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Wheatamix

Workpackage 1

Objectives

Identify and quantify the functional and architectural traits of wheat varieties, resulting in complementarity in resource acquisition and mixing ability.

Members involved

> Coordinator: Vincent ALLARD

> Partners: GDEC, ECOSYS, GQE, LEM

Missions

  • Exploring wheat genetic variability to identify architectural and functional traits for plasticity response to plant-plant interactions
  • Evaluating genetic traits involved in the mixing ability
  • Studying differences between traits and their plasticity by a modeling approach
  • Developing effective phenotyping to identify key varietal traits for the conception of blends

In the field

Characterization of 60 wheat genotypes (commercial varieties, MAGIC genotypes from INRA, landraces).

Study of new traits :

traits wp1
Link to the other WPs:

Workpackage 2: Using the results to characterize the functional diversity which may explain changes in the agro ecosystems functioning and the services provided

Workpackage 4: Supporting design of new association schemes