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Last update: May 2021

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Philippe Guérif

IRHS-Team : VaDiPom

Philippe Guérif
© Kévin Guérif
Research assistant INRAE
  •    Mailing adress:


42, rue Georges Morel
49071 Beaucouzé Cedex
Building: IRHS Batiment B
Office: 040 105
Phone : +33 (0)2 4122 5756
Fax : +33 (0)2 4122 5755
emaill :

  • Research Skills: 

My work is multidisciplinary and is based on a large range of subjects such as plant physiology, genetics, phytopathology (Venturia pirina), entomology (Psylla piri), and plant breeding (pear) for the traits lateness and resistance to bioagressors. The ultimate objective of our work is the creation of new varieties.

This requires multiple competences.

  1. Expertise in pomology and agronomy of pear (pollination, architectural evaluation,…).
  2. Design and accomplishment of tests with bioagressors (apple scab, fire blight, psylla) in the greenhouse, inoculation, evaluation, and synthesis of observations, and reporting to scientists in charge.
  3. Sensory evaluation of fruit quality, selection of the most promising lines for level 1.

In charge of the scientific genetical ressources collection of apple and pear, in in-vitro and field cultivation

  • CV 

See also

The other members of the VaDiPom team