Projects related to 8-2017-4522

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  Background High concentrations of herbicides are used to compensate for loss due to leaching and surface migration. The Current Slow-release and controlled-release Herbicides are specifically designed for hydrophobic formulations, but  not ...
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Rubin Baruch
Dried cellular hydrocolloid carriers for biological control of pathogens Background There is a need for a method to protect live biological control agents that have been deposited on the ground or sprayed on plants against UV radiation Viable ...
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Nussinovitch Amos
Background Naturally occurring, unmodified fungi could be acting as biological pesticides No associated health or environmental problems Trials demonstrate control of citrus mites and grape powdery mildew, resulting in better quality and ...
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Sztejnberg Abraham
Our Innovation We have developed a non-toxic, ecologically-friendly anti-bacterial agent that prevents bacterial diseases in agricultural crops, including in fruit and vegetables – caused mainly by pathogenic bacteria. Such diseases are ...
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Hayouka Zvi
Background The question of how to feed the worlds growing population is becoming increasingly important. By 2050, the population of the world is set to rise to 9 billion people and current food production rates will need to double in order to ...
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Kerem Zohar
Our Innovation A transgenic plant that expresses genes of Chlorella Ohadii algae, and thus demonstrate significant resistance to photo damage  Prof. Kaplan’s research group has discovered C. Ohadii , a unique type of algae found to be ...
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Kaplan Aaron
Background 2,4-D is a herbicide widely used for eradicating broad leaf weeds with a worldwide market value of over $1 billion per year. Despite its success, this herbicide is not used in fields planted with dicots, such as soy, cotton, potatoes ...
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Mosquna Assaf
Genetic modification leading to increased day/nighttime scent production 10-fold   Background Breeding for other qualities has resulted in the loss of scent in many flowers and plants. Genetically enhancing production of scent compounds and ...
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Vainstein Alexander (Sasha)
 Background Most passion fruit cultivars bear fruit twice a year: in the summer and the winter. Furthermore, each vine’s fruit ripens at different times causing the farmer to revisit the vine every 2 days to collect newly ripened fruit. Our ...
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Samach Alon
Background The most common type of cannabinoids is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which ensures a psychedelic high but also helps in relieving chronic pain and stimulates poor appetite. On the other hand, cannabidiol (CBD) as well as CBG and CBC ...
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Rabinowitch Haim
Dr. David Granot, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center Dr. Gilor Kelly, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center Keywords Crop Plants, Water Use efficiency (WUE) Current development stage The development is ...
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Moshelion Menachem
Background The Pilpel Seeds Company will primarily focus on providing superior and unique pepper seeds to the local and international markets. Utilizing 28 years of Dr. Yonatan Elkind’s research, together with the germplasm available at the ...
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Elkind Yonatan
Background Most passion fruit cultivars grown under subtropical climates bear fruit twice a year, in the summer and the winter. Peel color is either purple or yellow with yellow fruit being larger and very sour. Our Innovation We developed an ...
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Samach Alon
Background Eragrostis tef (tef) is an annual cereal grass that is mainly cultivated for its edible seeds in Ethiopia and Eritrea, where it is the most important staple crop. Additionally, tef is used as nutritious fodder to feed ruminating ...
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Saranga Yehoshua