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Analysis of plant genomes, high throughput genotyping of fruit crops, development of genetic maps and molecular markers, applied marker assistant selection, functional genomics studies. Plant breeding of Actinidia with the aim to develop new cultivars with improved fruit traits (flesh color, size, different harvest periods, storage). Development of gender markers in Actinidia. Genome editing in kiwifruit. Plant breeding of Vitis both for wine and table cultivars with the aim to introgress resistance genes to the main pathogens. Germplasm collection of new sources of resistance genes. Mapping and markers development of the new genes. Plant breeding of Malus, with the aim to introgress resistance genes to scab, downy mildew and fire blight.