxion J.-P., Rothan C., Guiderdoni E., Mercier R. (2018). Unleashing meiotic crossovers in crops. Nature Plants, 4, 1010-1016. DOI : 10.1038/s41477-018-0311-x

Peralta, D. A., Araya, A., Gomez-Casati, DF., Busi, MV (2018). Over-expression of SINAL7 increases biomass and drought tolerance, and also delays senescence in Arabidopsis. Journal of Biotechnology, 283, 11-21. , DOI : 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2018.07.013

Pirrello, J., Deluche, C., Frangne, N., Gevaudant, F., Maza, E., Djari, A., Bourge, M., Renaudin, J.-P., Brown, Bowler, C., Zouine, M., Chevalier, C., Gonzalez, N. (2018). Transcriptome profiling of sorted endoreduplicated nuclei from tomato fruits: how global shift in expression ascribed to DNA ploidy influences RNA-Seq data normalization and interpretation. Plant Journal, 93, 387-398. DOI : 10.1111/tpj.13783

Stevens R., Baldet P., Bouchet J.-P., Causse M., Deborde C., Deschdot C., Faurobert M., Garchery C., Garcia V., Gautier H., Gouble B., Maucourt M., Moing A., Page D., Petit J., Poëssel J.-L., Truffault V., Rothan C. (2018). A systems biology study in tomato fruit reveals correlations between the ascorbate pool and genes involved in ribosome biogenesis, translation, and the heat-shock response. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, 137 (16 p.). DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2018.00137


Denoyes, B., Amaya, I., Liston, A., Tennessen, J., Ashman, T.-L., Whitaker, V., Hytönen, T., van de Weg, E., Osorio, S., Folta, K., Slovin, J., Harrison, R., Monfort, A., Bassil, N. (2017). Genomics tools available for unravelling mechanisms underlying agronomical traits in strawberry with more to come. Acta Horticulturae, 1156, 13-24. DOI : 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1156.3

Musseau, C., Just, D., Jorly, J., Gevaudant, F., Moing, A., Chevalier, C., Lemaire-Chamley, M., Rothan, C., Fernandez, L. (2017). Identification of Two New Mechanisms That Regulate Fruit Growth by Cell Expansion in Tomato. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8. DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2017.00988

Renaudin, J.-P., Deluche, C., Cheniclet, C., Chevalier, C., Frangne, N. (2017). Cell layer-specific patterns of cell division and cell expansion during fruit set and fruit growth in tomato pericarp. Journal of experimental botany, 68 (7), 1613-1623. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erx058

Salinas, N. R., Zurn, J. D., Mathey, M., Mookerjee, S., Denoyes, B., Perrotte, J., Potier, A., Finn, C. E., Hancock, Stewart, P., Bassil (2017). Validation of molecular markers associated with perpetual flowering in Octoploid Fragaria germplasm. Molecular Breeding, 37 (5), 70. DOI : 10.1007/s11032-017-0672-2

Tenreira, T., Pimenta Lange, M. J., Lange, Bres, C., Labadie, M., Monfort, A., Hernould, M., Rothan, C., Denoyes, B. (2017). A Specific Gibberellin 20-oxidase Dictates the Flowering-Runnering Decision in Diploid Strawberry. Plant Cell, 28, 2168-2182. DOI : 10.1105/tpc.16.00949

Verma, S., Bassil, N., van de Weg, E., Harrison, R., Monfort, A., Hidalgo, Amaya, I., Denoyes, B., Mahoney, L., Davis, Fan, Knapp, S., Whitaker (2017). Development and evaluation of the Axiom® IStraw35 384HT array for the allo-octoploid cultivated strawberry Fragaria ×ananassa. Acta Horticulturae, 1156, 75-82. . DOI : 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1156.10

Verma, S., Zurn, J. D., Salinas, Mathey, M. M., Denoyes, B., Hancock, J. F., Finn, C. E., Bassil, Whitaker, V. M. (2017). Clarifying sub-genomic positions of QTLs for flowering habit and fruit quality in U.S. strawberry (Fragaria×ananassa) breeding populations using pedigree-based QTL analysis. Horticulture Research, 4, 17062. DOI : 10.1038/hortres.2017.62


Clauw, P., Coppens, F., Korte, A., Herman, D., Slabbinck, B., Dhondt, S., Van Daele, T., De Milde, L., Vermeersch, M., Maleux, K., Maere, S., Gonzalez, N., Inzé, D. (2016). Leaf Growth Response to Mild Drought: Natural Variation in Arabidopsis Sheds Light on Trait Architecture. The Plant cell, 28 (10), 2417-2434. DOI : 10.1105/tpc.16.00483

