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Horticulture: Academic Programs: Graduate

 

Graduate Research Assistantship, Peach Research and Extension

Position availability: Spring 2015

The University of Georgia, Department of Horticulture is seeking applicants for a Ph.D. student. The student will join research efforts focused on Peach Research and Extension in Griffin Campus, Griffin, GA with direct interaction with peach growers in Georgia. An assistantship including a competitive stipend and tuition waiver is available. Prospective applicants should contact Dr. Dario Chavez (dchavez@uga.edu) directly with ‘Ph.D. Graduate Assistantship’ in the subject line with the following information: 1) statement of interest, 2) resume, 3) GRE score (plus TOEFL if applicable), 4) official transcripts, and 5) at least three letters of recommendation. All this information should be submitted by October 15, 2014 (*international student deadline September 15, 2014). Possible dissertation topics include: peach nutrition, management practices, variety evaluations and peach nutritional quality, disease resistance, and others. The student will be expected to collaborate directly on research and extension publications.


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