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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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@Christian Pichot

A new forest genetic resources collection conservatory in Avignon

This plantation will constitute a genetic conservatory, unique in Europe, of two major Mediterranean pine species, Pinus halepensis (Aleppo pine) and...
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@INRAE B. Nicolas

AMAIZING : Exploring the incredible genetic diversity of maize to better resist climate change

From genomics to ecophysiology, the Amaizing project has called on many scientific disciplines to meet the needs of the agricultural world, while...
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@A. Lathus / INRAE (souche de Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv flaccumfaciens, pathogène de haricot, sur boite de Petri)

The CIRM-CFBP of the Microbial Pillar has published the genomic sequence of 17 new strains of Curtobacterium

The genomic data presented in this study will pave the way for research on the comparative genomics, phylogenomics and taxonomy of C. flaccumfaciens,...
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@ Anaïs Vitorino Carvalho

Proteomic changes associated with sperm fertilizing ability in meat-type roosters

Fertility of meat-type roosters could be predicted by protein biomarkers in spermatozoa.
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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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European research project H2020 GenTree

The forestry pillar is involved in the European research project H2020 GenTree

GenTree is a European research project that aims to provide the European forestry sector with better knowledge, methods and tools to optimize the...
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European project H2020 G2P-SOL

The H2020 G2P-SOL project (2016-2021) pooled 14 global collections of the 4 major cultivated Solanaceae species.
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@ CC: FAO's headquarters in Rome, in Via delle Terme di Caracalla. 24 June 2008, Scopritore

The animal pillar is involved in the development of the new FAO guidelines on cryopreservation of animal genetic resources.

FAO is currently preparing new guidelines on cryopreservation of animal genetic resources. These guidelines will update the 2012 edition in the light...
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@INRAE 1326-062

The European catalog of genetic resources EURISCO

What do the FACCE-JPI ERA-NET GrassLandScape, H2020 G2PSOL and the new H2020 AGENT projects have in common?
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