Avocado Rootstock Breeder

Industry / Sector: Agriculture
Employment Type: Permanent
Region: Limpopo

LOCATION:     Tzaneen

SALARY: R600K – R650K CTC p/a neg


As the Rootstock Breeder, your experience/expertise in plant breeding – traditional and/or molecular, will manage the avocado rootstock programme, from Selection to Commercialization, for a large multinational Agricultural Company.


  • M.Sc. or Ph.D.  Agric (Horticulture/Genetics/Breeding) or related agricultural qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in agriculture production / research / breeding
  • Experience with Fruit/Tree Crops will be highly preferable.
  • Willing to travel nationally and internationally


The successful incumbent will be responsible to identify and test new avocado rootstocks across diverse environments across the world.  The ability to design, analyse and monitor trials will be an essential part of the job. This exciting Opportunity will afford the successful candidate exciting opportunities to travel and network with Research Colleagues across the globe

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Should you meet the above minimum requirements, please submit your CV and a copy of your ID and Qualifications to caroline@kingsleyirons.co.za .

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