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Boris Fumanal

Boris FUMANAL

Boris FUMANAL

Associate professor in ecology

Lab. UMR 547 PIAF INRAe-UCA, team FOLEAU

Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), UFR Biologie, 1 Impasse Amélie Murat, 63178 AUBIERE (FR)

boris.fumanal@uca.fr, (+33) 0473407929

Scientific fields : plant biology - ecology from individual to community - population genetics, phylogeny, genomics - invasion biology and biological control

RESEARCH

My work focuses on the study of interactions between plants and their biotic (facilitation, cooperation, mutualism, parasitism) and abiotic (water) environments in a context of global change (climate change and biological invasions).

I am currently developing my research on : (i) the trees response of drought, in terms of strategies and phenotypic plasticity, with a view to selecting the most suitable genotypes for forestry; (ii) the relationships between trees and their endophytic microbiota in the global response to water stress; (iii) the facilitation/cooperation relationships between plants according to their kinship under water stress conditions; (iv) the dynamics and dispersal capacity of invasive plant species.

publications - CV hal

TEACHING

General ecology, population and community ecology, functional ecology, plant biology, plant and animal identification, statistics, GIS, business creation, molecular phylogeny and evolution - in Bachelor of Life Sciences, Professional Bachelor and Master.