Selected research objectives:
1. Improving frost tolerance in Avocado orchards using frost mitigation techniques.
2. Identifying the physiological factors involved in frost tolerance and sensitivity in Avocado.
3. Development of frost-tolerant Avocado plants.
4. Development of Avocado tissue culture.
5. Development of new high-quality Avocado varieties.
6. Improving yield and lowering alternate bearing in Avocado.
7. Development of Quinoa as a new field crop in Israel.