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CRA W Plant propagation Unit - CRA W Department Biotechnology - CRA W
Gembloux - Belgium

Last database update for these data: 2007-08-27 - Data extracted on 2009-04-14 from the database.

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CRA W Plant propagation Unit - CRA W Department Biotechnology - CRA W
Name: (French) CRA W Section Multiplication végétative
Type: Research unit
Head: Philippe Druart (Director)
URL: Group Web page
Address: Chaussée de Charleroi, 234
5030 Gembloux
Postal code: 5030
City: Gembloux
Country: Belgium
Email: druart@cra.wallonie.be
Phone: 00 32 81 62 73 70
Fax: 00 32 81 62 73 99
Legal entity: No
Description: The group works on the in vitro culture technologies since 40 years with plant sanitation and propagation of virus free plants as a priority. GMO fruit tree species are under observation since 10 years. Current researches deal with cell competence for plant recovering efficiency and fruit anthocyanin content.
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Permanent scientists:1.02.0
Permanent other than scientists:01.0
PhD students:03.0
Postdoc positions:00
Total scientists:1.05.0
Organizations, centres or groups on which depends this group: CRA W Department Biotechnology - CRA W
Walloon Agricultural Research Centre
Areas of expertise and used technologies
No: Category Description
1: Cell biology Meristem culture, tissue culture, adventitious plant regeneration, genetic transformation (agrobacterium, biolistics), somatic embryogenesis, protoplast culture, field experimentation, plant certification,….