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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Nirit Bernstein, Prof. (Researcher)
Units: Soil, Water and Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Physics and Irrigation
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683707 03-9683383
Cell: 050-6220707
Email:    Nirit@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Institute of Soil Water and Environmental Sci.

Senior research Scientist

Head of a Medical cannabis lab







Research Interests / Job description
Medical Cannabis
Plant stress physiology
Plant nutrition
Water Footprint of Israel's Agriculture
Irrigation with marginal water


Google Scholar http://scholar.google.co.il/citations?user=vE74j4IAAAAJ&hl=en

1. Articles in Reviewed Journals

1.   Lazof, D., Bernstein, N., Läuchli, A. (1991). Growth and development of the Latuca sativa shoot as affected by NaCl stress: Consideration of leaf Developmental stages. Bot. Gaz. 152(1): 72- 76

2.  Bernstein, N., Läuchli, A., Silk, W.K. (1992). Spatial and temporal distribution of inorganic solutes in salt affected leaves. Curr. Top. Plant Biochem. Physiol. 11: 305-306.

3.  Bernstein, N., Läuchli, A., Silk, W.K. (1993). Kinematics and dynamics of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) leaf development at various Na/Ca salinities. I. Elongation growth. Plant Physiol. 103: 1107-1114. 

4.  Bernstein, N., A., Silk, W.K. Läuchli. (1993). Growth and development of sorghum leaves under conditions of NaCl stress. Spatial and temporal aspects of leaf growth inhibition. Planta. 191: 433:439. 

5.  Sharp. R.E., Voetberg, G.S., Saab, I.N., Bernstein, N. (1993). Role of abscisic acid in the regulation of cell expansion in roots at low water potentials. Curr. Topics Plant Physiol. 10: 57-66.  

6.   Bernstein, N., Silk, W.K., Läuchli, A., (1995). Growth and development of sorghum leaves under conditions of NaCl stress:  Possible role of some mineral elements in growth inhibition. Planta. 196: 699-705. 

7.  Martinez, V., Bernstein, N., Läuchli. (1996). Salt induced inhibition of phosphorous transport in lettuce leaves. Physiol. Plantarum 97(1): 118-122.

from segmental growth rates: a methodical evaluation. Plant Physiol. 113: 1395-1404. 

10.  Lazof, D.B., Bernstein, N. (1999). Effect of salinization on nutrient transport to lettuce leaves: consideration of leaf developmental stage. New Phytologist, 144(1): 85-94.  

11.  Meiri, A., Bernstein, N., Yanai, U., Strul, R. Zilberstaine, M. (1999). Temporal changes in soil N of drip-irrigated avocado indicate seasonal differences in N uptake. Rev. Chap. Hort. 5: 195-200. 

12.  Spollen, W.G., LeNoble M.E., Samuels, T.D., Bernstein, N., Sharp R.E. (2000). ABA accumulation maintains maize primary root elongation at low water potentials by restricting ethylene production. Plant Physiol. 122(3): 967-976. 

13.  Neves-Piestun, B.G., Bernstein, N. (2001). Salinity-induced inhibition of leaf elongation is not mediated by changes in cell-wall acidification capacity. Plant Physiol. 125: 1419-1428.  

14.  Bernstein, N. Ioffe, M., Zilberstaine, M., (2001). Salt-stress effects on avocado rootstock growth. I. Establishing criteria for determination of shoot growth sensitivity to the stress. Plant and Soil. 233: 1-11.  

15.  German, M.A., Dai, N., Mastevitz, T., Hanael, R., Petreikov, M., Bernstein, N., Ioffe, M. Shahak, Y., Schaffer, A., Granot, D. (2003). Suppression of fructokinase encoded by LeFRK2 in tomato stem inhibits growth and causes wilting of young leaves. Plant J. 34(6): 837-46.  