Perrotte, J., Guédon, Y., Gaston, A., Denoyes, B. (2016). Identification of successive flowering phases highlights a new genetic control of the flowering pattern in strawberry. Journal of experimental botany, 67 (19), 5643-5655. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/erw326

Verdu, C. F., Guichoux, E., Quevauvillers, S., De Thier, O., Laizet, Y., Delcamp, A., Gevaudant, F., Monty, A., Porte, A., Lejeune, P., Lassois, L., Mariette, S. (2016). Dealing with paralogy in RADseq data: in silico detection and single nucleotide polymorphism validation in Robinia pseudoacaciaL. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (20), 7323-7333. DOI : 10.1002/ece3.2466


Azzi, L., Deluche, C., Gévaudant, F., Frangne, N., Delmas, F., Hernould, M., Chevalier, C. (2015). Fruit growth-related genes in tomato. Journal of experimental botany, 66 (4), 1075-86. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/eru527

Bassil, NV., Davis, TM., Zhang, H., Ficklin, S., Mittmann, M., Webster, T., Mahoney, L., Wood, D., Alperin, ES., Rosyara, UR., Koehorst-Vanc Putten, H., Monfort, A., Sargent, DJ., Amaya, I., Denoyes, B., Bianco, L., van Dijk, T., Pirani, A., Iezzoni, A., Main, D., Peace, C., Yang, Y., Whitaker, V., Verma, S., Bellon, L., Brew, F., Herrera, R., van de Weg, E (2015). Development and preliminary evaluation of a 90 K Axiom® SNP array for the allo-octoploid cultivated strawberry Fragaria × ananassa. BMC genomics, 16, 155. DOI : 10.1186/s12864-015-1310-1

Sánchez-Sevilla, JF., Horvath, A., Botella, MA., Gaston, A., Folta, K., Kilian, A., Denoyes, B., Amaya, I (2015). Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) Marker Platforms for Diversity Analysis and Linkage Mapping in a Complex Crop, the Octoploid Cultivated Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa). PloS one, 10 (12), e0144960. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0144960


Chevalier C, Bourdon M, Pirrello J, Cheniclet C, Gevaudant F, Frangne N. (2014). Endoreduplication and fruit growth in tomato: evidence in favour of the karyoplasmic ratio theory. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 2731-2746. DOI : 10.1093/jxb/ert366

Pirrello J, Bourdon M, Cheniclet C, Bourge M, Brown S, Renaudin JP, Frangne N and Chevalier C (2014). How fruit developmental biology makes use of flow cytometry approaches. Cytometry Part A, 85: 115-125. DOI : 10.1002/cyto.a.22417

Su L, Bassa C, Audran C, Cheniclet C, Chevalier C, Bouzayen M, Roustan JP, Chervin C (2014). The auxin response Sl-IAA17 transcriptional repressor controls fruit size via the regulation of the endoreduplication-related cell expansion. Plant Cell Physiology, 55 (11): 1969-1976. DOI : 10.1093/pcp/pcu124


Ahmad JN, Garcion C, Teyssier E, Hernould M, Gallusci P, Pracros P, Renaudin J, and Eveillard S (2013). Stolbur phytoplasma infection affects DNA methylation processes in tomato plants. Plant Pathology 62:205-216. DOI : 10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02605.x

Delmas F, Sankaranarayanan S, Deb S, Widdup E, Bournonville C, Bollier N, Northey JG, McCourt P, Samuel MA. 2013). ABI3 controls embryo degreening through Mendel's I locus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 110: E3888–E3894. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1308114110

Gaston A, Perrotte J, Lerceteau-Köhler E, Rousseau-Gueutin M, Petit A, Hernould M, Rothan C, Denoyes B. (2013) PFRU, a single dominant locus regulates the balance between sexual and asexual plant reproduction in cultivated strawberry. Journal of Experimental Botany 64:1837-1848. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ert047

Peralta DA, Araya A, Nardi CF, Busi MV and Gomez-Casati DF (2013) Characterization of the Arabidopsis thaliana E3 Ubiquitin-Ligase AtSINAL7 and identification of the ubiquitination sites. PLoS One 8(8): e73104. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0073104

Pirrello J, Bourdon M, Cheniclet C, Coriton O, Bourge M, Brown S, Renaudin JP, Frangne N, Chevalier C (2013). The structural and molecular analysis of endoreduplicated nuclei in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit provides evidence for a ploidy‐dependent increase in transcriptional activity. Plant Biotechnology, 30, 301-308. DOI : 10.5511/plantbiotechnology.13.0319b

