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The use of novel mass spectrometry imaging techniques to understand the metabolic basis of resistance and susceptibility of sunflower cultivars infected with the parasitic weed Orobanche cumana

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Orobanche species are root holoparasitic weeds that infest many important crop species across Europe and North Africa including tomatoes, peas, potatoes and sunflower causing yield losses of 20 to 100%. Despite the importance of this parasite to European agriculture relatively little is known about the metabolic basis of different types of resistance mechanisms yet such information is critical to the design of novel control strategies. In this project the student will opti...

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Research Fields

Biological sciences
Chemistry

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/302103-The-use-of-novel-mass-spectrometry-imaging-techniques-to-understand-the-metabolic-basis-of-resistance-and-susceptibility-of-sunflower-cultivars-infected-with-the-parasitic-weed-Orobanche-cumana
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

15/02/2013

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Fellowship ID

46742

Funding organisation / Contacts
University of Sheffield, Department of Animal & Plant Sciences

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