Laurent Laplaze

DIADE Montpellier

Laurent Laplaze is a research director at the “Institut de Recherche pour le Développement” (IRD) in Montpellier (France). His research focuses on plant root system development and interaction with symbiotic microorganisms to improve water and nutrient acquisition efficiency in dryland cereals. He is strongly involved in research and training in West Africa where he has been posted for 7 years as an IRD researche