16.  Baas, R., Van Oers, S., Silber, A., Bernstein. N., Ioffe, M., Keinan, M. Bar-Tal, A. (2003). Calcium distribution in cut roses as related to transpiration. J. Hort. Sci. Biotech. 78: 1-9.  

17.  Bernstein, N., Meiri, A, Zilberstaine, M. (2004). Root growth of avocado [Persea Americana Mill] is more sensitive to salinity than shoot growth. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.. 129: 188-192.  

18.  Neves-Piestun, B.G., Bernstein, N. (2005). Salinity induced changes in the nutritional status of expanding cells may impact leaf growth inhibition in Maize. Functional Plant Biol. 32: 141-152.  

19.  Bernstein, N., Ioffe, Bruner, M., Nishri, Y., Luria, G., Dori, I., Matan., E, Philosoph-Hadas, S., Umiel, N., Hagiladi, A. (2005). Effects of supplied nitrogen form and quantity on growth and postharvest quality of Ranunculus asiaticus flowers. HortSci. 40: 1879-1886.  

20.  Guetsky, R., Gollop, N., Bernstein, N. (2005). Genetic diversity of Frankia strains isolated from root nodules of Casuarina in Israel. Israel J. Plant Sci. 53: 125–133.  

21.  Bernstein, N., Bar-Tal, A., Friedman, H., Snir. P., Chazan, A., Ioffe. (2006). Application of treated wastewater for cultivation of roses (Rosa hybrida) in soil-less culture. Scientia Hort. 108: 185-193.  

22.  Bernstein N., Sela, S., Pinto, R., Ioffe, M. (2007). Evidence for internalization of Escherichia coli into the aerial parts of maize via the root system. J. Food Protect. 70: 471–475.  

23.  Bernstein, N., S. Sela, Neder-Lavon, S. (2007). Effect of irrigation regimes on persistence of Salmonella enterica serovar Newport in small experimental pots designed for plant cultivation. Irrig. Sci. 26: 1-8.      

24.  Bernstein, N., Sela, S., Neder-Lavon, S. (2007). Assessment of contamination potential of lettuce by Salmonella enterica serovar Newport added to the plant growing medium. J. Food Protect. 70: 1717-1722. 

25.  Friedman, H., Bernstein, N., Bruner, M., Rot, I., Ben-Noon, Z., Zuriel, A., Zuriel, R., Finkelstein, C., Umiel, N. Hagiladi, A. (2007). Application of secondary-treated effluents for cultivation of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and celosia (Celosia argentea L.) as cut flowers.  Scientia Hort. 115: 62-69.  

26.  Bernstein, N., Guetsky, R., Friedman, H., Bar-Tal, A., Rot, I. (2008). Monitoring bacterial populations in agricultural greenhouse production system irrigated with reclaimed wastewater. J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol. 83: 821-827.  

27.  Bernstein, N. Luria, G., Bruner, M., Nishri, Y., Dori, I., Matan, E., Ioffe, M. (2008). Development of “stem-topple” disorder in Ranunculus asiaticus is related to localised disturbances in tissue calcium levels. J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol. 83: 525–531. 

28.  Bernstein, N., Chaimovitsh, D., Fisher, R. Kaldes, D., Dudai, N. (2009). Effect of irrigation with secondary treated effluents of essential oil, antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds, in Origanum vulgare and Rosmarinus officinalis. Agronomy J. 101: 1-10.  

29.  Bernstein, N. Kravchik, M. and Dudai, N. (2009). Salinity-induced changes in essential oil, pigments and salts accumulation in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum), in relation to alterations of morphological development. Ann. Appl. Biol. 156: 167-177.  

30.  Bernstein, N., Shoresh, M., Xu, Y., Huang, B. (2010). Involvement of the plant antioxidative response in the differential growth sensitivity to salinity of leaves vs. roots during cell development. Free Radicals Biol. & Medicine. 49: 1161-1171. 

