The average salary for an Early-Career Plant Breeder in Australia is AU$104,936.
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Job Description for Plant Breeder
Plant breeders work with a wide range of plants and crop systems in order to identify, care for, and develop a variety of plants and crops. They also conduct experiments in which they discover and explore new plant life, as well as various breeding combinations. Their research focuses on finding and developing new and effective ways to produce a vast amount of crops with as few resources as possible. Some may work on a large scale to help countries which struggle with food shortages to maximize …Read more
Plant Breeder Tasks
- Conduct research and experimentation.
- Collect and analyze data and trial results.
- Utilize a variety of breeding techniques, including molecular, genetic and traditional methods.
- Plan and implement field trials.
- Develop and improve plant varieties with specific goals.
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