Shimon Gepstein’s researchers forgot to water their engineered tobacco plants, stumbling upon a huge innovation for a hungry planet.
Sounds impossible, but Israel’s desert is considered one of the best places in the world to harvest tropical fish and marine plants for export.
Delegations from far and wide come to see the Israeli closed-loop cowshed ecosystem devised at the Volcani agricultural research organization.
A young Israeli venture fund from Israel aims to combine the best food and agro technology and innovators that Israel has to offer.
Israel’s premier agricultural research organization is finding natural, simple alternatives for safely prolonging the shelf life of produce.
Much of what is learned, developed and implemented at Israel’s Volcani Institute then gets planted in fields around the planet.
Israeli innovation isn’t just limited to high-tech, it also extends to the development of some of the world’s most popular new fruits and vegetables.
Since 1948, Israel has set itself a task of finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. To celebrate Israel’s 65th birthday, ISRAEL21c looks at some of the best achievements.
Predatory wasps and other beneficial insects are taking over for chemical pesticides on many crops grown in Israel’s fertile desert.
Israeli researcher transforms prawn farming with advanced gene-silencing biotechnology that can reverse the sex of the crustacean.