Harlan III - 2019

3 from 7 June 2019 - Montpellier

Bandeau - Harlan III - 2019

Friday 7 June

Lecture 3

Darwinian agriculture: where does Nature's wisdom lie?
R. Ford Denison (University of Minnesota, USA)

Session 4 - New questions about Agroecosystem services and functionning

Chairs: Stephanie Porter and Gilles Bena


Keynote S4

Healthy Diets from Sustainable Production: global food system targets to align human and environmental health agendas
Fabrice Declerc (Bioversity - EAT, France)


Oral presentation S4

  • Smallholder farmers’ use and shaping of social-ecological heterogeneity for biodiverse agroecosystems and crops: an alternative vision of ‘precision agriculture’
    Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas (CEFE UMR 5175, CNRS, Montpellier, France)



Oral presentations S4

  • In the intimacy of an old Mediterranean affair between a fruit tree and a microbiota: perspectives in conservation and agroecology
    Hervé Sanguin (UMR BGPI, CIRAD, Montpellier, France)
  • Consequences of plant Domestication for resistance against insect herbivores: Case studies with Mesoamerican crops
    Betty Benrey (Institute of Biology, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland)
  • Crop domestication and species interactions within agroecosystems
    Yolanda Chen (Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States)
  • Neodomestication for the production of renewable biomaterials
    Jonathan Fresnedo Ramirez (Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States)
  • Assessing the impact of earthworms on N2O and CO2 fluxes in a realistic agricultural setup at the European Ecotron of Montpellier
    Alexandru Milcu (Ecotron, CNRS, Montpellier, France)
  • Agroecosystem functioning and on-farm performance of regionally-adapted and industry-standard seed varieties across Canadian organic farms
    Emma Windfeld (Geography, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)


Session 4 - New questions about Agroecosystem services and functionning (continued)

Oral presentations S4

  • Agrobiodiversity amid global climate change and urbanization: Novel human-environment interactions related to food systems, diet, and nutrition
    Karl Zimmerer (Department of Geography, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, Ecology Program, GeoSyntheSES Lab, Pennsylvania State University; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain)
  • Beyond crop rotation: a functional diversity approach of crop sequences
    Lucie Mahaut (CEFE, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France)
  • Greater crop species diversity stabilizes national crop production and food security
    Delphine Renard (Interactions, Ecologie et Sociétés, UMR 5175 CEFE, Montpellier, France)
  • Capitalize on functional diversity in variety mixtures to enhance the multifunctionality and sustainability of wheat production
    Jérôme Enjalbert (INRA, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)

Closing session

Harlan IV Symposium in Brisbane
Robert Henry (The University of Queensland, Australia)


Closing session - thanks


End of the Symposium