Publications

Peer-reviewed article

2020

Montazeaud G., Violle C., Roumet P., Rocher A., Ecarnot M., Compan F., Maillet G., Fort F., Fréville H., Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.  Journal of Applied Ecology

Spor A., Roucou A., Mounier A., Bru D., Breuil M-C., Fort F., Vile D., Roumet P., Philippot L., Violle C., Domestication-driven changes in plant traits associated with changes in the assembly of the rhizosphere microbiota in tetraploid wheat. Scientific report

Houde S., Thivierge M.-N., Fort F., Bélanger G., Chantigny M. H., Angers D. A., Vanasse A., Root growth and turnover in perennial forages as affected by management systems and soil depth. Plant and Soil

Rossi L. M. W., Mao Z., Merino-Martín L., Roumet R., Fort F., Taugourdeau O., Boukcim H., Fourtier S., Del Rey-Granado M., Chevallier T., Cardinael R., Fromin N. & Stokes A., Pathways to persistence: plant root traits alter carbon  accumulation in different soil carbon pools. Plant and Soil

Montazeaud G., Rousset F., Fort F., Violle C.,  Fréville H. and Gandon S., Farming plant cooperation in crops. Proceeding of the royal society B

Fort. F., Freschet G. T., Plant ecological indicator values as predictors of fine-root trait variations. Journal of Ecology

2019

Foxx A., Fort F. Root and shoot competition lead to contrasting competitive outcomes under water stress: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS One

Mahaut L., Fort F., Violle C. & Freschet G. Multiple facets of diversity effects on plant productivity: species richness, functional diversity, species identity and intraspecific competition. Functional Ecology

2018

Vasseur F., Sartori K., Baron E., Fort F., Kazakou E., Segrestin J., Garnier E., Vile D., Violle C. Intraspecific classification of plant ecological strategies: opportunities and pitfalls. Annals of Botany

Freschet G.T., Violle C., Bourget M.Y., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Fort F. Allocation, morphology, physiology, architecture: the multiple facets of plant above and belowground responses to resource stress.New phytologist

Roucou A., Violle C., Fort F., Roumet P., Ecarnot M., Vile D. Shifts in plant functional strategies over the course of wheat domestication. Journal of Applied Ecology

Montazeaud G., Violle C., Fréville H., Luquet D., Ahmadi N., Courtois B., Bouhaba I., Fort F. Crop mixtures: does niche complementarity hold for belowground resources? An experimental test using rice genotypic pairs. Plant and Soil

2017

Freschet G.T., Valverde-Barrantes O.J., Tucker C.M, Craine J.M., McCormack M.L., Violle C., Fort F., Blackwood C.B, Urban-Mead K.R., Iversen C.M., Bonis A., Comas L.H., Cornelissen J.H.C., Dong M., Guo D., Hobbie S.E., Holdaway R.J., Kembel S.W., Makita N., Onipchenko V.G., Picon-Cochard C., Reich P.B., de la Riva E.G., Smith S.W., Soudzilovskaia N.A., Tjoelker M.G., Wardle D.A., Roumet C. Climate, soil and plant functional types as drivers of global fine-root trait variation. Journal of Ecology

Fort F., Volaire F., Guilioni L., Barkaoui K., Navas M-L., Roumet C. Root traits are related to plant water-use among rangeland Mediterranean species. Functional Ecology

2016

Fort F., Cruz P., Lecloux E., Bittencourt de Oliveira L., Ciprian Stroia C., Theau JP., Jouany C. Grassland root functional parameters vary according to a community-level resource acquisition-conservation trade-off. Journal of vegetation sciences.