31.  Steinitz, B., Barr, N., Tabib, Y., Vaknin, Y., Bernstein, N. (2010). Control of in vitro rooting and plant development in Corymbia maculata by silver nitrate, silver thiosulfate and thiosulfate ion. Plant Cell Rep. 29: 1315–1323. 

32.  Bernstein, N., Ioffe, M., Luria, G., Bruner, M., Nishri, Y., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Salim , S., Dori, I., Matan, E. (2010). Evaluation of a newly developed potassium and nitrogen fertilization regime for soil cultivation of Ranunculus asiaticus. Israel J. Plant Sci. 18: 33-41. 

33.  Bernstein, N., Ioffe, M., Luria, G., Bruner, M., Nishri, Y., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Salim, S., Dori, I., Matan, E. (2011). Effects of K and N nutrition on function and production in Ranunculus asiaticus. Pedosphere. 21: 288 - 301.  

34.  Shoresh, M., Spivak, M., Bernstein, N. (2011). Involvement of calcium-mediated effects on ROS metabolism in regulation of growth improvement under salinity. Free Radicals Biol. & Medicine. 51:1221-34.  

35.  Bernstein, N., (2011). Potential for contamination of crops by microbial human pathogens introduced to the soil by irrigation with treated-effluent. Israel J. Plant Sci. 59: 115-123.  

36.  Sacks, M., Bernstein, N. (2011). Utilization of reclaimed wastewater for irrigation of field grown melons by surface and subsurface drip irrigation. Israel J. Plant Sci. 59: 159-169.  

37.  Gollop, N., Shoresh, M., Guetsky, R., Rindner, M., Zakin, V., Bernstein, N. (2011). Differential response of Frankia strains to heavy metals. Israel J. Plant Sci. 59: 217-221  

38.  Gorbatsevich, E., Sela, S., Pinto, R., Bernstein, N. (2013). Root internalization, transport and in-planta survival of Salmonella enterica serovar Newport in sweet-basil. Environ. Microbiol. Reports.5: 151–159. 

39.  Kravchik, M. Bernstein, N. (2013). Effects of salinity on the transcriptome of growing maize leaf cells points at differential involvement of the antioxidative response in cell growth restriction. BMC Genomics. 16: 14:24.  

40.  Ignat, T., Schmilovitch, Z., FefÖldi, J., Bernstein, N., Steiner, B., H., Egozi, Hoffman, A. (2013). Nonlinear methods for estimation of maturity stage, total chlorophyll, and carotenoid content in intact bell peppers. Biosyst. Eng. 114: 414-425.  

41.  Orlofsky, E., Gillor, O., Melli, A., Miller, W., Wuertz, S., Bernstein, N., Shapiro, K. (2013). Simultaneous detection of Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium parvum (oo)cysts in soil using immunomagnetic separation and direct fluorescent antibody staining. J. Microbiol. Meth. 94: 375–377.  

42.  Rioba, N. B., Itulya, F.M., Saidi, M., Dudai, N., Bernstein, N. (2015). Effects of nitrogen, phosphorus and irrigation frequency on essential oil content and composition of sage (Salvia officinalis L.). J. Appl. Res. Med. Aromat. Plants. 2: 21-29. 

43.  Gorelick, J., Rosenberg, R., Smotrich, A., Hanuš, L., Bernstein, N. (2015). Hypoglycemic Activity of Withanolides and Elicitated Withania somnifera Phytochem. 116: 283-9.  

44.  Orlofsky, E., Bernstein, N., Sacks, M., Vonshak A., Benami, M., Kundud, A., Maki, M., Smith, W., Wuertz, S., Shapiro, K., Gillor, O. (2015). Comparable levels of microbial contamination in soil and on tomato crops after drip irrigation with treated wastewater or potable water. Agr. Ecosyst. Environ, 215: 140-150 

45.  Socha, P., Bernstein, N., Rybansky, L., Meszaros, P., Galusova, T., Spieß, N., Libantova, J., Moravc?kova, J., Matuskova, I. (2015). Cd Accumulation potential as a marker for heavy metal tolerance in soybean. Israel J. Plant Sci. 62: 160-166. 

