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Agronomy & Soil Science PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Organic wastes and food, energy and water provision in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Prof J Smith, Prof P Hallett
Applications accepted all year round

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Globally, over 2.8 billion people still rely on unsustainable solid biomass for cooking and heating, of which ~2.2 billion (78%) live in rural areas.
  De-commodifying agriculture – a critical hindsight & foresight analysis of one of the world’s oldest CSAs – (Community Supported Agriculture Farm Temple Wilton, NH, USA)
  Dr U Schmutz
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship. Temple Wilton Community farm (www.twcfarm.com) in New Hampshire, USA is one of the oldest CSAs in the world.
  Managing ash dieback disease using soil amendments including biochar
  Dr F Rayns
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. Ash dieback is an emerging disease that causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected plants, often leading to tree death.
  PhD Studentship in Natural and Environmental Sciences - Effects of landscape management and functional biodiversity on ecosystem service provision in complex tropical landscapes, East Africa
  Prof Y Teh, Dr M Pfeifer
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2019 for 3 years. Overview. Agricultural expansion in the tropics is leading to widespread biodiversity loss, altered ecosystem functioning and impaired ecosystem service delivery.
  Flow characteristics and sediment transport in vegetated compound channels
  Research Group: Centre For Sustainable Environments
  Prof Y Guo
Applications accepted all year round

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The project is to examine the effect of vegetations on the open channel/river flow and sediment transport. It is well known that plants can reduce flow velocity, and thus sediment transport by creating additional flow resistance, leading to the increase of the river flooding.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS

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Are you the next future technology leader, aspiring to change the world through robotics?. Applications are invited for fully-funded four-year PhD studentships in the world's first Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Agri-Food Robotics.
  Where technology and agricultural society meet: Exploring the spaces and places of interaction (ROSED1U19SF)
  Dr D Rose, Prof A Lovett
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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New technologies, including decision support tools, may contribute to the sustainable intensification of agriculture by improving productivity and efficiency.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdS

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Are you the next future technology leader, aspiring to change the world through robotics?. Applications are invited for fully-funded four-year PhD studentships in the world's first Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Agri-Food Robotics.
  Biodiversity resilience and ecosystem services in post-conflict socio-ecological systems in Colombia. Self funded Geography PhD
  Dr TR Feldpausch
Application Deadline: 3 June 2019

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Supervisors. Dr Ted Feldpausch, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Prof Toby Pennington, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Preparing for Fusarium Wilt of Banana in Colombia (Biosciences) – PhD (Funded)
  Dr D Bebber, Dr D Studholme
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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Fusarium wilt or Panama Disease, caused by the fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp.
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