Taken 19-Mar-18
Visitors 37


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Founded in 1921, the Volcani Institute, now located at Beit Dagan, specializes in:
  • Agriculture under arid conditions and on marginal soils
  • Irrigation using recycled wastewater and saline water
  • Crop cultivation in protected environments
  • Freshwater aquaculture under conditions of water shortage
  • Minimization of produce losses through pest control and post-harvest storage methods
  • Breeding and development of new strains of crops and domestic animals better suited to adverse conditions.