Dr. Nirit Bernstein
The Volcani Center MOAG
Dr. Nirit Bernstein is a principle research scientist at the Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel. Her research currently focuses on regulation of production of plant derived pharmaceuticals in medicinal plants by manipulation of environmental and agronomic treatments; optimization of agrotechniques for environmentally stressed plants; mineral nutrition of plants, and plant stress physiology. Nirit is the Chief Editor of the international Journal Israel Journal of Plant Science, a member of Editorial boards of 7 international scientific journals; Editor of special issues in scientific journals, author of more than 50 peer reviewed publications, and of invited reviews and book chapters. She is a lecturer of two graduate level courses at the Hebrew University, Israel.