Born 1939, Israel
Ph.D. 1970, Hebrew Universiy
Assoc. Prof. 1983
Mechanisms of controlling adventitious root formation, with an emphasis on auxin activity and metabolism. Genetics of forest trees. Abscission control of plant organs.
1. Improving the rooting methods of cuttings of forest and fruit trees.
2. Synthesis of auxin conjugates with a high efficacy of rooting of cuttings.
3. Selection of drought resistant clones of forest trees.
4. Studying the genetics and physiology of pine hybrids.