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BREEDING OF MEDITERRANEAN FIRS.

Objective

TO FIND OUT WHICH SPECIES, PROVENANCES, ECOTYPES ARE BEST SUITED TO THE ECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS OF MEDITERRANEAN AREAS.

RESEARCH WORK WILL BE CONCENTRATED ON:

- BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS (TERPENNES, ISOENZYMES) OF SPECIES PROVENANCES AND ECOTYPES
- STUDIES OF THE GROWTH PHYSIOLOGY IN THE NURSERY WITH SPECIAL REGARD TO THERMIC AND PHOTOPERIODIC BEHAVIOUR
- PHENOTYPIC SELECTION OF NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL STANDS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES AND ESTABLISHMENT OF SEED ORCHARDS POSSIBLE ARTIFICIAL HYBRIDISATION IN ORDER TO STRENGHTEN DROUGHT RESISTANCE.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

Centre National du Machinisme Agricole, du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts (CEMAGREF)
Address
Parc De Tourvoie
92163 Antony
France