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Dr. Elaine M. Solowey

Director of the Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Arava Institute

HQ Phone: (617) 266-7100

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Arava Institute

896 Beacon Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02215

United States

Company Description

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is the premier academic program and research institute in the Middle East, preparing young leaders from around the world to cooperatively solve the region's transboundary environmental challenges. The A ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director

Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Affiliations

Member
Kibbutz Ketura

Founder
Experimental Orchards

Education

B.Sc

Commercial Horticulture

University of California

MSc

Columbia Pacific

Ph.D

Land Reclamation

Columbia Pacific University/Utah State University

PhD

Columbia Pacific

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California native Elaine ...

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California native Elaine Solowey, director of the Arava Institute's Center for Sustainable Agriculture, made international headlines in 2005 when she successfully sprouted a date palm from a 2,000-year-old date seed found during archeological excavations at Masada in the 1960s.

The male tree, named Methuselah for the long-lived biblical character, has since sprouted three offshoots that will be removed and grown separately.
Solowey established an experimental orchard 35 years ago to provide material for research and exploration of new applications in botanical medicine, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture. She was given the precious date seed by Dr. Sarah Sallon, director of the Louis L. Borick Natural Medicine Research Center of the Hadassah Medical Organization.
Dr. Sarah Sallon, left, and Elaine Solowey with Methuselah. Photo courtesy of Arava Institute
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Dr. Sarah Sallon, left, and Elaine Solowey with Methuselah.
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Solowey is now nurturing six more date trees from ancient seeds in the Experimental Orchards. If one proves to be female, she will use pollen from Methuselah and his offspring to fertilize the female fruit.
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Dr. Elaine Solowey Director of the Center for Sustainable Agriculture elaine.solowey@arava.org

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