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Department of Animal Sciences
The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agricultural, Food & Environment

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489119;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9465763;
Yael Lewitus, Department's Secretary

Prof. Amihai Arieli

Associate Professor, Nutrition

7/2017 - The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment
is sorry to announce the death of Prof. Ami Arieli z"l

Reasearch Interests:

  1. Modeling of energy and metabolic protein supply and requirements in ruminants
  2. Manipulation of nutrients partitioning within digestive tract sections
  3. Effect of protein and energy sources on dairy cows milk yield and efficiency
  4. Minimizing environmental consequences of ruminant nutrition
  5. Control of liver and adipose tissue metabolic pathways for the prevention of metabolic disorders in dairy cows
  6. Metabolic aspects of ruminants exposed to heat stress


  • Ph. D. Anim. Sci., Faculty of Agric. Hebrew Univ. 1979
  • M. Sc. Anim. Sci., Faculty of Agric. Hebrew Univ. 1973
  • B. Sc. Anim. Sci., Faculty of Agric. Hebrew Univ. 1970