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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Meir Teitel, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringSensing, Information and Mechanization Engineering
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683515
Cell: 050-6220515
Email:  grteitel@volcani.agri.gov.il
Research Interests / Job description
Greenhouse management and control (ventilation, heating, CO2 enrichment, shading, structure); Energy in agriculture; Computer controlled data acquisition and instrumentation; Fluid mechanics and heat transfer in agriculture.


Articles in Reviewed Journals:

1   Tsinober, A.B.,Kit, E.,and Teitel, M. (1987).
Electromagnetic methods of turbulence measurements shortcoming
and advantages.
Experiments in Fluids, 6: 44-48.

2   Tsinober, A.B., Kit, E., and Teitel, M. (1988).
On the relevance of potential difference method for turbulence
J. Fluid Mechanics, 175: 447-461.

3   Kit, E., Tsinober, A.B., Teitel, M., Balint, J.L., Wallace, J.M.,
and Levich, E. (1988).
Vorticity measurements in turbulent flows past a grid.
Fluid Dynamics Research, 3: 289-294.

4   Teitel, M., Antonia, R..A. (1990).
The interaction region of a turbulent duct flow.
Physics of Fluids A, 2: 808-313.

5   Kholmyansky, M., Kit, E., Teitel, M., Tsinober, A.B. (1991).
Some experimental results on velocity-vorticity measurements in
turbulent grid flows with controlled sign of mean helicity.
Fluid Dynamics Research, 7: 65-75.ֻ

6   Teitel, M., Antonia, R.A. (1991).
Comparison between outer regions of turbulent boundary layer
and channel flows.
Experiments in Fluids, 11: 203-204.

7   Antonia, R.A., Teitel, M., Kim, J., Brown, L.W.B. (1992).
Low Reynolds number effects in a fully developed turbulent
channel flow.
J. Fluid Mechanics, 236: 579-605.

8   Teitel, M., Antonia, R.A. (1993).
Heat transfer in a fully developed turbulent channel flow:
comparison between experiment and direct numerical
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 36:(6),1701-1706.

9   Teitel, M., Antonia, R.A. (1993).
Step change in wall heat flux in a turbulent channel flow.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 36:(6), 1707-1709.

10   Teitel, M., Segal, I. (1995).
Net thermal radiation under shading screens.
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 61: 19-26.

11   Teitel, M., Peiper, U., Zvieli, Y. (1996).
Shading screens for frost protection.
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 81: 273-286.

12   Teitel, M., Tanny, J. (1996).
Energy saving in heated enclosures.
Building and Environment, 31(6): 537-540.

13   Teitel, M., Shklyar, A., Segal, I., Barak, M. (1996).
Effects of non-steady hot-water greenhouse heating on heat
transfer and microclimate.
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 65: 297-304.

14   Teitel, M., Tanny, J. (1998).
Radiative heat transfer from heating tubes in a greenhouse.
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 69: 185-188.

15   Tanny, J., Teitel, M. (1998).
Efficient utilization of energy in buildings and ponds.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 18: 1111-1119.

16   Teitel, M., Shklyar, A. (1998).
On the pressure drop across insect-proof screens.
Transactions of the ASAE, 41(6): 1829-1834.

17   Berlinger, M.J., Teitel, M., Barak, M., Leibush-Mordechi, S.,
Antignus, Y., P.G. Weintraub, Horowitz, A.R., Ausher, R.,
Steinberg, S. (1999).
Abstracts of papers presented at the 13th conference of the
entomological society of Israel.
Phytoparasitica, 26(3): 269-272.

18   Teitel, M., Segal, I., Shklyar, A. and Barak, M. (1999).
A comparison between pipe and air heating methods for greenhouses.
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 72: 259-273.

19   Teitel, M., Tanny, J. (1999).
Natural ventilation of greenhouses: experiments and model.
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 96: 59-70.

20   Zhao, Y; Teitel, M.; Barak, M. (2001).
Vertical temperature and humidity gradients in a naturally
ventilated greenhouse.
Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 78: 431-436.

