Publications 1989-1999



Desplanque, B., Boudry, P., Broomberg, K., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Cuguen, J. & Van Dijk, H. 1999 Genetic diversity and gene flow between wild, cultivated and weedy forms of Beta vulgaris L. (Chenopodiaceae) assessed by RFLP and microsatellite markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 98, 1194-1201.


Engel, C., Wattier, R., Destombe, C. & Valero, M. 1999 Performance of non-motile male gametes in the sea: analysis of paternity and fertilization success in a natural population of a red seaweed, Gracilaria gracilis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266, 1879-1886.


Leblanc, M., Petit, D., Deram, A., Robinson, B. H. & Brooks, R. R. 1999 The phytomining and environment significance of hyperaccumulation of Thallium by  Iberis intermedia from southern France. Economic Geology 94, 109-114.


Luo, H., Mörchen, M., Engel, C., Destombe, C., Epplen, J. T., Epplen, C., Saumitou-Laprade, P. & Valero, M. 1999 Characterisation of microsatellite markers in the red alga Gracilaria gracilis. Molecular Ecology8, 700-702.


Macnair, M. R., Bert, V., Huitson, S. B., Saumitou-Laprade, P. & Petit, D. 1999 Zinc tolerance and hyperaccumulation are genetically independant characters. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266, 2175-2179.


Martinez, E. A., Destombe, C., Quillet, M. C. & Valero, M. 1999 Identification of RAPD markers highly linked to sex determination in the red algae Gracilaria gracilis. Molecular Ecology 8, 1533-1538.


Ouborg, N. J., Piquot, Y. & van Groenendael, J. 1999 Population genetics, molecular markers, and the study of dispersal in plants. Journal of Ecology 87, 551-568.


Saumitou-Laprade, P., Piquot, Y., Raspé, O., Bernard, J. & Vrieling, K. 1999 Plant DNA fingerprinting and profiling. In DNA profiling and DNA fingerprinting (ed. J. T. Epplen & T. Lubjuhn), pp. 17-38. Basel: Birhäuser Verlag.


Van Dijk, H. & Desplanque, B. 1999 European Beta: crops and their wild and weedy relatives. In Plant Evolution in Man-Made Habitats (eds. L. W. D. Van Raamsdonk & J. C. M. Den Nijs), pp. 257-270. Amsterdam: Hugo de Vries Laboratory.


Vrieling, K., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Cuguen, J., Van Dijk, H., De Jong, T. & Klinkhamer, P. G. L. 1999 Direct and indirect estimates of the selfing rate in small and large individuals of the bumblebee pollinated Cynoglossum officinale L. (Boraginaceae). Ecology Letters 2, 331-337.






Billot, C., Rousvoal, S., Estoup, A., Epplen, J. T., Saumitou Laprade, P., Valero, M. & Kloareg, B. 1998 Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite markers in the nuclear genome of the brown alga Laminaria digitata (Phaeophyceae). Molecular Ecology 7, 1778-1780.


Charlesworth, D. & Laporte, V. 1998 The male sterility polymorphism of Silene vulgaris. I. Analysis of genetic data from two populations, and comparison with Thymus vulgaris. Genetics 150, 1267-1282.


Chiarucci, A., Robinson, B. H., Bonini, I., Petit, D., Brooks, R. R. & de Dominicis, V. 1998 Vegetation of Tuscan ultramafic soils in relation to edaphic and physical environment. Folia Geobotanica 33, 113-132.


Doums, C., Viard, F. & Jarne, P. 1998 The evolution of phally polymorphism. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 64, 273-296.


Ducos, E., Touzet, P., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Cuguen, J. & Boutry, M. 1998 Analysis of mitochondrial protein expression in wild beet in relation to cytoplasmic male sterility. In Plant mitochondria: from gene to function (ed. I. M. Moller, P. Gardeström, K. Glimelius & E. Glaser), pp. 73-77. Aronsborg, Sweden: Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.


Forcioli, D., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Valero, M., Vernet, P. & Cuguen, J. 1998 Distribution of chloroplast DNA diversity within and among populations in gynodioecious Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima (Chenopodiaceae). Molecular Ecology 7, 1193-1204.


Godelle, B., Austerlitz, F., Brachet, S., Colas, B., Cuguen, J., Gandon, S., Gouyon, P.-H., Lefranc, M., Olivieri, I., Reboud, X. & Vitalis, R. 1998 Système génétique, gènes sélectionnés et polymorphisme neutre : implications en biologie de la conservation. Genetics Selection Evolution 30, S1-S28.


Jarne, P., David, P. & Viard, F. 1998 Microsatellites, transposable elements and the X chromosome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 15, 28-34.


Laporte, V., Merdinoglu, D., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Butterlin, G., Vernet, P. & Cuguen, J. 1998 Identification and mapping of RAPD and RFLP markers linked to a fertility restorer gene for a new source of cytoplasmic male sterility in Beta vulgaris ssp maritima. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96, 989-996.


Olsen, J., Valero, M., Meusnier, I., Boele-Bos, S. & Stam, W. T. 1998 Mediterranean Caulerpa taxifolia and C. mexicana (Chlorophyta) are not conspecific. Journal of Phycology 34, 850-856.


Piquot, Y., Petit, D., Valero, M., Cuguen, J., De Laguerie, P. & Vernet, P. 1998 Variation in sexual and asexual reproduction among young and old populations of the perennial macrophyte Sparganium erectum L. Oikos 82, 139-148.


Robinson, B. H., Leblanc, M., Petit, D., Brooks, R. R., Kirkman, J. H. & Gregg, P. E. H. 1998 The potential of Thlaspi caerulescens for phytoremediation of contaminated soils. Plant and Soil 203, 47-56.


