Organic Scholarship for young researchers
Organic farming research has been conducted only for a short time in Estonia and there are still few studies. Therefore it is important to encourage students to work in organic food and farming field.
Research Centre of Organic Farming awards the authors of the best thesis and scientific articles in organic food and agriculture. Competition takes place every autumn and it is opened to students and young researchers from Estonian University of Life Sciences.
The aim of the scholarship is to encourage research in organic farming. The scholarship was founded in 2009 by Professor Anne Luik, who is one of the leaders of organic sector in Estonia.
Scholarship in 2010
Scholarship in 2011
Best bachelor thesis: “Arbuscular Mycorrhiza in different cultivation practices”, author Martin Kukk.
Best master thesis: "Examination of the quality of organic milk in chain: farm, transport and automatic vending machine”, author Mirjam Pikkmets-Kaas
Best published article: "Could Brassica rapa, Brassica juncea and Sinapis alba facilitate the control of the cabbage seed weevil in oilseed rape crops“, authors Gabriella Kovacs, Riina Kaasik, Luule Metspalu, Ingrid H. Williams, Anne Luik ja Eve Veromann
Organic scholarship is based on private and corporate donations. The donators will be acknowledged on our homepage.
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