• Claire Doutrelant

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    Tenure CNRS research scientist (DR)

    CEFE CNRS 1919 Rte de Mende, 34293 Montpellier

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  • Félix DE TOMBEUR

    Felix de Tombeur photoPostdoc researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow)

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    Research interests

    Soil scientist fascinated by plant ecophysiology, my research focusses on soil-plant interactions in both natural and controlled conditions. I am particularly interested in silicon (Si), a major component of the Earth’s crust and soils, that is increasingly considered as a key element in plant ecology and agriculture through the fantastic process of biosilicification (mineral deposits in plant organs as seen on the left).

     

     

    Research thematic

    I combine expertise in soil science and plant ecophysiology to work on three different research axes:

    • The influence of soil properties, and in particular their evolution over time through the use of long-term chronosequences, on silicon cycling (e.g., soil Si pools and fluxes, Si availability for plants, Si uptake by plants and silicification, biological versus lithological control on Si cycling)
    • The control of overlooked biotic factors on soil-plant Si mobility (e.g., soil microorganisms, large herbivores, root exudates), and how they could be leveraged to increase crop Si status through specific agricultural practices.
    • Developing functional trait-based approaches to better understand the role and functions of Si and silicification in plant ecophysiology, and how it aligns with major ecological theories (plant growth/defense tradeoff, plant economics spectrum, resource availability hypothesis, etc.).

    Publications

    de Tombeur F, Roux, P, Cornelis JT (2021), Silicon dynamics through the lens of soil-plant feedback interactions: perspectives for agricultural practices. Plant and Soil. 467, 1-28.

    de Tombeur F, Laliberté E, Lambers H, Faucon MP, Zemunik G, Turner BL, Cornelis JT, Mahy G (2021) A shift from phenol to silica-based leaf defenses during long-term soil and ecosystem development. Ecology Letters.24, 984-995.

    de Tombeur F, Cornelis JT, Lambers H (2021), Silicon mobilization by root-released carboxylates. Trends in Plant Science.26, 1116-1125.

    de Tombeur F, Cornelis JT, Laliberté E, Lambers H, Mahy G, Faucon MP, Turner BL (2021) Impact of ecosystem water balance and soil parent material on the terrestrial silicon cycle: insights from three long-term chronosequences. Biogeochemistry. In press.

    de Tombeur F, Cooke J, Collard L, Cisse D, Saba F, Burgeon V, Hassan N, Cornelis JT (2021), Rice-husk biochar affects silicification patterns and physical traits of rice leaves cultivated in desilicated soils (Ferric Lixisol). Plant and Soil.460, 375-390.

    Vander Linden C, Li Z, Iserentant A, Van Ranst E, de Tombeur F, Delvaux B (2021), Rainfall is the major driver of plant Si availability in perudic gibbsitic Andosols. Geoderma. 404, 115295.

    Falster, D, et al.(2021) AusTraits – a curated plant trait database for the Australian flora. Scientific Data.8, 254.

    de Tombeur F, Turner BL, Laliberté E, Lambers H, Cornelis JT (2020) Silicon dynamics during 2 million years of soil development in a coastal dune chronosequence under a Mediterranean climate. Ecosystems. 23, 1614-1630.

    de Tombeur F, Turner BL, Laliberté E, Lambers H, Mahy G, Faucon MP, Zemunik G, Cornelis JT (2020) Plants sustain the terrestrial silicon cycle during ecosystem retrogression. Science. 369, 1245-1248.

    de Tombeur F, Vander Linden C, Cornelis JT, Godin B, Compere P, Delvaux B (2020), Soil and climate affect foliar silicification patterns and silica-cellulose balance in sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum). Plant and Soil. 452, 529-546.

    de Tombeur F, Cornu S, Bourlès D, Duvivier A, Pupier J, ASTER Team, Brossard M, Evrard O (2020) Retention of 10Be, 137Cs and 210Pbxs in soils: Impact of physico-chemical characteristics. Geoderma. 367, 114242.

    Li Z, de Tombeur F, Vander Linden C, Cornelis JT, Delvaux B (2020) Soil microaggregates store phytoliths in a sandy loam. Geoderma. 360, 114037.

    Nakamura R, Cornelis JT, de Tombeur F, Yoshinaga A, Nakagawa M, Kitajima K (2020) Diversity of silicon release rates among tropical tree species during leaf-litter decomposition. Geoderma. 368, 114288.

    Nakamura R, Cornelis JT, de Tombeur F, Nakagawa M, Kitajima K (2020) Comparative analysis of borate fusion versus sodium carbonate extraction for quantification of silicon contents in plants. Journal of Plant Research. 133, 271–277.

    Leroy N, de Tombeur F, Walgraffe Y, Cornelis JT, Verheggen F (2019) Silicon and plant natural defenses against insect pests: impact on plant volatile organic compounds and cascade effects on multitrophic interactions. Plants. 8, 444.

    de Tombeur F, Sohy V, Chenu C, Colinet G, Cornelis JT (2018) Effects of permaculture practices on soil physicochemical properties and organic matter distribution in aggregates: a case study of the Bec-Hellouin Farm (France). Frontiers in Environmental Science. 6, 116.

