Moshe A. Flaishman


Moshe Flaishman obtained his MSc. from the Hebrew University in Israel, and his Ph.D from The Tel Aviv University. In addition to his permanent position at the Volcani Institute, Israel, he lectures at the Hebrew University. In the last 20 years he has conducted in-depth investigations into the ability to influence the development of deciduous fruit trees growing in the hot climate of Israel, by integrating physiological, biochemical, molecular and genetic approaches. He has developed research programs in apple, pear, peach and figs. His research focus is on horticultural applications and breeding for sustainable tree production. He is the Chair of the Fig Working Group on the ISHS.