Ph.D. Assistantship in fruit breeding and genetics

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Job Category
Jobs Available for Master Students
Start Date
May, 2019
Graduate student will work on a USDA-NIFA funded project to develop molecular breeding stategies to improve fruit firmness and post-harvest quality in tetraploid blackberry.
Student will also be expected to participate in cultivar development activities in blackberry, peach and muscadine grape.

Half-time assistantship provides stipend and full tuition waiver. Additional scholarships also available.

more information
M.S. in horticulture, crop science, genetic or a related field and experience in applied plant breeding, statistics, and genetics are preferred.
Candidate must also meet the admission requirements at UA and the Department of Horticulture.
Contact Person
Dr. Margaret Worthington
Contact Phone
(984) 227-9787
Contact eMail
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