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Pathologie vegetale

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Bois noir grapevine yellows and lavender decline

Analyse of the yellow decline of lavender associated with stolbur phytoplasma, which causes severe damages in South-eastern France. We have in particular improved the molecular diagnostic tools, genotyped stolbur strains and identified a new stolbur host plant (Salvia sclarea).


Sémétey, O., Gaudin, J., Danet, J.-L., Salar, P., Theil, S., Fontaine, M., Krausz, M., Chaisse, E., Eveillard, S., Verdin, E., Foissac, X.  (2018). Lavender decline in France is associated with chronic infection by lavender-specific strain of “Candidatus Phytoplasma solani”. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84 (24), 84:e01507-18. , DOI : 10.1128/AEM.01507-18

Yvin, C., Chaisse, E., Fontaine, M., Rivoal, J., Verdin, E., Nicolè, F., Jourdan, P., Savarit, P., Gallois, I. (2017). Dépérissement de la lavande et du lavandin : mise en œuvre d’un programme de recherches appliquées afin d’apporter des solutions de lutte aux producteurs. Innovations Agronomiques, 55, 107-120.

  • Balakishiyeva, G., Bayramova, Mammadov, Salar, P., Danet, J.-L., Ember, I., Verdin, E., Foissac, X., Huseynova, I.(2018). Important genetic diversity of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ related strains associated with bois noir grapevine yellows and planthoppers in Azerbaijan. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 151, 937-946. , DOI : 10.1007/s10658-018-1429-4