Mechanisms of drought and heat tolerance in maize

Agriculture Sciences
Spain
Pontevedra
Period: 
1 Jan, 2021 to 31 Dec, 2021
Deadline: 
31 Aug, 2020

General information

Duration: 
12 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

The candidate will participate in experimental design, taking data, statistical analysis and discussion within a research project that involves genetics, physiology, biochemist and breeding, capitalizes maize genetic resources from temperate arid areas, and includes experiments under controlled conditions and in the field. Within this project, we investigate the mechanisms of response to drought for releasing varieties with improved resilience to drought and heat stress, which are the main challenges for sustainable food production, and are expected to worsen with climate change.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
No

Keywords

Biodiversity  plant breeding  climatic change  stress  

Additional Information

The period is 12 months, beginning January 2021 The level of studies is any of them
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B1
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor