Dr. Lior Rubinovich is a principal investigator at Migal Research Institute, Northern agriculture R&D, currently working in the field of mitigation of climate change adverse effects in crop plants. His research topics include plant physiology, molecular genetics and introduction and breeding in subtropical and field crops, mainly avocado and quinoa. Lior earned his Ph.D. in Plant Sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He accomplished his postdoctoral fellowship at Migal Research Institute in the field of the production of valuable health-promoting biomolecules using in-vitro cultures. His scientific achievements include publications in prestigious international peer-reviewed scientific journals and international provisional patents.
Title : Development of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) as a new multi-purpose crop in Israel