From Oct. 4-7, ASAS and the Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal (AAPA) will gather in Mar del Plata, Argentina for their first joint meeting. AAPA is going to be a great host, and to prepare us for the meeting, they’ve provided a series of articles to help you get to know the speakers.
Dr. Gilles Lemaire received his PhD from the University of Caen, France. He worked as the Director of Research, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Lusignan, France, following a position as Deputy-Director of theEnvironment and Agronomy Department of INRA (1990-2002).
In the last decade he developed an outstanding activity related to the Ecosystemic Role of Pastures in Agro Environments: Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the Programme National Biosphère Continental (PNBC) INSU; Responsible for the research project PRAITERRE: “Prairies, TERritoires, Ressources et Environnement »; Responsible for the Observatories of Research in Environment for “Grasslands, Biogeochemical Cycles and Biodiversity”; Coordinator of the European project Design Study for Research Infrastructure ANAEE : Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems. He has scientific expertise in Agronomy and Grassland Ecology, Plant Ecophysiology, Grassland Agronomy, Plant-Animal interactions, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Sustainable farming systems. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed papers in international journals, 15 chapters of books and 11 invited conferences.
Dr. Gilles Lemaire will present a conference on “Long-Term Experimental Platforms: an innovative perspective to monitor and model the environmental impacts of livestock and croping”.