Our aims are to optimize molecular tools for breeding chicory varieties fulfilling industrial needs for pectin production and valorization. We therefore further study both the structure of the chicory pectin and the pectolytic activities during the growing season of chicory.
|Effective start/end date||1/04/05 → 30/06/07|
- pectin acetylesterase
- molecular markers
- <i>Cichorium intybus</i>
- pectin methylesterase