Identification of candidate genes for tolerance to basal stem rot in tropical oil palms. This research is part of an ACIAR-funded project partnering with Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Location: St Lucia, Solomon Islands

Expected outcomes: laboratory skills in one or more of: PCR, qPCR, starch and protein assays, DNA sequencing, transcriptome analysis/fungal culture experiments. Computer-based skills in bioinformatics

Supervisors: Professor Ian Godwin, Dr Agnieszka Mudge

Before you apply: contact the primary supervisor for more details

Project members

Professor Ian Godwin

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Deputy Associate Dean,Research
Faculty of Science
Affiliated Professor
Centre for Crop Science

Dr Agnieszka Mudge

Research Officer
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences