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Rare Truffle Cultivated in the Negev

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU professor is working to commercialize this delicacy for both consumption and environmental tourism.

Israel and the Olive Tree

April 1, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

For thousands of years, Israel has been a fertile, natural environment for harvesting olives.

BGU Finds a Way to Help Reverse Desertification

March 12, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Desertification can be reversed by intervening at the desert border in the form of “vegetation fingers.”

Desert Fairy Circles Caused by Rain

February 27, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researcher says the circles in two of the world’s deserts are caused by heavy rain and evaporation.

BGU, Bayer and Netafim Collaborate to Protect Crops

February 8, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The project will combine soil research, digital prediction tools and state-of-the-art drip technology.

Water and Food Security: Can We Do Better?

December 18, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research

On this podcast, Prof. Weisbrod discusses how BGU is a trailblazer in the field of water and desert research.

A Great Chance to Work Together for Water Security

December 14, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researchers say the main reason the region’s seas are diminishing is agricultural overuse.

Pardon Me, Turkey, Is This Stool Taken?

November 20, 2018

Tags: Alternative Energy

BGU scientists turn poultry poop into fuel, providing a renewable energy resource.

BGU Is Turning Human Waste Into Renewable Biofuel

November 16, 2018

Tags: Alternative Energy

The discovery could address poor sanitation and the growing need for energy in developing countries.


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