How a little orchid manages to reproduce

Marie-Louise Cariou (IGGIPOP) and an international team published results about the strategy to reproduce of a little orchid of the Island of La Réunion. They showed that the flower lures a specific drosophila to enter the flower and carry the pollen away. To read the article, please click here.

A short article about this orchid was published on the INEE web site.


This entry was posted on 2 April 2015, in News.

Bee pheromones are processed by separate neural pathways

The work of Jean-Christophe Sandoz (EVOLBEE) has been published in the Journal of Neurosciences. The authors showed that different pheromones of bees are processed by separate pathways. The article received a commentary in the same journal.

To read the article please click here. To read the commentary, please click here.l


This entry was posted on 26 March 2015, in News.

Black bees: a species in danger!

Lionel Garnery (Evolbee) is involved in the european project Biodiversa. He raises the alarm for the black bees. This species, well adapted to our climate, tends to be replaced by other bees population more melliferous. The newspaper La Montagne (03/05/2015) clarifies the situation. To read the article, please click here.

This entry was posted on 11 March 2015, in News.