Main role: Investigating the genetic diversity of the phytoplasmas associated with LY, as well as other genes implied in the pathogenicity.
Genome-Wide Association Studies involving populations affected or unaffected by LY using SNPs derived from GBS.
Research on the relation between HLB susceptibility and anatomical, physiological and metabolomics traits.
Description: CIRAD is the French agricultural research and international cooperation organization working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions. It works to generate new knowledge, support agricultural development. It has a global network of research and training platforms in partnership and regional offices, through which it works with more than 100 countries. It has a staff of 1650 and an annual budget of 200 million euros.
Contact person: Dr Fabian PILET | Research scientist, Department BIOS, UMR PVBMT [Plant Populations and Bio-aggressors in Tropical Ecosystems Joint Research Unit] | firstname.lastname@example.org