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Internship Assignment: Pest and disease control

Are you looking for a challenging and educational internship in South Holland, Rotterdam/Dordrecht area? You can find it in ‘s-Gravendeel (Hoeksche Waard)!

Deep water culture growing systems (DWC). Hydroponic


At Viscon Group we are continuously delving deeper into the world greenhouse cultivation and are therefore looking for an enthusiastic student to help deepen our knowledge on the relevant pests and diseases growers face at the moment. We are exploring what challenges the growers currently face regarding these pests & diseases in the greenhouse and how our new innovation can help them solve them.

For this assignment, you will collect information surrounding the key pests/diseases ravishing greenhouse crops like tomatoes and cucumber. This information will be collected both through literature research, supplemented with strong market research. This is thus an assignment with more than enough challenges! Are you up for this challenge?

Who are we looking for?

  • You follow a university degree in Greenhouse cultivation, Plant Science or any related plant biology/agricultural field.
  • You have basic plant physiology and immunology knowledge.
  • You have experience in conducting a literature research and summarizing important points into a scientific report.
  • Experience working in a greenhouse will be an advantage.

What do we have to offer?

  • Plenty of room for innovative thinking!
  • Dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Excellent financial compensation.
  • We may offer housing for students who live too far away to travel back and forth.
  • A kick-off meeting where you get to know all the ins and outs of the company.
  • You will receive a handbook with all the information you need to find your way in the company.
  • At the end an evaluation meeting to discuss the future!

About Viscon Group

Viscon is an internationally operating company that aims to secure its position in the market through top quality and sector-changing innovations. Viscon develops production lines to automate production processes in the Vegetable & Fruit Industry, Chick Hatcheries & Distribution Systems.

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