21   Teitel, M. (2001).
The effect of insect proof screens in roof openings on greenhouse
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 110: 13-25.

22   Tanny, J., Cohen, S. and Teitel, M. (2003).
Screenhouse microclimate and ventilation: an experimental study.
Biosystems Engineering, 84: 331-341.

23   Teitel, M., Zhao, Y., Barak, M., Bar-lev, E. and Shmuel, D. (2003).
Effect on energy use and greenhouse microclimate through fan motor
control by
variable frequency drives.
Energy Conversion & Management, 45: 209-223.

24   **Shilo, E., Teitel, M., Mahrer, Y., Boulard, T. (2004).
Air-flow patterns and heat fluxes in roof-ventilated multispan
greenhouse with insect-proof screens.
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 122: 3-20.

25   Teitel, M. and Tanny, J. (2005).
Heat Fluxes and Airflow Patterns through Roof Windows in a
Naturally Ventilated Enclosure.
Flow Turbulence and Combustion. 72: 21-47.

26   Muszkat, L., Feigelson, L., Bir, L., Muszkat, K.A., Teitel, M.,
Dornay, I., Kirchner, B. and Kritzman G. (2005).
Solar photo-inactivation of phytopathogens by trace level
hydrogen peroxide and titanium dioxide photocatalysis. Phytoparasitica.
33(3): 267-274.

27   Teitel, M., Tanny, J., Ben-Yakir, D. and Barak, M. (2005).
Airflow patterns through roof openings of a naturally ventilated
greenhouse and their effect on insect penetration.
Biosystems Engineering, 92(3): 341-353.

28   **Haslavsky, V., Tanny, J., Teitel, M. (2006).
Interaction between the mixing and displacement modes in a
naturally ventilated enclosure.
Building and Environment. 41(12): 1755-1761.

29   Zhao, Y. and Teitel, M. (2006).
Experimental study on energy saving in the greenhouse by VAV
based on VFD.
Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery,
37 (5): 106-109.

30   Tanny, J., Haslavsky, V., Teitel, M. (2008).
Airflow and heat flux through the vertical opening of buoyancy-
induced naturally ventilated enclosures.
Energy and Buildings, 40: 637-646.

31   Teitel, M., Levi, A., Zhao, Y., Barak, M., Bar-lev, E.,
Shmuel, E. (2008).
Energy saving in agricultural buildings through fan motor
control by variable frequency drives.
Energy and Buildings, 40: 953-960.

32   Teitel, M., Liran, O., Tanny, J., Barak, M. (2008).
Wind driven ventilation of a mono-span greenhouse with a
rose crop and continuous screened side vents and its effect on
flow patterns and microclimate.
Biosystems Engineering,101(1): 111-122.

33   Zhao, Y., Shen J. and Teitel, M. (2008).
Experiments on microclimate in greenhouses by fan and pad.
Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery,
39 (8): 109-113.

34   Teitel, M., Ziskind, G., Liran, O., Dubovsky, V., Letan, R. (2008).
Effect of wind direction on greenhouse ventilation rate, airflow
patterns and temperature distributions.
Biosystems Engineering, 101(3): 351-369.

35   Teitel, M., Barak, M. and Antler, A. (2009).
Effect of cyclic heating and a thermal screen on the nocturnal
heat loss and microclimate of a greenhouse.
Biosystems Engineering, 102(2): 162-170.

36   Teitel, M., D. Dvorkin, Y. Haim, J. Tanny, I. Seginer. (2009).
Comparison of Measured and Simulated Flow through Screens:
Effects of Screen Inclination and Porosity.
Biosystems Engineering, 102: 162-170.

37   Teitel, M (2010).
Using computational fluid dynamics simulations to determine
pressure drops on woven screens.
Biosystems Engineering, 105: 172-179.

38   Teitel, M., Atias, M. and Barak, M. (2010).
Gradients of temperature, humidity and CO2 along a fan-
ventilated greenhouse.
Biosystems Engineering, 106: 166-174.

