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Name: Joshua D. Klein, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Plant SciencesNatural Resources
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683349
Cell: 050-6220349
Fax:03-9669642
Email:  vcjosh@volcani.agri.gov.il  vcjosh2000@yahoo.com
Office location:Plant Sciences Building; Gene Bank Wing; 3rd Floor; Rooms 306 (office) & 310 (lab)
Address:Unit for Agriculture According to the Torah
Department of Agronomy and Natural Resources
Institute of Plant Sciences
Agricultural Research Organization - the Volcani Center
P.O.Box 6, Bet Dagan
ISRAEL 50250
Research Interests / Job description
Agriculture according to the Torah

Applied and basic research on orla, shmitta, Pesach, kilayim, the Four Species and other religious duties (mitzvot) associated with the Land of Israel, as related to modern agricultural and technological practices.

 

Etrog fruits Regulation of etrog yield and storage quality
 Too many nectarinesOrla - developing sprays to remove flowers from halachically young trees and for thinning fruits in mature trees
 Drought resistant wheat seedlingsSeed treatments for resistance to drought and temperature stress
 Halachically compatible and incompatible rootstocks

Kilayim: determining halachically compatible rootstocks for citrus (pomelit - a cross between grapefruit and pommelo)

 

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