Mpemvu Food Supplier General Workers Wanted

Mpemvu Food Supplier

    • Description

      The above position has become available in our Research Department. The purpose of this role will be to assisting with the general field duties, equipment and material, reporting into the Senior Tomato Breeder.

      Job Functions

      Agriculture,Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture,Research

      General activities associated with plant husbandry – field and tunnels
      Sanitation – sterilize seed trays, strainers, labels, clumps, drippers and multi-span floors following proper protocols; and remove and destroy all plant residues after the crop is finished in a tunnel
      Sowing – prepare seed trays and sow seeds of experimental materials carefully in order to avoid any mechanical mixture
      Transplanting – prepare and arrange planting pots in the multi-span and transplant seedlings to field and multi-span
      Pruning and trellising – prune and trellis plants in a multi-span and field
      Harvesting – harvest, extract, ferment, clean dry and package seeds
      Mix fertilizers and spray pesticides following proper protocol when necessary
      Monitor irrigation and maintain irrigation system
      Taking pH & EC readings
      Scouting of diseases and insects
      Perform any other general farm and tunnel duties as required

    • Number of vacancies: 25


  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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