Month: October 2018

Genes from the Dead Sea produce more drought-tolerant crops

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 21, 2018

By Brian Blum The Plantarcbio team at its experimental greenhouse. The biblical Joseph foresaw in a dream a seven-year drought and subsequently guided Egypt’s rulers to set aside enough stores of wheat to survive it.…

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Israel wins second-largest number of cyber-security deals globally

admin | Uncategorized, | October 19, 2018

Source: Technology News Israel accounted for the second-largest number of cyber-security deals globally, behind the US and ahead of the UK, a new report compiled by New York data firm CB Insights shows. The report shows that…

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Microscopic worms save Israel’s date industry

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

By Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News Volcani Agricultural Institute researchers have developed a biological weapon to save date palms from their deadliest pest. Researchers at the Volcani Agricultural Institute have made a discovery that will…

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Restoring plants’ capacity to cope with insect pests

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Interview with Shay Shaanan – STK September 27, 2018 Shay Shaanan– Assistant CEO for Technological Business Development,  STK bio-ag technologies   In recent years the public’s awareness of environmental and food quality is on the…

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The first irrigation system with a brain

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Israeli irrigation specialist Netafim recently launched  its new precision drip irrigation system NetBeat. The company likes to refer to it as the second revolution in smart (drip) irrigation. Netafim was established in 1965 in the Kibbutz…

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IsraelAgri – World Food Day 2018

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source:  IsraelAgri.com Food Tech Innovations: Towards ZeroHungerWorld by 2030 Click on www.israelagri.com to read the brochure which contains and explains the remarkable innovations.

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