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INCT (NIST) Semiochemicals in Agriculture

Grant number: 17/26657-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2018
Effective date (End): December 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Agronomy
Cooperation agreement: CNPq - INCTs
Principal Investigator:José Roberto Postali Parra
Grantee:Adriano Gomes Garcia
Home Institution: Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Piracicaba , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:14/50871-0 - INCT 2014: National Institute of Science and Technology of Semiochemicals in Agriculture, AP.TEM

Abstract

This position (Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Quantitative Ecology) will involve strong quantitative analysis and the possibility for field and laboratory experiments. The projects that will support this position focus on: (i) investigate the spatial distribution of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri and the spread of the citrus greening disease; and (ii) use laboratory and field data from the genus Spodoptera in order to develop spatial models to explain the dynamics of different species according to the climate changes. (AU)