Newe Ya’ar Student Day

Agricultural Research Facing Future Challenges

10.10.2023

Program

9:00-9:20

Greetings 

Sustainability | Chair: Dr. Ariel Shabtay

9:20-9:35

Simon Futerman

Using cover crops as reflectors of the spatial variation in soil nutrient availability

9:35-9:50

Nadav Halali

Utilizing renewable energy for Black Soldier Fly farming

9:50-10:05

Eilon Winkler

Service crops as a component of weed management interface in field crops

10:05-10:20

Raz Saporta

Early detection of sunflower broomrape, and its benefits to agriculture

10:20-10:40

Coffee break

Genetics and molecular biology | Chair: Dr. Miri Cohen-Zinder

10:40-10:55

Asaf Dafna

Genetic dissection of root-mediated yield improvement in melon

10:55-11:10

Dana Siso

Genomic characterization and identification of broomrape resistance in sunflower

11:10-11:25

Dr. Bedabrata Saha

Gene replacement and base substitution: the next generation of non-GMO genome edited crops. Glyphosate tolerance in tomato as proof of concept

11:25-11:40

Gal Wodowsky

Exploring the role of virus symbionts in advancing mealybug biological pest control

11:40-12:00

coffee break

Biochemistry and physiology | Chair: Dr. Mwafaq Ibdah

12:00-12:15

Tali Kahana

Chemical variation among Salvia domonica L. populations: A potential new source of Sclareol and Omega 3

12:15-12:30

Jenny Yusim

Studying microbial function in methane formation in reactor system 

12:30-12:45

Intesaful Mohamad Huque

Induction of stomatal opening following night-chilling event alleviates physiological damage in mango trees

12:45-13:00

Elazar Volk

Service crops will save the world! but how? Findings from first year of monitoring

13:00-15:00

Lunch