Short CV of Tirtza Zahavi

Tirtza Zahavi studied horticulture and phytopathology in the Hebrew university of Jerusalem, in the faculty of agriculture. Her Ph.D. was on "the use of native yeast for the suppression of grape rots". She works in the extension service of the Israeli ministry of Agriculture, in charge of grape growing in the north part of Israel and plant protection in viticulture all over the country. Beside that she is involved in research in both fields in collaboration with researchers from ARO and from Northern R&D and teaches viticulture in Tel-Hai academic college.

Joined the Viticulture group of IOBC in 1999 and became a sub-group (IPM) convenor in 2007.