Seeds technical symposium - GEVES: varieties and seeds - heritage or environmentally responsible innovation

  • Seeds
  • Agronomy and production techniques
- Salle MAINE - 09h30 - 12h15


How is GEVES taking part in the development of tomorrow’s agricultures

9:30 - 10:15

  • Varieties and seeds environment … to better understand the challenges
  • How and where can we find all the available plant varieties, in France, in Europe ? Arnaud DELTOUR, GEVES General Manager
  • How can we draw the identity card of plant varieties? Clarisse LECLAIR (DHS national moderator)
  • Who decides how plant varieties are assessed? Pascal COQUIN (Vegetable and Market Gardening ST)
  • What are the quality criteria for the seeds of theses varieties? Who decides and how? Joël LÉCHAPPÉ (Manager of the Station Nationale d’Essais de Semences du GEVES)
  • Introduction to the panel discussion: What are the possible evolutions for the agricultures of tomorrow? Context, political and societal approaches. Christian HUYGHE, Deputy Manager for Agriculture - l’INRA

11:05 – 11:40

Panel discussion: How can the evolutions in plant varieties and seeds adapt and contribute to the agricultures of tomorrow? Moderator: Christian HUYGHE

11:40 – 12:05

Panel discussion: What actions to make in order to preserve the heritage values of plant varieties and seeds? Moderator: Fabrice DREYFUS (Chair of the Plant Breeding Resources Department - CTPS)

GEVES and CTPS experts:  Carole DIRWIMMER (Fruits), Audrey DIDIER (Plant Breeding Resources), Laurent MAYOUX (Vineyard)
A breeder: Richard BOUCHERIE (CRRG Nord)
A collection manager: Emmanuel GEOFFRIAU

12:05 – 12:15 
Conclusion by Christian HUYGHE


All our partners

  • Végépolys
  • FranceAgrimer_Nouveau
  • FNPF
  • Fédération Viticole de l'Anjou
  • Légumes de France
  • IFPC
  • GNIS
  • Interfel
  • IFV
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  • Geves
  • INRA
  • MSA
  • Astredhor
  • logo ville d'angers vignette
  • ALM_Nouveau
  • Conseil Général de Maine et Loire
  • Conseil Régional des Pays de Loire
  • Aldev
  • Logo-CCI-baseline-bleu-RVB
  • Chambre Agriculture des Pays de la Loire
  • Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture d'Angers
  • Agrocampus