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# Agronomic biological resources

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Sanitary management of forest biological resources in research nurseries" training course.

The Forest Pillar has identified the sanitary management of biological resources in research forest nurseries as an area for progress.
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UMR AGAP J. Ronfort

Preserving and mobilizing agrobiodiversity to meet the major challenges facing agriculture

The ARCAD center (Agropolis Resource Centre for Crop Conservation, Adaptation and Diversity) has moved to Montpellier. Hosted by INRAE, it brings...
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Free photo soybean sauce and soybean on wooden floor soy sauce food nutrition concept.

Soy is back!

In a context of renewed interest in the soybean species, both in terms of scientific issues and innovation, the conservation of soybean genetic...
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European H2020 IMAGE project

The animal pillar is involved in the IMAGE research project

The IMAGE project for "Innovative Management of GEnetic resources" brings together 28 partners including 4 non-European institutions. Its aim is to...
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Kick-off meeting of the AgroDiv and BReIF projects of the PEPR Agroecology and Digital, combining the plant and animal pillars of RARe.

The kick-off meeting for the AgroDiv "Genomic and functional characterization of plant and animal diversity" and BReIF "An e-Infrastructure to...
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Eric Roy, INRAE (Vue aérienne (mai 2017) de l’évaluation phénotypique sur le site INRAE de Lusignan de 438 populations naturelles de ray-grass anglais extraites des collections des centres de ressources génétiques européens).

The Grassland BRC of the Plant Pillar contributes to the coordination of the maintenance of accessions of a major forage grass in European genetic resource centers

The Grassland CRB led the ImprovLoliumCol activity of the European ECPGR network whose report was published at the end of 2022. The aim of this...
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Publication GSE, Jacques A. & al.

Reintroduction of genetic diversity in populations from frozen semen: The case of Abondance, a local French dairy cattle breed

Genetic diversity is the genetic variability between individuals in the same population or between populations. In the case of livestock, breeds are...
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Figure : Diversité génétique et phénotypique intra-race chez la race Marans. On peut y voir les proximités génétiques entre individus sur l’arbre interne, les éleveurs sur le cercle interne (AGU étant un professionnel et les autres amateurs) et les variétés sur le cercle externe. Les variétés correspondent à des phénotypes différents : MB – Marans Blanche, MCA – Marans Coucou à camail Argentée, MF – Marans Froment, MGB – Marans Gris Barré, MN – Marans Noire, MNC -Marans Noire à camail Cuivré, MR – Marans Rouge et MS – Marans « Sauvage ». (Restoux, et al., 2022, GSE ©).

The local breeds of French hens: a resource to be conserved

Within the animal pillar, a recent study published in the journal GSE highlights that many local breeds of French chickens constitute an important...
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INRAE CRB Vignes C. Marchal

Launch of the transfer of the collection of the CRB Vignes de Vassal

The Vassal vine collection of the RARe plant pillar represents a unique heritage in the world. The genetic resources include more than 8,500...
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Plant de vanillier du Centre de Ressources Biologiques (CRB) Vatel du Cirad © R. Carayol, Cirad

83% of the genetic heritage of vanilla has been determined

Almost all the vanilla sold worldwide comes from a single species: Vanilla planifolia. The limited genetic variability of cultivated vanilla makes...
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