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The Joint Research Unit AGIR (AGroecology, Innovations and teRritories) brings together researchers and teacher-researchers in the biotechnical sciences (agronomy, ecophysiology, ecology and statistics) and in the social sciences and humanities (management sciences, economics, social geography, sociology).

This panel of competences allows to deal with the biotechnical and socio-economic dimensions and the finalized stakes of these processes of transition of agrosystems and commodity chains towards more sustainability.



Since its creation, the LIPM (Laboratory of Plant-Microorganism Interactions) has had as a priority field of research the interactions between plants and symbiotic or pathogenic micro-organisms, through concerted studies of microbial and plant partners. This research is carried out on a small number of model species (Arabidopsis thaliana, Medicago truncatula), but also more recently on models of agronomic interest such as sunflower or tomato.



The UE GCA (Unité Expérimentale des Grandes Cultures d'Auzeville) of the INRAE Occitanie-Toulouse Centre is in charge of setting up field crop experiments for INRAE research units as well as with other partners (GEVES, EPLEFPA Toulouse-Auzeville, technical institutes...).

Its activity is structured around "cropping systems" trials in large plots on the one hand and micro-patch trials for varietal evaluation or the detailed analysis of innovative methods (associated crops, CIMS, double cropping, etc.) on the other hand.

It plays a major role in the development of high-throughput phenotyping.


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