Baruch Rubin

Prof. Baruch Rubin

Tel: +972-(0)8-9489248 | Fax: +972-(0)8-9362083 | Cell: +972-(0)54-8820054
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Weed biology and management; herbicide physiology and action in crops, weeds and environment; Mechanisms of herbicide-resistance in weeds.

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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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Prof. Baruch Rubin


The Weed Science Group


Research Interests


Physiological and biochemical mechanisms of herbicide action in crops and weeds.

Herbicide resistance in weeds, mechanisms and environmental implications.

Safe use of herbicide- resistant transgenic crops.

Fate and behavior of herbicides in agro-ecosystem.

Environmentally safe and new herbicide formulations.

Weed biology and ecology.

Weed management and control in major crops.