Plant Breeder at BUA Group

BUA Group started business in 1988 as a Private Limited Liability Company specializing in the importation and marketing of iron & steel, agricultural and industrial chemicals. Since then it has rapidly developed into a fully-fledged, diversified business with a stake in a wide range of business sectors.BUA (LASUCO) Sugar Plantation is recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Plant BreederLocation: Lafiagi, KwaraRole Overview & ResponsibilitiesUndertake scientific research into plant and crop with the aim of improving sugarcane breeding techniques and developing new sugarcane varieties to improve plant performance.Set research aims and objectives and produce plans and budgets for such researches.Undertake researches for new methods of plant breeding for sugarcane and other crops in the project area.Supervise and undertake laboratory, glasshouse and field trials; analyse and interpret data to identify the best sugarcane varieties for the project area.Keep records of department breeding researches and findings, and present scientific findings.Keep up to date with developments related to sugarcane breeding, and writing technical publications and reports; participate in related conferences and seminars.Manage the technical staff in the breeding section and liaise with other plant breeders in the field. 

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