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Publications & COV

Our main results are published in peer revues.

in collaboration with private companies, several ornmentals varieties have been filed in Europe and the United States in the form of VOCs and 'Plant Patent'.


Hibrand L., Ruttink T., Hamama L., Kirov I., Lakhwani D., Zhou N.-N., Bourke P., Daccord N., Leus L., Schulz D., Van deGeest H., Hesselink T., Van Laere K., Balzergue S., Thouroude T., Chastellier A., Jeauffre J., Voisine L., Gaillard S., Borm T., Arens P., Voorrips R., Maliepaard C., Neu E., Linde M., Le Paslier M.-C., Berard A., Bounon R., Clotault J., Choisne N., Quesneville H., Kawamura K., Aubourg S., Sakr S., Smulder R., Schijlen E., Bucher E., Debener T., De Riek J., Foucher F. 2018.
A high-quality sequence of Rosa chinensis to elucidate genome structure and ornamental traits                bioRxiv "bioRxiv 254102 "

Gil González J., Malécot V.,  Gil González M.L.    2018      Notes taxonomiques et nomenclaturales à propos de Vicia aphylla (Fabaceae)         Collectanea Botanica     "37 : e002 doi:10.3989/collectbot.2018.v37.002"


Chaumont L., Malécot V., Pymar R., Sbai C.        2017      Reconstructing pedigrees using probabilistic analysis of ISSR amplification.    Journal of Theoretical Biology    "412 : 8-16"

Legume Phylogeny Working Group (Azani M., Babineau M., Bailey C.D., Banks H., Barbosa A.R., Barbosa Pinto R., Boatwright J.S., Borges L.M., Brown G.K., Bruneau A., Candido E., Cardoso D., Chung K.-F., Clark R.P., Conceição A. de S., Crisp M., Cubas P., Delgado-Salinas A., Dexter K.G., Doyle J.J., Duminil J., Egan A.N., Estrella M. de la, Falcão M.J., Filatov D.A., Fortuna-Perez A.P., Fortunato R.H., Gagnon E., Gasson P., Gastaldello Rando J., Goulart de Azevedo Tozzi A.M., Gunn B., Harris D., Haston E., Hawkins J.A., Herendeen P.S., Hughes C.E., Iganci J.R.V., Javadi F., Kanu S.A., Kazempour-Osaloo S., Kite G.C., Klitgaard B.B., Kochanovski F.J., Koenen E.J.M., Kovar L., Lavin M., le Roux M., Lewis G.P., Lima H.C. de, López-Roberts M.C., Mackinder B., Maia V.H., Malécot V., Mansano V.F., Marazzi B., Mattapha S., Miller J.T., Mitsuyuki C., Moura T., Murphy D.J., Nageswara-Rao M., Nevado B., Neves D., Ojeda D.I., Pennington R.T., Prado D.E., Prenner G., Queiroz L.P. de, Ramos G., Ranzato Filardi F.L., Ribeiro P.G., Rico-Arce M. de L., Sanderson M.J., Santos-Silva J., São-Mateus W.M.B., Silva M.J.S., Simon M.F., Sinou C., Snak C., Souza E.R. de, Sprent J., Steele K.P., Steier J.E., Steeves R., Stirton C.H., Tagane S., Torke B.M., Toyama H., Trabuco da Cruz D., Vatanparast M., Wieringa J.J., Wink M., Wojciechowski M.F., Yahara T., Yi T., Zimmerman E.)           2017      A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny         Taxon   "66(1) : 44-77 doi:10.12705/661.3"

