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Research projects

Focus on a selection of research projects

Projet ANR-PPR-CPA SPECIFICS (2021-2026) Sustainable pest control in fabaceae-rich innovative cropping systems

The aim of SPECIFICS is to identify and evaluate various levers to allow for a transition towards pesticide-free and legume-rich farming systems by...
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Projet ANR_PPR SUCSEED (2021-2026): Stop the Use of pestiCides on Seeds by proposing alternatives

The SUCSEED project is founded on the necessity to identify and develop novel solutions adapted to seed protection using natural and...
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Projet ANR DESWITCH (2020-2023): Deciphering the molecular switch of seed desiccation tolerance to improve plant stress tolerance [ANR Jeunes Chercheurs]

Deciphering the molecular switch of seed desiccation tolerance to improve plant stress tolerance
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Projet H2020 EUCLEG (2017-2021): Breeding forage and grain legumes to increase EU's and China's protein self-sufficiency

Breeding forage and grain legumes to increase EU's and China's protein self-sufficiency
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Culture of different ecotypes of Medicago truncatula

Project ANR REGULEG (2016-2021): Regulation of seed plasticity to the environment

... to produce varieties better adapted to climate change
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