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Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change

The International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change was organized in the frame of the SUNRISE project, by INRA Toulouse (Institut National de Recherche en Agronomie) and the French technical c...

In brief

In an unprecedented effort - 8 years project, investment of €21m, 16 partners including 9 public laboratories with a specific investment of INRA, 6 companies involved in sunflower breeding and the ...

The Project

In a context of climate changes and of world increasing demand for oilseed production, it is crucial to improve resistance to drought and yields of sunflower crops in such conditions. To improve ge...

International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change 2018

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The International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change is organized in the frame of the SUNRISE project, by INRA Toulouse (Institut National de Recherche en Agronomie) and the French technical center for oilseed crops, grain legumes and fibre crops (Terres Inovia), in collaboration with the International Sunflower Association (ISA), the Association for Promotion of Oilseed Plant Selection (Promosol) and the International Consortium for Sunflower Genomics Resources (ICSG).

This symposium will take place in Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques in the city of Toulouse (France) on February 5th and February 6th 2018.

This symposium will be the opportunity for scientists, breeders and producers working on sunflower from all over the world to meet, exchange and reinforce collaboration. The symposium will cover all areas of sunflower and adaptation to climate change research with updates on the most recent developments in all fields. It will be organized in 5 sessions: Genome functioning and diversity, Emergent pests and diseases, Resilience and stability of production, Predicting from local to global scales and Future of sunflower.

PRIVATE SPONSORS : SYNGENTA (Gold Sponsor), EURALIS (Bronze Sponsor), BIOGEMMA  (Bronze Sponsor), CAUSSADE SEMENCES (1/2 Bronze Sponsor), MAISADOUR SEMENCES  (1/2 Bronze Sponsor),  KWS  (1/2 Bronze Sponsor)

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