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    Summary

    These positions are located in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Insect Management Research Unit in Stoneville, MS

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    Responsibilities

    • Plans laboratory and greenhouse studies on major insect pests and beneficial arthropods found in cotton, corn, sweet potato and soybean. These studies include growing and maintaining field quality host plants in a greenhouse and in growth chambers.
    • Plans, conducts, and reports the data collected from experimental field plots
    • Devises sampling procedures for the plants and arthropods found in the plots; processes, summarizes, statistically analyzes, interprets, and reports the test data and findings
    • Operates and maintains laboratory and field equipment that is necessary to conduct laboratory and field plot experiments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0414 Entomology

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