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>>> Laboratoire Physiologie des Fruits et Légumes (EA 4279)

Structure(s) de rattachement

UFR-ip Sciences, Technologies, Santé
Département Biologie

Formations proposées



Equipe d'accueil

Direction scientifique

Agronomie, productions animale et végétale agroalimentaire

Discipline de recherche

Physiologie moléculaire du stress

- Réponse des végétaux aux stress abiotiques - Impact sur les mécanismes de défense - Relation avec la qualité nutritionnelle des Fruits et Légumes

Conservation post récolte et quatrième gamme

- Physiologie végétale post récolte

- Optimisation des procédés de conservation et de transformation en quatrième gamme


301 rue Baruch de Spinoza BP 21 239 Avignon



Site géographique

Campus Jean-Henri Fabre, Pôle Agrosciences


04 90 84 22 03  


04 90 84 22 01

Téléphone 2

04 90 84 22 13


Pôle Agrosciences 


Huguette Sallanon (Pr) 


Huguette Sallanon (Pr) - Directrice laboratoire


Laurent Urban (Pr)

Mohamed El Maataoui (Pr)


David Roux (Mcf)

Félicie Lauri/Lopez (Mcf)

Florence Charles (Mcf)

Jawad Aarrouf (Mdf)

Véronique Vidal (IR)


Jacques Joas (chercheur invité CIRAD)


Franck Lacroix (IE)

Sandrine Laurent (Tech)

Yves Lizzi (IE)


Emmanuelle Arnoux (Secrétaire)


Pages web des membres

Charles Florence

Axes de recherche

Pour plus de détails voir le site du laboratoire



CHARLES F, VIDAL V, OLIVE F, FILGUEIRAS H, SALLANON H. 2013. Pulsed light treatment as new method to maintain physical and nutritional quality of fresh-cut mangoes. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 18:190-195.

POIROUX-GONORD F, SANTINI J, FANCIULLINO AL, LOPEZ-LAURI F, GIANNETTINI J, SALLANON H, BERTI L, URBAN, L. 2013. Metabolism in orange fruits is driven by photooxidative stress in the leaves. Physiol Plant [e-pub] doi: 10.1111/ppl.12023.

LECHAUDEL M, LOPEZ-LAURI F, VIDAL V, SALLANON H, JOAS J. 2013. Response of the physiological parameters of mango fruit (transpiration, water relations and antioxidant system) to its light and temperature environment. Journal of Plant Physiology 36, 159-175,

GARCHERY C, GEST N, DO PT, ALHAGDOW M, BALDET P, MENARD G, ROTHANC, MASSOT C, GAUTIER H, AARROUF J, FERNIE AR, STEVENS R. 2013. A diminution in ascorbate oxidase activity affects apoplastic sugar levels and carbon allocation, and improves yield in tomato under water-deficit. Plant, Cell and Environment 36(1), 159-175,

ALLAF T, TOMAO V, RUIZ K, BACHARI K, EL MAATAOUI M, CHEMAT F. 2012. Deodorization by instant controlled pressure drop autovaporization of rosemary leaves prior to solvent extraction of antioxidants, LWT - Food Science and Technology 51(1):111-119,

ACHAT S, TOMAO V, MADANI K, CHIBANE M, EL MAATOUI M, DANGLES O, CHEMAT F. 2012. Direct enrichment of olive oil in oleuropein by ultrasound-assisted maceration at laboratory and pilot plant scale. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 19(4):777-86.

ZILL-E-HUMA, ABERT-VIAN M, EL MAÂTAOUI M, CHEMAT F. 2011. A remarkable influence of microwave extraction: Enhancement of antioxidant activity of extracted onion varieties. Food Chemistry 127: 1472-1480.

ZILL-E-HUMA, ABERT-VIAN M, EL MAÂTAOUI M, CHEMAT F. 2011. A novel idea in food extraction field: Study of Vacuum microwave hydrodiffusion technique for by-products extraction. Journal of Food Engineering 105: 351-360.

SAHRAOUI N, ABERT VIAN M, EL MAATAOUI M, BOUTEKEDJIRET C, CHEMAT F. 2011. Valorization of citrus by- products using Microwave Steam Distillation (MSD). Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies 12: 163-170.

FARHAT A, FABIANO-TIXIER AS, EL MAATAOUI M, MAINGONNAT JF, ROMDHANE M, CHEMAT F. 2011. Microwave steam diffusion for extraction of essential oils from orange peel: Kinetic data, extract’s global yield and mechanism. Food Chemistry 125: 255-261.

CHOVELON V, RESTIER V, GIOVINAZZO N, DOGIMONT C, AARROUF J. 2011. Histological study of organogenesis in Cucumis melo L.after genetic transformation: why is it difficult to obtain transgenic plants? Plant Cell Reports 30, 2001-2011.

