Seminar Series 2008
Seed treatments to promote abiotic stress resistance in seedlings
|1.00pm - 2.00pm
Wednesday, 13 August 2008
Conference Rm, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute
Josh Klein, Volcani Center, Israel (visiting scholar at CSIRO Canberra)
Joshua D. Klein is a scientist in the Division of Plant Sciences of the Volcani Center at the Israel Ministry of Agriculture. Josh is currently on sabbatical at CSIRO, Canberra. He received his education in the US (Cornell, Pennsylvania State and Michigan State universities), then worked in postharvest physiology for three years in New Zealand, before moving to Israel in 1986. His research interests include alleviating abiotic stresses in seedlings, regulating flowering and cropping in fruit trees and developing methods for observing Biblical laws of agriculture in a modern agricultural setting.
Throwaway sentence: He has also collaborated on research in Canada, Scotland, the Netherlands, France, Japan and Thailand.
Further information: Prof Leslie Weston via email or tel (02) 6933 2429