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Agricultural Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Bristol

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  Deriving social networks in cattle and their relation to health and sustainability
  Prof A Dowsey
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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The project. A growing population and climate change are stressing the availability of food worldwide. At the same time, high animal welfare and health practice is more important than ever to satisfy societal demands for the livestock sector.
  Answering key questions of One Health antimicrobial resistance using a new livestock research data platform
  Dr K Reyher
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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The project. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming an increasingly important topic worldwide, and veterinary medicines use - particularly in the agricultural sector - has come under sustained scrutiny.
  Developing a unified computational framework to evaluate biological, environmental and veterinary performances of livestock farms
  Dr T Takahashi
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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The project. Livestock is the largest source of protein for humans and its existence is widely considered to be indispensable for various ecosystem services.
  Enhancing the stress tolerance and shelf life of horticultural crops through light quality manipulation
  Prof K Franklin, Prof A M Hetherington
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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Despite comprising a small component of sunlight, UV-B wavelengths (280-315 nm) regulate a diverse array of regulatory processes in plants, including growth, metabolite content and resistance to pests and diseases.
  Characterising the effect of root secretions in vertical farming systems
  Prof C S Grierson, Prof RP Evershed
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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Humanity must increase food production by 70% to feed 10 billion people and, according to the UN, more than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change.
  Assessing the impact of peatland restoration on freshwater ecosystems
  Dr C Bryce, Prof P Johnes, Prof R Pancost
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Decades of degradation have turned the UK’s peatlands from sinks to sources of organic carbon, with adverse consequences for adjacent freshwater ecosystems.
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