Jordanian scientist cultivates disease-free plants

Jordanian scientist cultivates disease-free plants
(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN – Maher Rawahneh, a distinguished Jordanian researcher affiliated with the University of California, Davis, has successfully cultivated plants that are completely free from diseases. اضافة اعلان

In an exclusive interview with the Jordan News Agency, Petra, Rawahneh highlighted the potential for Jordan to emerge as a regional powerhouse in the production of virus-free plants, solidifying its position as a leading player in the Middle East.

Rawahneh's exceptional contributions to the field led to his appointment as the Director of the Agricultural Services Foundation inCalifornia. This role follows his selection from a pool of global candidates in recognition of his pioneering work in plant virology.

During his visit to Jordan, Rawahneh engaged with key stakeholders in the agricultural sector, collaborated with university leaders, and exchanged insights with experts at the National Agricultural Research Center.

The Jordanian researcher’s portfolio includes an impressive collection of 128 peer-reviewed scientific papers published in internationally renowned journals.

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