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FUSAGx Plant Pathology Unit - FUSAGx
Gembloux - Belgium

Last database update for these data: 2006-11-09 - Data extracted on 2009-04-14 from the database.

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Presentation   Staff   Structures   Viruses studied   Areas of expertise and Technologies
FUSAGx Plant Pathology Unit - FUSAGx
Name: (French) FUSAGx Unité de Phytopathologie
Type: Teaching and research unit
Head: Haissam Jijakli (Director)
Sébastien Massart (Leader)
URL: Group Web page 1 2
Address: Unité de Phytopathologie
Passage des déportés, 2
5030 Gembloux
Postal code: 5030
City: Gembloux
Country: Belgium
Email: phytopat@fsagx.ac.be
Phone: 0032 81 62 24 31
Fax: 0032 81 61 01 26
Legal entity: No
Staff
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Permanent scientists:1.01.0
Permanent other than scientists:03.0
PhD students:07.0
Postdoc positions:1.03.0
Total scientists:2.011.0
Total:2.014.0
Structures
Organizations, centres or groups on which depends this group: Agricultural University of Gembloux
Viruses studied
Viruses Host plants Crops
Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus
Apple mosaic virus
Apple stem grooving virus
Apple stem pitting virus
Prune dwarf virus
Prunus necrotic ringspot virus
Humulus
Malus
Malus sylvestris
Prunus
Prunus cerasus
Prunus domestica
Prunus persica
Pyrus
Pyrus communis
Rosaceae
Apple
Cherry (all varieties)
Hop
Peach
Pear
Plum
Plums and sloes
Areas of expertise and used technologies
No: Category Description
1: Molecular biology Detection techniques of viruses using PCR and real-time PCR (17 viruses)
2: High-throughput technologies Transcriptomics: use of differential gene expression techniques (cDNA-AFLP)
3: Molecular biology Sequencing and sequence analysis of viroid
4: Experimental facilities Greenhouses and growth chambers of various sizes