Joseph Riov

Prof. Joseph Riov

Emeritus
Tel: +972-(0)54-8820686 l Fax: +972-(0)8-9489544
joseph.riov@mail.huji.ac.il
Kennedy Leigh A, room 220
Mechanisms of controlling adventitious root formation, with an emphasis on auxin activity and metabolism. Genetics of forest trees.

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The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
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Prof. Joseph Riov

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1939, Israel

Ph.D. 1970, Hebrew Universiy

Assoc. Prof. 1983

Prof. 1989

 Emeritus 2008

Research Interests

Mechanisms of controlling adventitious root formation, with an emphasis on auxin activity and metabolism. Genetics of forest trees. Abscission control of plant organs.

Research Projects

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.