Zalmen Henkin

Israel Ministry of Agriculture, Israel

Zalmen Henkin, Ph.D. Current position: Researcher in Range Management, Deparment of Natural Resources, Newe-Ya'ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel; Head Scientist of Animal Management and Rangelands, Northern Research and Development Center, MIGAL; Head Scientist of Karei Deshe and HATAL experimental farms. Lecturer: Lecture at Faculty of Agricultural, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Natural Pastoral Systems. Areas of experties: Range Management and Plant Ecology, including: A. Quantification of the response of vegetation population dynamics in a Mediterranean dwarf-shrub community to fire, competition and nutrient status of the soil. B. Assessment of the effects of cattle grazing on Mediterranean landscape features and amenity values for humans. C. The environmental implications of grazing of mixed cattle and goat herds in woodlands. D. The impact of management on grazing behavior and activity of beef cows in grasslands and woodlands. E. The effect of grazing management systems of a beef herd on the ecological responses of grassland biomass, herbage composition and diversity.

Biography Updated on 17 November 2011

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