TO PROGRESSIVELY BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN BENEFICIAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF ADDED VALUE AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES,WHICH WILL INCREASE FARMERS' YIELDS, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOOD.
MAIZE, RICE, SOYBEAN, SORGHUM, TOMATO, CARROT, CUCUMBER, CABBAGE, WATERMELON, ONION, OKRA, BEANS
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The Soil Scientist will examine different soils from a diverse range of terrains and geographical locations in order to study their physical composition and chemical properties. He or she will assess and evaluate the impact of certain soils on agricultural enterprise.
Collecting, assessing and examining samples
Analysing and interpreting data
Modelling information using specialist computer applications and preparing reports, maps and publications
Advising professionals in related fields, such as archaeologists and hydrologists
Recording and presenting findings
Keeping up to date with developments in soil science and relevant legislation or environmental issues
Qualification The candidate:
Must have a B.Sc. or HND in Soil Science or Civil Engineering. Having an M.Sc. will be an added advantage