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sustainable agriculture PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  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.
  Safety and shelf-life of reformulated food products
  Dr T Miri
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Food Reformulation has been defined as the “reduction of the amount of negative nutrients in (processed) foods such as energy, salt, saturated (and trans) fat and sugar”.
  PhD in plant soil interactions
  Prof T J Daniell
Applications accepted all year round

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Modern agriculture relies on high inputs of reactive nitrogen fertiliser produced by the Haber-Bosch process.
  iPotato: Using smart technologies to spot internal defects in potato
  Dr M McAinsh
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Damaged crops cost the UK potato industry over £200 per hectare. Although disease contributes to crop losses, internal tuber defects that are undetectable from the outside (e.g.
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing a methodology to measure and optimise the impacts of climate change on urban building environment (Ref: OP20283)
  Dr Z Qian
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Following the Government heating and energy target guidelines to improved building performance it is important to consider building design and human activities when examining the impact of changing microclimate due to climate change.
  KESS2 Scholarship: Strategies to reach zero carbon sheep and beef production on Welsh farms
  Prof D Chadwick, Dr D Styles
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship that focuses on strategies to reach zero carbon beef and sheep production in Wales.
  Novel fertility management in vegan organic cropping systems
  Dr F Rayns
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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Start date. May 2020. Wanted - exceptional doctoral candidates to undertake trailblazing, transformative research alongside outstanding early-career researchers.
  Nitrogen controls on ecosystem functioning in neotropical dry forests
  Prof M Rufino, Dr J Whitaker
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Global agriculture is rapidly expanding in response to the growing demand for food, with ‘agricultural frontiers’, such as dry and fertile lands of the Gran Chaco in South America contributing to this need.
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