  • JOFFRE Richard

    Directeur de Recherche ( DR1)/Directeur du CEFE

    Mes travaux portent sur la compréhension de la régulation du fonctionnement des écosystèmes terrestres en terme de flux de matière (eau, carbone, nutriments…). Initialement centrées sur les écosystèmes méditerranéens, mes activités ont été élargies à d’autres écosystèmes subissant de très fortes contraintes (les hauts plateaux andins). 

    My research focuses on the understanding of terrestrial ecosystems functioning in terms of fluxes (water, carbon, nutrients...). Initially centered on Mediterranean ecosystems, my research activities have been extended to the Andean highlands).

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    Mots-clés:Ecologie fonctionnelle-  Changements planetaires -   Méditerranée - Andes - Quercus -  Chenopodium quinoa - Spectroscopie proche infrarouge

    Key-words:Functional Ecology - Global Change - Mediterranean Basin - Andes -Quercus - Chenopodium quinoa - NIRS

     

  • MOUILLOT Florent

    Chargé de recherche (CRCN IRD)
    Chef d'équipe FORECAST

    CEFE/CNRS
    Campus du CNRS
    1919, route de Mende
    34293 Montpellier 5

    tél :  +33 (0)4 67 61 32 92
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    Thèmes de recherche

    Mes travaux portent principalement sur la modélisation de la dynamique et du fonctionnement des écosystèmes végétaux naturels terrestres à différentes échelles.

  • Roger PRODON

    altDirecteur d'Etude Emerite (EPHE)

    CEFE/CNRS
    Campus du CNRS
    1919, route de Mende
    34293 Montpellier 5

    tél : +33 4 67 61 33 43

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    Thématiques : Incendies ou brûlages,  dynamique du paysage, et faune : écologie des perturbations et conservation.

     

  • Simon CHAMAILLE-JAMMES

    CNRS Researcher, Team Leader 'Landscape Dynamics and Biodiversity'alt

    Current Research

    I work to reveal how animals perceive and adjust to their environment, and why this matters for populations and ecosystems. My model of choice: large herbivores. Because you can (relatively) easily monitor their behaviour in natura, and they have important ecosystem effects. Some have high societal and economical values, so my research sometimes matter beyond basic science. We (as humans) are making the world's climate different. How this affects organisms in the hottest applied ecological question. I do my share to bring an answer to it

    Contact:
    CEFE/CNRS
    Campus du CNRS
    1919, route de Mende
    34293 Montpellier 5

    tél : +33 (0) 467 61 33 02
    fax: +33 (0) 467 61 33 36

    simon.chamaille -[at]- cefe.cnrs.fr

     

  • VOLAIRE Florence

     Chargée de Recherche INRA - HDRalt

    CEFE/CNRS
    Campus du CNRS
    1919, route de Mende
    34293 Montpellier 5

     tél :  +33 4 67 61 33 30
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    Intérêts personnels
    Mes travaux portent sur les réponses adaptatives des plantes herbacées pérennes aux sécheresses estivales sévères de type méditerranéen. Avec des approches écophysiologiques et agronomiques (menées à l’INRA), ce travail se positionne en collaboration étroite avec l’écologie fonctionnelle (Forecast - CNRS). L’objectif principal est d’analyser le fonctionnement des espèces et communautés herbacées sous contrainte hydrique forte dans le cadre du changement climatique. Un cadre conceptuel et terminologique unifié des stratégies adaptatives des plantes à la sécheresse a été proposé en 2018. Les études portent notamment sur la stratégie de dormance estivale et plus largement sur la généricité du compromis fonctionnel entre potentiel de croissance et survie au stress.

    Personal interests

    As an ecophysiologist, my research is focused on the adaptive responses of perennial herbaceous plants to severe summer droughts as occurring in Mediterranean and semi-arid areas. I have particularly analysed the adaptive strategies to cope with severe water deficit, such as summer dormancy. I am now developing collaborative research projects with geneticists and ecologists to understand plant traits and strategies associated with drought survival with application to plant breeding in forage species for better adaptation to increasing aridity under climate change.

  • WINKEL Thierry

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    Chargé de recherche (CR1) IRD

    UMR 5175 CEFE
    Campus du CNRS
    1919, route de Mende
    34293 Montpellier cedex 5 - France

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    http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thierry_Winkel

    http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3701-6973

    http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-2388-2011

    Chercheur en agroécologie, mes travaux portent sur les réponses des agrosystèmes face aux changement socio-environnementaux passés et présents.

    Mots-clés: agrodiversité; agroécologie; adaptation au climat; Andes; Chenopodium quinoa; durabilité agricole; panarchie; systèmes socio-écologiques; zones arides