Head of the Laboratory of Horticultural Sciences, National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia, University of Carthage, Tunisia.
Professor Dr. Taoufik Bettaieb is a professor at the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia, University of Carthage, Tunisia and head of the laboratory of Horticulture sciences. He holds a MSc and a State Doctorate (Eq. PhD) in Agronomic Sciences PhD from University of Carthage. Currently, he is Visiting Professor jointly at the Higher Institute of Agricultural Sciences of Chott-Mariem. University of Sousse, Tunisia and in the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar. He is also the Coordinator of the doctoral committee at the the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia, University of Carthage, Tunisia. He acted as supervisor of 10 PhD projects which 3 under the joint sponsorship of Ghent University Belgium, Gembloux Agrobiotech, University of Liège, and The National School of Landscape Architecture, Versailles marseilles. He published widely in the field, with more than 90 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, 10 chapters, and has edited 5 books. Professor Bettaieb’s research is mainly focused on in vitro tissue culture, production of cut flowers and foliage, horticultural plants reproduction, and breeding techniques of ornamental plants.