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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)

Possible funded MIBTP projects

Start date: October 2023. Applications now open. 

  • How Do Crops Respond to Combined Biotic and Abiotic Stress? – Implications for Integrated Pest Management - Dr Andrew Beacham


  • Follow the light: Modifying pest and beneficial behaviour in vertical farming by altering the growth environment - Dr Andrew Beacham


  • Developing novel biostimulant products based on Black Soldier Fly by-products for sustainable agriculture - Dr Joe Roberts



  • The impact of regenerative agriculture on mechanisms underlying above-belowground interactions - Dr Simon Jeffery


  • Productivity, natural pest control, and arable plants in population wheat. What are the tradeoffs compared with single varieties? - Dr Nicola Randall


  • Sainfoin as an alternative legume forage to support livestock health, biodiversity, and reduced emissions - Dr Nicola Randall


N.B. If you wish to apply to a non-specified MIBTP project, please contact the Postgraduate Research Office to discuss further.


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