2015

 Fort F., Jouany C., Cruz P. Hierarchical traits distances explain grassland Fabaceae species’ ecological niches distances. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 6: 63

Triboullois H., Fort F., Cruz P., Raphaël C., Flores O., Garnier E., Juste E. A function characterisation of wide range of cover crop species: growth and nitrogen acquisition rates, leaf traits and ecological strategies. PLOS-ONE

Fort F., Cruz P., Catrice O., Stroia C., Delbrut A., Luzarreta M., Jouany C. Root functional trait syndromes and plasticity drive the ability of grassland Fabaceae to tolerate water and phosphorus shortage. Environmental and Experimental Botany

2014

Fort F.,  Jouany C., Cruz P.  Early-stage competition for water and  phosphorus among functionally contrasting roots grasses: support  or the competition-trait hierarchy hypothesis. Functional Ecology

2013

Fort F. Intraspecific variations and Populus varieties performances

2012

Fort F.,  Jouany C., Cruz P.  Root and leaf functional trait relations in Poaceae species: implications of differing resourceacquisition strategies. Journal of plant ecology (Abstract)

Communications

2019

Montazeaud G., Fort F., Violle C., Rousset F., Fréville H. and Gandon S. Farming plant cooperation. Harlan III Symposium –Montpellier

Thivierge, M.-N., Houde, S., Bélanger, G., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Fort, F., and Vanasse, A. Changes in root traits of forage mixtures through successive defoliations and with different N sources. Joint 20th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation and the 33rd Meeting of the EUCARPIA Section ‘Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses’, Zurich, Switzerland, June 24–27, 2019 (Oral presentation in the plenary session).

2018

Mahmoud R., Gaudio N., Casadebaig P., Gendre X., Bedoussac L., Corre-Hellou G., Fort F., Journet E-P., Litrico I., Naudin C., Violle C. A trait-based approach to understand and predict the performance of arable annual mixed crops. International conference on ecological science 2018 Rennes.

Montazeaud G., Fort F., Violle C., Rousset F., Fréville H., Gandon S. Farming plant cooperation in crops. Evolution 2018 Montpellier France (poster).

Jouany C., Cruz P., Fort F., Lecloux E., Theau J.P., Lambs L., Moussa I., Merah O. and Saint-Pierre, L. Functional evaluation of perennial forage legumes. European Grassland federation general meeting, Cork Ireland (poster).

Houde S., Thivierge M.-N., Bélanger G., Chantigny M.H., Angers D.A., Fort F. and Vanasse A. Monitoring Root Development of Forage Grasses in Response to Defoliations & N Fertilization Source. International Society of Root Research (ISRR) “exposing the hidden half”, Tel Aviv Israël (Poster)

Rossi, L. Merino-Martin, Z. Mao, C. Roumet, Y. Le Bissonnais, F. Fort, N. Fromin, M. Del Rey Granado, O. Taugourdeau, H. Boukcim, A. Stokes. Linking root growth dynamics to erosion protection, aggregate stability and carbon sequestration in 12 herbaceous species used for revegetation of road embankments (short talk)

L. Merino-Martín, F. Fort, M. Del Rey Granado, L. M. Rossi, M. Zhun, H. Boukcim, O. Taugourdeau, C. Plassard, N. Fromin, A. Stokes, C. Roumet, Y. le Bissonnais. Maximizing soil ecosystem services for ecological restoration: plant roots influence runoff and erosion processes. BioLink meeting Grenade (Poster)

2017

Montazeaud G., Violle C., Luquet D., Fréville H., Fort F.  Does niche complementarity hold for below-ground resources? A case study using rice mixtures. EASY: Ecology And Agriculture Summit for Young scientist, Chizé (communication orale).

Montazeaud G., Violle C., Luquet D., Fréville H., Fort F.  Does niche complementarity hold for below-ground resources? A case study using rice mixtures. Colloque Eucarpia- Crop diversification in a changing world, Montpellier (communication orale).

Montazeaud G., Violle C., Luquet D., Fréville H., Fort F.  Crop mixtures: does niche complementarity hold for below-ground resources? An experimental test using rice genotypic pairs. Journées d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle, la grande-Motte (communication orale).

2016

Fort F., Cruz P., Lecloux E., Jouany C. Grassland root functional parameters vary according to a community-level resource acquisition-conservation trade-off. Ecosummit, Montpellier (Poster).

Moussa I., Fort F., Jouany C., Lecloux E., Cruz P., Merah O., Saint-Pierre L., Lambs Luc. Use of isotopic discrimination (δ13C and δ 15N) for screening drought tolerance of grassland species. Joint European Stable Isotopes User group Meeting (Gent).