Ring L, Yeh S-Y, Huecherig S, Hoffmann T, Blanco-Portales R, Fouche M, Villatoro C, Denoyes B, Monfort A, Caballero JL, Munoz-Blanco J, Gershenson J, Schwab W (2013). Metabolic interaction between anthocyanin and lignin biosynthesis is associated with peroxidase FaPRX27 in Strawberry fruit. Plant Physiology 163: 43-60. DOI : 10.1104/pp.113.222778


Bourdon M, Pirrello J, Cheniclet C, Coriton O, Bourge M, Brown S, Moïse A, Peypelut M, Rouyère V, Renaudin JP, Chevalier C, Frangne N. (2012) Evidence for karyoplasmic homeostasis during endoreduplication and a ploidy-dependent increase in gene transcription during tomato fruit growth. Development. 139: 3817-3826. DOI: 10.1242/dev.084053

Diamanti J, Sguigna V, Capocasa F, Denoyes B, Petit A, Chartier P, Faedi W, Maltoni ML, Battino M Mezzetti B (2012). Standardized method for evaluation of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) germplasm collections as a genetic resource for fruit nutritional compounds. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 28: 170-178. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfca.2012.07.007

Iwata H, Gaston A, Remay A, Thouroude T, Jeauffre J, Kawamura K, Oyant LH, Araki T, Denoyes B, Foucher F. (2012) The TFL1 homologue KSN is a regulator of continuous flowering in rose and strawberry. Plant Journal 69: 116-125. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04776.x

Lerceteau-Köhler E, Moing A, Guérin G, Renaud C, Petit A., Rothan C and Denoyes B (2012) Genetic dissection of fruit quality traits in the octoploid cultivated strawberry highlights the role of homoeo-QTL in their control. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 124:1059-1077. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-011-1769-3


Bourdon M, Coriton O, Pirrello J., Cheniclet C, Brown SC, Poujol C, Chevalier C, Renaudin JP, Frangne N. (2011). In planta quantification of endoreduplication using Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH). Plant Journal, 66: 1089-1099.

Chevalier, C., Nafati, M., Mathieu-Rivet, E., Bourdon M., Frangne, N., Cheniclet, C., Renaudin J.-P. Gévaudant, F., Hernould, M. (2011). Elucidating the functional role of endoreduplication in tomato fruit development. Annals of Botany, 107: 1159-1169.

Nafati, M., Cheniclet, C., Hernould, M., Do, P.T., Fernie, A., Chevalier, C., Gévaudant, F. (2011). The specific overexpression of a Cyclin Dependent Kinase Inhibitor in tomato fruit mesocarp cells uncouples endoreduplication and cell growth. Plant Journal, 65: 543-556.


Mathieu-Rivet, E., Gévaudant, F., Sicard, A., Salar, S., Do, P.T., Mouras, A., Fernie, A., Gibon, Y., Rothan, C., Chevalier, C., Hernould, M. (2010). The functional analysis of the Anaphase Promoting Complex activator CCS52A highlights the crucial role of endoreduplication for fruit growth in tomato. The Plant Journal, 62: 727-741.

Nafati, M., Frangne, N., Hernould, M., Chevalier, C., Gévaudant, F. (2010). Functional characterization of the tomato Cyclin-Dependent Kinase inhibitor SlKRP1 domains involved in protein-protein interactions. New Phytologist.188: 136-149.

Séveno M., Séveno-Carpentier E., Voxeur A., Menu-Bouaouiche L., Rihouey C., Delmas F., Chevalier C., Driouich A. and Lerouge P. (2010). Characterization of a putative 3-deoxy-d-manno-2-octulosonic acid (Kdo) transferase gene from Arabidopsis thaliana. Glycobiology, 20: 617-628.


Fernandez AI, Viron N, Alhagdow M, Karimi M, Jones M, Amsellem Z, Sicard A, Czerednik A, Angenent G, Grierson D, May S, Seymour G, Eshed Y, Lemaire-Chamley M, Rothan C, Hilson P. (2009). Flexible tools for gene expression and silencing in tomato.   Plant Physiol. 151: 1729-1740

Mahjoub A, Hernould M, Joubès J, Decendit A, Mars M, Barrieu F, Hamdi S and Delrot S. (2009). Overexpression of a grapevine R2R3-MYB factor in tomato affects vegetative development, flower morphology and flavonoid and terpenoid metabolism. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 47: 551-61.

Séveno M, Voxeur A, Rihouey C, Wu AM, Ishii T, Chevalier C, Ralet MC, Driouich A, Marchant A, Lerouge P. (2009). Structural characterisation of the pectic polysaccharide rhamnogalacturonan II using an acidic fingerprinting methodology. Planta 230: 947-957.

