| Head of Dept. of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce at Agriculture Research Organization, The Volcani Center
Topic: Harvesting and storage technology to increase yield quality
Dr. Ron Porat is Head of the Institute of Postharvest and Food Science, ARO, The Volcani Center, Israel, and is a world leading expert on postharvest physiology and quality of fruit and vegetables and prevention of food losses and wastage.
Dr. Ron Porat has published more than 100 research articles in international refereed journals, and serves as an Associate Editor in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (JSFA), and as an Editorial advisory board member of Postharvest Biology and Technology (PBT).