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Name: Amos Mizrach, D.Sc. (Retiree)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringSensing, Information and Mechanization Engineering
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Tel:  03-9683451
Cell: 050-6220451
Email:    amos@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Address:Institute of Agricultural Engineering. ARO, the Volcani Center, P.O.Box 6 Bet Dagan 50250


Chairman of The Israeli Society of Agricultural Engineering 

Research Interests / Job description
Postharvest Engineering; Quality of fruit and vegetables; Ultrasonic non-destructive technology for agricultural produce (NDT); Ultrasound use in dairy; Ultrasonic use for meat quality evaluation; Sorting and separation of agricultural products; Recognition of fruit flies songs and sounds; Acoustic detection of Red Palm Weevil and Pink Boll cotton worm; Acoustic trapping for Mediterranean fruit fly; Technologies for detection of Food Borne Pathogens; Water treatment with ultrasonic wave.
Chairman of The Israeli Society of Agricultural Engineering

Articles in Reviewed Journals (Since 2000)

  • Mizrach, A., U. Flitsanov, M. Akerman and G. Zauberman. (2000). Monitoring avocado softening in low-temperature storage using ultrasonic measurements. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 26(2):199-207. 
  • Mizrach, A. (2000). Determination of Avocado and Mango Fruit Properties by Ultrasonic Technique. Ultrasonics 38(1-8):717-722. 
  • Schmilovitch, Z., A. Mizrach, A. Hoffman, H. Egozi, Y. Fuchs. (2000). Determination of mango physiological indices by near-infrared spectrometry Postharvest Biology and Technology. 19(3): 245-252. 
  • Flitsanov, U., A. Mizrach, A. Liberzon, M. Akerman and G. Zauberman. (2000). Measurements of avocado shelf life at various temperature storage using ultrasound. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 20(3):279-286. 
  • Maltz, E., A. Mizrach, U. Flitsanov, S. L. Spahr, M. R. Murphy, and J. E. Novakofski (2000). Body Weight and Milk Yield Changes to Evaluate Body Energy Reserves Handling Along Lactation as Reflected by Body Condition. Approval by confidential internal ARO peers revision. 
  • Mizrach, A., U. Flitsanov, R. El-Batsri, and H. Degani. (2002). Determination of avocado maturity during growth. Alon Hanotea. 56(10):419-422.
  • Mizrach, A., A. Bechar, Y. Grinshpon, A. Hofman, H. Egozi, and L. Rosenfeld (2003). Ultrasonic mealiness classification of apples. Transactions of the ASAE. 46(2):397-400.
  • Soroker, V., Y. Nacache, U. Landau, A. Mizrach, A. Hetzroni, and D. Gerling. (2003). Utilization of sounding methodology to detect infestation by Rhynchophorus ferrugineus on palm offshoots. Phytoparasitica. 32(1):6-8.
  • Mankin, R. W., J. B. Anderson, A. Mizrach, N. D. Epsky, D. Shuman, R. R. Heath, M. Mazor, A. Hetzroni, J. Grinshpun, P. W. Taylor, S. L. Garrett (2004) Broadcasts of Wing-Fanning Vibrations Recorded from Calling Male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) Increase Captures of Females in Traps. J. Econ. Entomol. 97(4): 1299-1309
  • Mizrach, A. (2004). Assessing plum fruit quality attributes using ultrasonic method. Food Research International. Vol. 37, No. 6, 627-631.
  • Hetzroni, A. A. Mizrach, Y. Nakache, and V. Soroker. (2004). Developing Spectral Model to Monitor Activity of Red Palm Weevil. Alon Hanotea. 58(10):466-469.
  • Yu, C., J. Irudayaraj, C. Debroy, Z. Schmilovitch, and A. Mizrach. (2004). Spectroscopic Differentiation and Quantification of Microorganisms in Apple Juice. Journal of Food Science. 69(7):S268-72.
  • Bechar, A., A. Mizrach, P. E. Barreiro and S. Landah. (2005). Determination of mealiness in apples using ultrasonic measurements and comparison with destructive tests. Biosystems Engineering. 92(3):329-334.
  • Schmilovitch, Z., A. Mizrach, G. Kritzman, R. Korotic, J. Irudayaraj, and C. Debroy. (2005). Detection of food borne pathogens using Raman spectroscopy. Transactions of the ASAE. 48(5):1843-1850.
  • Gupta, M.J., J. M. Irudayaraj, C. Debroy, Z. Schmilovitch, and A. Mizrach. (2005). Differentiation of Food Pathogens using FTIR and Artificial Neural Networks. Transactions of the ASAE. 48(5):1889-1892.
  • Mizrach, A., M. Mazor, A. Hetzroni, T. Ignat, and J. Grinshpun. R. Mankin, D. Shuman, N. Epsky, and R. Heath (2005). Acoustical Trap for Female Mediterranean Fruit Flies. Transactions of the ASAE. 48(5):2017-2022.
  • Mizrach, A. (2007). Nondestructive monitoring of tomato during shelf life storage utilizing ultrasonic method. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 46(3):271-274.
  • Mizrach, A., Z. Schmilovitch, R. Korotic, J. Irudayaraj, R. Shapira (2007). Yeast detection in apple juice using Raman spectroscopy. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(6):1-8.
  • Pinhas, J., V. Soroker, A. Hetzroni, A. Mizrach, M. Teicher, J. Goldberger. (2008). Automatic Acoustic Detection of the Red Palm Weevil. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 63(2):131-139.
  • Mizrach, A. (2008). Ultrasonic technology for fruit quality evaluation in pre and postharvest processes – a review. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 48(3): 315-330.
  • Mankin, R. W., A. Mizrach, A. Hetzroni, V. Soroker. (2008). Acoustic detection of hidden weevil grub infestations in palm trees. The Florida Entomologist. 91(2):241-248.
  • Mizrach, A. (2008). Quality assessment using ultrasound-Invited review. Stewart Postharvest Review. 4(5):1-9.
  • Mizrach, A., R. Lu, and M. Rubino. (2009). Gloss evaluation of curved-surface fruits and vegetables. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 2:300-307.
  • Mizrach, A., N. Galili, G. Rosenhouse. (2009). 3-D model of sound pressure field in a meridinal section plane of fruit. Ultrasonics. 49:83-88.
  • Hetzroni, A, A.Vana, A. Mizrach. (2011). Biomechanical characteristics of tomato fruit peels. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:80-84.
  • More than 60 presentations in international conferences and scientific meetings.
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