Soil and Plant Scientists
42 matches for plant and soil science
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- Soil and Plant Scientists
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Plant Scientist
- Plant Anatomist
- Plant Breeder
- Plant Breeder Scientist
- Plant Pathologist
- Plant Physiologist
- Plant Research Geneticist
- Scientist Propagator
- Soil Science Professor
- Soil Scientist
- Soil Expert
- Soil Fertility Extension Specialist
- Soil Physical Chemistry Professor
- Soil Physics Professor
- Soil Specialist
- Arboreal Scientist
- Crop and Soil Science Department Chair
- Crop Nutrition Scientist
- Fermentation Scientist
- Microbiology Soil Scientist
- Research Scientist
- Research Soil Scientist
- Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.
- Conduct experiments investigating how soil forms, changes, or interacts with land-based ecosystems or living organisms.
- Conduct experiments to develop new or improved varieties of field crops, focusing on characteristics such as yield, quality, disease resistance, nutritional value, or adaptation to specific soils or climates.
- Conduct experiments to investigate the underlying mechanisms of plant growth and response to the environment.
- Conduct research into the use of plant species as green fuels or in the production of green fuels.
- Conduct research to determine best methods of planting, spraying, cultivating, harvesting, storing, processing, or transporting horticultural products.
- Consult with engineers or other technical personnel working on construction projects about the effects of soil problems and possible solutions to these problems.
- Develop improved measurement techniques, soil conservation methods, soil sampling devices, or related technology.
- Develop methods of conserving or managing soil that can be applied by farmers or forestry companies.
- Develop ways of altering soils to suit different types of plants.
- Identify degraded or contaminated soils and develop plans to improve their chemical, biological, or physical characteristics.
- Investigate soil problems or poor water quality to determine sources and effects.
- Investigate responses of soils to specific management practices to determine the use capabilities of soils and the effects of alternative practices on soil productivity.
- Perform chemical analyses of the microorganism content of soils to determine microbial reactions or chemical mineralogical relationships to plant growth.
- Provide advice regarding the development of regulatory standards for land reclamation or soil conservation.
- Provide information or recommendations to farmers or other landowners regarding ways in which they can best use land, promote plant growth, or avoid or correct problems such as erosion.
- Study soil characteristics to classify soils on the basis of factors such as geographic location, landscape position, or soil properties.
Detailed Work Activities
- Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
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Soil and Plant Scientists