Cocoa pods, Venezuela. Photo: C.Lanaud ©CIRAD
Arabica coffee, Ethiopia. Photo: ©Jean-Pierre Labouisse
Yams in Benin. Photo: J-L Pham ©IRD
Rice harvest, Guinea. Photo: J-L Pham ©IRD
Maize corn. Photo: ©Brigitte Gouesnard

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  • International Plant Genetic Resources Conference, Montpellier 2017

    International Plant Genetic Resources Conference, Montpellier 2017


    The European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA) Genetic Resources Section, in association with the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) is pleased to announce the international conference, 'CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN A CHANGING WORLD: Mobilizing the green gold of plant genetic resources', 8–11 May, Montpellier, France.

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  • Exhibition "Des plantes et des hommes, cultivons la diversité"

    Plants and Man, let’s grow diversity


    A poster exhibition on crops is being displayed at IRD Montpellier and can now be seen online. The posters provide information in an easy language on the origin, the production area, puzzling or little-known facts and research issues for each of the 10 crops chosen for this first series of posters.

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