Harlan III - 2019

3 from 7 June 2019 - Montpellier

Bandeau - Harlan III - 2019

Wednesday 5 June

Lecture 1
  • Impacts of climate change on crop yields: what do we know and how do we know it?
  • On how climate change (should) modify our research activities

Tamara Ben-Ari (France)

Session 2 - Diversity and adaptation (continued)

Chairs: Araceli Melendez and Doyle McKey


Oral presentations S2

  • The road to sorghum domestication: evidence from nucleotide diversity and gene expression patterns
    Concetta Burgarella (CIRAD, Montpellier, France)
  • Eggplant domestication: pervasive gene flow, feralisation and transcriptomic divergence
    Mark Chapman (Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom)
  • Riding the riddle of almond domestication: vertebrate-mediated feralization of Prunus dulcis and the evolution of toxicity
    Rafael Rubio de Casas (Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain)



Oral presentations S2

  • Short-term evolution of a barley population under different agro-climatic conditions
    Lorenzo Raggi (Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Ambientali, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy)
  • Genetic diversity and local adaptation in traditional agrosystems
    Elsa Noël (AGAP, INRA, Montpellier, France)
  • Farming plant cooperation for more sustainable agriculture
    Germain Montazeaud (Biologie Ecologie, Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier, France)

Oral presentations SHS

  • Beyond adaptation: locating social processes in crop evolution
    Steve Brush ( Human Ecology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America)
  • Farmer sociocultural and crop genetic diversities
    Christian Leclerc (CIRAD, UMR AGAP, Montpellier, France)
  • Seed networks and maize perception and in the G x E x S model, a case study from Mexico
    Quetzalcoatl Orozco Ramírez (Instituto de Geografía, UNAM, Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico)


Session 3 - Mobilizing genetic resources

Chairs: Michelle Tixier Boichard and Henry Robert


Keynote S3

Managing and mobilizing crop diversity: going beyond existing binary divides
Selim Louafi (CIRAD, Montpellier, France)


Oral presentations S3

  • Against the grain? A historical analysis of governance of access to plant genetic resources in Ethiopia
    Teshome Hunduma Mulesa (Int. Environment & Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432, Campus Ås, Norway)
  • Plant genetic resources management: a forum theatre experiment to collectively define better collaborative practices
    Adeline Barnaud (DIADE, IRD, Montpellier, France)
  • The Jack R. Harlan Special Collection and Crop Evolution Laboratory Herbarium at the University of Illinois: Unique resources for a new generation of inquiry into the origins and evolution of cultivated plants
    Chance Riggins (Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US)


Espace Philippe LamourCoffee break - Poster Session


Oral presentations S3

  • The CIRM, a network of microbial Biological Resource Centers for Agronomical research
    Sophie Roussel (UMR 1253, INRA, Rennes, France)
  • Identification, Delineation and Conservation of Important Crop Wild Relatives Areas (ICWRAs) in Lebanon
    Mohammad S. Al-Zein  (Department of Biology, American University of Beirut, Riad El Solh, Beirut, Lebanon)
  • Towards effective networking for European (and global) in situ plant agrobiodiversity conservation
    Nigel Maxted (School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom)