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Laboratory of Plant-Microbe Interactions - LIPM

Laboratory of Plant-Microbe Interactions

Publications - Sunflower Genetics and Genomics


  • Duhnen, A., Gras, A., Teyssèdre, S., Romestant, M., Claustres, B., Daydé, J., Mangin, B. (2017) Genomic selection for yield and seed protein content in soybean: study of breeding program data and assessment of prediction accuracy. Crop Science (in press).
  • Mangin, B., Casadebaig, P., Cadic, E., Blanchet, N., Boniface, M.C., Carrère, S., Gouzy, J., Legrand, L., Mayjonade, B., Pouilly, N., André, T., Coque, M., Piquemal, J., Romestant, M., Vincourt, P., Muños, S., Langlade, N.B. (2017) Genetic control of oil yield plasticity to combined abiotic stresses using a joint approach of crop modeling and genome-wide association. Plant, Cell & Environment (in press).
  • Badouin H., Gouzy J., Grassa C.J., Murat F., Staton S.E., Cottret L., Lelandais-Brière C., Owens G.L., Carrère S., Mayjonade B., Legrand L., Gill N., Kane N.C., Bowers J.E., Hubner S., Bellec A., Bérard A., Bergès H., Blanchet N., Boniface M.C., Brunel D., Catrice O., Chaidir N., Claudel C., Donnadieu C., Faraut T., Fievet G., Helmstetter N., King M., Knapp S.J., Lai Z., Le Paslier M.C., Lippi Y., Lorenzon L., Mandel J.R., Marage G., Marchand G., Marquand E., Bret-Mestries E., Morien E., Nambeesan S., Nguyen T., Pegot-Espagnet P., Pouilly N., Raftis F., Sallet E., Schiex T., Thomas J., Vandecasteele C., Varès D., Vear F., Vautrin S., Crespi M., Mangin B., Burke J.M., Salse J., Muños S., Vincourt P., Rieseberg L.H., Langlade N.B. (2017) The sunflower genome provides insights into oil metabolism, flowering and Asterid evolution. Nature 546:148-152.
  • Mangin, B., Pouilly, N., Boniface, M.C., Langlade, N.B., Vincourt, P., Vear, F., Muños, S. (2017) Molecular diversity in sunflower populations maintained as genetic resources is affected by multiplication processes and breeding for major traits. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 2017 Mar 2. doi: 10.1007/s00122-017-2872-x.
  • Debaeke P, Casadebaig P, Flénet F, Langlade NB (2016) Sunflower crop and climate change: vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation potential from case-studies in Europe. OCL 24(1)


  • Fernandez, O., Urrutia, M., Bernillon, S., Giauffret, C., Tardieu, F., Le Gouis, J., Langlade, N., Charcosset, A., Moing, A., Gibon, Y. (2016) Fortune telling: metabolic markers of plant performance. Metabolomics 12: 158
  • Gascuel, Q., Buendia, L., Pecrix, Y., Blanchet, N., Muños, S., Vear, F., Godiard, L. (2016) RXLR and CRN effectors from the sunflower downy mildew pathogen Plasmopara halstedii induce hypersensitive-like responses in resistant sunflower lines. Front Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01887
  • Louarn, J., Boniface, M.C., Pouilly, N., Velasco, L., Pérez-Vich, B., Vincourt, P., Muños, S. (2016) Sunflower Resistance to Broomrape (Orobanche cumana) Is Controlled by Specific QTLs for Different Parasitism Stages. Front Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00590
  • Mayjonade, B., Gouzy, J., Donnadieu, C., Pouilly, N., Marande, W., Callot, C., Langlade, N., Muños, S. (2016) Extraction of high-molecular-weight genomic DNA for the long-read sequencing of single molecules. BioTechniques 61: 203–205
  • Nicolas, S.D., Péros, J.P., Lacombe T., Launay, A., Le Paslier, M.C., Bérard, A., Mangin, B., Valière, S., Martins, F., Le Cunff, L., et al (2016) Genetic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and power of a large grapevine (Vitis vinifera L) diversity panel newly designed for association studies. BMC Plant Biology 16: 74
  • Rabier, C.E., Barre, P., Asp, T., Charmet, G., Mangin, B. (2016) On the Accuracy of Genomic Selection. PLOS ONE 11: e0156086
  • Andrianasolo, F.N., Casadebaig, P., Langlade, N., Debaeke, P., Maury, P. (2016) Effects of plant growth stage and leaf aging on the response of transpiration and photosynthesis to water deficit in sunflower. Functional Plant Biology 43(8) · June 2016
  • Khoufi, S., Pouilly, N., Muños, S., Bérard, A., Fayçal BJ, Vincourt, P., Brunel, D. (2016) Genetic Diversity and Core Collection Constitution for Subsequent Creation of New Sunflower Varieties in Tunisia. Helia. doi: 10.1515/helia-2016-0002
  • Gélard, W., Burger, P., Casadebaig, P., Langlade, N., Debaeke, P., Devy, M., Herbulot, A. (2016) 3D plant phenotyping in sunflower using architecture-based organ segmentation from 3D point clouds. 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis Methods for the Plant Sciences