46.  Sareer, O., Bernstein, N., Ahmad, S., Umar, S. (2016). Genetic, developmental and temporal variability in nitrate accumulation and nitrate reductase activity in the medicinal herb Andrographis paniculata. Pedosphere. 6: 839-847.  

47.  Paudel, I., Shaviv, A., Bernstein, N., Heuer, B., Shapira, O., Lukyanov, V., Bar-Tal, A., Rotbart, N., Ephrath, J. and Cohen, S. (2016). Lower leaf gas-exchange and higher photorespiration of treated wastewater irrigated Citrus trees is modulated by soil type and climate". Physiol. Plant. 156: 478–496.  

48.  Stankovi?. N., Mihajilov-Krstev, T., Zlatkovi?, B., Stankov-Jovanovi?, V., Miti?, V., Jovi?, J., ?omi?, L., Koci?, B., Bernstein, N. (2016). Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of traditional medicinal plants from the Balkan Peninsula. NJAS - Wageningen J. Life Sci. 78: 21–28.  

49.  Paudel., I., Cohen, S., Shaviv, A., Bar-Tal, A., Bernstein, N., Heuer, B., Ephrath, J., (2016). Impact of treated wastewater on growth, respiration, and hydraulic conductivity of citrus root systems in light and heavy soils. Tree Physiol. 36: 770-785. 

50.  Sathiyabama, M., Bernstein, N., Anusuya, S. (2016). Chitosan elicitation for increased curcumin production and stimulation of defense response in turmeric (Curcuma longa L.). Indust. Crop Prod. 89: 87-94.  

51.  Shtull-Trauring, E., Aviani, I., Avisar, D. Bernstein N. (2016). Integrating high resolution Water Footprint and GIS analyses for promoting water-efficiency in the agricultural sector: A case study of plantation crops in the Jordan Valley. Front. Plant Sci. 7: 1877. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01877.

 52.   Naharan, O., Bernstein, N., Shachter a,  A., Rud, R., Chaimovitsh , D. (2017). Reduction of visible chilling injury in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) using artificial illumination. J. App. Res. Medic. Aromat. Plants.  6: 15-21. 

53.  Bernstein, N., Sela, S., Dudai, N., Gorbatsevich , E. (2017).  Salinity stress does not affect root uptake, dissemination and persistence of Salmonella in Sweet-basil (Ocimum basilicum). Front. Plant Sci. 8: 675. doi:  10.3389/fpls.2017.00675. 

54.  Aslantas, R.. Angin, I., Kose, M., Bernstein, N. (2017). Ethylenediamine-N,N'-disuccinic acid mitigates salt-stress damages in strawberry by interfering with effects on the plant ionome. Ann. Appl. Biol. 171:190-201. 

55.  Bernstein, N., Shushan, S., Shargil, D. Perzelan, Y., Salim, S., Zadka, T., Riov, J., Sacks, M., Spiegel, E., Tamari, Y., Weizman, S., Meir, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Zemach H. (2017). Seasonal variation in leaf damage symptoms, mineral contents, and postharvest attributes of cut foliage of Eucalyptus silver dollar (E. cinerea). Israel J. Plant Sci. 64:63–79. 

56.  Ali-Shtayeh, M.S., Jamous, R.M., Abu-Zaitoun, S.Y., Akkawi, R.J., Kalbouneh, S.R., Dudai, N., Bernstein, N. (2017). Secondary treated effluent irrigation did not elicit a change in chemical composition, antioxidant, antibacterial, and enzyme inhibition activities of essential oils from Origanum syriacum. Indust. Crop Prod.  111: 775–786.  

