Daryl Gillett

Vegetables Head Researcher.

Personal Information:

Work Address: Southern Arava R&D
Hevel Eilot 88820, Israel.



1975-1978: Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences, University of Wisconsin

Professional Experience:

2000-present: Agronomist for Kibbutz Grofit and Ardom Management & Holdings, Ltd.

  • Professional consultation regarding production of garlic, muskmelons, onions, potatoes, pumpkins, scallions, squash, sweet corn, sweet potato and watermelons.

2007-present: Agronomist for Ardom Garlic Growers Cooperative, Ltd.

  • Professional consultation regarding production of virus-free garlic for seeding

2003-present: General Manager Grofit Flower Seeds

2000-present: Head of Vegetable Research, Southern Arava Agricultural Research and Development Center

1993-present: Head of Ardom Vegetable and Field Crops Growers Association

1993-2000: Field Crops Manager, Kibbutz Grofit.

1990-1993: Irrigation Manager, Kibbutz Grofit.

1986-1990: Head of Water Commission, Hevel Eilot Regional Council

1982-1984: General Secretary, Kibbutz Grofit

1978-1982: Pest Management  Kibbutz Grofit Field Crops

Professional Memberships:

Board of Directors of the Southern Arava Research & Development Center

Israeli Scientific Association for Vegetable and Field Crops

Research Review Committees of the Israel Plant Board – (Allium (onion, garlic, spring onions), Cucurbits (muskmelons, pumpkins, squash, watermelons)

Board of Directors Kibbutz Grofit.



Over 30 publications in Professional National Magazines