MARIO GUTMAN May-97
1941 - Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1954 - 1960 High school in Colegio Nacional de Moron, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1968 - Military service, Artillery Corps.
Marital status: Married in 1970 to Malka Ester Iofe, three sons: Roee, (1972), Idan, (1974), and Nadav, (1976).
Address - (office) Migal - Galilee Technological Center, Kiriat Shmona 10200, Israel
Fax: 972- 6-6944980.
Address (home) - Kfar Korazim, Mobile Post 12391 ISRAEL Tel: 972-4-6930338
and Additional Training
1960 - 1966 Agricultural Engineer. University of Buenos Aires.
Thesis: Influence of hormones in the fattening of livestock.
1977 - Ph.D. in Botany. Thesis: Primary production of Mediterranean steppes". under the supervision of Professor Gideon Orshan and Professor Naftali Tadmor.
1977 - Postdoctoral position at Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis, USA. Under the supervision of Professor Merton Love.
Research subjects: Management Of Annual Pastures; Conversion Of Brush Land To Herbaceous Pasture; Ecosystem Manipulations By Agro -Technical Methods.
1986 - Sabbatical fellowship at Department of Range Science, Texas A & M University . College Station, USA. Under the supervision of Professor Mort Kothman.
Research subject: "Influence of early season grazing in the management of rangelands".
1995 - Sabbatical fellowships at:
1. Department of Wildlife and Ecology, SCIRO, Australia. Multi use of rangelands by domestic and wild animals. Work at Camberra Research Stations in The states of New South Wales, Victoria and the Northern Territory (Alice Springs).
2. Department of Range Science and Ecology, Texas A & M University . College Station, USA. Research Subject: Biomass partitioning in grasses subjected to defoliation: The key to increasing production efficiency in grazed systems
1966 - 1967
Farm work at Kibbutz Ramot Menashe, Israel.
1967 - Range Researcher, Division of Natural Resources, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel.
1967 - Migda Experimental Station. Sheep grazing trials in a semi - arid environment.
1967 - The Karei Deshe Range Station Galilee (Range scientist in charge; till present)
1970 - Study tour on methods of sampling Mediterranean Vegetation, at C.N.R.S Montpelier, France.
1973 - Survey on the feasibility of raising cattle in a tropical Environment, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
1975 - Advisor in the P.N.U.D./B.I.D. project "Establishment of an Arid Zone Regional Research Center, Peru, Chile. Argentina
1978 - Consultancy: Venezuela - Beef cattle ranching in the tropics.
1981- Range scientist in charge: Hatal Range Station , Western Galilee: for research on improvement and utilization of Mediterranean scrub range.
1988 - Coordinator, Ruminant Management Research, Northern R & D Project. Israel
1978 - The First International Rangeland Congress, Denver, Colorado, USA, August 14-18, 1978.
1984 -FAO Sub network on Mediterranean Pasture 4 th Meeting. Elvas, Portugal 16-19 April,.
1987 -FAO Sub network on Mediterranean Pasture ,5th Meeting. Montpelier, France.
October 13-17, 1987.
1989 - Badajoz, Spain. Workshoop in pasture management and livestock breeding research.
1990 - FAO Sub network on Mediterranean Pasture ,6 th Meeting. Bary, Italy.
1991 - IV International Rangeland Congress. Montpellier, France April 22- 26, 1991.
1991- VI International Conference on Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems. Maleme (Crete) Greece 23-27 September 1991
1993 FAO-European SUB - Network on Mediterranean Pastures and Fodder Crop Production 7th Meeting Chania, Crete. Greece.
1995 FAO/ CIHEAM Network on Pastures and Fodder Crops, 8th Meeting Avignon, France.
1995 V International Rangeland Congress. Salt Lake City, Utah, 22-26 July , 1995.
1996 Meeting of the FAO/CIHEAM Interregional and Cooperative Network for research and Development on Pasture and Fodder Crops. Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, 20-25 June, 1996
1996 Sixth International Conference of the Israeli Society for Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences. 30 June- 3 July Jerusalem, Israel.
1996 16 th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Grado, Italy 15 -19 September.
Collaborating scientist, BARD Research program:
Physiological criteria for improvement of production
efficiency in beef cows subjected to
nutritional and environmental stress due to fluctuating
seasonal grazing conditions.
1987 - Collaborating scientist, BARD Research program: "Dynamics of early season grazing as a key process in range management".
1990 -Principal scientist, BARD Research program: "Biomass partitioning in grasses subject to defoliation: The key to increasing production efficiency in grazing systems".