Dr Shimon Steinberg
Dr Shimon Steinberg,
Dr. Steinberg is an Entomologist, bearing a B.Sc. degree in biology from Tel Aviv University, M.Sc and Ph.D in agronomy and plant protection from the Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Postdoc at Wageningen Agricultural University of the Netherlands.
Dr. Steinberg is heading the R&D at BioBee Sde Eliyahu Ltd. (www.biobee.com) along 3 decades. He specializes in developing systems for mass rearing of beneficial arthropods (insects and mites) for biological pest control, pollination and recently for feed and food. In addition, Dr. Steinberg gained vast expertise in practical field application of the beneficial arthropods in various crops such as protected and open field vegetables, ornamentals and fruit trees.
The R&D team headed by Dr. Steinberg consists of 4 personnel bearing a Ph.D. degree, 5 M.Sc. and 11 technicians.
The beneficial arthropods-based products developed by Dr. Steinberg and his team at BioBee are well known and accepted by growers and IPM-biocontrol practitioners in Israel and abroad.
Watch Dr. Steinberg's TED-talk on TEDxTelAviv 2010