The studentship joint funded by NERC via the University of Sheffield and the James Hutton Institute/University Joint PhD programme, for a 3.5 year study period. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Jan/Feb 2019. A more detailed plan of the studentship is available to candidates upon application. Funding is available for European applications, but Worldwide applicants who possess suitable self-funding are also invited to apply.
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dos Santos, Alves, Silva, Rhem, James & Gross (2017) Diverse genotypes of Bradyrhizobium nodulate herbaceous Chamaecrista (Moench) Fabaceae, Caesalpinioideae) species in Brazil. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 40, 69-79.
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