Ashri Amram, Prof.
Born 1929, Haifa
Ph.D. 1957, Univ. of Calif., Davis
Jacob and Rachel Liss Professor of Agronomy Emeritus
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
Optimal integrated plant breeding approaches. Breeding cultivars for low
input conditions. Genetics and breeding of productive, determinate
varieties of sesame -dehiscent and indehiscent. Improvement of mutation
breeding techniques, using radiation and chemicals. Germ plasm resources
in plant breeding. Enhancement, evaluation, documentation and
preservation of the genetic resources of sesame, peanuts and safflower.
Agricultural research and manpower-training in developing countries.
1. Sesame genetic resources: collection and
2. Improved mutation breeding techniques in oil crops.