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Modeling spatio-temporal dynamics of biological systems. Application to the management of plant diseases.

Our goal is to accentuate theoretical evolutionary epidemiology in our research activity with following problems
  • (1) to understand the key-factors driving pathogen dynamics at the large scale;
  • (2) to estimate the waiting time before emergence of a multi-virulent pathogen pathotypes in response of the use of plant varieties carrying multiple resistant factors;
  • (3) to clarify the main processes/factors underlying the emergence of a new virulent pathogen genotypes.

To attain the fixed goals we continue to work on the spatially explicit models for the population dynamics, developing approaches for the description of stochastic long-distance population dispersal, and we will develop a stochastic population model based on a birth and death process with mutation, migration and recombination.

Funding: SPE INRA (modeling project 2010-2013) and MODEMAVE Region Pays de la Loire (2009-2012). Vergers cidricoles de demain CasDar.
Collab.: BIOGER, RESPOM team, LAREMA (CNRS UMR 6093, Univ. Angers), UR407 (INRA-Avignon).One PhD Grant (Région Pays de La Loire)

See also

Here, the others researches of the team