The French Academy of Agriculture awards the 2021 Limagrain Prize

Jean Luc Gallois, winner of the 2021 Limagrain Prize from the French Academy of Agriculture

Jean Luc Gallois, research director in the Genetics and improvement of fruits and vegetables unit (INRAE Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur), was rewarded for his work on resistance to the virus in several species, understanding the mechanism of resistance to potyvirus and the use of biotechnology to develop lasting resistance.

The Limagrain Prize honors the career of French researchers who have carried out most of their work in the service of French agriculture and whose work falls within disciplines serving the seed industry.