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Barley Breeder, Limagrain, India - Rajasthan

by Bisco Bio-Sciences Pvt. Ltd. in Rajasthan
Experience: 3-5 YRS
Posted on: Oct 08,2018

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Context of the Position:

This position is situated within the R&D department of Bisco Bio Sciences Pvt. Ltd., (Unit of the Field Crops Division of Group Limagrain).

Location of employment is Jaipur, Rajasthan - India.

Objective of the position:

Reporting to the Research and Breeding Manager of Bisco, you will be responsible for the Barley breeding program in India. In this function:


  • You will provide leadership to the Indian barley program
  • Develop/propose the breeding strategy for India in interaction with barley breeder in Limagrain Europe/ approval from line manager.
  • Incorporate desired traits in new products by using new technology & tools.
  • You will manage the line development program: nurseries organization and planning, budget management, maintenance of equipment.
  • You will lead the creation and development of highly performing varieties adapted to the require segments.
  • You will use the most recent technologies developed by the Group Limagrain
  • Monitor multi-location trialing & develop efficient means for evaluating pipeline products. 
  • PVP registration of products 

To achieve this mission, you will work in close relationship with the other barley breeders of Limagrain worldwide, with the molecular marker department, the bio statistics team and the marketing and sales organizations.

Prepare budget/investment proposals and make sure agreed budgets are respected.

You will continuously maintain an excellent knowledge of all technologies (scientific and technical) which are likely to increase the efficiency of the program.

You will collaborate regularly with the Group specialists in link with this objective

You will show excellent communication skills. Providing leadership and building strong relationship with your colleagues is an essential part of your function.

Job title Barley Breeder, Limagrain, India - Rajasthan
Location Jaipur
Experience 3-5 YRS
Industry Type Seed
Working Department R&D
Qualification Ph.D./ M.Sc. (Ag) in Plant breeding and Genetics

Candidate Information


  • Sound knowledge of crop breeding techniques with demonstrated ability to use statistical analysis as well as molecular breeding techniques.
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and evaluate the value of specific traits for Barley.
  • Excellent knowledge of crop agronomy.  
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to travel extensively.




General Information

Job Posted Oct 08,2018
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