AJOUZ S, BARDIN M, NICOT P, EL MAATAOUI M. 2011. Comparison of the development in planta of a pyrrolnitrin-resistant mutant of Botrytis cinerea and its sensitive wild-type parent isolate. European Journal of Plant Pathology 129: 31-42.

POIROUX-GONORD F, BIDEL L, FANCIULLINO AL, GAUTIER H, LAURI-LOPEZ F, URBAN L. 2010. Health Benefits of Vitamins and Secondary Metabolites of Fruits and Vegetables and Prospects To Increase Their Concentrations by Agronomic Approaches. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 12065-12082.

MURSHED R, LACROIX F, SALLANON H, LOPEZ-LAURI F. 2010 Effect of Water Deficit and Salt Stress on Oxidative Parameters and Antioxidant Systems in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Fruits.– In: Anjum NA, Lopez-Lauri F (Eds) Plant Nutrition and Abiotic Stress Tolerance III. Plant Stress 5: 98-106.

MEYER G, ANDRE L, TANGUY S, BOISSIERE J, FARAH C, LOPEZ-LAURI F, GAYRARD S, RICHARD S, BOUCHER F, CAZORLA O, OBERT P, REBOUL C. 2010, Simulated urban carbon monoxide air pollution exacerbates rat hearts ischemia-reperfusion injury. American Journal Physiology Heart Circulatory Physiology, 298(5): 1445-1453.

LECHAUDEL M, URBAN L, JOAS J. 2010, Chlorophyll fluorescence, a non destructive method to assess maturity of mango fruits (cv. ‘Cogshall’) without growth bias. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 7532-7538

DJIOUA T, CHARLES F, FREIRE M, FILGUEIRAS H, DUCAMP-COLIN, SALLANON H. 2010. Combined effects of postharvest heat treatment and chitosan coating on quality of fresh-cut mangoes (Mangifera indica L.). International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 45(4): 849-855.

DAMOUR G, SIMONEAU T, COCHARD H, URBAN L. 2010. An overview of models of stomatal conductance at the leaf level. Plant Cell and Environment,. 3: 1419–1438.

SALMAN A, FILGUEIRAS H, CRISTESCU S, LAURI-LOPEZ F, HARREN F, SALLANON H. 2009 Inhibition of wound-induced ethylene does not prevent red discoloration in fresh-cut endive (Chicorium intybus L.). European Food Research and Technology. 228(4): 651-657

GAUTIER H, LOPEZ-LAURI F, MASSOT C, MURSHED R, MARTY I, GRASSELLY D, KELLER C, SALLANON H, GÉNARD M. 2009 Impact of Ripening and Salinity on Tomato Fruit Ascorbate Content and Enzymatic Activities Related to Ascorbate Recycling. In: Hancock RD (Ed) Antioxidant Properties of Crops II. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 4:66-75

DJIOUA T, CHARLES F, LOPEZ-LAURI F, FILGUEIRAS H, COUDRET A, FREIRE M, DUCAMP-COLIN MN, SALLANON H. 2009. Improving the storage of minimally processed mangoes (Mangifera indica L.) by hot water treatments. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 52: 221–226.

DAMOUR G, VANDAME M, URBAN L. 2009. Long-term drought results in a reversible decrease in photosynthetic capacity of mango leaves due to limited sink activity. Tree Physiology. 29(5): 675-684.

CUOCO G, MATHE C, ARCHIER P, EL MAATAOUI M, VIEILLESCAZESE C. 2009. Cytohistological and phytochemical study of madder root extracts obtained by ultrasonic and classical extractions. Phytochemical analysis 20: 484-490.



Analyse de l'expression des gènes par PCR quantitative - Mesure de photosynthèse (Licor 6400) de fluorescence, état hydrique (potentiel hydrique, potentiel de turgescence) -

Cellules à atmophère controlées, analyse de gaz, emballages sélectifs, banque de films , évaluation de la respiration,

analyse qualité - dosages biochimiques divers par spectrophotomètre microplaques, HPLC, électrophorèse

Microscopie optique et à fluorescence


Coopérations internationales

Embrapa Sao Carlos - Brésil

Embrapa Rio de Janeiro Brésil

Radboud university Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Collaborations universitaires

Université Montpellier II

Cirad Montpellier

Université Paris Val de Marne

université Blaise Pascal Clermont-Ferrand


Collaborations industrielles ou institutionnelles

CTCPA (Avignon)

CTIFL (St rémy de Provence)

Plate forme technologique Agroalimentaire


Université d'Avignon et des pays de Vauclusepratique

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