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  Eurasian Corridors of Communication: Fruits, Crops, and Words
  Dr M Robbeets
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
The plants on your kitchen table often have a poorly understood history, and an interdisciplinary approach is necessary to study their origin and spread.
  Advanced Instrumentation Studentship: Moisture content measurement in crops using a novel Infrared hyperspectral imager.
  Dr C Bourgenot
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019
Advanced Instrumentation Studentship. Moisture content measurement in crops using a novel Infrared hyperspectral imager. Applications are invited for a 3.5 year fully funded PhD research studentship in the development of novel hyperspectral instrumentation to work with Dr.
  Domestication of Perennial Plants: Evolution and Dispersal
  Dr R Spengler
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Some of the most heavily investigated research topics in the sciences relate to the origins of agriculture. Over the past century and a half, scholars from across several fields of scholarship have dedicated their careers to the questions of when, where, how, and why plants and animals were first domesticated.
  Seed dormancy and germination: understanding the molecular basis to improve seed quality and seedling performance of horticultural and agricultural crops
  Prof G Leubner
Applications accepted all year round
Plant seeds and fruits are at the beginning and the end of most important food supply chains that are central to human existence (food security).
  How does rising atmospheric CO2 change the productivity of crops and trees?
  Prof C P Osborne
Applications accepted all year round
Professor Colin Osborne, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. New research in the lab investigates how plant growth is controlled by the supply of carbon from photosynthesis (source strength) verses the demand for carbon in growing tissues (sink strength).
  SCENARIO: Climate change impacts on UK apple production and quality
  Prof R Ellis, Prof P Hadley, Dr M Ordidge, Mr T Biddlecombe
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Future food and nutritional security requires sustainable food production systems in future, different climates. Perennial crops such as top fruit (apples, pears, plums, cherries, etc) are more sustainable than annual crops.
  An economic assessment of swarm robotics for field crops
  Prof J Lowerberg-DeBoer
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019
PhD Studentship (36 months funding with potential for an additional year with teaching experience). Background. Population and economic growth is driving up the demand for more and better quality food, especially fruits and vegetables.
  Carbon sequestration potential of apple rootstocks: the role of root recalcitrance, rhizodeposition, and the rhizosphere microbiome (Ref: CTP_FCR_2019_5)
  Dr F O'Brien, Prof M Tibbett, Prof M Lukac
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC ) have awarded a Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) grant to a consortium led by Berry Gardens Growers Ltd and NIAB EMR.
  Landscape diversity underpins sustainable agriculture in sub-saharan africa
  Dr J Storkey
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
The previous secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Anan, called for a uniquely African green revolution in response to the need to increase productivity while reducing the negative impacts of industrialised agriculture on the environment and societies.
  Landscape diversity underpins sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa
  Dr J Storkey
Application Deadline: 27 January 2019
The previous secretary of the United Nations, Kofi Anan, called for a uniquely African green revolution in response to the need to increase productivity while reducing the negative impacts of industrialised agriculture on the environment and societies.
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