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Nationality: Israel
Gender: Male

Rahan Meristem biotechnology company

Propagation Lab and Nurseries
Research and Development Dept
Kibbutz Rosh-Hanikra

West Galilee
Israel 228225
Phone: (972) 4 9857440 / 52 3337998 (cellphone)
Fax: (972) 4 9824333
Email: ekhayat@rahan.co.il
Type of organisation: Research, ,

Main professional activity: Commercial
Professional qualifications:

BSc Plant Science, Univ. of California, Davis California Rutgers, (USA), (78)
MSc Molecular Genetics, Plant Breeding, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem, Fac. of Agriculture, (82)
PhD Molecular Biology, Plant Breeding, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem

Main skills:

Conventional breeding
Tissue culture
Plant physiology
Production systems

Describe past or present professional activities relevant to bananas:

Management: Chief Scientist/Director, RD Rahan Meristem (since 92)
Research: Plant biotechnology, In vitro propagation, Breeding and Genetic Engineering, Photosynthetic apparatus and the enzymes involved in sucrose biosynthesis and mobilisation
Teaching: Assistant Prof., Crop Science, Rutgers Univ., NJ, (USA) (89-92), Associate Prof. of Plant Biology, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (since 92)

Languages: English, French, Hebrew
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