Arie Altman

Prof. Arie Altman

Tel: +972-(0)8-9489477 | Fax: +972-(0)8-9489899
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Molecular regulation of plant response to drought and salinity, Forestry biotechnology, Plant tissue culture and propagation, Plant gene-culture coevolution and niche construction.

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Mailing Address:
The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, Israel

Administrator: Neomi Maimon 
Tel: 972-8-948-9251,
Fax: 972-8-948-9899,

Secretary of teaching program:
Ms. Iris Izenshtadt
Tel: 972-8-9489333

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
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A. Altman, ed. (1998). Agricultural Biotechnology. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, ISBN: 0-8247-9439-7. 770 pp.

Altman, A. and Y. Waisel, eds. (1997). The Biology of Root Formation and Development, Plenum Press, N.Y., USA. ISBN: 0-306-45706-7. 376 pp.

Altman, A. and M. Ziv, eds, (1997). Horticultural Biotechnology: In Vitro Culture and Breeding, Acta Horticulturae 447, Wageningen, The Netherlands. ISBN: 90-6605-909-5. 674 pp.

A. Altman, M. Ziv and S. Izhar, eds. (1999). Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN: 0-7923-5826-0. 771 pp.

Altman A. and P. Hasegawa, eds. (2012). Plant Biotechnology and Agricultural Prospects for the 21st century. Elsevier Publishers, and Academic Press, San Diego, USA. ISBN 978-0-12-381466-1. (by invitation).

Altman A. and P. Hasegawa (2013). Plant Biotechnology and Agricultural Prospects for the 21stcentury. Elsevier Publishers, and Academic Press. Chinese Edition, Ke'Ai Communication of China Publishers. 01-2012-2726.