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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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09/01/2017
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An open access database of plant species useful for controlling soil erosion and substrate mass movement
Perez J., Conde Salazar R., Stokes A. 2017. An open access database of plant species useful for controlling soil erosion and substrate mass movement. Ecological Engineering 99 530-534.

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09/01/2017
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The influence of light, substrate and seed origin on the germination and establishment of an ant-garden bromeliad
Leroy C., Petitclerc F., Orivel J., Corbara B., Carrias J.-F., Dejean A., Céréghino R. 2017. The influence of light, substrate and seed origin on the germination and establishment of an ant-garden bromeliad. Plant Biology, 19 (1): 70-78.

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09/01/2017
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Immediate and long-term effect of tannins on the stabilization of Mediterranean soil aggregates
Erktan A., Balmot J., Merino-Martin L., Monnier Y., Pailler F., Coq S., Abiven S., Stokes A., Le Bissonnais Y. 2017. Immediate and long-term effect of tannins on the stabilization of Mediterranean soil aggregates. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 105 197-205.


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06/12/2016
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Deep root biomass and net primary productivity in a coffee agroforestry system of Costa Rica
Defrenet E., Roupsard O., Van den Meersche K., Charbonnier F., Pérez-Molina J. P., Khac E., Prieto I., Stokes A., Roumet C., Rapidel B., de Melo Virginio Filho E., Vargas V. J., Robelo D., Barquero A., Jourdan C. 2016. Deep root biomass and net primary productivity in a coffee agroforestry system of Costa Rica. Annals of Botany, 118 (4): 833-851.

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05/12/2016
Le prix la recherche 2016 pour Pl@ntnet
La 13ème édition du Prix de La Recherche vient de récompenser, le 30 novembre, les publications scientifiques d'excellence de 2015. La mention "Coup de coeur" a été décernée à l'article "A look inside the Pl@ntNet experience" (A. Joly et al. Multimedia Systems 22: 751, doi:10.1007/s00530-015-0462-9). Parmi les 12 co-auteurs, 7 sont des amapiens ou d'ex-amapiens (P. Bonnet, H. Goëau, J. Barbe, S. Dufour-Kowalski, A. Affouard, J.-F. Molino et D. Barthélémy).

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