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Principal Breeder (Maize)

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Messina Beej Private Limited
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Job Title : : Principal Breeder (Maize)
Job Reference : : 001
Location : : Messina Plant, Samastipur, Bihar, India
Salary : : No bar for right candidate
Posted on : : Fri Dec 07, 2018
Apply before : : Sat Jan 26, 2019
Job Type : : Full-Time
Key Skills : : Self-motivated and ability to work independently,Good computer skills
Experience required : : 5 years - 10 years
Education : : M.Sc.(Agriculture)
Job category: : Farm Inputs
Sub Category : : Seeds
 Job Description

Incumbent must apply a range of techniques to produce new and improved varieties of Maize. Increase and maintain yields of existing products. 

job responsibilities

  • Work on the aims and objectives of the organization in consultation with Senior Management

  • Budgeting

  • Employ research methods and techniques for improving varieties

  • Identify and select plants exhibiting desirable traits

  • Crossing plants to produce new breeding material in the field  

  • Analyze and evaluate field trials

  • Manage support team including training

  • Keep up with the latest industry innovations and publications

  • Work closely with sales and production teams to keep informed of quality issues if any and constant product improvement

  • Responding to queries from farmers, customers, and other stakeholders

  • Managing and securing foundation seed

Educational Requirements:

  • Advanced degree(s) in Agriculture / Genetics / Plant Breeding preferably at the M Sc. level

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Ability to work outdoors for long hours

  • Proficiency in normal agricultural practices of Maize / Corn

  • Meticulous record keeping

  • Good computer skills

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently

  • Leadership skills and ability to manage and motivate people

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Apply before : Sat Jan 26, 2019
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