  • Marchand, G., Huynh-Thu, V. A., Kane, N., Arribat, S., Varès, D., Rengel, D., Balzergue, S., Rieseberg, L., Vincourt, P., Geurts, P., Vignes, M. and Langlade, N. B. (2014) Bridging physiological and evolutionary time scales in a gene regulatory network.  New Phytologist 203(2):685-96. doi: 10.1111/nph.12818. Epub 2014 May 2


  • Marchand, G., Mayjonade, B., Varès,D., Blanchet, N., Boniface, M.C., Maury, P., Andrianasolo Nambinina F., Burger, P., Debaeke, P., Casadebaig, P., Vincourt, P., Langlade N.B. (2013) A biomarker based on gene expression indicates plant water status in controlled and natural environments. Plant Cell and Environment DOI:10.1111/pce.12127  
  • Cadic, E.,Coque, M., Vear, F., Grezes-Besset, B., Pauquet, J., Piquemal, J., Lippi, Y., Blanchard, P., Romestant, M., Pouilly, N., Rengel, D., Gouzy, J., Langlade, N., Mangin, B., Vincourt, P. (2013) Combined linkage and association mapping of flowering time in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Theor.Appl.Genet. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-013-2056-2


  • Rengel, D., Arribat, S., Pierre Maury, P., Martin-Magniette, M.L., Hourlier, T., Laporte, M., Varès, D., Carrère, C., Grieu, P., Balzergue, S., Gouzy, J., Vincourt, P., Langlade, N.B (2012) A Gene-Phenotype Network Based on Genetic Variability for Drought Responses Reveals Key Physiological Processes in Controlled and Natural Environments. PLoS ONE 7(10): e45249. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045249
  • Kane, N. C., Burke, J. M., Marek, L., Seiler, G., Vear, F., Baute, G., Knapp, S. J., Vincourt, P. and Rieseberg, L. H. (2012), Sunflower genetic, genomic and ecological resources. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12023
  • Merah, O., Langlade, N., Alignan, M., Roche, J., Pouilly, N., Lippi, Y., Vear, F., Cerny, M., Bouniols, A., Mouloungui, Z., Vincourt, P. (2012) Genetic analysis of phytosterol content in sunflower seeds. Theor.Appl.Genet. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-012-1937-0 
  • Vincourt, P., As Sadi, F., Bordat, A., Langlade, N., Gouzy, J., Pouilly, N., Lippi, Y., Serre, F., Godiard, L., Tourvieille de Labrouhe, D., Vear, F. (2012) Consensus mapping of major resistance genes and independent QTL for quantitative resistance to sunflower downy mildew Theor.Appl.Genet. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-012-1882-y  
  • Haddadi, P., Ebrahimi, A., Langlade, N.B., Yazdi-samadi, B., Berger, M., Calmon, A., Naghavi, M.R., Vincourt, P., Sarrafi, A. (2012) Genetic dissection of tocopherol and phytosterol in recombinant inbred lines of sunflower through quantitative trait locus analysis and the candidate gene approach. Molecular Breeding 29(3):


  • As-Sadi, F., Carrere, S., Gascuel, Q., Hourlier, T., Rengel, D., Le Paslier, M-C, Bordat, A., Boniface, M-C., Brunel, D., Gouzy, J., Godiard, L.*, Vincourt, P.* (2011). Transcriptomic analysis of the interaction between Helianthus annuus and its obligate parasite Plasmopara halstedii shows single nucleotide polymorphisms in CRN sequences. BMC Genomics 12:498.
  • Bazin, J., Langlade, N., Vincourt, P., Arribat, S., Balzergue, S., El-Maarouf-Bouteau, H., Bailly, C. (2011) Targeted mRNA Oxidation Regulates Sunflower Seed Dormancy Alleviation during Dry After-Ripening: PLANT CELL  23 (6) : 2196-2208  DOI: 10.1105/tpc.111.086694  
  • Kane, N.C., Gill, N., King, M.G., Bowers, J.E., Berges, H., Gouzy, J., Bachlava, E., Langlade, N.B., Lai, Z., Stewart, M., Vincourt, P., Knapp, S.J., Rieseberg, L.H. (2011) Progress towards a reference genome for sunflower. Botany 89: 429–437 


  • Haddadi, P., Yazdi-Samadi, B., Langlade, N.B., Naghavi, M.R., Berger, M., Kalantari,  A., Calmon, A., Maury, P., Vincourt, P., Sarrafi, A. (2010) Genetic control of protein, oil and fatty acids content under partial drought stress and late sowing conditions in sunflower (Helianthus annuus). African Journal of Biotechnology 9 (40) :6768-6782


  • Vear, F., Serre, F., Jouan-Dufournel, I.,Bert, P.F., Roche, S., Walser, P., de Labrouhe, D.T., Vincourt, P. (2008)  Inheritance of quantitative resistance to downy mildew (Plasmopara halstedii) in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)  EUPHYTICA  164 (2) : 561-570  DOI: 10.1007/s10681-008-9759-5