RFRI Jorhat Recruitment 2022 Application form, 3 Intern Vacancy for 60 days long fully funded training and skill internship.
Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI), Jorhat is inviting for the recruitment of 3 Intern Vacancy for 60 days long fully funded training and skill internship on “Developing bioformulations from the fungal inocula for induction of agarwood in Aquilaria malaccensis” sponsored by DST-SERB under Training and Skill Internship (‘VRITIKA’) component of ‘ABHYAAS’ programme of Accelerate Vigyan Scheme. Candidates who are Interested and eligible may apply here.
RFRI Jorhat Recruitment 2022
Name of post: Intern
No of posts: 03
Title of Internship: Training on developing bioformulations from the fungal inocula for induction of agarwood in Aquilaria malaccensis
About the internship: Agarwood is valued in high class perfumery as a fixative and is much priced by European perfumer for mixing their best grade scents. At present, the price of 1kg agarwood is Rs. 2.50 Lakh in the International Market whereas, one litre of essential oil extracted form agarwood fetches a few US $ to 50,000 US $ depending on the quality. This agarwood is formed within heartwood as a result of host-fungus interaction when the tree become infected with fungus. This infection occurs naturally in Upper Assam and in other places it is being done artificially. RFRI, Jorhat has developed the technology for artificial induction of agarwood in A. malaccensis and successfully induced agarwood through artificial inoculation of fungi in healthy agar trees. This training is being organized to extend these technologies to the young researchers. The training will provide hands on training with respect to preparation of bioformulations from pre-existing fungal inocula for induction of agarwood in Aquilaria malaccensis. The training will be useful for those working or wants to work in the field of artificial induction of agarwood in Aquilaria malaccensis.
Internship Organizer: Dr. R. K. Borah, Scientist G and Group Coordinator (Research), RFRI, Jorhat, Assam
Internship duration: 1st November 2022 to 30th December 2022 (60 days)
Educational Qualification: Candidate pursuing master’s degree or in the initial phase of Ph.D. in Forest Pathology/ Plant Pathology/Mycology or Botany (with specialization in plant pathology/mycology)
Age Limit: 28 years as on 25th October 2022
How to apply for RFRI Jorhat Recruitment Application Form ?
RFRI Jorhat Recruitment 2022 Candidates who are Interested and eligible must apply on the prescribed application format. The scanned copy of duly completed application form with candidate’s resume must be emailed to the email id [email protected] or [email protected] up to 25th October 2022.
Selection will be based on academic achievement in university examinations (CGPA/percentage of marks) and participation in academic/co-curricular competitions and other awards/distinction.
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