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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (24/01/2013 02.50)

IDENTIFICATION OF THE PHYSIO-MOLECULAR FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH APPLE POST-HARVEST STORAGE PHYSIOPATHIES

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The project is aimed at studying the molecular mechanisms that regulate the development of the main apple physiopathies that occur during storage (superficial scald and bitter pit), that represent a significant economic damage. The onset of such physiopathies at the end of storage represents a loss, not only because of the product that is lost but also for the energy invested in the preservation of the batches of apples for periods that can be extended even up to 6-9 months. In order to prevent the occurrence of such phenomena, it is important to identify factors that may cause the development of physiopathies so that only apple batches that are not prone to develop them should be subjected to storage. To date, the mechanisms responsible for the onset of apple scald and bitter pit are unknown. This project aims to conduct a study on the molecular factors associated with scald and bitter pit.

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Research Fields

Agricultural sciences

Eligibility criteria

The selection will be carried out through the evaluation of degrees, scientific-professional curriculum, scientific outputs and an interview.

Selection process

The interview will be held at the Department DAFNAE Viale dell'Università 16 35020 Legnaro (PD) Italy. Remote interviews are not allowed.


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget19367
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://protocollo.unipd.it/albo/viewer
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19367
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Application deadline

11/02/2013

Other fellowship details
EURAXESS ID

46834

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Padova e Dipartimento DAFNAE

Public research
Legnaro (Padova) - Italy
http://www.unipd.ithttp://www.dafnae.unipd.it
E-mails
direzione.dafnae@unipd.itPhones
+39 049 8272664

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