Wang H, Schauer N, Usadel B, Frasse P, Zouine M, Hernould M, Latché A, Pech J-C, Fernie A and Bouzayen M. (2009). Regulatory Features Underlying Pollination-Dependent and -Independent Tomato Fruit Set Revealed by Transcript and Primary Metabolite Profiling. Plant Cell. 21:1428-52.

Book chapters

Chevalier C. (2007) Cell cycle control and fruit development. In Cell cycle control and plant development. In Annual Plant Reviews, vol. 32, pp269-290. D. Inzé Ed. Blackwell Publishing.

Bourdon M., Frangne N., Mathieu-Rivet E., Nafati M., Cheniclet C., Renaudin J.-P., Chevalier C. (2010). Endoreduplication and growth of fleshy fruits. In Progress in Botany (Lüttge, U. et al., eds). Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. vol. 71, pp. 101-132.

Denoyes, B., Amaya, I., Liston, A., Tennessen, J., Ashman, T.-L., Whitaker, V., Hytönen, T., van de Weg, E., Osorio, S., Folta, K., Slovin, J., Harrison, R., Monfort, A., Bassil, N. (2017). Genomics tools available for unravelling mechanisms underlying agronomical traits in strawberry with more to come. In: Proceedings of the VIII International Strawberry Symposium (p. 13-24). Acta Horticulturae, 1156. Presented at 8. International Strawberry Symposium, Quebec, CAN (2016-08-13 - 2016-08-17). Leuven, BEL : International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS). DOI : 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1156.3

Verma, S., Bassil, N., van de Weg, E., Harrison, R., Monfort, A., Hidalgo, Amaya, I., Denoyes, B., Mahoney, L., Davis, Fan, Knapp, S., Whitaker (2017). Development and evaluation of the Axiom® IStraw35 384HT array for the allo-octoploid cultivated strawberry Fragaria ×ananassa. In: Proceedings of the VIII International Strawberry Symposium (p. 75-82). Acta Horticulturae, 1156. Presented at 8. International Strawberry Symposium, Quebec, CAN (2016-08-13 - 2016-08-17). Leuven, BEL : International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS). DOI : 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1156.102016


Chevalier C, Decroocq V, Delmas F, Hernould M, Leblond J, Sicard A (2011). Brevet déposé  à l’international PCT/EP2012/063513, intitulé « Procédé d’amélioration de la résistance des plantes aux virus » (n° d’enregistrement national FR1156258).

PhD Theses

Gevaudant, F. 2019. Processus de division cellulaire et d’endoréduplication chez le fruit de tomate : du gène candidat à l’analyse cellule unique, Université de Bordeaux Ecole Doctorale des Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé.

Labadie, M. 2017. Deciphering spatio-temporal development of strawberry plant, Université de Bordeaux.

Bollier, N. 2016. Implication des protéines adaptatrices IMA et MIF2 dans le développement floral chez Solanum lycopersicum et Arabidopsis thaliana, Université de Bordeaux.

Deluche, C. 2015. Endoréduplication, division et expansion cellulaire : mécanismes acteurs de la croissance du fruit, Université de Bordeaux.
Tenreira, T. 2015. Contrôle génétique et moléculaire du stolonnage : Balance entre reproduction sexuée et multiplication végétative chez le fraisier diploïde, Université de Bordeaux.

Azzi, L. 2013.  Etude du rôle de FW2.2 dans le développement du fruit de tomate. Université de Bordeaux.

Perrotte, J. 2013. Optimisation du potentiel de floraison chez le fraisier cultivé. Université de Bordeaux.

Leblond, J. 2011. Caractérisation de l’interaction des protéines IMA/MIF2 et CSN5 au niveau moléculaire et physiologique. Université Bordeaux.

Bourdon, M. 2011. L’endoréduplication dans le développement du fruit de tomate : de la structure à la croissance cellulaire. Université de Bordeaux.

Nafati, M. 2010. Caractérisation fonctionnelle des inhibiteurs de Cyclin-Dependent Kinase (CDK) dans le fruit de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum). Université de Bordeaux.

Mathieu-Rivet, E. 2009. Etude du rôle de l’activateur de l’APC/CCS52 dans la transition du cycle mitotique vers l’endocycle au cours du développement du fruit de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum Mill). Université de Bordeaux.

Sicard, A. 2007. Etude du rôle du gène Matriochka au cours du développement de la fleur et des ovules chez la tomate. Soutenance le 6 juillet 2007. Université de Bordeaux 2.

Van OOstende, C. 2006 . Analyse quantitative des réponses précoces à l'auxine dans une suspension de cellules de tabac. Université de Bordeaux 1.

Gonzalez N. 2005. Etude du rôle de la kinase WEE1 dans le contrôle du cycle cellulaire et de l'endoréduplication au cours de l’organogenèse du fruit de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum Mill.). Université de Bordeaux 2.