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