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Institute of Environmental Sciences
The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Director:
Prof. Sharoni Shafir
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489401
Fax: +972-(0)8-9489842
sharoni.shafir@mail.huji.ac.il

Administrator:
Michal Goldberg
Phone: 08-9489340 
Email: michalgo@savion.huji.ac.il

Whitefly

Microbe-induced resistance against the whitefly Bemisia tabaci in tomato

  • Shai Morin - Entomology
  • Saul Burdman - Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Small Alien Pollinator

A proactive approach for assessing alternative management programs for an invasive alien pollinator species

  • Aliza Fleischer - Agricultural Economics & Management
  • Yael Mandelik, Sharoni Shafir - Entomology
Climate Change

Predicting agricultural pest response to future climate change based on IPCC scenarios

  • Royi Zidon, Roni Gafni, Efrat Morin - Geography
  • Shai Morin - Entomology
Small Curcurbits

The relationship between mineral nutrition and bacterial fruit blotch disease of Cucurbits

  • Saul Burdman - Plant Pathology & Microbiology
  • Moshe Shenker - Soil and Water Sciences
Microbes

The role of volatiles in microbial interspecies interactions

  • Yael Helman - Plant Pathology & Microbiology
  • Julius Ben-Ari - The Interdepartmental Equipment Unit
Small Fruitfly

The role of fruit fly bacteria in pest fitness and in biocontrol

  • Boaz Yuval - Entomology
  • Edouard Jurkevitch - Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Small Wild Bee

External effects of open landscapes on crop pollination by wild bees

  • Yael Mandelik - Entomology
  • Aliza Fleischer - Agricultural Economics & Management
Water Management

Water management by plants under uncertain availability

  • Iddo Kan, Israel Finkelshtain - Agricultural Economics & Management
  • Menachem Moshelion, Eyal Fridman - Plant Sciences and Genetics
  • Rony Wallach - Soil and Water Sciences
Olive Mill

Biotransformation of olive mill waste: Combining detoxification with preservation of nutrients

  • Yitzhak Hadar, Plant Pathology & Microbiology
  • Zohar Kerem, Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science & Nutrition
Dairyfarm

Dairy farm waste management and the breeding site of two fly pests

  • Moshe Coll - Entomology
  • Yuval Gottlieb - Koret School of Veterinary Medicine