39   Teitel, M (2011).
On the applicability of the Forchheimer equation in simulating
flow through woven screens.
Biosystems Engineering, 109, 130-139.

40   Teitel, M., Atias, M, Schwartz, A and Cohen S (2011).
Use of a greenhouse as an open chamber for canopy gas exchange
measurements: methodology and validation.
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151, 1346-1355.

41   Teitel M., Deriugin, M., Haslavsky, V., Tanny, J. (2012). Light
distribution in multispan gutter-connectegreenhouses: Effects of gutters
and roof openings.
Biosystems Engineering, 113, 120-128.

42   Teitel, M. (2013).
Flow through Concertina-Shape Screens.
Biosystems Engineering, 116, 155-162.

43   Teitel, M. and Wenger, E. (2014).
Air exchange and ventilation efficiencies of a monospan greenhouse
with one inflow and one outflow through longitudinal side openings.
Biosystems Engineering, 119, 98-107.

44   Moran Pirkner, Josef Tanny, Or Shapira, Meir Teitel,
Shabtai Cohen, Yosepha Shahak and Yair Israeli (2014).
The effect of screen type on crop micro-climate,
reference evapotranspiration and yield of a
screenhouse banana plantation.
Scientia Horticulturae, 180, 32-39.

45   Rigakis, N., Katsoulas, N., Teitel, M.,
Bartzanas, T., Kittas, C. (2015).
A simple model for ventilation rate determination
in screenhouses.
Energy and Buildings, 87, 293-301.

46   Meir Teitel, Monica Garcia-Teruel,
Pablo F. Ibanez, Josef Tanny, Sagi Laufer,
Asher Levi, Aharon Antler (2015).
Airflow characteristics and patterns in screenhouses
covered with fine-mesh screens with either roof or
roof and side ventilation.
Biosystems Engineering, 131, 1-14.

47  Meir Teitel, Liang, H., Levi, A., Harel, D., Alon, H. (2016).
Effect of leaf pruning on energy partitioning and microclimate in an insect-proof screenhouse with a tomato crop.
Biosystems Engineering, 151, 1-8.

48 Meir Teitel (2017). Diurnal energy-partitioning and transpiration modelling in an insect-proof screenhouse with a tomato crop. Biosystems Engineering, 160, 170-178.

49 Meir Teitel, Hao Liang, Josef Tanny, Monica Garcia-Teruel,  Asher Levi, Pablo F. Ibanez, Hana Alon (2017). Effect of roof height on microclimate and plant characteristics  in an insect-proof screenhouse with impermeable sidewalls.  Biosystems Engineering, 162, 11-19.

50. J. Tanny , V. Lukyanov , M. Neiman , S. Cohen , M. Teitel , I. Seginer (2018).Energy balance and partitioning and vertical profiles of turbulence characteristics during initial growth of a banana plantation in a screenhouse. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 256–257, 53–60. 






Published in Acta Horticulturae

1 Teitel, M. and Tanny, J. (1996).
Energy saving in heated enclosures.
Acta Horticulturae, 417: 139-145.

2 Teitel, M., Shklyar, A., Segal, I. and Barak M. (1997).
The effect of the heating method on greenhouse microclimate.
Acta Horticulturae , 443: 11-21.

3 Teitel, M., Barak, M., Berlinger, M.J., Lebiush-Mordechai, S. (1999).
Insect proof screens in greenhouses: their effect on roof ventilation
and insect penetration.
Acta Horticulturae, 507: 25-34.

4 Teitel, M., Shklyar, A., Dikhtyar, V., Jerby, E. and Elad Y. (2000).
Development of a microwave system for greenhouse heating.
Acta Horticulturae, 534: 189-195.

5 Moller, M., Tanny, J., Cohen, S. and Teitel, M. (2003).
Micrometeorological Characteristics in a screenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, 614: 445- 449.

6 Teitel, M., Zhao, Y. and Barak, M. (2003).
Temperature and humidity gradients in fan ventilated greenhouses
under two cooling modes.
Acta Horticulturae, 614: 469- 475.

