December 2021

In July 2021, INRAE researchers were working at the Phy2SUDOE S2 site (Chaban-Delmas, Parc aux Angéliques, France) to measure several plant parameters and quantify the phytomanagement progress. [caption id="attachment_6706" align="alignright" width="482"] Harvest of the grassy shoots at the S2 site. © Mench[/caption] Long-term field trials are implemented...

GT1 is the work package aimed at the maintenance of the old PhytoSUDOE project experimental sites and monitoring of the phytomanagement benefits. Its specific objectives are the assessment of the long term performance of the phytomanagement options; correction of potential deviations of the contamination control;...

GT2 is the work package focused on expanding the PhytoSUDOE network, with the addition of new sites and phytomanagement options under a variety of soil and climatic conditions. The PhytoSUDOE network (8 sites) was joined by 7 new sites (and 1 associated site) with new casuistry...

GT3 focuses on the conservation (in situ and ex situ) and promotion of biodiversity at mining sites. Efforts will focus on the conservation of metal plants and metallophytes, as well as other organisms (animals, micro-organisms) adapted to environments with high levels of metals, for future...