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Forests Research Intern

The Programme 

Sappi Forests KZN requires a Research Intern with the necessary skills, training and specific competencies to assist in executing related activities across the designated region.  

What You Will Do

  • Assist with research trial activities such as plant preparation, planting and measurements. 
  • Assist with other breeding activities such as controlled pollinations, seed and flowering studies. 
  • Assist with other trial activities such as pest and disease surveys. 
  • Assist with pest and disease laboratory trials and preparation of growth media. 
  • Work on the sampling, preparation and assessment of wood properties. 
  • Assist with screening of pests and pathogens against pesticides.
  • Data capture and management.  

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Relevant Tree Breeding, Genetics, Entomology, Pathology, Botany or Horticulture Degree/Diploma or related qualification. 
  • Grade 12/Matric qualification. 
  • No experience required. 
  • Computer skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook). 
  • Driver’s license. 
Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
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  • Locations:

    KwaZulu Natal (South

  • Closing Date:23rd Nov 2020, 6:00 pm


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