Taugourdeau O., Fort F., Freschet G.T., Fromin N., Hedri H., Le Bissonnais Y., Mao Z., Merino-Martín L., Plassard C., Roumet C., Stokes A., Boukcim H. TalVeg®: an innovative approach of ecosystem management for enhancing multiple ecosystem services, with a focus on soil erosion and slope stability. 4th International Conference on Soil Bio- and Eco-engineering, Sydney (Communication orale).

Taugourdeau O., Fort F., Freschet G.T., Fromin N., Hedri H., Le Bissonnais Y., Mao Z., Merino-Martín L., Plassard C., Roumet C., Stokes A., Boukcim H. TalVeg®: an innovative approach of ecosystem management for enhancing multiple ecosystem services. 5th International ecosummit ecological sustainability engineering change, Montpellier (Communication orale).

Cruz P., Latchoumane L., Lecloux E., Fort F., Lambs L., Merah O., Moussa I., Saint-Pierre L., Jouany C. Une première ébauche de typologie fonctionnelle de légumineuses fourragères. Journées AFPF – Les légumineuses fourragères et prairiales… (Poster)

Cruz P., Saint-Pierre L., Chauchard L., Jouany C., Lecloux E., Lambs L., Merah O., Moussa I., Fort F.  Pertinence des traits fonctionnels foliaires pour la sélection des individus productifs chez la luzerne. Journées AFPF – Les légumineuses fourragères et prairiales… (Poster)

Cruz P., Fort F., Lecloux E., Lambs L., Merah O., Moussa I., Saint-Pierre L., Jouany C. Présentation du projet de recherche Legumip. Journées AFPF – Les légumineuses fourragères et prairiales… (Poster)

2015

Fort F., Martin-Grande I., This D. Présentation du module “Designing new crops for the future”. Colloque CeMEB : Environnement, société et changements climatiques : impacts et scénarisation, Montpellier.

2014

Fort F., Cruz P., Stroia C, Jouany C. Rhizospheric soil Phosphatase activity of grassland Fabaceae grown under contrasted Phosphorus supply. Phosphorus in Soil and Pants 5th International Symposium, Montpellier (Poster).

Fort F., Cruz P., Catrice O., Stroia C, Jouany C. Root functional traits syndromes and plasticity drive grasslands’ Fabaceae capacities to face phosphorus shortage. Phosphorus in Soil and Pants 5th International Symposium, Montpellier (Talk).

2013

Triboullois H., Fort F., Cruz P., Juste E. Les traits fonctionnels foliaires sont-ils pertinents pour caractériser et prédire les stratégies d’utilisation des ressources d’un grand nombre d’espèces utilisées comme culture intermédiaire multiservices écosystèmique. Colloque « Des ingénieries par et pour le vivant, écologiques et agro-écologiques » Montpellier (Poster).

2012   

Fort F., Lecloux E., Stroia C., Cruz P., Jouany C. Water and Phosphorus stress: contrasting effect on root functional traits and between grasses functional groups. ISSR 2012 “Roots to the future”, Dundee UK (Poster).

Fort F., Lecloux E., Jouany C., Cruz P. Rhizospheric Phosphatase activity of grassland poaceae grown under contrasted water and Phosphorus supplies. ISSR 2012 “Roots to the future”, Dundee UK (Poster).

Fort F. Caractérisation de la diversité des stratégies d’acquisition des ressources chez les plantes prairiales : l’utilisation de l’approche « Traits fonctionnels ». École thématique : processus de facilitation pour l’acquisition de nutriments au sein de peuplements végétaux pluri-spécifiques, Montpellier (Poster).

2011   

Fort F., Jouany C., Lecloux E., Stroia C., Cruz P. Root traits as determinants of ecological strategies of eight native perennial grass species. IX International Rangeland Congress, Rosario Argentina (Poster, p-75).

Fort F., Cruz P., Lecloux E., Stroia C., Jouany C. Correspondence between functional leaf and root traits in native perennial grass species.  IX International Rangeland Congress, Rosario Argentina (spoken paper, p-76).

2010  

Fort F., Lecloux E., Jouany C., Cruz P. Functional characterisation of height grasses – relationship between leaf and root functional traits. Colloque Ecologie 2010, Montpellier (Poster).