Thanks to his graduation project, recent EARTH University grad Juan Bol (’17, Belize) will compete in the final round of the prestigious Alltech Young Scientist competition. He has the chance to win $5,000 plus a doctoral scholarship for his research evaluating immunity boosters in plants and control of nematodes in commercial banana plantations.
The competition consists of three rounds:
The Alltech Young Scientist program is the largest agriscience competition in the world, offering the globe’s brightest young scientists the opportunity to be recognized and rewarded for their innovative research.
Students are invited to conduct research that supports the Alltech team in the search for nature-based solutions to issues of animal health and nutrition, human health and nutrition, crop science, analytic agricultural methods, and supply-chain traceability and safety, among other topics.
To keep up with news of the competition, check out Alltech Education’s Facebook page.