Science & Technology ยป Agronomy

Weed Scientist

Description

Weed scientists play a vital role in managing vegetation. They conduct experiments and analyse research to identify weeds and determine their impact, before implementing systems that can help farmers manage weeds. This may also involve research to understand how weeds react to chemicals as well as mechanical prevention methods.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Science (Plant Biology)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Weed Scientist
Master of Science
Recommended
Senior Weed Scientist
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Recommended
Research Manager
General Manager
Executive Manager

Activities

  • Carry out research to diagnose problems on farms
  • Develop weed control products are effective in killing resistant weeds
  • Plan and execute research and development programs for tackling weed resistance

Locations

  • Agronomy companies, government departments, research institutions and universities
  • City and Country
Education opportunities
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