Research Position in Plant Breeding at International Rice Research Institute in Philippines

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Scholarship Description:

Research Position in Plant Breeding at International Rice Research Institute in Philippines is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Research Position in Plant Breeding for Developing Countries Students at International Rice Research Institute in Philippines 2012

Study Subject(s):



Plant Breeding


Course Level:



Research


Scholarship 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:



Students of Developing Countries can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description:



The successful candidate will assist in the evaluation of rice grains for micronutrient content using X-ray Flourescence Spectrometer (XRF) or other available advanced molecular technology tools. She/he assists in conduct of phenotypic evaluation of advanced progenies, seed inventory and tracking. She/he coordinates data collection and management for both genotypic and phenotypic analysis.

Roles and responsibilities -




  • Prepare samples for the analysis of iron and zinc content in rice grains

  • Assist in evaluating micronutrient content in rice using X-ray Flourescence Spectrometer (XRF) machine

  • Conduct molecular genotyping and phenotyping for high zinc rice materials and assist in doing crosses to develop advanced backcross generations

  • Maintain seed inventory file for proper seed filling and for keeping track of seeds being used and being kept

  • Perform all other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor



How to Apply:



Online

Scholarship Application Deadline:



Do submit your applications till 11/22/2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Research Position in Plant Breeding at International Rice Research Institute in Philippines is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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