57.  Shtull-Trauring, E., Bernstein, N. (2017). Virtual Water flows and Water-Footprint of agricultural crop production, import and export: a case study for Israel. Sci. Total Environ. 622-623: 1438-1447.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.012   

58.  Bernstein, N, Sacks, M., Snir, P., Rosenberg R. (2018). Prevention of flower abortion and leaf damages in Anemone coronaria by Ca supplements. Isr. J. Plant Sci. 65: 97-108 

59.  Bernstein, N, Gutman, S., Rosenberg R. (2018). Effect of leaf age and cultivation under shade nets on the ionome and leaf disorders in Phlox paniculata.  Isr. J. Plant Sci. 65: 62-73. 

60.  Ali-Shtayeh, M.S., Jamous, R.M., Abu-Zaitoun, S.Y., Akkawi, R.J., Kalbouneh, S.R., Bernstein, N., Dudai, N. (2018). Chemical profile and bioactive properties of the essential oil isolated from Clinopodium serpyllifolium (M. Bieb.) Kuntze growing in Palestine. Indust. Crop Prod.  124: 617–625.  

61.  Obayomi, O., Edelstein, M., Vonshak, A., Ghazayarn, L., Ben-Hur, M., Tebbe, C.C., Bernstein, N., Gillor, O. (2019). Importance of soil texture to the fate of pathogens introduced by irrigation with treated wastewater. Sci. Total Environ.  653:886-896.  

62. Obayomi, O., Ghazaryan, L., Ben-Hur, M., Edelstein, M., Vonshak, A., Safi, J., Bernstein, N., Gillor, O. (2019). The fate of pathogens in treated wastewater-soil-crops continuum and the effect of physical barriers.Sci. Total Environ.  681:339-349.  

63.  Bernstein, N., Gorelick, J., Koch, S. (2019). Interplay between chemistry and morphology in medical cannabis. Indust. Crop Prod.  129:185-194  

64.  Paudel, I., Bar-Tal, A., Raveh, E., Bernstein, N., Cohen S.  (2019). Tolerance of citrus rootstocks to poor water quality is improved by root zone aeration via selective uptake of ions, higher photosynthesis and carbon storage. Scientia Horticulturae.  251: 9-19.

65.  Bernstein, N., Gorelick, J., Zerahia R., Koch, S. (2019). Impact of N, P, K and humic acids supplementation on the chemical profile of medical cannabis (Cannabis sativa L). Front. Plant Sci. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00736.  

66.  Saloner, A., Sacks, M.M., Bernstein, N. (2019). Response of medical cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.) genotypes to K supply under long photoperiod. Front. Plant Sci. DOI 

67.  Spitzer-Rimon, B., Duchin, S., Bernstein, N., Kamenetsky, R. (2019). Architecture and florogenesis in female Cannabis sativa plants. Front. Plant Sci. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2019.00350

68.  Duchin, S., Bernstein, N. Kamenetsky, R., Spitzer-Rimon, B. (2019). New insights on flowering of Cannabis sativa. Acta Hort. (ISHS) (In-Press)


  1. Books - Book chapters - and Invited Reviews


Kafkafi, U. and Bernstein, N. (1995). Root growth under ionic composition and salinity stress. In: Plant roots: the hidden half, 2nd edition, (Y. Waisel, A. Eshel, U. Kafkafi, eds.), pp. 435-452. Marcel Dekker Inc. New York, USA.  

Bernstein, N. and Peters, W.P. (1997). A root model used in methodical re-evaluation of REGR-profile determination technique. In: Biology of Root Formation and Development (A. Altman, Y. Waisel, eds.). pp. 366-367. Springer International Publishing, Series: Basic Life Sciences, Vol. 65, 376p.  

Bernstein, N. and Kafkafi, U. (2002). Root growth under salinity stress. In: Plant roots: the hidden half, 3rd edition (Y. Waisel, A. Eshel, U. Kafkafi, eds.). pp. 787-805. Marcel Dekker Inc. New York, USA 

Bernstein, N. (2009). Contamination of soils with microbial pathogens originating from effluent water used for irrigation. In: Contaminated Soils: Environmental Impact, Disposal and Treatment. Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. pp.473-486.. 

