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Plant Health Undergraduate Studentships

Applications for 2018 have now closed. Please check this page again in early 2019 for information about applying for the next Plant Health Undergraduate Studentship programme.


The projects below will take place over the summer of 2018. We are grateful to Defra, BSPP and N8 AgriFood for funding this programme.

     

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An investigation into the plant pathogenic oomycete community in the Lagan river, Belfast – the utility of the baiting technique

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast

     

Characterisation of novel viruses detected in material bought on eBay

Fera, York

 

     

 

     

Developing new tools for interrogating cereal invaders

John Innes Centre, Norwich

     

Developing tools for pre-symptomatic disease detection in strawberry

NIAB EMR, Kent

 

     

 

     

Factors affecting potato variety tolerance in the management of potato cyst nematodes (Globodera spp)

Harper Adams University, Shropshire

     

Getting straight to the point: Predicting the starting location of an epidemic following its first discovery

University of Salford

 

     

 

     

Linking high risk pests of woody species to host plant diversity in Britain

Coventry University

     

The consequences of underground plant-to-plant signalling for aphid fitness

University of Manchester

 

     

 

     

 

Understanding R. solanacearum pathogen resistance evolution against Pseudomonas biocontrol agent

University of York

     

 

 

     

 

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