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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

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Graduate Research Assistantships

GRA Position #518 - Soil Science

A graduate research assistantship is available for a project which focuses on multi-scale soil moisture monitoring and applications of soil moisture information in agriculture and hydrology. Further information about graduate studies at the KSU Department of Agronomy can be found at: http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu or by contacting Robert Berry at rwb7@ksu.edu.

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For more information, contact: Dr. Andres Patrignani - andrespatrignani@ksu.edu

Date Available: Spring 2017

GRA Position #519 - Crop Physiology/Plant Breeding and Genetics

A graduate research assistantship is available for a project involving high-density mapping with the objective of cloning a yield QTL in hard winter wheat. Further information about graduate studies at the KSU Department of Agronomy can be found at: http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu or by contacting Robert Berry at rwb7@ksu.edu.

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For more information, contact: Dr. Guorong Zhang - gzhang@ksu.edu

Date Available: Spring 2017

GRA Position #521 - Soil Health/Biology/Nutrient Management

A graduate research assistantship is available for a student to investigate how interactions between cover crops and 4R management of P fertilizer impact soil health with particular focus on biological parameters used in soil health indexes. Further information about graduate studies at the KSU Department of Agronomy can be found at: http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu or by contacting Robert Berry at rwb7@ksu.edu.

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For more information, contact: Dr. Peter Tomlinson - ptomlin@ksu.edu

Date Available: Summer 2017

GRA Position #522 - Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management

The successful candidate will join a team conducting applied soil fertility research with emphasis on soil test method correlation/calibration and fertilizer recommendations for corn and soybean. Opportunities for interaction with producers and industry through field days and meetings will be available. Further information about graduate studies at the KSU Department of Agronomy can be found at: http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu or by contacting Robert Berry at rwb7@ksu.edu.

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For more information, contact: Dr. Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz - ruizdiaz@ksu.edu