Bernstein, N. (Ed). (2011). Utilization of effluents for modern agriculture. Taylor & Francis, London, UK. 161 pp. Special issue in ‘Israel Journal of Plant Science’. 59:93-254. 

Bernstein, N., Chaimovitch, D., Dudai, N. (2011). Cultivation of aromatic plants under irrigation with secondary-treated Effluent. In: Herbs: Cultivation, Medicinal Uses and Environmental Concerns (Shen Ten Ma and Zhi Yu Su, eds).  Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. pp. 47-68. 

Bernstein, N. (2013). Effects of salinity on root growth. In: Plant roots: the hidden half, 4th edition, (A. Eshel, T. Beeckman, eds.). CRC. 848 Pages. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

 Gorelick, J. and Bernstein, N. (2014). Elicitation: An underutilized tool for the development of medicinal plants as a source for therapeutic secondary metabolites.  Advances in Agronomy. 124: 201-230 .  

Gorelick, J. and Bernstein, N. (2017). Chemical and physical elicitation for enhanced cannabinoid production in cannabis. In: Cannabis sativa L. - Botany and Biotechnology (Chandra S., Lata H., ElSohly M., eds). Springer, Cham. Switzerland. pp 439-456.  

Bernstein, N., Yermiyahu U. (Eds). (2017). Perspectives in Fertilization and Irrigation Research.  Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands. 157 pp. Special issue in ‘Israel Journal of Plant Science’. 64:1-157 

Bernstein, N., Akram, M., Daniyal, M., Koltai, H., Fridlender, M. and Gorelick, J. (2018). Anti-inflammatory potential of medicinal plants: a source for therapeutic secondary metabolites. Advances in Agronomy. 150: 131-183. 

Bernstein, N. (2019). Plants and salt: Plant response and adaptations to salinity. In: Astrobiology: Exploring life on earth and beyond. Vol 2: Model Ecosystems in Extreme Environments (Seckbach J., ed). pp. 101-112. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bernstein, N. (Ed). (In progress). The Two Sides of Hemp: Medical and Industrial. BioMed Central Ltd. Springer Nature. London, UK. Special issue in ‘Journal of Cannabis Research’.

          3. Reviewed Articles in Hebrew Journals 

Bernstein, N., Fridman, H., Bar-Tal, A., Snir, P., Hazan, P., Tarzizki, H. and Ioffe, M. (2006). Utilization of recycled water for greenhouse-grown roses in soil- less culture.  Olam Poreach. 

Bernstein, N., Luria, G., Matan, E., Dori, I., Bruner, M., Nishri, Y, Philosof-Hadas, S. and Salim, S. (2006). Optimization of N-nutrition for Ranunculus.  Olam Poreach. 

Bernstein, N., Hagiladi, A., Robinzon, M., Finkelshtain, S., Been-Nun, Z., Bruner, Z., Nizan, A. and Moshkowiz, M. (2006). Reduced water application for induction of early flowering in Moran.  Olam Poreach. 

Sela, S., Bernstein, N. and Pinto, R. (2008). New insights into microbial safety of fresh produce.  Alon Hanotea. (The Planter Journal) 62: 695-698. 

Bernstein, N., Meiri, A. and Zilberstaine, M. (2009). Effect of salinity on Avocado growth.  Alon Hanotea. (The Planter Journal) 63: 41-44. 

Bernstein, N., Luria, G., Matan, E., Dori, I. Bruner, M., Nishri, Y., Philosof-Hadas, S., Salim, S., Rosenberg, R. and Ioffe, M. (2011). Optimization of nitrogen fertilization for production system of Anemone.  Prachim Bareshet. January: 2-6. 

Bernstein, N., Zacks, M., Snir, P., Ziv, O. and Luria, G. (2013). Effect of calcium fetigation of growth and production of Anemone for cut-flowers. Prachim Bareshet. 7: 4-8.

