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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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Our publications [to be updated]

  • 2022. The ecological significance of arthropod vectors of plant, animal, and human pathogens [Trends in Parasitology]
  • 2021. One Health concepts and challenges for surveillance, forecasting and mitigation of plant disease beyond the traditional scope of crop production [Plant Pathology]

Ecophyto's updates on Integrated Pest Management

  • Search the Ecophyto website for their newsletter "Lettre @ PIC" and for regularly updated information on biocontrol, reduction of pesticide inputs, etc at

Other projects in France's Priority Research Program on "Growing and Protecting Crops Differently"

  • BECREATIVE  - Co-conception of territories without pesticides
  • CAPZEROPHYTO  - Adaptation of the concept of ecological immunity to the protection of crops
  • DEEPIMPACT  - Analysis of plant-microbiote interactions to promote plant defenses against bioaggressors
  • FAST  - Facilitate public action to exit from pesticides
  • MOBIDIV  - Mobilise and select intra and inter-specific diversity of cultivated plants for a systemic change toward agriculture without pesticides
  • PHEROSENSOR  - Early detection of insect pests via olifacive probes based on pheromone receptors
  • SPECIFICS  - Conception of cropping systems without pesticides that are rich in legumes and grains
  • SUCSEED  - Terminate the use of pesticides on seeds and propose alternatives
  • VITAE  - Cultivate vineyards without pesticides - toward agroecological wine-growing socio-ecosystems