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AMAP joint research unit (French acronym UMR) is an interdisciplinary laboratory that conducts basic research on plants and plant communities with the aim of predicting ecosystems responses to environmental forcing, in terms of the distribution/conservation of species and biodiversity, crop production, carbon storage in plant biomass, protection of the environment and the provision of ecosystem services.

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09/03/2017
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Inverting Aboveground Biomass–Canopy Texture Relationships in a Landscape of Forest Mosaic in the Western Ghats of India Using Very High Resolution Cartosat Imagery
Pargal S., Fararoda R., Rajashekar G., Balachandran N., Réjou-Méchain M., Barbier N., Jha C. S., Pélissier R., Dadhwal V. K., Couteron P. 2017. Inverting Aboveground Biomass–Canopy Texture Relationships in a Landscape of Forest Mosaic in the Western Ghats of India Using Very High Resolution Cartosat Imagery. Remote Sensing, 9 (3): 228.

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09/03/2017
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An evaluation of inexpensive methods for root image acquisition when using rhizotrons
Mohamed A., Monnier Y., Mao Z., Lobet G., Maeght J. L., Ramel M., Stokes A. 2017. An evaluation of inexpensive methods for root image acquisition when using rhizotrons. Plant Methods, 13 (11): 1-13.
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03/03/2017
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Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition
Levis C., Costa F. R. C., Bongers F., Peña-Claros M., Clement C. R., Junqueira A. B., Neves E. G., Tamanaha E. K., Figueiredo F. O. G., Salomão R. P., Castilho C. V., Magnusson W. E., Phillips O. L., Guevara J. E., Sabatier D., Molino J.-F., et al. 2017. Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science, 355 (6328): 925-931.

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01/03/2017
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Which root architectural elements contribute the best to anchorage of Pinus species? Insights from in silico experiments
Yang M., Défossez P., Danjon F., Dupont S., Fourcaud T. 2017. Which root architectural elements contribute the best to anchorage of Pinus species? Insights from in silico experiments. Plant and Soil, 411 (1): 275-291.

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01/03/2017
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Fungal decay in Permian glossopteridalean stem and root wood from Antarctica
Harper C. J., Decombeix A.-L., Taylor T. N., Taylor E. L., Krings M. 2017. Fungal decay in Permian glossopteridalean stem and root wood from Antarctica. IAWA Journal, 38 (1): 29-48.

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