Job Name

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Description

Work with agricultural scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; assist with animal breeding and nutrition work; under supervision, conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects. Include technicians who assist food scientists or food technologists in the research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods. [SOC] Occupational asthma in brewery chemists caused by hops; and in horticulturists caused by freesia and paprika; [Malo]

Category

Engineering, Sciences & Education

SOC Code

19-4011

Synonyms

Horticulturists

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