7 Teitel, M., Zhao, Y. Barak, M. and Bar-Lev E. (2003).
The effect on greenhouse microclimate through fan motor control
by variable frequency drives.
Acta Horticulturae, 614: 477- 482.

8 Moller, M., Tanny, J., Cohen, S., Li, Y., Grava, A., Teitel, M.
and Esquira I. (2004).
Water consumption of pepper grown in an insect-proof screenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, 659: 569- 575.

9 **Amir, R., Teitel, M. and Shemer, L. (2005). CO2 enrichment in a
fan-ventilated greenhouse under different ventilation modes.
Acta Horticulturae, 691: 619- 624.

10 Tanny, J., Teitel, M. and Barak, M. (2005). Airflow patterns through
roof openings of a naturally ventilated greenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, 691: 663- 670.

11 Teitel, M., Barak, M. and Zhao, Y. (2006). Ventilation of a
greenhouse with continuous roof and side vents.
Acta Horticulturae, 719: 41- 48.

12 Teitel, M., Liran, O., Barak, M and Tanny, J. (2006). Air velocities
in a naturally ventilated greenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, 719: 189- 196.

13 Teitel, M. (2006). The effect of screens on the microclimate of
greenhouses and screenhouses: a Review
Acta Horticulturae, 719: 575- 586.

14 Teitel, M., Barak, M. and Antler, A. (2006). Greenhouse heating and determination of nocturnal heat loss.
Acta Horticulturae, 718: 263- 270.

15 **Liran, O., Tanny, J., Teitel, M. and Barak, M. (2006) Microclimate and transpiration of greenhouse rose crops: measurements and simulations.
Acta Horticulturae, 718: 271- 277.

16 Teitel, M., Tanny, J., Barak, M., Cohen, S., Ben-Yaakov, E. and Gatker, J. (2007).
Comparing greenhouse natural ventilation to fan and pad cooling.
Acta Horticulturae, 761: 33-39.

17 Teitel, M., Dvorkin, D., Haim, Y., Tanny, J., Seginer, I. (2008).
Flow through inclined screens: comparison between experiments and
CFD results.
Acta Horticulturae, 797: 139-144.

18 Teitel, M., Barak, M., Tanny, J., Cohen, S., Zhao, Y. (2008).
A comparison between the effects of ventilation and evaporative
cooling on greenhouse air and crop temperatures.
Acta Horticulturae, 797: 173-178.

19 Ben-Yakir, D., Teitel, M., Tanny, J., Chen, M., Barak, M. (2008).
Optimizing ventilation of protected crops while minimizing invasion
by whiteflies and thrips.
Acta Horticulturae, 797: 217-222.

20 Teitel, M., Liron, O., Haim, Y. and Seginer, I. (2008).
Flow through inclined and concertina-shape screens.
Acta Horticulturae, 801: 99-106.

21 Tanny, J., Teitel, M., Barak, M., Esquira, Y. and Amir R. (2008).
The effect of height on screenhouse microclimate.
Acta Horticulturae, 801: 107-114.

22 **Liron, O., Teitel, M., Ziskind, G. and Letan, R. (2008).
A comparison between experimental and CFD results with regard to
flow patterns and ventilation rate of a naturally ventilated greenhouse.
Acta Horticulturae, 801: 917-924.

23 **Atias, M., Teitel, M., Schwartz, A., Cohen, S., Barak, M. (2009).
Measurements of greenhouse canopy gas exchange using an open
chamber approach.
Acta Horticulturae, 807: 155-160.

24 Geoola, F., Kashti, Y., Teitel, M., Esquira I. (2011).
A study of U value of greenhouse films with thermal screen using
the hot box method.
Acta Horticulturae, 893: 367-372.

25 Teitel, M., Dvorkin, D., Tanny J. (2011).
Flow patterns downstream screens of different porosities.
Acta Horticulturae, 893: 589-596.

26 Teitel, M., Wenger, E. (2011).
The effect of screenhouse roof shape on the flow patterns - CFD
Acta Horticulturae, 927, 603-610.

