Researcher interests: Application of genetic engineering to plant breeding and physiology. Molecular biology and genetic engineering: specifically, gene expression in transgenic plants. Transposon tagging of polygenes and of agronomically important traits. Genetics and physiology of pepper, tomato, squash and melon, with special emphasis on tomato fruit quality traits, Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) resistance and pepper fruit set under low temperatures. Breeding and production of greenhouse pepper.
Contact Business Development: Amichai Baron
All projects by researcher: Pilpel Seeds - A New Pepper Seeds Company

Selected Publications

Yonatan Elkind, Sagi Gal, Sharon Alkalai-Tuvia, Yaacov Pertzelan, Yonatan Elkind
Sensory evaluation of ‘Galia’-type melons treated with 1-methylcyclopropene after prolonged storage (2015)| Taylor and Francis online| Read more
Arnon Dag, Yonatan Elkind, Ohad Afik, Yoram Zvieli
Honeybee Pollination Affects Fruit Characteristics of Sweet Pepper Grown Under Net-Houses (2008)| Taylor and Francis online| Read more
Avraham Levy, Yonatan Elkind, Rafael Meissner
Method of large scale mutagenesis in tomato plants (2004)| Google Patents| Read more

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Amichai Baron
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