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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (13/03/2013 00.37)

Water use efficiency and footprint

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The main aims of this research are:

- to develop information and methods in an eco-sustainable fruit tree production;

- to optimize water use efficiency and fruit quality production;

- to study physiological responses to water deficit in an innovative orchard management model;

- to study water uptake and transport mechanisms in tree plants.

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Research Fields

Agricultural sciences

Eligibility criteria

The title of Ph.D. in “Sistemi Colturali Forestali e Scienze dell’Ambiente" is an essential requisite for eligibility.



Will be evaluated the degree:

in “Scienze Agrarie”; “Scienze Forestali”; “ Biotecnologie Agrarie Vegetali” (Vecchio Ordinamento ) or specialistica/magistrale nelle classi 7/S; 74/S; 77/S; o LM 7; LM 69; LM 73.

Selection process

The selection will take place through two different phases:

a. Evaluation of qualifications. Will be evaluated:

1. scientific curriculum

2. qualifications ( specialization courses, phd, awarded in Italy or abroad) concerning the research topics;

3. scientific publications concerning the research topics,

4. research contracts with public and private research center , scholarships, research grants, concerning the research topics

b. Colloquium.

The colloquium will focus on the following topics:

- water uptake and transport in plant, physiology and mechanisms;

- environmental quality;

sustainable management of water;

- water use efficiency;

- knowledge of English.


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, FYRoMacedonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, FYRoMacedonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unibas.it/documenti/show_document.asp?tipo=12
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year23000
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Application deadline

17/04/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

49422

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi della Basilicata - DiCEM

Public research
Potenza - Italy
www.unibas.it
E-mails
bartolomeo.dichio@unibas.itPhones
+39 0971.205330

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