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The project is fully funded for 4 years jointly by the BBSRC and Nestlé to include
(i) All academic university fees .
(ii) A full BBSRC stipend to support the successful candidate
(iii) An additional payment of £2500 p.a. to the successful candidate from the CASE partner Nestlé.
(iv) Travel and consumables budget
European candidates must have 3 years residency in the UK to be eligible for full support. Non-UK/EU candidates are not eligible.
IMPORTANCE OF MELOIDOGYNE AND PRATYLENCHUS SPECIES:
Jones, J. T., Haegeman, A., Danchin, E. G. J., Gaur, H. S., Helder, J., Jones, M. G. K., Kikuchi, T., Manzanilla-López, R., Palomares-Rius, J. E., Wesemael, W. M. L., Perry, R. N., (2013). Top 10 plant-parasitic nematodes in molecular plant pathology. Molecular Plant Pathology, 14: 946–961.
INFORMATION ON COFFEE PRODUCTION:
International Coffee Organisation (2015). http://www.ico.org/new_historical.asp
COFFEE NEMATODES (MAJORITY OF THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE ONLINE):
Souza, R. M. (2008). Plant-parasitic nematodes of coffee. 1st ed. Dordrecht: Springer.
NEMATODES AND VIETNAM:
Trinh, P. Q., de la Pena, E., Nguyen, C. N., Nguyen, H. X., Moens, M., (2009). Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with coffee in Vietnam. Russian Journal of Nematology, 17(1): 73-82.
NEMATODES AND BRAZIL:
Barros, A. F., OIiveira, R. D. L., Lima, I. M., Coutinho, R. R., Ferreira, A. O., Costa, A., (2014). Root-knot nematodes, a growing problem for Conilon coffee in Espirito Santa state, Brazil. Crop Protection, 55:74-79.
Machado, A. C. Z., (2014). Current nematode threats to Brazilian agriculture. Current Agricultural Science and Technology, 20: 26-35.
DIAGNOSTIC METHODS FOR MELOIDOGYNE IDENTIFICATION:
Adam, M. A. M., Phillips, M. S., Blok, V. C., (2007). Molecular diagnostic key for identification of single juveniles of seven common and economically important species of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.). Plant Pathology, 56: 190–197.
Randig, O., Bongiovanni, M., Carneiro, R. M. D. G., Castagnone-Sereno, P., (2002), Genetic diversity of root-knot nematodes from Brazil and development of SCAR markers specific for the coffee-damaging species. Genome, 45(5): 862-870
MELOIDOGYNE AND PRATYLENCHUS COMPETITION:
BieYun, T. (2008). Competition between Pratylenchus coffeae and Meloidogyne incognita. Plant Pathology Bulletin, 17(4): 271-278.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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