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CAROF Matthieu

CAROF

Scientist at Institut Agro / SAS

Phone: (+33) 2 23 48 54 77

Email: matthieu.carof@agrocampus-ouest.fr

Address: Institut Agro, UMR SAS, 65 rue de St-Brieuc, CS 84215, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France

Expertise: Agronomy, Agroecology

Keywords: Crop diversification, Cropping system / farming system design, Multi-criteria assessment, Sustainable agricultural systems

Research

Leader of the research axis "Agricultural System Design" (axe Conception) of SAS research unit.

Current research topic

My research concerns the improvement of the sustainability of agricultural systems through the ecological intensification of cropping systems. I am interested in the benefits of crop diversification within cropping systems of livestock farms.

Current projects
  • FAST: Faciliter l'Action publique pour Sortir des pesTicides
  • EIDER: Resilience & sustainability of grass-based dairy systems in Brittany
  • SEGAE: Development of a Serious Game for Agroecology learning in Europe
  • TERUNIC: TERritory Economics: the Right Understanding

Teaching experience

  • Associate professor in Agronomy
  • Leader of the Master 2 “Agrosystèmes : conception et évaluation” (Engineering courses)
  • Leader of the Master 2 “Fonctionnement et gestion des agrosystèmes” (Master of Science)

Productions

Julia Jouan, Aude Ridier, and Matthieu Carof. “SYNERGY: A regional bio-economic model analyzing farm-to-farm exchanges and legume production to enhance agricultural sustainability”. Ecological Economics 175 106688 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106688

Julia Jouan, Aude Ridier, and Matthieu Carof. “Economic drivers of legume production: Approached via opportunity costs and transaction costs”. Sustainability 11(3) 705 (2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/su11030705

Matthieu Carof, Olivier Godinot, and Aude Ridier. “Diversity of protein-crop management in western France”. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 39(2) 15 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-019-0561-7

Matthieu Carof, and Olivier Godinot. “A free online tool to calculate three Nitrogen-related indicators for farming systems”. Agricultural Systems 162 (2018): 28‑33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.01.015

Matthieu Carof, and Olivier Godinot. “Survey data from 38 integrated crop-livestock farming systems in western France”. Data in Brief 18 (2018): 723‑726. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.03.066

Matthieu Carof, Anne Laperche, Patrice Cannavo, Safya Menasseri, Olivier Godinot, Mélanie Jubault, Maria Manzanares-Dauleux, René Guenon, Anne Jaffrezic, Guénola Pérès, and Edith Le Cadre. “Valorisation des interactions plante-sol pour la nutrition et la santé des plantes”. Innovations Agronomiques 69 (2018): 71‑82. https://doi.org/10.15454/D8RT59

Olivier Godinot, Philippe Leterme, Françoise Vertès, and Matthieu Carof. “Indicators to evaluate agricultural Nitrogen efficiency of the 27 member states of the European Union”. Ecological Indicators 66 (2016): 612‑622. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.02.007

Olivier Godinot, Philippe Leterme, Françoise Vertès, Philippe Faverdin, and Matthieu Carof. “Relative Nitrogen efficiency, a new indicator to assess crop livestock farming systems”. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 35, nᵒ 2 (2015): 857‑68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-015-0281-6

Matthieu Carof, Jean Raimbault, André Merrien, and Philippe Leterme. “Survey of 47 oilseed flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) growers to identify ways to expand its cultivation in France”. OCL 22(6) D604 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1051/ocl/2015043

My research concerns the improvement of the sustainability of agricultural systems through the ecological intensification of cropping systems. I am interested in the benefits of crop diversification within cropping systems of livestock farms.