Multiple PhD Openings at the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University
Location: College Station, Texas
Type: Full Time
Multiple PhD GRAs are available at TAMU, College Station. The focus areas include digital Agronomy/Weed Science, with emphasis on computer vision and robotics for weed recognition and site-specific management; developing organic weed management and production practices in grain sorghum/cotton cropping systems; understanding gene flow between grain sorghum and weedy relatives (johnsongrass, shattercane), co-advised with Dr. William Rooney (Sorghum Breeding); surveys to determine herbicide resistance and molecular mechanisms in dominant weeds in Texas row-crop production, co-advised with Dr. Nithya Subramanian (Weed Molecular Physiology). Successful candidates will have ample opportunities for participation in professional development activities and collaborate with other scientists at the state and national levels. Interested candidates, please e-mail your CV to Muthukumar Bagavathiannan (email@example.com). Screening of applicants is immediate and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified (Spring/Summer/Fall 2024 intake; start date is negotiable).