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Years of Research May Lead to Desert Truffle Farms

July 15, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU researcher says cultivating the prized delicacy on a large scale may soon be possible.

Can Olive Trees and Wheat Co-Exist?

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

At BGU's desert experimental farm, olive trees and wheat are sharing the same land.

Rare Truffle Cultivated in the Negev

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU professor is working to commercialize this delicacy for both consumption and environmental tourism.

BGU Finds a Way to Help Reverse Desertification

March 12, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Desertification can be reversed by intervening at the desert border in the form of “vegetation fingers.”

BGU, Bayer and Netafim Collaborate to Protect Crops

February 8, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The project will combine soil research, digital prediction tools and state-of-the-art drip technology.

American Associates Village Honored for Eco Design

July 26, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Leadership, Awards & Events

The student village in Sede Boqer won an architecture award for its unique and desert-friendly design.

BGU Launches the “Green Trail”

June 28, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Negev Development & Community Programs

It’s comprised of 11 stations that highlight the eco-friendly aspects of BGU's Marcus Family Campus.

Striped Hyenas Are Disappearing

January 26, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU Ph.D. student shares how people abuse these animals, while their body parts are sought for healing.

BGU Partners With Universities in Arizona and Mexico

October 30, 2017

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

The three universities will work together on research in fields such as cyber security, energy and water.