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PhD Studentships: Call now open

11th July 2019

To further research currently undertaken through the AHDB Postgraduate Studentship programme, AHDB is making funding available for up to 10 PhD studentships.

Starting in 2020, these studentships will deliver new experts and science with practical benefits across agriculture and horticulture.

This invitation is open to all UK universities, colleges and research institutes.


California forest die-off caused by depletion of deep-soil water

3rd July 2019

A catastrophic forest die-off in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range in 2015-2016 was caused by the inability of trees to reach diminishing supplies of subsurface water following years of severe drought and abnormally warm temperatures. That's the conclusion by researchers from the University of California, Irvine and UC Merced outlined in a study published today in Nature Geoscience.


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