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Understanding model transferability for improved preparedness against emerging tree diseases - PH0488

This PhD will seek to evaluate the transferability of disease spread models
Compare how predictions from models parameterised at one location perform in new locations, as well as across different disease species.
Define multiple model-performance criteria to reflect different management and policy objectives.
Test the impact of model transferability on the accuracy to estimate the outcome of different intervention strategies.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2018

To: 2022

Cost: £70,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Salford
Plant Pests and Diseases              
Fields of Study
Plant Health