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Research Topics

DEAP research topic:

Dynamic management of crop biodiversity and its use for the development of innovative sustainable agro-ecosystems

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Objectives:


- Understand the role of natural selection and management practices in the evolution of populations / varieties => Selection & Migration

- Identify / construct management practices that allow conservation of biological diversity, maintenance of evolutionary potential and development of populations / varieties suitable for sustainable agricultural systems

Methods and experimental systems:

- Program of experimental dynamic management
- Study populations/varieties from on farm management/selection
- Analysis of a model trait for adaptation: early flowering
- Modeling

 

See also the Wheatamix project website