Valentin Missiakô Kindomihou

University of Abomey-Calavi

Valentin Missiakô KINDOMIHOU holds a Ph.D. degree in Agronomy and Biological Engineery (2005), MSc, Genetics and Plant Ecology, Free University of Brussels (Belgium) and Agricultural Engineering Degree in Animal production (UAC, Benin). He published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 15 proceedings, 10 book chapters on topics regarding grasses and pastures management issues. His research aims to develop indicators for assessing key pastoral constitutive issues across various agro-ecological scales. His research interests include Tropical grass silicification, Forage management, Ecological and organic livestock production, Biodiversity and conservation of rare pastures, Forage adaptation to warming, DRIS for forages, Functional traits analysis, Grass domestication, Fire in grassland management, Management and Sustainable Use of Natural vegetation.

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