27 Teitel, M., Gahali, Y., Barak, M., Lemcoff, H., Antler, A.,
Amir, R., Harhel, D., Gantz, S., Wenger, E. (2012).
The effect of shading nets on greenhouse microclimate.
Acta Horticulturae, 952, 731-738.

28 Wenger, E., Teitel, M. (2012).
Design of a concentrated photovoltaic system for application
in high tunnels.
Acta Horticulturae,952, 401-407.

29 Teitel, M., Montero, J.I., Baeza, E. (2012).
Greenhouse Design: Concepts and Trends.
Acta Horticulturae, 952, 605-620.

30 Teitel, M., de Zwart H.F., Kempkes, F.L.K. (2012).
Water Balance and Energy Partitioning in a Semi-Closed
Acta Horticulturae,952, 477-484.

31 Teitel, M. Wenger, E. (2014).
Improving airflow through insect-proof screens.
Acta Horticulturae, 1015, 200-207.

32 Tanny, J., Pirkner, M., Teitel, M., Cohen, S., Shahak, Y.,
Shapira, O., Israeli, Y. (2014).
The effect of screen texture on air flow and radiation transmittance:
laboratory and field experiments.
Acta Horticulturae, 1015, 45-51.

33 Montero , J.I., Teitel, M., López, J.C. (2014).
Developments in covering materials for intensive horticulture: technical properties and recycling opportunities.
Acta Horticulturae, 1015, 269-280.

34 Teitel, M., Garcia-Teruel, M., Alon, H., Gantz, S., Tanny, J.,
Esquira, I., Sofer, M., Levi, A., Schwartz, A., Antler, A. (2014).
The effect of screenhouse height on air temperature.
Acta Horticulturae, 1037, 517-523.

35 Teitel, M. and Zhao, Y. (2014).
Temperature gradients in fan-ventilated greenhouses.
Acta Horticulturae, 1037, 617-622.

36 Seginer, I. and Teitel, M. (2014).
Effect of ceiling height on the natural ventilation of an 'infinite'
screenhouse: model predictions.
Acta Horticulturae, 1037, 337-344.

37a Teitel, M. (2017).
A method for instantaneous whole canopy water use
efficiency measurement.
Acta Horticulturae, 1170, 251-256.

38a Liang, H., Teitel, M., Laufer, S., Levi, A., Harel,
D., Alon, H. and Antler, A. (2017).
Effect of tomato pruning on screenhouse air
Acta Horticulturae, 1170, 257-262.








Books, book chapters and invited reviews

1 Teitel, M. (Edt.)(1997).
Proceedings of the International Conference and British-Israeli
Workshop on Greenhouse technologies.
Acta Horticulturae 443.

2 Teitel, M. and Bailey, B.J. (Edts.) (2000).
Proceedings of the International Conference and British-Israeli
Workshop on Greenhouse Techniques towards the 3rd Millennium.
Acta Horticulturae 534.

3 Teitel, M. (2007).
The effect of screened openings on greenhouse microclimate
- Review article.
J. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 143: 159-175.

4 Teitel, M. and Connellan J. (2008).
Advances in technology for improved ornamental greenhouse
Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology: Advances and
Topical Issues (1st Edition, Volume 5), Teixeira da Silva JA (Ed.),
Global Science Books, Isleworth, UK, pp 438-465
(Print ISBN 978-4-903313-12-2).

5 Teitel, M. (2008).
Greenhouse ventilation and cooling.
SciTopics, Agricultural and Biological Sciences. www.SciTopics.com
(invited, not reviewed).

6 Vox, G., Teitel, M., Pardossi, A., Minuto A., Tinivella F.,
Schettini, E. (2009).
Sustainable greenhouse systems. Nova Science Publishers,
ISBN: 978-1-60876-269-9.

7 Montero, J.I., Teitel, M., Baeza, E., Lopez, J.C., Kacira, M. (2013).
Greenhouse design and covering material. in FAO Book, Good Agricultural Practices for greenhouse vegetable crops, Plant Production and Protection Paper 217, 35-62. 



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