Rosetta Green's Candidate MicroRNA Gene for Drought Tolerance & Abiotic Stress Successful in Potato trial
March 13, 2011
The Israeli Biotech company Rosetta Green Ltd. recently listed at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE:RSTG), demonstrated improved tolerance and survival of RGN-131 potato plants to drought stress.
Heat and saline resistant potato varieties reach commercial stage
July 06, 2010
After nearly 30 years of research, Professor David Levy has developed a strain of potato that can be grown in hot, dry climates, and irrigated by saline water sources.Professor David Levy's windowsill is lined with potatoes of numerous shapes and sizes...
Video: Israeli scientist David Levy breeding potato varieties for arid regions in the Middle East.
December 26, 2008
David Levy of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is breeding potato varieties suitable for semi arid climatic conditions as they exist in several countries in the middle east and elsewhere. He has bred varieties that are better suitable for cultivation...