agricultural scientist




Agricultural scientists research and study soil, animals and plants with the objective of improving agricultural processes, the quality of agricultural products or the impact of agricultural processes on the environment. They plan and implement projects such as development projects on behalf of clients or institutions.

Alternative label

  • bio-technical research scientist in agriculture

  • agricultural development consultant

  • agricultural biotechnology research scientist

  • researcher in agriculture science

  • research scientist, agriculture

  • agricultural quality scientist

  • agriculture researcher

  • agricultural development specialist

  • agricultural research scientist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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