Varshney R.K., Shi C., Thudi M., Mariac C., Wallace J., Qi P., Zhang H., Zhao Y., Wang X., Rathore A., Srivastava R.K., Chitikineni A., Fan G., Bajaj P., Punnuri S., Gupta S.K., Wang H., Jiang Y., Couderc M., Katta M.A.V.S.K., Paudel D.R., Mungra K.D., Chen W., Harris-Shultz K.R., Garg V., Desai N., Doddamani D., Kane N.A., Conner J.A., Ghatak A., Chaturvedi P., Subramaniam S., Yadav O.P., Berthouly-Salazar C., Hamidou F., Wang J., Liang X., Clotault J., Upadhyaya H.D., Cubry P., Rhoné B., Gueye M.C., Sunkar R., Dupuy C., Sparvoli F., Cheng S., Mahala R.S., Singh B., Yadav R.S., Lyons E., Datta S.K., Hash C.T., Devos K.M., Buckler E., Bennetzen J.L., Paterson A.H., Ozias-Akins P., Grando S., Wang J., Mohapatra T., Weckwerth W., Reif J.C., Liu X., Vigouroux Y., Xu X.       2017      Pearl millet genome sequence provides a resource to improve agronomic traits in arid environments     Nature Biotechnology   "35 : 969-976 doi:10.1038/nbt.3943"


Proïa F, Pernet A, Thouroude T, Michel G, Clotault J       2016       On the characterization of flowering curves using Gaussian mixture models Journal of Theoretical Biology                402 : 75-88

Special Committee on Registration of Algal and Plant Names (including fossils), Barkworth M.E., Watson M., Barrie F.R., Belyaeva I.V., Chung R.C.K. , Dašková J., Davidse G., Dönmez A.A., Doweld A.B., Dressler S., Flann C., Gandhi K., Geltman D., Glen H.F., Greuter W., Head M.J., Jahn R., Janarthanam M.K., Katinas L., Kirk P.M., Klazenga N., Kusber W.-H. , Kvaček J., Malécot V., Mann D.G., Marhold K., Nagamasu H., Nicolson N., Paton A., Patterson D.J., Price M.J., Prud’homme van Reine W.F., Schneider C.W., Sennikov A., Smith G.F., Stevens P.F., Yang Z.-L., Zhang X.-C., Zuccarello G.C. 2016. (276–279) Proposals to provide for registration of new names and nomenclatural acts             Taxon   65(3) : 656-658

Special Committee on Registration of Algal and Plant Names (including fossils), Barkworth M.E., Watson M., Barrie F.R., Belyaeva I.V., Chung R.C.K. , Dašková J., Davidse G., Dönmez A.A., Doweld A.B., Dressler S., Flann C., Gandhi K., Geltman D., Glen H.F., Greuter W., Head M.J., Jahn R., Janarthanam M.K., Katinas L., Kirk P.M., Klazenga N., Kusber W.-H. , Kvaček J., Malécot V., Mann D.G., Marhold K., Nagamasu H., Nicolson N., Paton A., Patterson D.J., Price M.J., Prud’homme van Reine W.F., Schneider C.W., Sennikov A., Smith G.F., Stevens P.F., Yang Z.-L., Zhang X.-C., Zuccarello G.C.       2016      Report of the special committee on registration of algal and plant names (including fossils) Taxon 65(3) : 670-672

Liorzou M., Pernet A., Li S., Chastellier A., Thouroude T., Michel G., Malécot V., Gaillard S., Briée C., Foucher F., Oghina-Pavie C., Clotault J., Grapin A.    2016      Nineteenth century French rose (Rosa sp.) germplasm shows a shift over time from a European to an Asian genetic background Journal of Experimental Botany" 67(15) : 4711-4725 doi:10.1093/jxb/erw269"

Poisson A.S., Berthelot P., Le Bras C., Grapin A., Vergne E., Chevreau E.  2016      A droplet-vitrification protocol enabled cryopreservation of doubled haploid explants of Malus x domestica Borkh. ‘Golden Delicious’ Scientia Horticulturae 209, 187-191


Roman H, Rapicault M, Miclot AS, Lareunodie M, Kawamura K, Thouroude T, Chastellier A, Lemarquand A, Dupuis F, Foucher F, Lousteau S, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L. 2015. Genetic analysis of the flowering date and number of petals in rose. Tree Genet. Genomes vol. 11:85 (doi: 10.1007/s11295-015-0906-6)

