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3F-FutureFreshFruit

Elucidating the molecular basis of fruit resistance to desiccation: The cuticle as a key factor

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Project "3F-FutureFreshFruit" data sheet

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Coordinator
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DEINVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS 

Organization address
address: CALLE SERRANO 117
city: MADRID
postcode: 28006
website: http://www.csic.es

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Total cost 239˙191 €
 EC max contribution 239˙191 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-GF
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-09-15   to  2018-10-19

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DEINVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS ES (MADRID) coordinator 239˙191.00
2    CORNELL UNIVERSITY US (ITHACA NY) partner 0.00

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 Project objective

Water stress is a key environmental factor that causes important quality and economical losses before and after fruit harvest. As water depletion is becoming increasingly problematic, improving water efficiency and tolerance of plants to dehydration is a priority of the European Union, as reflected in the societal challenge of Climate action, environment and resource efficiency. Likewise, food waste reduction is another key issue in the framework of Horizon 2020, as described in Food security and sustainable agriculture and forestry challenge. Indeed, a large proportion of fresh produce is wasted during postharvest (25-50%) of horticultural crops, which is largely caused by dehydration. Therefore, this project deals with the urgent need of understanding factors influencing water loss to develop innovative solutions geared to saving water and reducing food waste. Based on the idea that cuticular waxes are critical for limiting water loss from fruit, and thus for resisting desiccation and spoilage, we propose to uncover the structural and regulatory pathways that mediate its biosynthesis, transport and assembly in response to drought stress through a multidisciplinary approach. Thus, SEM and TEM microscopy, GC/MS, as well as up-to-date technologies, such as Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM) and RNA sequencing, will be used. Tomato and citrus fruit will be selected as model systems to address this poorly understood area of plant biochemistry, physiology and molecular biology. The availability of mutants of both fruits, as well as the application of stress-related hormones during postharvest, will allow comparative surveys to better understand the regulation of these processes. The outcomes of this proposal will represent a major advance in the understanding of the crosslink between water stress, wax metabolism and fruit biology, and will suggest strategies for enhancing shelf life, drought hardiness and fruit quality in both climacteric and non-climacteric fruit.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
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2017 Paco Romero, Maria Teresa Lafuente
Fruit cuticle metabolism is regulated by abscisic acid along orange (Citrus sinensis) ripening and in response to postharvest water stress
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6th Postharvest Unlimited. ISHS International Conference 2019-07-23
2017 Paco Romero, Jocelyn K.C. Rose
Fruit cuticle properties and metabolism are regulated by plant water deficient regime in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
published pages: , ISSN: 0022-0957, DOI:
Journal of Experimental Botany Submitted 2019-07-23
2017 Laetitia B.B. Martin, Paco Romero, Eric A Fich, David Domozych, Jocelyn K.C. Rose
Cuticle Biosynthesis is Developmentally Regulated by Abscisic Acid
published pages: pp.00387.2017, ISSN: 0032-0889, DOI: 10.1104/pp.17.00387
Plant Physiology 2019-07-23
2017 Paco Romero, Jocelyn K.C. Rose
A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WATER DEFICIENCY AND FRUIT CUTICLE STRUCTURE, TRANSPIRATIONAL LOSS AND FIRMNESS IN DIVERSE TOMATO GENOTYPES
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14th Solanaceae and 3rd Cucurbitaceae joint Conference. SolCuc2017 year 2019-07-23
2017 Paco Romero, Jocelyn K.C. Rose
Preharvest, but not postharvest water stress conditions regulate tomato fruit cuticle metabolism and affect fruit firmness
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6th Postharvest Unlimited. ISHS International Conference year 2019-07-23
2016 Paco Romero, Noe Fernandez-Pozo, Suzy R. Strickler, Lukas A. Mueller, Jocelyn K.C. Rose
THE DELAYED FRUIT DETERIORATION (DFD) GENOTYPE AS A MODEL TO STUDY THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TOMATO FRUIT CUTICLE PROPERTIES AND SOFTENING, AND THE HISTORY OF TOMATO DOMESTICATION IN EUROPE
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The 13th Solanaceae Conference. SolGenomics: From advances to applications year 2019-07-23

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