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About Institutes Public Relations Technology Transfer Students\International Information Center (Library) Administration
שלח באימייל הדפס
 
Name: Meir Teitel, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringSensing, Information and Mechanization Engineering
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683515
Cell: 050-6220515
Fax:03-9604704
Email:  grteitel@volcani.agri.gov.il
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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
measurements.
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.

 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
simulations.
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
microclimate.
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.

51. Maayan Friman Peretz, Farhad Geoola, Ibrahim Yehia, Shay Ozer, Asher Levi, Esther Magadley, Roman Brikman, Lavi Rosenfeld, Avi Levy, Murat Kacira, Meir Teitel (2019). Testing organic photovoltaic modules for application as greenhouse cover or shading element. Biosystems Engineering. 184, 24-36.

52 Teitel, M., Liang, H., Vitoshkin, H., Tanny, J., Ozer, S. (2020). Airflow patterns and turbulence characteristics above the canopy of a tomato crop in a roof-ventilated insect-proof screenhouse. Biosystems Engineering, 190, 184-200.

53 Esther Magadley, Meir Teitel, Maayan Friman, Peretz, Murat Kacira, Ibrahim Yehia (2020). Outdoor behaviour of organic photovoltaics on a greenhouse roof. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 37, Article 100641.

54. Maayan Friman-Peretz, Shay Ozer, Farhad Geoola, Esther Magadley, Ibrahim Yehia, Asher Levi, Roman Brikman, Shelly Gantz, Avi Levy, Murat Kacira, Meir Teitel. 2020. Microclimate and crop performance in a tunnel greenhouse shaded by organic photovoltaic modules – Comparison with conventional shaded and unshaded tunnels. Biosystems Engineering. 197, 12-31.

55a  **Maayan Friman-Peretz, Shay Ozer, Asher Levi, Esther Magadley, Ibrahim Yehia, Farhad Geoola, Shelly Gantz, Roman Brikman, Avi Levy, Murat Kacira, Meir Teitel. 2021. Energy partitioning and spatial variability of air temperature, VPD and radiation in a greenhouse tunnel shaded by semitransparent organic PV modules. Solar Energy, 220, 578 – 589.

56d      Rebekah Waller, Murat Kacira, Esther Magadley , Meir Teitel and Ibrahim Yehia. 2021. Semi-Transparent Organic Photovoltaics Applied as Greenhouse Shade for Spring and Summer Tomato Produc in Arid Climate. Agronomy, 11, 1152. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11061152.


 

 

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
simulations.
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
Greenhouse.
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.

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


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

 

39 M. Teitel, H. Vitoshkin, F. Geoola, S. Karlsson and N. Stahl. (2018).

Greenhouse and screenhouse cover materials: literature review and industry perspective.  Acta Horticulturae, 1227, 31-44. 

40  Pablo Ibanez, Meir Teitel, Josef Tanny (2018). Effect of wind speed and direction on forces acting on shade nets covering orchard trees. Acta Horticulturae, 1227, 165-172.

41  Meir Teitel, Monica Garcia-Teruel Rguez, Hao Liang, Josef Tanny, Shy Ozer, Hana Alon (2018). Vertical profiles of temperature, humidity ratio and air velocity in different types of insect-proof screenhouses. Acta Horticulturae, 1227, 205-212.

42  Seginer, I., Lukyanov, V.,  Neiman, M.,  Cohen, S., Teitel, M.  and Tanny, J. (2018). A mixing-length model of screenhouse ventilation: momentum and energy Fluxes. Acta Horticulturae, 1227, 241-248.

43  Okada, K., Yehia, I., Teitel, M.  and Kacira, M. (2018). Crop production and energy generation in a greenhouse integrated with semi-transparent organic photovoltaic film. Acta Horticulturae, 1227, 231-239.

44 M. Friman Peretz, F. Geoola, M. Teitel, I. Yehia, A. Levi, S. Ozer, L. Rosenfeld, A. Levy, E. Magadley, R. Brikman (2020). Examining the spectral and thermal properties and electricity production efficiency of organic photovoltaic modules with regard to possible application as greenhouse cover. Acta Horticulturae, 1268, 233-240.

45 M. Teitel, H. Liang, S. Ozer, J. Tanny, H. Alon (2020). Light intensity and distribution in screenhouses with different roof shape. Acta Horticulturae, 1268, 241-248.

 

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
environments.
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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