Genetics and ecology of pine defences to biotic threaths

Agriculture Sciences, Natural Sciences
Spain
Pontevedra
Period: 
1 Jun, 2021 to 1 Jan, 2022
Deadline: 
31 Dec, 2021

General information

Duration: 
8 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Collaboration in manipulative experiments and field surveys aimed to explore the patterns of genetic variation and plasticity in defensive traits in different conifer species. The student will participate in:
- Establishment of the experiment and design setup
- Insect traping and rearing
- Trait assessment and sampling
- Chemical analyses in the lab, including chromatography, colorimetric and molecular techniches
- Data processing and analysis

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

Forest health  Tree resistance  Forest genetics  Forest ecology  

Additional Information

We are seeking for motivated studients interested in Forest Science and particularly in the ecology and genetics of pine-antagonist interactions. Students are wellcome to perform their Bachelor/Master Thesis under our supervision. We offer a confortable working environment, timely research topics and multidisplinary approaches that could be highly valuable for research training. Previous research experiment in the area will be valuable
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2