Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Baie des tortues, New Caledonia, France
Baie des tortues, New Caledonia, France

A high-throughput phenotyping platform

CavitronCavitron 1 (max 7500 rpm)

CavitronCavitron 2 (for drought resistant species)

CavitronCavitron 3 (the new generation of CAVITRON)

CavitronCavitron 4 (the new generation of CAVITRON)

Download sampling protocol (sampling_protocol)

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News

Current experiments

– Collaborative project with KEW garden on conifer cavitation resistance

– Relationship between hydraulic properties and wood anatomy

– Phylogenetic constraints on cavitation resistance and wood density

– Genetic variability of cavitation resistance in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster, France)

– Genetic differentiation of cavitation resistance among Pinus hartwegii provenances (Mexico)

– Comparison of cavitation resistance among CO2 fertilization (Duke face)

Visiting people

– Dr. Steven Jansen (July 2009) from ULM University: Invited professor
– Katline CHARRA-VASKO from Innsbruck (October 2010): needle cavitation resistance
– ISSOUFOU Hassane Bil-Assanou (March 2011) from Abdou Moumouni University (Niger): drought tolerance of Guiera senegalensis
– Dr. Bernhard Schuldt (July 2011) from the University of Göttingen, Germany
– Ariane Cosiaux from CIRAD Montpellier (July 2011): drought tolerance of African woody species
– Dr. Kazuhiko Masaka (Sept 2012) from Hokkaido Research Organization, Forestry Research Institute Bibai, Hokkaido 079 0198, JAPAN
– Dr. Sebastian Pfautsch (May 2013) from Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, NSW 2751, Australia
– Dr. Frederic Lens (May 2013) from Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands
– Dr. Tim Brodribb (March-September 2014) from The University of Tasmania (Hobart)
– Dr. Frederic Lens (January 2014) from Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands
– Alexandria Pivovaroff (March-June 2014) University of California Riverside, USA
– Dr. Marzena Suchocka (March-April 2014) Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
– Dr. Srdjan Stojnic (April-May 2014) University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Build your own CAVITRON (see photos above)
Just contact me to buy a « honeycomb » rotor (2800 €)

Photos Rotor

Rotor Adapter

Rotor Mounted On The Adapter

Rotor Mounted On The Adapter

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