Phytopathology, Biological Control


Shlomit Dor

M.Sc student
Lab Manager
Research interests:

Examination of the plant-pathogen-environment relationship with the aim of improving the treatment of late wilt of corn.

Ben Kalman

M.Sc student
Research interests:

Involvement of F. oxysporum f. sp. cepae. in onion rot: Characterization of the disease cycle, diagnosis and control.

Former students

Former students

Ofra Dahar Dr. Post-doctoral fellow (2018) (Israel).
Involvement of laccases in the maize pathogen Harpophora maydis - host interactions.

Daniel Movshovitz M.Sc. student (2018) Tel-Hai College (Israel).
Chemical protection against Harpophora maydis, the causing agent of maize late wilt.

Yuval Goldblat M.Sc. student (2015) Tel-Hai College (Israel).
Host physiology and environmental stress involvement in the development and pathogenesis of Harpophora maydis and the application of seed dressing to control late wilt.

Shani Cohen M.Sc. student (2014) Tel-Hai College (Israel).
final project, track without thesis. Research topic is: Environmental conditions regulate the development of the maize late wilt-causal agent, Harpophora maydis.

Gilad Cernica M.Sc. student (2012) Tel-Hai College (Israel).
The agent of Late wilt of corn, Harpophora maydis, pathogenesis and control.

Ran Drori M.Sc. student (2009) The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel).
Involvement of Harpophora maydis in wilt of sweet corn: Characterization of the disease cycle and development of protection and control.

Latest Publications

Interactions between Magnaporthiopsis maydis and Macrophomina phaseolina, the causes of wilt diseases in maize and cotton. Microorganisms

Degani, O., Dor, S., Abraham, D., Cohen, R.
Microorganisms (2020), 8, 249

Isolation and Identification of Fusarium spp., the causal agents of onion (Allium cepa) basal rot in northeastern Israel.

Kalman, B., Abraham, D., Graph, S., Perl-Treves, R., Meller Harel, Y., Degani, O.
Biology, 9, 69

Molecular tracking and remote sensing to evaluate new chemical treatments against the maize late wilt disease causal agent

Degani, O., Dor, S., Chen, A., Orlov-Levin, V., Stolov-Yosef, A., Regev, D., Rabinovitz, O.
Magnaporthiopsis maydis. Journal of Fungi, 6, 54

Potential role of laccases in the relationship of the maize late wilt causal agent, Magnaporthiopsis maydis, and its host.

Degani, O., Goldblat, Y.
Journal of Fungi, 6, 63

Soil bioassay for detecting Magnaporthiopsis maydis infestation using a hyper susceptible maize hybrid.

Degani O., Regev D., Dor S., and, Rabinowitz O.
Journal of Fungi, 6, 107