Immunology.Dean 2009-2013HU Vice President 2013-2016
Avian immune response.
Economics of water utilization and water policies; Agri-environmental integrated policy; Decision making under conditions of uncertainty; Counter-urbanization and development of rural areas.
Environmental Economics and Management, Microeconomic models for industrial and farming behavior.
Institutional change in agriculture, land reform, farm restructuring, creation of service cooperatives.
Numerical Analysis, Numerical Solution of Flow Equations, Mathematical Models in Consumer Economics.
Agricultural Statistics, Biostatistics, Spatial Variability.
Effects of cultural practices on crop productivity; control of root environment; interactions between plant and environmental factors; biosynthesis and metabolism of aroma compounds in fruit and wine.
Interactions between viruses, their host plant and their insect vector; Virus indexing and plant resistance in the Middle East.
Ethylene action in plants; Examining the efficacy of ethylene antagonists in delaying senescence, increasing fruit and flower shelf life, and retarding abscission.
Nutrient consumption of field crops.
Ecology of Mediterranean and semiarid plant communities, grazing effects, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, plant-environment interactions, climate change, physiology and ecology of seed germination.
Plant signal transduction, regulation of plant membrane transport, plant ion channels, bundle sheath.
Vegetable physiology, breeding & seed production, esp. tomatoes, alliums, and potatoes.
Plant water relations, Plant gas exchange, Irrigation scheduling of orchards and vineyards based on physiological parameters.
Bacterial biocontrol of pathogens.
Biological control of soilborne plant diseases by using antagonistic organisms.
Diseases and disease resistance in natural populations of crop progenitors.
Environmental Microbiology, Recycling Municipal and Agricultural Waste, Degradation of lignocellulose.
Biology, ecology and control of soil-borne plant pathogens, Soil solarization.
Biological nitrogen fixation.
Phytoalexins in citrus, Biological control of mildews, Insect and mite control by fungi.
Solitons, diffraction of wave packets, fingering phenomena.
Water purification from chemicals and microorganisms by granulated micelle-clay complexes: experimental and modeling. Filtration and degradation.
Infectious and zoonotic diseases of companion animals.
Normal and pathological physiology of the vertebrate central nervous system.
Serological methods in human colon cancer diagnosis.