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European infrastructures for sustainable agriculture

The European infrastructures EMPHASIS and AnaEE aim to collaborate in bringing innovative solutions for a sustainable intensification of agriculture. By integrating the study of plant phenomics and agricultural ecology they hope to foster the development of novel scientific concepts, sensors and integrated models.

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Acknowledgements

The concept of this opinion paper was drawn from an international FACCE JPI workshop in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 27/28 October 2016. The European Commission supports the development of the vision for EMPHASIS through the grants number 739514 (EMPHASIS PREP) and 731013 (EPPN2020). It supported AnaEE through the Preparatory Phase grant number 312690.

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  1. CNRS, Ecotron UPS-3248, Campus Baillarguet, F-34980, Montferrier-sur-Lez, France

    • Jacques Roy
  2. INRA, UMR 759 LEPSE, 2 Place Viala F-34000, Montpellier, France

    • François Tardieu
  3. INRA, Direction scientifique Environnement, 75338, Paris cedex 07, France

    • Michèle Tixier-Boichard
  4. Plant Sciences, Institute for Bio- and Geosciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425, Jülich, Germany

    • Ulrich Schurr

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