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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Rakefet David-Schwartz, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Plant SciencesNatural Resources
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683681 03-9683478
Cell: 050-6220575
Email:    rakefetd@agri.gov.il
Address:Institute of Plant sciences,
Agricultural Research Organization,
Volcani Center,
Bet Dagan, Israel


Research Interests / Job description
Forest-tree genetics and molecular research.

Personal publications:

  1. Kelly, G., Moshelion, M. David-Schwartz, R. Halperin, O., Wallach, R., Attia, Z., Belausov, E., Granot, D. (2013) Hexokinase mediates stomatal closure. Plant Journal. Published.
  2. Granot, D., David-Schwartz, R., and Kelly, G. (2013) Hexose kinases and their role in sugar-sensing and plant development. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4: 44.
  3. David-Schwartz, R., Borovsky, Y., Zemach, H., and Paran, I. (2013) CaHAM is required for shoot apical meristem organization in pepper. Plant Science. 203-204: 8-16
  4. David-Schwartz, R., Weintraub, L., Vidavski, R., Zemach, H., Murakhovsky, L., Swartzberg, D., and Granot, D. (2013) The SlFRK4 promoter is active only during late stages of pollen and anther development. Plant Science 199-200, 61-70. 
  5. Alakonya, A., Kumar, R., Koenig, D., Kimura, S., Townsley, B., Runo, S., Garces, H.M., Kang, J., Yanez, A., David-Schwartz, R., Machuka, J., and Sinha, N. (2012). Interspecific RNA Interference of SHOOT MERISTEMLESS-Like Disrupts Cuscuta pentagona Plant Parasitism. The Plant Cell 24, 3153-3166. 
  6. Cohen, O., Borovsky, Y., David-Schwartz, R., and Paran, I. (2012). CaJOINTLESS is a MADS-box gene involved in suppression of vegetative growth in all shoot meristems in pepper. Journal of Experimental Botany 63, 4947-4957. 
  7. Kelly, G., David-Schwartz, R., Sade, N., Moshelion, M., Levi, A., Alchanatis, V., and Granot, D. (2012). The Pitfalls of Transgenic Selection and New Roles of AtHXK1: A High Level of AtHXK1 Expression Uncouples Hexokinase1-Dependent Sugar Signaling from Exogenous Sugar. Plant Physiology 159, 47-51.
  8. 8. Jeifetz, D., David-Schwartz, R., Borovsky, Y., and Paran, I. (2011). CaBLIND regulates axillary meristem initiation and transition to flowering in pepper. Planta 234, 1227-1236. 
  9. Neta, R., David-Schwartz, R., Peretz, Y., Sela, I., Rabinowitch, H., Flaishman, M., and Kamenetsky, R. (2011). Flower development in garlic: the ups and downs of gaLFY expression. Planta 233, 1063-1072. 
  10. David-Schwartz, R., Koenig, D., and Sinha, N.R. (2009). LYRATE is a key regulator of leaflet initiation and lamina outgrowth in tomato. The Plant Cell 21, 3093-3104. 
  11. David-Schwartz, R., Runo, S., Townsley, B., Machuka, J., and Sinha, N. (2008). Long-distance transport of mRNA via parenchyma cells and phloem across the host parasite junction in Cuscuta. New Phytologist 179: 1133-1141. 
  12. David-Schwartz, R., and Sinha, N. (2007). Evolution and Development in Plants: Bridging the Gap. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168, 49-59. 
  13. Gadkar, V., David-Schwartz, R., Nagahashi, G., Douds, D.D., Wininger, S., and Kapulnik, Y. (2003). Root exudate of pmi tomato mutant M161 reduces AM fungal proliferation in vitro. FEMS Microbiology Letters 223, 193-198.
  14. David-Schwartz, R., Gadkar, V., Wininger, S., Bendov, R., Galili, G., Levy, A.A., and Kapulnik, Y. (2003). Isolation of a Premycorrhizal Infection (pmi2) Mutant of Tomato, Resistant to Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Colonization. Mol Plant Microbe In 16, 382-388. 
  15. Lum, M.R., Li, Y., LaRue, T.A., David-Schwartz, R., Kapulnik, Y., and Hirsch, A.M. (2002). Investigation of Four Classes of Non-nodulating White Sweetclover (Melilotus alba annua Desr.) Mutants and Their Responses to Arbuscular-Mycorrhizal Fungi. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42, 295-303.
  16. Gadkar, V., David-Schwartz, R., Kunik, T., and Kapulnik, Y. (2001). Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Colonization. Factors Involved in Host Recognition. Plant Physiology 127, 1493-1499. 
  17. David-Schwartz, R., Badani, H., Smadar, W., Levy, A.A., Galili, G., and Kapulnik, Y. (2001). Identification of a novel genetically controlled step in mycorrhizal colonization: plant resistance to infection by fungal spores but not extra-radical hyphae. The Plant Journal 27, 561-569. 
  18. Ginzberg, I., David, R., Shaul, O., Elad, Y., Wininger, S., Ben-Dor, B., Badani, H., Fang, Y., van Rhijn, P., Li, Y., Hirsch, A.M. and Kapulnik, Y. (1998). Glomus intraradices colonization regulates gene expression in tobacco roots. Symbiosis 25: 145-157. 
  19. David, R., Itzhaki, H., Ginzberg, I., Gafni, Y., Galili, G., and Kapulnik, Y. (1998). Suppression of Tobacco Basic Chitinase Gene Expression in Response to Colonization by the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Glomus intraradices. Mol Plant Microbe In 11, 489-497. 
  20. Kapulnik, Y., Volpin, H., Itzhaki, H., Ganon, D., Galili, S., David, R., Shaul, O., Elad, Y., Chet, I., and Okon, Y. (1996). Suppression of defence responses in mycorrhizal alfalfa and tobacco roots. New Phytologist 133, 59-64.


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