Academic Program – Irrigation and the Plant Environment

 The M.Sc. program is a two-year program. 

  • The chairperson of the teaching committee is: Dr. Gilboa Arye.

  • Students are required to complete the following courses during the two-year program:

Subject
Credits​
A. Mandatory Course: Writing a Scientific Paper
​2
​B.   Core Courses within the Track of Study
15​
​C.   Departmental and student seminars -- Mandatory Courses
​1

D1. Elective Courses within the track of study

D2. Elective courses for students who are in their second year of studies with the approval of their supervisor.​


​12
​Thesis Writing
12​
​Total
42​

A. Mandatory Course: ​

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-0153
Dr. Scott Hansen and Dr. Christopher J. Arnusch
Writing a Scientific Paper
2


B. Core Courses within the Track of Study:

Students are required to take 15 credits from the course courses

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-2005 Prof. Yonathan Ephrath& Prof. Moshe Sagi

Plant Physiology under Stress

2
001-2-2006

Prof. Moshe Silberbush

Mechanistic Approach to Plant Nutrition

2
001-2-2035Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch

Crop Irrigation Regimes

3
001-2-2038Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch

Soil Physics

3
001-2-2203Dr. Gilboa Arye

Adsorption and Reactivity of Chemicals in Soils

3
001-2-2204Dr. Gilboa Arye

Agricultural and Environmental Aspects in Soil Sciences

3
001-2-5030Prof. Nurit Agam

Hydrometeorology

3

C. Seminars and Thesis Writing -- Mandatory Courses

Students are required to attend 4 Departmental Seminars (one seminar per semester).

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-2222Please check the university course file

Departmental Seminar

0

 Students are required to present two seminars (one student seminar per year).

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-2666Please check the university course file

Student Seminar (first year)

0.5
001-2-2667

Student Seminar (second year)

0.5

In the third and fourth semesters, students must register for Thesis Writing.

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-9991 

Thesis Writing A

6
002-2-9992 

Thesis Writing B

6

Students who have completed the above Thesis Writing courses and who

continue their studies for a fifth semester must register for the following

course:

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-1000 

Thesis Writing – Continuation

0



D1. Elective Courses within the track of study:

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-0022

Dr. Anat Bernstein

Stable Isotope Application in Contaminant Hydrology2
001-2-2039Prof. Jirka Simunek (Coordinated by Dr. Naftali Lazarovitch)Advanced Modeling of Water Flow and Contaminant Transport in Porous Media 2
001-2-2043Prof. Shimon Rachmilevitch

Plant Stress Indications: Methods and Instrumentation

2
001-2-2059Prof. Shimon Rachmilevitch

Carbon Metabolism and Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment

2
001-2-2067Prof. Jhonathan Ephrath

Understanding and Modeling of Agricultural Systems

2
001-2-2075Dr. Ilya Gelfand
Terrestrial Biogeochemsitry

3

 

 

001-2-2205

Dr. Ido Regev

 

 

Modeling in the Earth and Plant Sciences
3
001-2-2301Prof. Nurit AgamGuided Reading Course on Calculating the Aridity Index from Meteorological Time Series2
001-2-2302Dr. Elya Gelfand

Guided Reading on Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry

2
001-2-3036

Prof. Bertrand Boeken

 

Agroecology2.5
001-2-4028Prof. Arnon KarnieliRemote Sensing for Agriculture, Rangelands, and Forestry (NO PRE-REQUISITES NEEDED)3
001-2-5004Prof. Ofer Dahan, Prof. Noam Weisbord

Field Methods in Hydrology

3
001-2-5005Prof. Amit Gross, Prof. Zeev Ronen

Laboratory Methods for Environmental Studies

3
001-2-5012Prof. Zeev Ronen

Biodegradation Process of Synthetic Organic Compound in Water Soil

2
001-2-5026

Prof. Ali Nejidat

 

 

Nitrogen Transformations and Environmental Quality2
001-2-5029

Prof. Noam Weisbrod

 

Rural Water Development2
001-2-5055Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch & Prof. Ofer DahanOperation and Analysis of Environmental Monitoring Systems1
001-2-5041Dr. Menachem SklartzPractical Bioinformatics for Environmental Studies

3
001-2-6002Dr. Aviva Peeters

Theory and Applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

3

D2. Elective courses for students who are in their second year of studies with the approval of their supervisor​

Course #LecturerSubjectCredits
001-2-2054Prof. Shimon Rachmilevitch

Guided Reading on Topics in the Ecophysiology of Desert Plants

2
001-2-2173Prof. Noemi Tel-Zur

Guided Reading on Plant Breeding and Cytogenetics

2