jkirkbri at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
Tue Oct 1 09:51:12 CDT 1996
Announcement No. RA-42-6
Position: Botanist, GS-430-11/12.
Location: USDA/ARS/Plant Science Institute
National Germplasm Resources Lab.
Description of Duties: Incumbent will undertake an ecogeographic
survey of the wild and cultivated taxa of a major U.S. crop.
Distributions of taxa within geographic regions and ecosystems,
taxonomic relationships of the species to the crop, analysis of
taxa in germplasm collections, vulnerability of wild populations,
and other factors will be used to determine conservation
priorities for the crop. Literature review, herbarium studies,
field collections, and interactions with crop experts will be
involved. Conservation recommendations will involve in-situ and
Knowledge of plant taxonomy, conservation biology, agriculture or
horticulture, ecology, economic botany and a foreign language.
Skill in the use of computers and databases and botanical
collecting in remote areas.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 361
Greenbelt, MD 20770
TEL: 301 344-1916
Submit Applications to:
Dr. Ned Garvey
Bldg 003, Rm. 409
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350
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