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15/07 Kapil Marwaha
Proprietor at Munsar Services

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Senior Officer - Microbiology - Fertilizers/Pesticides (2-4 yrs)

Tamil Nadu Job Code: 24028

The incumbent will be responsible :

Laboratory/Field Responsibilities :

- To diagnose, isolate, identify, purify & maintain foliar and soil microorganism from various habitats

- To isolate, identify, purify & maintain various antagonistic Bio-control agents

- Conduct in-vitro bioassays for evaluating various microbial bio control agents and microbial inoculants

- Conduct glass house/semi-field/ pot studies for evaluating various microbial bio control agents & microbial inoculants

- To conduct pot trials and semi field trials at R&D centre for new microbial bio control agents and microbial inoculants

- To perform studies at molecular level to understand the interaction between biocontrol agent and pathogen

- To conduct field trials for new microbial bio control agents and microbial inoculants in coordination with field staff

- To prepare dossiers and data sheet regarding the trials

- To involve in all new projects related to microbial bio control agents / microbial inoculants

- To co ordinate with various Research Institutes in connection with microbials

Data collection & documentation Responsibilities :

- To collect data in lab and field experiments and statistically analyze, interpret results & prepare reports

- To prepare laboratory/glasshouse/semi-field/field trial protocols and observation sheets

- To prepare standard operating manuals for various laboratory related activities

- To prepare write ups, technical brochures etc for new products

- To undertake frequent market visits to understand about new products

- To frequently interact with farmers and understand their requirements in terms of new products, application, cost etc.

- To conduct audits for quality control on 3rd party organizations as and when required

- To conduct extensive literature search for new product development

General Responsibilities :

- To work as part of a multi-disciplinary/multicultural research team

- To impart necessary training to field staff & laboratory assistants

Desired Candidate Profile :

- Bsc / Msc - Agriculture with 2 -3 years of experience in isolation, purification and molecular characterization of different microbial biocontrol agents from various habitats .

- Candidate should have prior experience of working in a plant nutrition or plant promoters R&D lab.

- Excellent communication skills both written and oral

- Should be willing to relocate to Thygavalli, Cuddalore

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