Magnard J-L, Roccia A, Caissard J-C, Vergne P, Sun P, Hecquet R, Dubois A, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Jullien F, Nicole F, Raymond O, Huguet S, Baltenweck R, Meyer S, Claudel P, Jeauffre J, Rohmer M, Foucher F, Hugueney P, Bendahmane M, Baudino S. 2015. Biosynthesis of monoterpene scent compounds in roses. Science vol. 349 (6243), pp. 81-83

Rameau C, Bertheloot J, Leduc N, Andrieu B, Foucher F., Sakr S 2015. Multiple pathways regulate shoot branching. Frontiers in Plant Science vol. 5 – 741 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00741

Otagaki S, Ogawa Y, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Foucher F, Kawamura K, Horibe T, Matsumoto S. 2015. Genotype of FLOWERING LOCUS T homologue contributes to flowering time differences in wild and cultivated roses. Plant Biology vol. 202, n° 1, pp. 161-173.

Moura M, Carine MA, Malécot V, Lourenço P, Schaefer H, Silva L. 2015. A taxonomic reassessment of Viburnum (Adoxaceae) in the Azores. Phytotaxa vol. 210, n° 1, pp. 4-23.

Kawamura K, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Thouroude T, Jeauffre J, Foucher F. 2015. Inheritance of garden rose architecture and its association with flowering behaviour. Tree Genetics & Genomes doi 10.1007/s11295-015-0844-3.

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Randoux M, Davière J-M, Jeauffre J, Thouroude T, Pierre S, Toualbia Y, Perrote J, Reynoird J-P, Jammes M-J, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Foucher F. 2014. RoKSN, a floral repressor, forms protein complexes with RoFD and RoFT to regulate vegetative and reproductive development in rose. New Phytologist vol. 202, n° 1, pp. 161-173.

Rabot A, Portemer V, Peron T, Mortreau E, Leduc N, Hamama L, Coutos-Thevenot P, Atanassova R, Sakr S, Le Gourrierec J. 2014. Interplay of Sugar, Light and Gibberellins in Expression of Rosa hybrida Vacuolar Invertase 1 Regulation. Plant and Cell Physiology vol. 55, n° 10, pp. 1734-1748.

Le Bras C, Le Besnerais PH, Hamama L, Grapin A. 2014. Cryopreservation of ex-vitro-grown Rosa chinensis 'Old Blush' buds using droplet-vitrification and encapsulation-dehydration. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture vol. 116, n° 2, pp. 235-242.

Kawamura K, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Foucher F, Lousteau S. 2014. Kernel methods for phenotyping complex plant architecture. Journal of Theoritical Biology vol. 342, n°, pp. 83-92.

Djennane S, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Kawamura K, Lalanne D, Laffaire M, Thouroude T, Chalain S, Sakr S, Boumaza R, Foucher F, Leduc N. 2014. Impacts of light and temperature on shoot branching gradient and expression of strigolactone synthesis and signalling genes in rose. Plant Cell and Environment vol. 37, n° 3, pp. 742-757.

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Dubois A, Crochet P-A, Dickinson EC, Nemésio A, Aescht E, Bauer AM, Blagoderov V, Bour R, de Carvalho MR, Desutter-Grandcolas L, Frétey T, Jäger P, Koyamba V, Lavilla EO, Löbl I, Louchart A, Malécot V, Schatz H, Ohler A. 2013. Nomenclatural and taxonomic problems related to the electronic publication of new nomina and nomenclatural acts in zoology, with brief comments on optical discs and on the situation in botany. Zootaxa vol. 3735, n° 1, pp. 1-94.

