Plant population ecology. Competition for space. Integrated plant management. Invasive species. Aquatic macrophytes for wastewater treatment.
Plant-insect-natural ennemies interaction, biological control and urban ecology.
Microbial ecology, mycorrhizal symbioses, life history strategies, plant-soil feedbacks, community assembly, ecological networks, behavioral ecology.
Molecular systematics and evolution of the Asteraceae. Flora of Quebec-Labrador and Newfoundland: distribution and conservation. “Flora of North America” Project.
Molecular systematics of legumes and the Rosa genus. Evolution of reproductive systems, pollination, polyploidy and hybridization in flowering plants.
Intra- and interspecific barriers in plant reproduction. Self-incompatibility in Solanum chacoense: genetic and molecular aspects.
Ecology and silviculture of deciduous tree species. Development of silvicultural and agrosilvicultural systems. Restoration of degraded agro-forested environments.
Ethnobiology, ethnozoology and ethnobotany. Folk classification. Medicinal plants of the First Nations of Canada. Antidiabetic and potentially antioxidant plants. Traditional knowledge of Inuits in Nunavik and Crees in Quebec.
Insect systematics and biodiversity. Cybertaxonomy. Aphid taxonomy, phylogenetics, and speciation. Biodiversity informatics.
Molecular genetics, genomics and evolution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF). Environmental genomics and biodiversity of soil microbes.
Evolution of reproductive systems, speciation, hybridization, plant genetics, and polyploidy.
Plant development, organ patterning, live imaging of organogenesis, organ growth tracking, plant morphodynamics.
Ecophysiology of woody species: biomass yield of woody crop cultivated for bioenergy and environment applications. Nutrition and assimilation under various environmental conditions. Restoration of contaminated sites, phytoremediation, decontamination of municipal sludge.
Plant functional ecology. Community and ecosystem ecology. Plant-soil interactions.
Daniel Philippe Matton
Molecular biology of plant reproduction. Signal transduction and the role of protein kinases in fruit and seed development.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Dinoflagellates. Chronobiology.
Wetland Ecology; Ecosystem Dynamics; Historical Ecology; Paleoecology; Rare Plant Conservation; Plant-Herbivore Interactions .
Plant physiology, phytotechnologies, phytoremediation, tree biology, genomics, transcriptomics, plant biochemistry.
Primary plant metabolism and its regulation, metabolic adaptation to environmental stress, control mechanisms of glycolysis.
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Biodiversity and ecology of soil microbes. Mycorrhizal symbiosis. Soil metagenomics and metatranscriptomics. Sustainable agriculture. Biocontrol. Biofertilization. Bioremediation.