Scientific publications

Main Book and Book chapters


Montagnon C., Marraccini P., Bertrand B. 2019. Breeding for coffee quality. In : Oberthür Thomas (ed.),  Läderach Peter (ed.), Cock James H. (ed.). Specialty coffee : managing quality. Second fully revised Edition. Cropster GmbH, Link

Montagnon C. (ed.), Biggins P. 2006. Coffee: terroirs and qualities. Versailles : Ed. Quae, 172 p. Link

Main Scientific Journals and Symposium


Montagnon, C., Mahyoub, A., Solano, W., & Sheibani, F. 2021. Unveiling a unique genetic diversity of cultivated Coffea arabica L. in its main domestication center: Yemen. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 1-12. Link

Scalabrin, S., Toniutti, L., Di Gaspero, G., Scaglione, D., Magris, G., Vidotto, M., … & Cerutti, M.2020. A single polyploidization event at the origin of the tetraploid genome of Coffea arabica is responsible for the extremely low genetic variation in wild and cultivated germplasm. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-13. Link

Pruvot-Woehl, S., Krishnan, S., Solano, W., Schilling, T., Toniutti, L., Bertrand, B., & Montagnon, C.,  2020. Authentication of Coffea arabica Varieties through DNA Fingerprinting and its Significance for the Coffee Sector. Journal of AOAC International. Link

Montagnon, C., Lonzarich, V., Neuschwander, H., Suggi Liverani, F., & Navarini, L., 2019. Limonene:  A target for Coffea arabica aromatic quality breeding. ASIC. 

Toniutti, L., Bordeaux, M., Klein, P. E., Bertrand, B., & Montagnon, C., 2019. Association study of tree size and male sterility in a F2 Coffea Arabica population. ASIC.

Krishnan, S., Bramel, P., Horna, D., Lainoff, B., Montagnon, C. and Schilling, T., 2016, November. Development of a global conservation strategy for coffee genetic resources. In International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture-ISTTH2016 1205 (pp. 505-508).

Garavito, A., Montagnon, C., Guyot, R. and Bertrand, B., 2016. Identification by the DArTseq method of the genetic origin of the Coffea canephora cultivated in Vietnam and Mexico. BMC plant biology, 16(1),  p.242. Link

Bunn C., Läderach P., Pérez Jimenez J.G., Montagnon C., Schilling T. 2015. Multiclass Classification of Agro-Ecological Zones for Arabica Coffee: An Improved Understanding of the Impacts of Climate Change. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140490. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140490

Montero-Vagas J.M., González-González L.H., Gálvez-Ponce E., Ramírez-Chávez E., Molina-Torres J.,  Chagolla A., Montagnon C., Winkler R. 2013. Metabolic phenotyping for the classification of coffee trees and the exploration of selection markers. Molecular BioSystems, 9 (4) : 693-699. 

Bertrand B., Montagnon C., Georget F., Charmetant P., Etienne H. 2012. Creation and dissemination of  Arabica coffee varieties: What varietal innovations?. Cahiers agricultures, 21 (2-3) : 77-88.

Etienne H., Bertrand B., Montagnon C., Bobadilla Landey R., Dechamp E., Jourdan I., Alpizar E.,  Malo E., Georget F. 2012. An example of successful technology transfer in micropropagation: Coffea arabica multiplication by somatic embryogenesis. Cahiers agricultures, 21 (2-3) : 115-124.

Montagnon C., Cubry P., Leroy T. 2012. Coffee Coffea canephora Pierre genetic improvement: Acquired  knowledge, strategies and perspectives. Cahiers agricultures, 21 (2-3) : 143-153.

Bertrand B., Alpizar E., Lara L., Santacreo R., Hidalgo M., Quijano J.M., Montagnon C., Georget F.,  Etienne H. 2011. Performance of Coffea arabica F1 hybrids in agroforestry and full-sun cropping systems in comparison with American pure line cultivars. Euphytica, 181 (2) : 147-158.

Cilas C., Montagnon C., Bar-Hen A. 2011. Yield stability in clones of Coffea canephora in the short and  medium term: Longitudinal data analyses and measures of stability over time. Tree genetics and genomes7 (2) : 421-429.

Leroy T., De Bellis F., Legnaté H., Kananura E., Gonzales G., Pereira L.F.P., Andrade A.C., 
Charmetant P., Montagnon C., Cubry P., Marraccini P., Pot D., De Kochko A. 2011. Improving the quality of African robustas: QTLs for yield- and quality-related traits in Coffea canephora. Tree genetics and genomes, 7 (4) : 781-798.

