MSc Grant # BERC-M29-033
Awarded to: Rola Jamal Abed-Elmajeed Akkawi
I would also like to thank the Biodiversity and Environmental Research Center (BERC) for allowing me to carry out most of my research work at its labs and experimental fields and for supporting my research.
I am also grateful for the support and advice from all the staff of the Biodiversity and Environmental Research Institute at BERC.
In particular I would like to thank Prof. Dr. Mohammed S. Ali-Shtayeh and Dr. Rana Jamous for their support, encouragement and help throughout this study; Salam Y. Abu Zaitoun, for her advice and assistance in technical matters, HPLC analysis, statistical analysis, and reviewing of the thesis. I would also like to thank my colleagues Mrs. Omar Mallah and Mrs. Samer Jarrar for their help and encouragement.
This research was partially funded as part of the Middle East Regional Cooperation Program (MERC) under the grant (M29-033) to BERC.