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Summer schools in Angers

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PLANT HEALTH AND QUALITY SUMMER SCHOOL
26th June - 10th July 2021

6th edition

60 hours - 6 ECTS delivered

 

The program relies on interactive classes, conferences including international speakers and hands-on activities.

Sessions

Plant Health :

  • Plant pathology : new technologies for pathogen detection
  • Phenotyping applied to plant health monitoring
  • Insect Chemical ecology for pest control
  • Plant resistance inducers (elicitors) in crop protection
  • Parasitic plants
  • Seed microbiota and seed-borne pathogens

Plant Quality :

  • Fruit post harvest quality, sensory analyses of plant products
  • Architecture characterization of ornamental plant
  • Plant physiology

Studying in Angers and preparing a PhD thesis in France

  • Presentation of the Plant Science campus
  • Short presentations of students' personal research projects
  • Being a PhD student in Angers, France (to be confirmed):
    • General information about PhD fellowships
    • Friendly evening with local doctoral and post-doctoral students (Greenyd association)

Hands-on activities

  • Droplet digital PCR applied to plant health and quality
  • Bioinformatic with Galaxy
  • Analytical and sensory methods to assess fruit quality
  • Aphid olfactory choice experiments
  • Electrophysiological recordings of insect antennae
  • Nutritional choice in a parasitoid
  • qPCR - a methodology to quantify defense gene expression in plant
  • Characterization of parasitic plant- host plant relationship
  • Plant photosynthetic activity
  • Architectural analysis of plant by 3D digitization
  • Phenotyping -Image analysis and study of germination
  • Phenotyping - Quantification of disease severity using image analysis
  • Low-cost imaging for plant health monitoring

Scientific visits

  • SNES GEVES (Variety and Seed Study and Control Group)
  • LSV-ANSES (Plant Health Laboratory)
  • CIRM-CFBP (French Collection of Plant associated Bacteria)
  • PHENOTIC (instrumentation for high throughput plant phenotyping)
  • ITEIPMAI (French research institute for perfume, medicinal and aromatic plants)
  • Roses Loubert (national collection, old rose garden)

Testimony 2018

Gjjs Vincent, University of Wageningen, Plant Health and Quality Summer School 2018

 

Invited speakers

Coordinators

Lydie HUCHE-THELLIER, IRHS-INRA, Angers, FR

Laure PERCHEPIED, IRHS-INRA, Angers, FR

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