Borges L, Bruneau A, Cardoso D, Crisp M, Delgado-Salinas A, Doyle JJ, Egan A, Herendeen PS, Hughes C, Kenicer G,Klitgaard B, Koenen E, Lavin M, Lewis G, Luckow M, Mackinder B, Malécot V, Miller JT, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Schrire B, Simon MF, Steele K. , Torke B, Wieringa JJ, M.F. W, Boatwright S, de la Estrella M, de FreitasMansano V, Prado DE, Stirton C, Wink M. 2013. Towards a new classification system for legumes: Progress report from the 6th International Legume Conference. South African Journal of Botany vol. 89, n° 83, pp. 3-9.

Auvray G, Malécot V. 2013. A revision of Cytisus sections Alburnoides, Spartopsis and Verzinum (Genisteae, Fabaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany vol. 70, n° 1, pp. 61-120.

Auvray G, Le Gloanic A, Malécot V. 2013. A new interpecific hybrid in Cytisus L. (Genisteae, Fabaceae).Hanburyana vol. 7, n°, pp. 51-53.

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Années antérieures

Randoux M, Jeauffre J, Thouroude T, Vasseur F, Hamama L, Juchaux M, Sakr S, Foucher F. 2012. Gibberellins regulate the transcription of the continuous flowering regulator, RoKSN, a rose TFL1 homologue. Journal of Experimental Botany vol. 63, n° 18, pp. 6543-6554.

Rabot A, Henry C, Ben Baaziz K, Mortreau E, Azri W, Lothier J, Hamama L, Boummaza R, Leduc N, Pelleschi-Travier S, Le Gourrierec J, Sakr S. 2012. Insight into the Role of Sugars in Bud Burst Under Light in the Rose. Plant and Cell Physiology vol. 53, n° 6, pp. 1068-1082.

Knapp S, McNeill J, Turland NJ. 2012. Translation into French of: “Changes to publication requirements made at the XVIII International Botanical Congress in Melbourne – what does e-publication mean for you?”. Translated by Christian Feuillet and Valéry Malécot. MycoKeys vol. 2, n°, pp. 29-36.

Iwata H, Gaston A, Remay A, Thouroude T, Jeauffre J, Kawamura K, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Araki T, Denoyes B, Foucher F. 2012. The TFL1 homologue KSN is a regulator of continuous flowering in rose and strawberry. Plant J. vol. 69, n° 1, pp. 116-125.

Hamama L, Noaouar A, Gala R, Voisine L, Pierre S, Jeauffre J, Cesbron D, Leplat F, Foucher F, Dorion N, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L. 2012. Overexpression of RoDELLA impacts the height, branching, and flowering behaviour of Pelargonium x domesticum transgenic plants. Plant Cell Reports vol. 31, n° 11, pp. 2015-2029.

Dubois A, Carrere S, Raymond O, Pouvreau B, Cottret L, Roccia A, Onesto J-P, Sakr S, Atanassova R, Baudino S, Foucher F, Le Bris M, Gouzy J, Bendahmane M. 2012. Transcriptome database ressource and gene expression atlas for the rose. BMC Genomics vol. 13, n°, pp. 638.

Choubane D, Rabot A, Mortreau E, Legourrierec J, Peron T, Foucher F, Ahcene Y, Pelleschi-Travier S, Leduc N, Hamama L, Sakr S. 2012. Photocontrol of bud burst involves gibberellin biosynthesis in Rosa sp. Journal of Plant Physiology vol. 169, n° 13, pp. 1271-1280.

Auvray G, Gouron C, Malécot V. 2012. Floral morphology to discriminate taxa between and within Cytisus sect. Alburnoides, sect. Spartopsis and sect. Verzinum (Genisteae, Fabaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution vol. 298, n° 10, pp. 1827-1835.

Tcherkez G, Mauve C, Lamothe M,Le Bras C, Grapin A. 2011.The 13C/12C isotopic signal of day-respired CO2 in variegated leaves of Pelargonium x hortorum. Plant Cell and Environment vol. 34, n° 2, pp. 270-283.

