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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.

This role reports to the Programme Leader - Research, Planning and Nurseries. 

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 a 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 4 days ago
Closed 4 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
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  • Locations:

    KwaZulu Natal (South

  • Closing Date:30th Nov 2021, 6:00 pm


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