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On the evolution of fleshy fruits: An integrative test to assess the relative role of intrinsic and extrinsic factors in shaping fruit type

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 842234

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 June 2019

  • End date

    31 May 2022

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 295 061,76

  • EU contribution

    € 295 061,76

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III

France

Project description

English EN

Dissecting the evolution of fleshy fruits

There is an amazing diversity of fruits available to us today. This wide variety is the result of selective pressures from different factors, such as the environment or inherited genes. To determine their relative contribution to fruit evolution, integrative analysis is key. The EU-funded FRUITFUL project will use such an approach to study the evolution of fleshy fruits in the olive family. They will identify independent transitions to fleshy fruit, analysing representative genes in fruit species, determining the olive’s geographical distribution and integrating all results in causal models. The project’s approach will provide a better understanding of the patterns of major evolutionary change.

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Coordinator

UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III

Address

Route De Narbonne 118
31062 Toulouse Cedex 9

France

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 295 061,76

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 842234

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 June 2019

  • End date

    31 May 2022

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 295 061,76

  • EU contribution

    € 295 061,76

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III

France