• An advance in the breeding of Prunus fruit species

    Since 2011, the number of publications on the genetic determinism of traits of agronomic interest in Prunus species (peach, plum, apricot, cherry, etc.) has doubled.  The markers associated with the genes that control targeted traits can thus be used for breeding programmes.

  • Milk powders

    INRA is positioned as an essential actor in French research on milk powders, which has been one of its scientific priorities for many years, in close interaction with inter-branch organisations and companies in the dairy industry

  • Satellites to monitor the health of forests

    Monitoring by remote sensing of the health status of forest populations requires development of the diagnosis of decline.  In a collaborative context, researchers from the Joint Research Unit for Forest Dynamics in Rural Environments (DYNAFOR), the National Centre for Forest Owners (CNPF) and the Institute for Forest Development (IDF) are proposing to monitor the dynamics of the decline of silver fir in the Pyrenees region, based on remote sensing time series analyses.

  • A major innovation in the field of dairy and pea proteins

    A functional ingredient with particularly interesting textural, viscosity and solubility properties has been developed by assembling pea proteins and dairy proteins.  This process is now protected by a patent filed by INRA and its two industrial partners, ROQUETTE and INGREDIA.

  • Improving the nutritional quality of breakfast cereals

    The nutritional quality of two of the eight categories of breakfast cereals studied has improved, as they now contain less sodium and sugar.

19 Jun 2014
Agaricus subrufescens

Cultivation in France of the almond mushroom, Agaricus subrufescens

Despite its tropical origins,  A. subrufescens could be cultivated during the summer season

30 May 2014
Iléon de veau infecté par  CRYPTOSPORIDIUM PARVUM . Microscopie électronique à balayage.. © @INRA, GAILLARD-MARTINI Brigitte

Intestinal dendritic cells: key players in the innate immune control of  Cryptosporidium parvum infection in neonates

This discovery by INRA research scientists opens new avenues  for the control of this zoonosis

20 Jun 2014
Une nouvelle classe de  bisphénols  biosourcés pour des applications en  CHIMIE  des polymères © Nikkytok - Fotolia

A new class of biosourced bisphenols for applications in polymer chemistry

Non-toxic, heat-stable bisphenolic compounds, some of which present antioxidant and anti-free radical properties. 

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