Key figures

624 scientists
9 research units


diversity plant development genetic improvement plant genome biology and ecology varietal innovation agro-ecological adaptation botany fruits and vegetables forest


courses on Genetic resources and Integrative Plant Biology


Archive: Dossier Agropolis on "Genetic resources, Genomics & Plant biotechnology" (issue 1, May 2001, 24 pages)
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Research units and teams involved in 'Genetic resources and Integrative Plant Biology'

624 scientists
163 PhD students

9 research units

Keywords : diversity plant development, genetic improvement, plant genome, biology and ecology, varietal innovation, agro-ecological adaptation, botany, fruits and vegetables, forest






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UMR AGAP : Genetic Improvement and Adaptation of Mediterranean and Tropical Plants Cirad, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro
+CBN, IFV, Inria
I2S, GAIA Patrice This
UMR BPMP : Biochemistry and plant molecular physiology CNRS, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro, UM GAIA Alain Gojon
UMR AMAP : Botany and Computational Plant Architecture Cirad, CNRS, INRAEE, IRD,UM I2S, GAIA Thierry Fourcaud
UMR DIADE : Plant Diversity, Adaptation and Development Cirad, IRD, UM GAIA Alain Ghesquiere
UR GAFL : Genetics and Improvement of Fruit and Vegetables INRAE Avignon GAIA Catherine Dogimont
UMR LGDP : Plant genome and development laboratory CNRS,UPVD E2, ED305 Jean-Marc Deragon
UMR PHYM : Plant Health Institute Montpellier Cirad, IRD, INRAE, Institut Agro/Montpellier SupAgro GAIA Jean Benoit Morel
UMR LEPSE : Ecophysiology Laboratory of Plants under Environmental Stress INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro GAIA Bertrand Muller
UR PSH : Plant and Garden Cropping Systems (in French) INRAE Avignon Hélène Gautier
Acronyms and abbreviations

Institutes and partners

AgroParisTech: Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences
BRGM Montpellier: Geoscience for a sustainable Earth
CHU de Montpellier: Montpellier University Hospital Center
CIHEAM/IAM.M: International Centre for Advances Mediterranean Studies - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier
CIRAD: Agricultural research for development
CNRS: National Scientific Research Centre
ENSCM: National High School of Chemistry of Montpellier
EPHE: Practical School for Higher Studies
Ifremer: French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea
IMT Mines Alès: Ecole Mines-Télécom
Inra: National Agronomy Research Institute
INRIA: National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control
IRD: Research Institute for Development
Irstea: National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture
ISTOM: College of Advanced Studies in International Agro-Development
Montpellier Business School
Montpellier SupAgro: International Center for Higher Education in Agriculture Sciences
UM: Montpellier University
UPVM: Montpellier Paul Valery University
UNîmes: Nîmes University
Paris VI University
UPVD : Perpignan Via Domitia University

Research units form

UMR: Joint research unit
UPR: Internal Research Unit
UR: Research unit
US: Service unit
USC: Unit under contract

Doctoral schools

CBS2 EDA 168: Chemical and Biological Sciences for health - UM1, UM2
DSP ED 461: Law and Political Science - UM1
EDEG ED 231: Economy and management - Montpellier SupAgro, UM1, UM2
E2 ED 305: Energy and environment - UPVD
I2S: Information Structures Systèmes

The Doctoral School (École Doctorale, ED), GAIA (N° 584), was created in July 2015, from the fusion of two other doctoral schools: SIBAGHE (Integrated systems in Biology, Agronomy, Geosciences, Hydrosciences and Environment, N°477) and SPSA (Process Sciences and Food Sciences, N°306)

TTSD ED 60: Territories, time, societies and development - UPVM, UPVD



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