Ben-Hur, M., Edelstein, M., Yoon, Ju-young, Y. Bernstein, N., Tenaw, H., Nasser, A., Baumkular, F. and Gerstl, Z. (2015). Prevention of Carbamazepine entrance to the food chain by utilization of grafted vegetable plants. Ecology and Environment. 2: 117-126 

Shtull-Trauring, E., Aviani, I., Avisar, D. Bernstein N. (2015). Water Footprint an ecological indicator for water management and conservation. Ecology and Environment. 6:93-86. 

Zacks, M., Ganz, S., Bernstein, N., Mezuman, U., Avraham, S., Ganot, L., Lufthaus, M., Bruner, M. (2016). Development of fertilization regime for table tomatoes under soil cultivation in the greenhouse. Sade Veyerek 298: 47-50.


4.   Articles in Non-Reviewed Journals (in Hebrew and English)

Bernstein, N. and Field crop staff Kibbutz Yotvata, (1987). Hybrid onion H-9 in five sowing dates in the Arava desert.  Hashade, 11:2276-2278 (in Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. (1988). Hybrid varieties of onions for the purpose of export from the Arava Desert Valley.  Hashade, 1:62-63 (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. (1988). Variety test for early onions in the Arava Desert: I. In the experimental station's field. II. Semi-commercial plot at Kibbutz Yotvata.  Research and Development in the Arava Desert, p. 189-195 (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N., Artzi, N. and Lisai, G. (1987). Model farm Semi-commercial plot at Kibbutz Yotvata.  Research and Development in the Arava Desert, p 184-188. (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. and Field Crop staff Kibbutz Yotvata, (1987). Autumn seeded onion, Semi-commercial plot at Kibbutz Yotvata.  Research and Development in the Arava Desert, p. 184-188. (In Hebrew). 


Sagi, M., Rozulio T., Shemer Z. and Bernstein, N. (2003). Salicornia, a plant adapted to a wide range of salinity and has a potential as a new vegetable crop for the local and export markets.  Mashov. (In Hebrew).

Sela, S., Pinto R. and Bernstein, N. (2007). Can food-borne pathogen enter the plant from the soil solution via the root system? Maim Vehashkaya. 493: 26-31. (In Hebrew).

Waizman, S., Spiegel, E., Bernstein, N. (2011). Enhanced Ca application for prevention of 'violin' leaf deformation in young growing leaves of Ruscus. Flower-Division newsletter. 1: 25-29. (In Hebrew). 

Levin, A., Naor, A., Bernstein, N. Noy, M., Lahav, K., Gal, Y., Peres, M. (2013). Response of mango trees to deficient irrigation at different physiological stages.  Alon Hanotea, 67:19-23. (In Hebrew).  

Bernstein, N. (2013). Environmental and health considerations for utilization of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation. The 8th International Symposium on Environment. Athens, Greece. ATINER'S Conference Paper Series, No: ENV2013-0400, Athens, Greece.


Bernstein, N. (2013). Chemical and biological pollution hazards involved with utilization of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation. The 2nd International Conference on Pollution and Treatment Technology (PTT). Proceedings, pp. 25-29. Scientific Research Publishing. Beijing, China.  

Bernstein, N. (2018). 7 things you didn't know about Medical Cannabis. Walla - health.  https://healthy.walla.co.il/item/3151933. (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. (2018). From a plant material to modern medicine: Effects of cultivation conditions and genetic variability on the active compounds profile in medical cannabis.   National Bulletin for Biology teachers. Ministry of Education, Israel. 195:25-27. (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. (2019). The cannabis plant – a new crop for modern medicine.  National Bulletin for Agriculture teachers. National Center for Agricultural-sciences teachers, Ministry of Education, Israel. 2:15-18. (In Hebrew). 

Bernstein, N. (2019). Precision agriculture for agro-high-tech production of medical cannabis. IsraelAgri – Cannabis #1:40-41.

Bernstein, N. (2019). The critical need for cannabis research and education. IsraelAgri – Cannabis #2:17-19.

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