• Eli Khayat

    Vice President of Research and Development/Rahan Meristem

  • Professor Eli Khayat is the Vice President of Research and Development at Rahan Meristem, Israel.

    The agro-biotechnology company has more than 40 years of experience in plant propagation and breeding, producing tens of millions of plants each year and exporting to more than 20 countries world-wide.

    Eli’s presentation at Congress will focus on ‘Advances in Banana Breeding and Genetics”, including Panama disease and the genes that predispose plants to this disease.