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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...

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External information letter - July 2017

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 16:19

The new SUNRISE external information letter is available. It will allow you to follow the progress of the project with 2 numbers per year. NewsLetter3 The external information letter of the SUNRISE project July 2017 Subscribe/unsubscribe - Contac...

Project partners set up more than 6,000 plots in 2017

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 10:44

Discovery experiments on the NAM-DRR In 2017, the genetic design of 1500 genotypes (NAM-DRR) set up in the SUNRISE project is again tested in the field on 4 trials, with a total of more than 6,000 plots. In order to test this genetic design in contrasting environments, one of thes...

Sunflower genome reveals symphony of genes involved in oil production and flowering

Published on Monday, 29 May 2017 10:52

Less than one year after the decoding of the sunflower genome, in-depth analyses of said genome have revealed the hundreds of genes that work together to regulate flowering, and those that are involved in the production of oil. Carried out by INRA scientists1 within the framework of the SUNRISE proj...

International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change

Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 13:00

We have the pleasure to announce you that the International Symposium on Sunflower and Climate Change will take place in Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques in the city of Toulouse (France) from February 5th to February 6th 2018. This scientific symposium is organized in the frame of the SUNRISE project, by t...

Scientific article in Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 16:59

Publication scientifique dans Theoretical and Applied Genetics : Mangin, B., Pouilly, N., Boniface, MC. et al. Theor Appl Genet (2017). doi:10.1007/s00122-017-2872-x   Diversity of @Inra_Intl#sunflower populations reveals breeding practices. Online First: https://t.co/iScsnfdtUCpic.twitter....