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Haifa Group Offers Webinars on Agriculture

Haifa Group offers a four-session free webinars on plant nutrition optimization in collaboration with Wageningen University in 2014. The theme of this online course was ‘knowledge, your key to success’ and covered a wide array of practical key topics on fertilization in modern horticulture and advanced plant nutrition. These webinars focused on topics …

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R.O.P Products at an International Packaging Conference

R.O.P’s successful presentation at Multilayer Packaging Films 2014 Coference December 15, 2014 R.O.P is a leading global supplier of cast Polypropylene (CPP) specialty bags and films. Last October, being a market leader in packaging solutions for fresh produce, R.O.P was invited to lecture at Multilayer Packaging films 2014 – the International conference …

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New Tomatoes from the Negev

The farmers at Ein Yahav have recently started to market a new type of tomatoes which are especially sweet and popularly known as “Jahnun Tomatoes”, because after grating they yield sweet and aromatic Jahnun paste (Jahnun is a Yemenite Jewish pastry). Rami Sadeh, an agronomist from Ein Yahav, explained that …

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Israeli Locally Grown Exotic Fruits

The wide variety of fruits Israelis can enjoy all year round is expanding even more. Today there are locally grown dragon fruit, carambolas, and lichis. And every so often, another new and exotic fruit appears in the market here in Israel. The passion-fruit flourish in Israeli gardens it looks as …

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A Windfall Year for the Apple Harvest

An abundance of top-quality crop of fresh fruit this year, a 20% increase compared to last year The farmers in the north were pleasantly surprised by the current season’s most welcome and abundant crop, which amounted to a 20% increase over last year’s harvest. In summing up the current season the farmers of Northern …

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Israeli Company To Produce Resistant Cotton Strains

israel’s Rosetta Green, which produces special genes that are developed and modified to improve crop production, has signed a deal with international seed manufacturer Bayer CropScience AG to produce seeds to improve cotton yields for farmers. Rosetta Green’s technology is based on the development of microRNA genes, which play important …

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Israeli Farmer Invents Solution for Lemon Rot

product to prevent mold that kills lemon groves. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services 9 By Maayana Miskin First Publish: 3/15/2013, 12:47 PM Lemon tree Lemon treeIsrael news photo: Flash 90 A farmer from southern Israel has invented a product that could be a boon …

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Award-Winning basil Tree Comes Home to Israel

Hishtil called the “Basil Tree” will be available in Israel. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services 56 By Yosef Berger First Publish: 4/24/2014, 4:54 PM Basil Tree Basil TreeHishtil After winning awards abroad, an Israeli botanical invention called the “Basil Tree” will be available in …

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Israel-India Cooperation in Agriculture

Israel is a world leader in advanced agriculture technologies. Israel’s success lies in the determination and ingenuity of farmers and scientists, and in the close cooperation between R&D and industry. These characteristics have created a flourishing agriculture sector amidst a difficult environment with limited ground and water resources. Amongst the many …

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Indian-Israeli Agricultural Collaboration

A lecture on alternative approaches to reduce losses due to decay Prof. Samir Droby, Dept. Postharvest Science, ARO, The Volcani Center, Israel. A lecture on alternative approaches to reduce losses due to decay Prof. Samir Droby, Dept. Postharvest Science, ARO, The Volcani Center, Israel. August 19, 2014 Indian-Israeli Agricultural Collaboration …

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Israel, land of olive oil

Israeli olive oil – the creme de la creme of the Mediterranean Reuven Birger, the longtime olive- and almond-growing chief specialist at Israel Ministry of Agriculture’s, tells that most Israeli olive oil production is for domestic use, while only about 1,000 tons are exported, mainly to the United States. Some …

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Israel and Vietnam establish joint agriculture R&D fund, work toward free trade agreement

In 2012 Israeli exports to Vietnam last year jumped by 120% to $747 million. Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang. Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang. Photo: Amnon Liberman, Courtesy Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir and Vietnamese government officials agreed to establish a …

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Creating Genomic Infrastructure for Mango Breeding

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Time: 12:10 PM Room: Towne Amir Sherman , Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel Mor Rubinstein , Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel Ravit Eshed , Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel Miri Benita , Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani …

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Optimizing olive harvest time under hot climatic conditions of Jordan Valley, Israel

Fatty acids profile;Global climate change;Maturity index;Oil quality;Yield Global climate change leads to the exposure of olive orchards to higher temperatures than in the past. We followed yield and quality parameters of olive oils from Barnea, Coratina, and Picual, under hot climatic conditions through different levels of ripeness. Oil yield per …

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New Varieties of Yellow and Orange Peppers

July 23, 2014 New Varieties of Yellow and Orange Peppers (Enlarge) After its market success with growing red peppers of the Canon variety Zeraim Gedera Ltd can now offer growers two new pepper varieties, yellow and orange, named Shir and Jordan, respectively.   Arnon Lahav, an experienced grower who is …

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Plant company to employ 125 in Mills River

The international partnership, Tri-Hishtil, will be headquartered in Henderson County. plant nursery.jpg (Photo: John Salter , Special to the Citizen-Times ) MILLS RIVER – A collaboration between companies in the United States, Israel and Italy will result in 125 new jobs in Mills River at a facility that will graft …

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