Marraccini P., Freire L.P., Alves G.S.C., Vieira N.G., Vinecky F., Elbelt S., Ramos H.J.O., Montagnon 
C., Vieira L.G.E., Leroy T., Pot D., Silva V.A., Rodrigues G.C., Andrade A.C. 2011. RBCS1 
expression in coffee: Coffea orthologs, Coffea arabica homeologs, and expression variability between 
genotypes and under drought stress. BMC Plant biology, 11 (85) : 23 p.

Sié R.S., N’Goran J.K.A., Montagnon C., Akaffou D.S., Cilas C., Dagou S., Mondeil F., Charles G.,  Branchard M. 2009. Characterization and evaluation of two genetic groups and value of intergroup hybrids of Cola nitida (Vent.) Schott and Endlicher. Euphytica, 167 (1) : 107-112.

Montagnon C., Leroy T., Cilas C., Legnaté H., Charrier A. 2008. Heterozygous genotypes are efficient testers for assessing between-population combining ability in the reciprocal recurrent selection of Coffea canephora. Euphytica, 160 (1) : 101-110.

Leroy T., Ribeyre F., Bertrand B., Charmetant P., Dufour M., Montagnon C., Marraccini P., Pot D.  2006. Genetics of coffee quality. Brazilian journal of plant physiology, 18 (1) : 229-242.

Cilas C., Bar-Hen A., Montagnon C., Godin C. 2006. Definition of architectural ideotypes for good yield  capacity in Coffea canephora. Annals of botany, 97 (3) : 405-411.

Leroy T., Marraccini P., Dufour M., Montagnon C., Lashermes P., Sabau X., Ferreira L.P., Jourdan I., Pot D., Andrade A.C., Glaszmann J.C., Vieira L.G.E., Piffanelli P. 2005. Construction and  characterization of a Coffea canephora BAC library to study the organization of sucrose biosynthesis genes. Theoretical and applied genetics, 111 (6) : 1032-1041.

Perthuis B., Pradon J.L., Montagnon C., Dufour M., Leroy T. 2005. Stable resistance against the leaf miner Leucoptera coffeella expressed by genetically transformed Coffea canephora in a pluriannual field experiment in French Guiana. Euphytica, 144 : 321-329.

Montagnon C., Flori A., Cilas C. 2003. Transformation of a nonnormal distribution of quantitative traits for breeding purposes. Journal of agricultural, biological, and environmental statistics, 8 (3) : 344-355.

Montagnon C., Leroy T., Cilas C., Charrier A. 2003. Heritability of Coffea canephora yield estimated from  several mating designs. Euphytica, 133 (2) : 209-218.

Yapo A., Louarn J., Montagnon C. 2003. Genetic gains for yield after two back-crosses of the interspecific  hybrid Libusta (Coffea canephora P. X C. liberica Bull. Ex Hiern) to C. canephora P.. Plant breeding122 (3) : 288-290.

Cilas C., Godin C., Grenier D., Montagnon C., Baillères H. 2002. Variability in the rigidity of Coffea canephora Pierre stems determined by acoustic analysis. Trees – Structure and function, 16 (1) : 23-27.

Lachenaud P., Montagnon C. 2002. Competition effects in cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) hybrid trials. Euphytica, 128 (1) : 97-104.

Montagnon C., Flori A., Cilas C. 2001. A new method to assess competition in coffee clonal trials with single-tree plots in Côte d’Ivoire. Agronomy journal, 93 (1) : 227-231.

Cilas C., Montagnon C., Bertrand B., Godin C. 2000. Wood elasticity of several Coffea canephora Pierre clones. A new trait to be included in selection schemes. Agronomie, 20 (4) : 439-444.

Montagnon C., Cilas C., Leroy T., Yapo A., Charmetant P. 2000. Genotype-location interactions for Coffea canephora yield in the Ivory Coast. Agronomie, 20 (1) : 101-109.

Montagnon C., Guyot B., Cilas C., Leroy T. 1998. Genetic parameters of several biochemical compounds from green coffee, Coffea canephora. Plant Breeding, 117 (6) : 576-578.

Leroy T., Montagnon C., Cilas C., Yapo A., Charmetant P., Eskes A. 1997. Reciprocal recurrent selection  applied to Coffea canephora Pierre. III. Genetic gains and results of first cycle intergroup crosses.  Euphytica, 95 : 347-354.