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sustainable agriculture PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion-4 year PhD Studentship

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The CDT in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion (PESEP) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Nottingham Universities.
  E4 DTP - Modelling the agriculture-deforestation interface in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado biomes
  Dr R De Oliveira Silva, Prof D Moran
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. Mathematical modelling will be used to understand the dynamics of land use change and agricultural intensification and deforestation related to beef cattle and soybean production in Brazil.
  Modelling the agriculture-deforestation interface in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado biomes
  Dr P Alexander
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. Mathematical modelling will be used to understand the dynamics of land use change and agricultural intensification and deforestation related to beef cattle and soybean production in Brazil.
  Optimizing soil nitrogen in babyleaf salad crops for sustainable crop production
  Dr E J Shaw
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The use of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers has been responsible for increased food production more than any other input to farming.
  Understanding and exploiting stoichiogenomics to harness reactive nitrogen in sustainable food production systems
  Dr M Doherty, Dr Katherine Duncan
Application Deadline: 13 December 2019

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Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production sector in the world, however global aquaculture needs to double in size over the next decade to keep pace with the ever-rising demand for quality protein.
  Hydrological response to agricultural land degradation in the Lesser Himalayas
  Prof D M Hannah, Prof S Krause
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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India, as many areas of the world, is experiencing widespread rural to urban migration, coupled with rapid population growth.
  Precision Apiculture: enhancing the health and effectiveness of managed honeybees for soft fruit production
  Prof S G Potts
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The annual benefits of pollination for soft fruit production in the UK is worth £490M. This studentship will use innovative research approaches to develop a novel tool to improve the health of honeybee colonies and optimally deploy hives to maximise benefits to soft fruit production.
  Do Microplastics pose a threat to the terrestrial biosphere?
  Prof D Jones
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Joint studentship between the University of Western Australia and Bangor University. This fully-funded project addresses a topic of major international significance.
  Roots to resilience: climate-proofing crop yields within future salad production
  Prof I Dodd
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Climate change threatens UK lettuce production by decreasing rainfall and increasing plant water loss. Lettuce plants are initially raised in small peat blocks in a nursery, then transplanted into the fields.
  Investigating Ohmic Heating as a novel food process on the deactivation of microbial cells, especially the spores.
  Dr T Miri, Dr T Overton, Dr H Onyeaka
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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The traditional thermal processing method, which is widely used in the food industry, can certainly destroy microbial cells and provide safe food.
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