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SIGNORET Véronique


Equipe DADI

Functions - Theme of research

Member of the team ‘Prunus Integrative genetics and Innovation’ (G2IP)

Person in charge of the experiments on peach trees: characterization of fruit quality and resistance to brown rot, for genetic studies and design of ecophysiological models.

  • Management of the plant material (orchards and tunnels): hybridizations, cutting of twigs, thinning, grafting.

 Study of the metabolism of sugars in peach fruit

Description of the evolution of major sugars during the development of fruit in a mapping progeny.

 Analysis of a low  fructose phenotype: creation of recombinants for fine mapping - preparation of samples to follow the expression of the genes implied in the metabolism of sugars.

  • Seeking for resistance to brown rot (Monilinia laxa) in peach

Methodology: management of the strain of the fungus - development of tests of infection.

 Research for sources of resistances: realization of resistance tests on two populations in controlled conditions and in orchard.

 Exploration of the physical barriers: transpiratory losses of the fruit - enumeration of the stomata of fruits - highlighting of the microcracks on fruits.

 Analysis of the biochemical barriers: preparation of samples for analyses of the compounds of surface and skin and for candidate genes expression.

  • Management of the laboratories " physical measures " and " fine quality " of the Unit GAFL
  • Member of the Committee AQR of Unit GAFL


Training and Career

Agricultural technician's certificate

Degree of Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes’


Publications / chapters / Proceeding paper

 Article :

Desnoues, E., Gibon, Y., Baldazzi, V., Signoret, V., Génard, M., Quilot-Turion, B. (2014). . Profiling sugar metabolism during fruit development in a peach progeny with different fructose-to-glucose ratios. BMC Plant Biology, 14 (1), 336 : 1-12. DOI : 10.1186/s12870-014-0336-x.  Link

Signoret, V., Pelpoir, E., Desnoues, E. (2014). . Comment rationaliser le stockage d’échantillons dans les congélateurs - 80°C ?. Cahier des Techniques de l'INRA, 82 (2), 1-5. Link  

Bureau, S. (Auteur de correspondance), Quilot-Turion, B., Signoret, V., Renaud, C., Maucourt, M., Bancel, D., Renard, C. (2013). . Determination of the composition in sugars and organic acids in peach using mid infrared spectroscopy: comparison of prediction results according to data sets and different reference methods. Analytical Chemistry, 85 (23), 11312-11318. DOI : 10.1021/ac402428s.  Link

 Paper :

Desnoues, E., Gibon, Y., Baldazzi, V., Signoret, V., Génard, M., Quilot-Turion, B. (2012). High or low fructose? Consequences for sugar metabolism in peach fruit. Presented at 6. Rosaceous Genomics Conference , San Michele all’Adige , ITA (2012-09-30 - 2012-10-04).  Link 

 Proceeding paper :

Desnoues, E. (Auteur de correspondance), Gibon, Y., Baldazzi, V., Signoret, V., Génard, M., Quilot-Turion, B. (2013). High or low fructose? Consequences for sugar metabolism in peach fruit. Presented at 8. ISHS International Peach Symposium, Matera, ITA (2013-06-17 - 2013-07-20). Link  

Pacheco, I., de Oliveira-Lino, L., Ciacciulli, A., Lama, M., Foschi, S., Faoro, F., Signoret, V., Bassi, D., Quilot-Turion, B. (2015). Assessing brown rot resistance in peach fruit. Presented at XIV Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics, Bologne, ITA (2015-06-14 - 2015-06-18). Link   

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