Name                     Dr. Barry L. Nadel




Address                 Kfar Pines  #74  37920

Phone                    972-6- 6376694

Mobile                    050-7463340

Date of Birth          July 11, 1953

Place of Birth         San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

Marital Status        Divorced/Widower   

Military Service     June-October 1982 (in IDF) 13 years of reserve duty

                               Volunteer to Border Police 11-2001-12-2011



Employment History


Year                     Institute

1972-73      West Valley Junior College, Saratoga, California

                    Biology Lab assistant

                    Prepared all materials for biology course lab.

                    Inventory survey  of   all  the College's equipment.


  1.      Dept. of Viticulture & Enology, U.C. Davis, Calif.

                    Lab assistant.

                    Analysis of grapes in field and  lab and the making of wine samples.

  1.  Director and Youth Leader of Jewish Youth activities  for the Jewish

                    Community of Davis, Calif. Created the Youth movement from       

                    nothing and left with over 70 children involved.

  1.       Dept. of Fruit Breeding & Genetics, The Volcani  Center, Bet   


                    Lab assistant during PhD research

                    Field and  lab analysis of almonds, citrus, grapes and peaches.

                    Plant tissue culture

1982            Galilee Technologies., Ramat Gan. Agricultural Advisor- 

              Wrote a  National Survey on the Industrial Potential  of  Plant 


              Culture in Israel.

1983-84      Yishuv Ofra.  Agronomist-

                    Orchards (grapes, peaches,  nectarines, plums and cherry).

1984-85       Kibbutz Rosh Zurim.

                    Orchards cared for peaches, plums, kiwi

                    Field Crops-fodder crops

                    Dairy-milking and care of cows

  1.      Dept. of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture,  Hebrew University,   

                    Rehovot PhD. Researcher.: Use of  Plant Tissue Culture for plant

                    Physiology and  Propagation  Developed tissue culture-derived    

                    embryonic propagation system

                    Physiological studies employing tissue culture of aspen and oaks

1991- 2012  AGECOTEC, Agricultural and Ecological Biotechnologies,  Ltd. Kfar

                    Pinnes #74, 37920

                    Managing Director-Plant tissue culture technology and  vegetable

                    Breeding: pepper, tomato, watermelon and maize (sweet corn and

                    Corn Cane). Plant Physiology

2010-2014  Consultant for Citron Grower

2011           Consultant on Orchid production in Thailand

2012           Trenovation ltd. Contracted to domesticate medicinal plant     


2012           Isratech 1996 Ruck Ltd. Chief Science Officer. 

                   Agricultural technology, greenhouses and designing     


2013-14     Chief Scientist and Agronomist for Breath of Life, Ein Iron: Medicinal        

                  Cannabis breeding, application of agronomic technology. Tissue   

                  culture of Cannabis. Improved propagation methods, growth media,   


2013          Consultant on open field hemp project in China

2016          Consultant for the production of Ghat




1.  Nadel, B.L. & Sahar, N. Differential sensitivity between and  within species to   

     Mal secco Toxin.  Phys. Pl. Path. (1983) 23:

2.  Nadel, B.L. & Spiegel-Roy, P. In Vitro Selection of Cell Culture Variants of  

     Citrus limon to the Mal secco Toxin. Plant   Science (1987)53:177-182.

3.  Nadel, B.L. Use of Fluorescein Diacetate in Citrus Tissue  Cultures for the

     Determination of Cell Viability. Scien. Hort. 39:15-21

4.  Altman A., Levin N., Cohen P. Schneider M. and Nadel B.L Polyamines in

     growth and differentiation of Plant cell cultures: The effect of nitrogen nutrition

     salt stress and  embryogenic media. In: Zappia et al (ed) Advances in

     Polyamine Research Vol.5 (1989).

5.  Viterbo, A., Dekel, M., Nadel, B.L. and Altman A. Regulation of  differentiation

     in embryogenic celery cultures by polyamines.  2nd Intern. Cong. Plant    

     Molecular Biology, Jerusalem 1988    

    abstract No.466.

6.  Nadel, B.L., Altman A. and Ziv M. Regulation of somatic embryogenesis in

     celery cell suspensions: I:Promotive effects  of mannitol on somatic embryo   

     development. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ culture (1989) 18:181-189.

7.  Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv M. Regulation of somatic embryogenisis in

     celery cell suspensions: II Early detection of  embryogenic potential and the

     induction of synchronized cell cultures. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture

     (1990) 20:119- 124.

8.  Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv M. (1990) Cold storage and  efficient

     conversion of celery somatic embryos into  transplantable plants. Scien.


9.  Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1990) A new 100% earless recessive trait in Zea

     mays. Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter.64:  69-70.

10. Nadel, B.L. The use of fluorescein diacetate as a cell  viability probe. Applied

      Fluorescence Technology (1989) 1:13- 15.

11. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv, M. Regulation of Large Scale 

       Embryogenesis in Celery. (1990) Acta Hort. 280:75-82.

