16/09/2019

KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Developing non-insecticide control of codling moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • DEADLINE DATE
    30/11/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences

Outline

This PhD project in the School of Chemistry, in collaboration with the commercial partner Lisk & Jones Consultants Ltd will research the development of high-performance sex pheromone pest control for fresh fruit and vegetables in the South Wales region.

This will replace use of insecticides and, using innovative chemistry for production of the pheromones, will develop their farm use, with the partner. You will gain excellent experience in sustainable and environmentally friendly pest control for commercially important food crops.

What is funded

For more information on what is funded in this PhD, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/kess2-east-phd-in-chemistry-developing-non-insecticide-control-of-codling-moth-and-related-pests-using-the-synthetic-moth-sex-pheromones-for-south-wales-fresh-food-production

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

For more information on eligibility for this PhD, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/view/kess2-east-phd-in-chemistry-developing-non-insecticide-control-of-codling-moth-and-related-pests-using-the-synthetic-moth-sex-pheromones-for-south-wales-fresh-food-production

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