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VaDiPom - Pip Fruit Diversity Valorization

Equipe VadiPom, IRHS
The main goal of the team is valorization of fruit diversity, breeding programs and genetic resources management.

Toutes les principales variétés commerciales de pommes (Golden Delicious, Gala, Pink Lady, ...) sont très sensibles aux principaux ravageurs et maladies de la pomme ; pour atteindre un bon rendement commercial, elles doivent être pulvérisées (indice moyen de traitement en France = 32 /an). L'objectif du programme est de créer des géniteurs et des variétés qui peuvent être cultivés avec peu d'intrants et adaptés aux nouvelles conditions climatiques.

L'équipe a concentré ses activités sur les fruits à pépins (pomme et poire) avec deux objectifs principaux complémentaires :

  1. créer des connaissances sur la qualité des fruits par des approches génétiques, écophysiologiques et de modélisation
  2. valoriser les résultats de la recherche pour améliorer l'efficacité des programmes de sélection et la gestion des ressources génétiques pour les fruits à pépins.

Aujourd'hui, la mission principale de l'équipe est la sélection et la pré-sélection de variétés de pommes et de poires.

A l'interface de la recherche et de l'industrie, l'objectif de l'équipe est de transférer les résultats vers l'industrie, notamment dans le domaine de la sélection fruitière. L'équipe développe de nombreuses collaborations au niveau local, national et international, coordonne des projets et entretient des partenariats avec la profession depuis de nombreuses années.