Sosa, P. A., Valero, M., Batista, F. & Gonzalez-Perez, M. A. 1998 Genetic structure of natural populations of Gelidium species: A re-evaluation of results. Journal of Applied  Phycology 10, 279-284.


Touzet, P., Ducos, E., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Boutry, M. & Cuguen, J. 1998 Two-dimensional analysis of mitochondrial protein expression in sugar beet related to Owen cytoplasmic male sterility. In Plant mitochondria: from gene to function (ed. I. M. Moller, P. Gardeström, K. Glimelius & E. Glaser), pp. 99-103. Aronsborg, Sweden: Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.


Van Dijk, H. 1998 Variation for developmental characters in Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima in relation to latitude: The importance of in situ conservation. In International Beta Genetic Resources Network, vol. International Crop Network Series. 12 (ed. L. Frese, L. Panella, H. M. Srivastava & W. Lange), pp. 23-29. Izmir, Turkey: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome.


Viard, F., Franck, P., Dubois, M.-P., Estoup, A. & Jarne, P. 1998 Variation of microsatellite size homoplasy across electromorphs, loci and populations in three invertebrate species. Journal of Molecular Evolution 47, 42-51.


Wattier, R., Engel, C. R., Saumitou-Laprade, P. & Valero, M. 1998 Short allele dominance as a source of heterozygote dificiency at microsatellite loci: experimental evidence  at the dinucleotide locus GV1CT in Gracilaria gracilis. Molecular Ecology 7, 1569-1573.






Van Dijk, H., Boudry, P., McCombie, H. & Vernet, P. 1997 Flowering time in wild beet (Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima) along a latitudinal cline. Acta Oecologica 18, 47-60.


Vrieling, K., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Meelis, E. & Epplen, J. T. 1997 Multilocus DNA fingerprintings in the plant Cynoglossum officinale L. and their use in the estimation of selfing. Molecular Ecology 6, 587-593.


Wattier, R., Dallas, J. F., Destombe, C., Saumitou-Laprade, P. & Valero, M. 1997 Single locus microsatellites in Gracilariales (Rhodophyta): High level of genetic variability within Gracilaria gracilis and conservation in related species. Journal of Phycology 33, 868-880.


Escriva, H., Safi, R., Hänni, C., Langlois, M.-C., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Stehelin, D., Capron, A., Pierce, R. & Laudet , V. 1997 Ligand binding was acquired during evolution of nuclear receptors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 94, 6803-6808.


Robinson, B. H., Chiarucci, A., Brooks, R. R., Petit, D., Kirkman, J. H., Gregg, P. E. H. & De Dominicis, V. 1997 The nickel hyperaccumulator plant Alyssum bertolonii as a potential agent for phytoremediation and phytomining of nickel. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 59, 75-86.


Tarayre, M., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Cuguen, J., Couvet, D. & Thompson, J. D. 1997 The spatial genetic structure of cytoplasmic (cpDNA) and nuclear (allozyme) markers within and among populations of the gynodioecious Thymus vulgaris (Labiatae) in southern France. American Journal of Botany 84, 1675-1684.


Engel, C., Wattier, R., Destombe, C. & Valero, M. 1997 Dispersal in a haplo-diploid red algal species: Genetic structure and gene flow in Gracilaria gracilis. Vie & Milieu (Life & Environment) 47, 333-337.


Languereau, F. & Petit, D. 1997 Tolérance des végétaux supérieurs aux métaux lourds : aspects génétiques et physiologiques; conséquences pour les cultures. J. Bot. Soc. Bot. Fr 1, 45-52.






Hossaert-McKey, M., Valero, M., Magda, D., Jarry, M., Cuguen, J. & Vernet, P. 1996 The evolving genetic structure of a population of Lathyrus sylvestris: evidence from temporal and spatial genetic structure. Evolution 50, 1808-1821.


Piquot, Y., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Vernet, P., Petit, D. & Epplen, J. 1996 Genotypic diversity revealed by allozymes and oligonucleotide DNA fingerprinting in french populations of the aquatic macrophyte Sparganium erectum. Molecular Ecology 5, 251-258.






Boudry, P., Broomberg, K., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Mörchen, M., Cuguen, J. & Van Dijk, H. 1994 Gene escape in transgenic sugar beet: what can be learned from molecular studies of weed beet populations? In Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on the Biosafety Results of Field Tests of Genetically Modified Plants and Microorganisms (ed. D. D. Jones), pp. 74-87. Monterey, California.


Boudry, P., Wieber, R., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Pillen, K., Van Dijk, H. & Jung, C. 1994  Identification of RFLP markers closely linked to the bolting gene B and their significance for the study of the annual habit in beets (Beta vulgaris  L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 88, 852-858.


Cuguen, J., Wattier, R., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Forcioli, D., Mörchen, M., Van Dijk, H. & Vernet, P. 1994 Gynodioecy and mitochondrial DNA polymorphism in natural populations of Beta vulgaris ssp maritima. Genetics, Selection & Evolution 26, 87-101.






Boudry, P., Mörchen, M., Saumitou-Laprade, P., Vernet, P. & Van Dijk, H. 1993 The origin and evolution of weed beets: consequences for the breeding and release of herbicide resistant transgenic sugar beets. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 87, 471-478.


Richerd, S., Destombe, C., Cuguen, J. & Valero, M. 1993 Variation of reproductive success in a haplo-diploid red alga, Gracilaria verrucosa: effects of parental identities and crossing distance. American Journal of Botany 80, 1379-1391.






Cuguen, J., Acheroy, M., Ait Lhaj Loutfi, A., Petit, D. & Vernet, P. 1989 Breeding system differentiation in Arrhenatherum Elatius populations: evolution toward selfing. Evolutionary Trends in Plants 3, 17-24.