Italy nationals: Precision systems for irrigation and nutrition management in fruit orchards via EURAXESS

Università degli Studi della Basilicata

Potenza, Italy 🇮🇹

Job Information

Organisation/Company: Università degli Studi della Basilicata

Research Field: Agricultural sciences » Other, Agricultural sciences

Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2), Leading Researcher (R4), First Stage Researcher (R1)

Established Researcher (R3)

Country: Italy

Application Deadline: 28/01/2023 – 00:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract: To be defined

Job Status: Not Applicable

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?: Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?: No

Offer Description

The research project aims to evaluate innovative irrigation and nutrition management techniques.
It will concern the evaluation of irrigation systems and the definition of irrigation strategies for optimizing the use of water resources in fruit orchards. Optimized nutrition plans for the main fruit tree crops will be developed through the evaluation of the mineralization process of mineral elements in the soil from different organic matrices in relation to soil moisture, temperature and environmental parameters


Additional Information

Eligibility criteria

Master degree in Agricultural Science and Forestry (Classes of Master degrees 77/S
or 74/S or LM 69 or LM 73)
Master degree in Agricultural Biotechnology (Classes of Master degrees LM 7), Food
Biotechnology (Classes of Master degrees LM 9)
Master degree in Environmental Engineering (Classes of Master degrees 38/S or LM
Master degree in Food Science (Classes of Master degrees LM 70) and similar
Master degree in Environmental Science (Classes of Master degrees LM 75)
Master degree in Biology (Classes of Master degrees 6/S or LM­6)

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • Italy

Selection process

The interview will focus on the knowledge of irrigation management systems, irrigation management technologies and protocols, water use efficiency and climatic parameters, availability of nutrients in soil and efficiency of their use, soil management systems.

Additional comments

  • Contact email:
  • Contact phone: 08351971418
  • Annual budget: 25.000
  • Frequency of calls: annuale
  • International mobility required: no

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available: 1

Company/Institute: Università degli Studi della Basilicata

Country: Italy

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