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agronomy crop cropping systems
managing pests pesticide use inputs
agricultural systems
challenge of agriculture
innovation plant (annual,perennial,...)
tropical and Mediterranean area environmental footprint of farming

Key figures

13 multidisciplinary research units
300 researchers and teacher-researchers
19 diploma courses
25 short training-education programmes

Thematic directory Agropolis

Download the agronomy thematic file " n° 12 (July 2010, 68 p.)

agronomy thematic file


Portal contact :
Chantal Salson
Agropolis International
Tel. : +33 (0)4 67 04 75 49

Coordinator : Jacques Wery
(Montpellier SupAgro)
Tel. : +33 (0)4 99 61 25 07

Expertise of the scientific community related to Agronomy - crops and cropping systems > Resources : Involvement of the scientific community in national and european networks


Agronomy Research Expertise in Montpellier and Languedoc-Roussillon (South of France)

Agronomy : crops and cropping systems

Resources in Montpellier and Languedoc-Roussillon : Research units, training, networks and more...

13 research units
300 researchers and teacher-researchers,
100 PhD

The research on crops and cropping systems is a key area of excellence of the Agropolis International scientific community.
Agropolis agronomists are striving to come up with sustainable solutions tailored to a range of different biophysical and socioeconomic situations:

  • temperate, Mediterranean and tropical agriculture,
  • large mechanized farms and smallholdings,
  • local food production and cash and export crops,
  • etc

The complementary expertise of these different research teams enables them to deal with the diverse range of complex issues and agricultural situations.

Involvement of the scientific community in national and international networks

French Society for Agronomy / Association Française d'Agronomie (AFA)

250 members

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European Society for Agronomy (ESA)


Agropolis International managed the secretariat of the European Society for Agronomy (ESA) from 2010 to 2016
Information in the Agropolis International newsletter

See also...

1. Ensuring top quality, high quantity production2. Minimizing the impact of cropping on biogeochemical cycles3. Managing pests and optimizing pesticide use4. Preserving water resources5. Developing and disseminating innovationsResearch units, training, networks and more



Other information

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The "Laboratoires d'excellence" (LabEx) selected by the Ministry of Education and Research "Agronomy and Sustainable Development" (Agro) is led by Agropolis Fondation and focuses on Plants of agronomic interest.
Information on Agropolis web site
Agropolis Fondation website

séminaire agroécologie MontpellierAgroecology monthly cycle of seminars in Montpellier 
Several joint agricultural research units in Montpellier from CIRAD, INRA, IRD and SupAgro have initiated a monthly cycle of seminars and debates, in partnership with Agropolis International, around Agroecology : ecological intensification of cropping systems.
See the page about the Agroecology monthly cycle of seminars in Montpellier, France 



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