- Author: Gale Perez
This job announcement ws sent to the UC Weed Research & Information Center.
There are two Positions for Associate Investigators in Global Discovery Biology at DuPont Crop Protection in Herbicide Discovery.
We would be preferably interested in Masters as well as Bachelor level candidates. I’ll appreciate if you circulate this at Ole Miss College of Agriculture or recommend any particular individual who you think would be a potential Fit.
The interested individuals can contact me directly and send me their CV. They can also apply Online in DuPont’s Career Section. I’m attaching the position description in this email.
Thanks for your help.
I wanted to share a link today to a paper published by CAST, the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This paper, entitled "Herbicide-resistant weeds threaten soil conservation gains: finding a balance for soil and farm sustainablity", was released about a year ago and addresses one of the less obvious issues resistance imposes - soil erosion. This paper can be viewed or downloaded (free!) at the link above.
The development and adoption of effective postemergence...
Department of Plant Sciences
Minimum requirement: B.S. degree in plant pathology, plant science, agriculture, biology, or related field. It is highly desirable for the candidate to have either a Masters degree and/or at least two years work experience in an applicable field.
Job Description: The Junior Specialist position will be in the laboratory of Stephen Kaffka in the Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis. The successful candidate will assist with the field-testing and evaluation of biofuel and industrial crops including castor, sugar beets, canola and camelina.
A quick post today to share a link to the recently revised "UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Kiwifruit" (UC ANR Publication #3449). You can download the whole document as a pdf here, or use it online at the above link.
Although there are also well-written sections on general kiwi pest management, as well as specific information on insects, mites, and diseases of kiwifruit, since this is the Weed Science blog, I'd better post a link directly to the Integrated Weed Management section...
A repost and link today to a recent Weed Science Society of America press release entitled: "WSSA Scientists Stress the Importance of Early Response to Invasive Weeds" Click the link to go to the full article.
I'll also give kudos to the WSSA web team on the brand new redesigned (and really sharp-looking Society webpage here: http://wssa.net/ A great resource for weed science info, jobs, and links to issues...