12. Altman, A., Nadel, B.L. and Pleban, S. (1990) The effect of  growth

      regulators on growth and polypeptide changes in Populus  and Fagus bud

       cultures. 7th Int.Cong. on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Amsterdam pp.   


13. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., David, R., Huttermann, A., and Altman,   A. (1991) In

      vitro propagation of Populus species: Response to  growth regulators and

      media composition. Proc. 2nd. Int. Symp.     Propag. of Ornamental Plants.

14. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., Hadari, H., Pleban, S., Altman, A. and   Huttermann,

      A. (1995).  Physiology of Aspen in vitro: The effect of growth regulators on

     growth and changes in  polypeptides profiles. submitted to J. of Plant


15. Nadel, B.L., Sela, T. and Altman, A. (1995) The characterization of Aspen

      (Populus tremula) cell suspensions  grown in the presence of Aluminum

      (AlSO4). submitted to Tree  Physiology.

16. Nadel, B.L., Sela, T. and Altman, A. (1995) The selection of  aluminum-

      resistant cell suspensions of Populus trichocarpa.  submitted to


17. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Pleban, S., Huttermann, A. (1991) In vitro

      development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds: I. The  effect of medium and

      plant growth regulators on bud growth and  protein profiles.(1991) Plant    

      Physiology 138:.

18. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Pleban, S., Kocks, R. Huttermann, A.  (1991) In vitro

       development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds:   II. Seasonal changes in

       the response to plant growth regulators     J. of Plant Physiol.138:136-141

19. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Kocks, R. and Huttermann, A. (1995) In vitro

       physiological studies of poplar: effect of growth media and regulators on

        growth and polypeptides submitted to Tree Physiology.

20. Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1995) Additive multigene model for  the 100%

      earless trait in Zea mays by sib mating analysis.    submitted to Crop


21. Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1995) The Utilization of the 100%  earless trait

      ba4ba4): The development of male sterile hybrid,    Maize Sugar Cane.

      submitted to Euphytica.

22. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv, M. (1995) Somatic  Embryogenesis of Celery

      (Review) in:Bajaj .Biotechnology of   Agriculture and Forestry 31:306-322.

23. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., David, R., Huttermann, A. and Altman,  A. (1992) In

      vitro propagation of Populus species: response to growth regulators and

       media composition. Acta Hort. 314:61-68.

24. J Van Staden, SJ Upfold, A Altman, BL Nadel 1992 Metabolism of benzyl    

      adenine in embryogenic cell cultures of celery- Journal of plant physiology,


 25. M. Danin, S. J. Upfold, N. Levin, B. L. Nadel, A. Altman, J. van Staden

      1992. Polyamines and cytokinins in celery embryogenic cell cultures.                 Plant Growth Regulation Volume 12, Issue 3:245–254  


    PATENTS applied for





2015       Provisional patent for a Unique Flavor in Tomato

2016       PCT for a Unique Flavor in Tomato

2016      Provisional Patent: Tomatoes (Lycopersicum species) that have a Pungent Taste created by activating the non-coding genes for the capsaicin biopathway byCRISPRgene-Editing

2020 : Lightweight, low-cost, low energy consumption Growing System for Vertical Farming Gardening


2015       Seeking the Light of Justice (fiction)1st book of the Hoshiyan


2016      Art of Kosher Wine Making

2017      Secrets of Home Wine Making


2020      Production of vegetables in Greenhouses

               Production of Herbs and Spices in Greenhouses

               Production of Medicinal Cannabis in Greenhouses

               Shielding the Light of Justice 2nd book of the Hoshiyan



1971-73          West Valley Junior College, Saratoga, California.  Major-

                       Anthropology, minor-Botany

1973-74          University of California at Los Angeles:  Major-Agriculture, minor-


  1. University of California at Davis.  B.Sc. in Plant Science. Major-

                        Viticulture & Enology: studied grapes and wine making

                       Awarded the Jastrow-Shields Scholarship for  undergraduate       

                       research in the Life Sciences.

  1. U.C. Davis, M.Sc. in Horticulture under Prof.  H.P. Olmo, Dept. of  

                        Viticulture & Enology.

      Thesis 'Tissue Culture and the Induction of  Haploidy in Vitis'.  

       Awarded the Winkler  Scholarship for graduate research in   


  1.          Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture in  Rehovot. Ph.D.   

         under Prof. P. Spiegel-Roy  Dept. of Fruit Breeding and Genetics,

         The  Volcani Center, Bet Dagan. Thesis `In vitro Selection of Cell  

                        Culture Mutants of Citrus  limon to the Mal secco Toxin.






Prof. A. Altman        Dept. of Horticulture

                                 Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University

                                 P.O.B. 12, Rehovot 76100


Dr. Shlomo Pleban   Stockton

                                 Head of the  Dept. of Research

                                 Ramat Gan


Eliezer Zuckerbruan

                                 Seed Dealer and breeder

                                 053 591984

Benjamin Ruck     IsratechRuck1996 Ltd.

                                 Pardes Hannah


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