Spiller M, Linde M, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Tsai C-J, Byrne D, Smulders M, Foucher F, Debener T. 2011. Towards a unified genetic map for diploid roses. Theor. Appl Genet vol. 122, n° 3, pp. 489-500.

Malécot V. 2011. Mobilisation de sources du XIXe siècle dans les études contemporaines de systématique des plantes culitivées. Bulletin d'histoire et d'épistémologie des sciences de la vie vol. 18, n°, pp. 185-197.

Knapp S, McNeill J, Turland NJ. 2011. Translation into French of: “Changes to publication requirements made at the XVIII International Botanical Congress in Melbourne – what does e-publication mean for you?”. Translated by Christian Feuillet and Valéry Malécot. PhytoKeys vol. 7, n°, pp. 41-48.

Kawamura K, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Crespel L, Thouroude T, Lalanne D, Foucher F. 2011. Quantitative trait loci for flowering time and inflorescence architecture in rose. Theor Appl Genet vol. 122, n° 4, pp. 661-675.

Hamama L, Voisine L, Peltier D, Boccon-Gibod J. 2011. Shoot regeneration and genetic transformation by Agrobacterium tumefaciens of Hydrangea macrophylla Ser. leaf discs. Scientia Horticulturae vol. 127, n° 3, pp. 378-387.

Gottschlich G, Tison J-M, Malécot V, Rouillard T. 2011. Typification of names in genus Hiercium based on original herbarium material of Alexis Jordan and Alexandre Boreau. Forum Geobotanicarum vol. 5, n°, pp. 1-107.

Gosline G, Malécot V. 2011. A monograph of Octoknema (Octoknemaceae-Olacaceaes.l.). Kew Bulletin vol. 66, n° 3, pp. 367-404.

Gallard A, Mallet R, Chevalier M, Grapin A. 2011. Limited elimination of two viruses by cryotherapy on Pelargonium apices related to virus distribution. Cryo Letters vol. 32, n° 2, pp. 111-122.

Dubois A, Remay A, Raymond O, Balzergue S, Chauvet A, Maene M, Pécrix Y, Yang S-H, Jeauffre J, Thouroude T, Boltz V, Martin-Magniette M-L, Janczarski S, Legeai F, Renou J-P, Vergne P, Le Bris M, Foucher F, Bendahmane M. 2011. Genomic Approach to Study Floral Development Genes in Rosa sp. PLoS ONE vol. 6, n° 12, pp. e28455.

Auvray G, Malécot V. 2011. Revised lectotypification of Spartium scoparium L. (Fabaceae). Taxon vol. 60, n° 5, pp. 1480-1481.

Nickrent DL, Malécot V, Vidal-Russell R, Der JP. 2010. A revised classification of Santalales. Taxon vol. 59, n° 2, pp. 538-558.

Mortreau E, Siljak-Yakovlev S, Cerbah M, Brown SC, Bertrand H, Lambert C. 2010. Cytogenetic characterization of Hydrangea involucrata Sieb. and H. aspera D. Don complex (Hydrangeaceae): genetic, evolutional, and taxonomic implications. Tree Genetics & Genomes vol. 6, n° 1, pp. 137-148.

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'Plant Patent'/ COV

Plant patent (USA)

PP21, 874P2 (2011/04/19): Lonicerapericlymenum CAPRILIA® Cream ‘Inov71’, co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

PP21,839P2 (2011/04/05): Lonicerapericlymenum CAPRILIA® Imperial ‘Inov86’, co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

PP21,839P2 (2011/04/05) : Lonicerapericlymenum CAPRILIA® Ever ‘Inov42’, co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

PP22,365 (2011/12/20) : Clematis SAPHYRA® Duo Rosa ‘Cleminov29’, co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

Plant Variety Protection (COV in EU)

COV2014/2384: Abelia PINK PONG ® 'Abenov41', co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

COV2013/3280: Clematis SAPHYRA® Estrella‘Cleminov27’, co-obtained by INRA (V. Kapusta) and SAPHINOV

La liste des COV est téléchargeable ici

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