2012 Research Position in Plant Breeding for Developing Countries Students, Philippines
International Rice Research Institute offers Research Position in Plant Breeding for Developing Countries Students, Philippines 2012:
Study Subject(s):Plant Breeding

Course Level:ResearchScholarship

Provider: IRRI

Scholarship can be taken at: Philippines
Eligibility:- BS in Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Biology and other related fields- At least one year relevant experience preferably in the field- Background in Agronomy, Biology and Crop Protection, experience in data collection and analysis
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Country
Scholarship Description: The successful candidate shall provide support to the Scientist in generating breeding lines from crosses and evaluation of advanced progenies under the screenhouse and field conditions for micronutrient enhancement.
Roles and responsibilities – Responsible for the generation advancement of different MAGIC populations (MAGIC indica, MAGIC japonica, MAGIC Global and MAGIC Plus)- Responsible for managing field experiments at IRRI and / or other nearby sites and collaborate with other Researchers on ongoing MAGIC multi-environment testing (MET)to generate field data needed for analysis- Assist in crossing program to intogress drought, salinity, bacterial leaf blight, rice blast to Taiwan rice varieties- Responsible for selection in different MAGIC populations along with other Scientist / Researchers and provide the seed inventory for the selected and advanced MAGIC breeding lines- Provides technical assistance and works closely with Scientists and Researchers, from within and outside IRRI, in aspects of seed requests. MAGIC breeding and genetic design, analysis and interpretation to ensure statically valid and sound research results- Prepare scientific documents related to the development, advancement and genetic analysis of different MAGIC populations- Perform other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervising IRS
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 Aug-2012

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