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Name: Michal Mazor, Ph.D. (Engineer/Technician)
Units: Plant ProtectionEntomology and the Nematology and Chemistry units
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683439
Cell: 050-6220439
Fax:03-9683438
Email:    mmazor@volcani.agri.gov.il
Address:Department of Entomology
Agricultural Research Organization
The Volcani Center
P.O.Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
Research Interests / Job description
Fruit flies, attractants and repellents, baits, behavior and control.
Biological control of fruit flies and the Carob Moth.
Noctuid sex pheromones.
Particle film technology with Surround WP.
Acoustical signals and fluctuating asymmetry in the Mediterranean fruit fly.
  • Mazor, M. (2008). Competitiveness of fertilizers with proteinaceous baits applied in Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata Wied. (Diptera: Tephritidae) control. Crop Protection (Article in Press).
  • Mazor, M., and Dunkelblum, E. (2005). Circadian rhythms of sexual behavior and pheromone titers of two closely related moth species, Autographa gamma and Cornutiplusia circumflexa. J. Chem. Ecol. 31, 2153-2168.
  • Mizrach, A., Mazor, M., Hetzroni, A., Ignat, T. and Grinshpun, J. Mankin, R. Shuman, D. Epsky, N. and Heath R. (2005). Acoustical trap for female Mediterranean fruit flies. Transactions of the ASAE 48(5): 2017-2022
  • Mankin, R. W., Anderson, J. B., Mizrach, A., Epsky, N. D., Shuman, D., Heath, R. R., Mazor, M., Hetzroni, A., Grinshpun, J., Taylor, P. W. and Garrett, S. I. (2004). Broadcasts of wing-fanning vibrations recorded from calling male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) increase captures of females in traps. J. Econ. Entomol. 97(4): 1299-1309.
  • Mazor, M. and Erez, A. (2004). Processed kaolin protects fruits from Mediterranean fruit fly infestations. Crop Protection 23: 47-51.
  • Mazor, M. and Erez, A. (2003). Particle film technology with the processed kaolin 'Surround WP' to eliminate Mediterranean fruit fly damages in nectarines, apples and persimmon. Abstract of the lectures presented at the 19th conference of the Entomological Society of Israel. February 11-12, 2003, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet-Dagan, Israel.
  • Mizrach, A., Hetzroni, A. Ignat, T., Grinshpun, J. and Mazor M. (2003). Acoustic trap for female Mediterranean fruit flies. In: ASAE Annual International Meeting, Las Vegas, Navada, USA, 27-30 July 2003.
  • Mazor, M., Peisachis, A. and Erez, A. (2003). Processed kaolin protects fruits from Mediterranean fruit fly infestations (Preliminary results) (In Hebrew). Alon Hanotea, 57: 172-176.
  • Mazor, M. Gazit,S., Reuven, G.and Efrat, H. (2003). Unattractiveness of three commercial proteinaceous fruit fly baits to honey bees. Crop Protection 22: 995-997.
  • Ascher, K.R.S., Schmutterer, H., Mazor M., Zebitz, C.P.W. and Naqvi, S.N.H. (2002). The Persian lilac or chinaberry tree: Melia azaderach L , in "The neem tree -Azadirachta indica and other Milliaceous plants - source of unique natural products for Itegrated pest management" 2nd edition (H. Schmutterer Ed.), pp, 770-821.
  • Mazor, M. and Ascher, K.R.S. (2002). Blattodea (Blattariae): Roaches or cockroachesin, in "The neem tree -Azadirachta indica and other Milliaceous plants - source of unique natural products for Itegrated pest management" 2nd edition (H. Schmutterer Ed.), pp, 298-301.
  • Ascher, K.R.S., Mazor, M. and Mansour, F.A. (2002). Acarina, mites. In "The neem tree -Azadirachta indica and other Milliaceous plants - source of unique natural products for Itegrated pest management", 2nd edition, (H. Schmutterer Ed.), pp, 207-218.
  • Mazor, M. Ginzburg, A. and Peysakhis, A. (2001). Influence of soil type and texture on pupation depth and the rate of emergence in the Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly), Ceratitis capitata. Abstract of the lectures presented at the 18th conference of the Entomological Society of Israel, May 18, 2000, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet-Dagan, Israel. Phytoparasitica 29 (1): 88
  • Mazor, M., Gazit, S., Reuven, G and Efrat, H. (2001). Potential attractiveness of commercial fruit fly baits to honey bees. Yalkut Hamichveret 44: 75-81 (in Hebrew).
  • Mazor, M. Piesachis and Reuven, G. (2000). The rate of release of ammonia - the key component in the attraction of female Mediterranean fruit fly to "food lures". In the 25th Anniversary Jubilee Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Use of Pheromones and Other Semiochemicals in Integrated Control", Samos, Greece, September 25-29, 2000.
  • Mazor, M. (1999). Are manures attractive to the Mediterranean fruit fly? Alon Hanotea 53(4): 147-150. (in Hebrew).
  • Mazor, M., Ginzburg, A. and Caspi, I. 1999. Manures, Traps and the Mediterranean fruit fly. In the XIVth International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC). Plant Protection Towards the Third Millenium - Where Chemistry Meets Ecology. Jerusalem, Israel, July 25-30, 1999. Abstracts book, p. 108.
  • Mazor, M. and Caspi, I. 1999. The Role of the Superior Frontal Orbital (SFO) bristles in the Mediterranean fruit fly female's choice of a mate. In the FAO/IAEA Co-ordinated Research Programme, Tel Aviv, Israel, 15-19, September 1997 on Medfly mating behavior studies under field cage conditions. In the FAO/IAEA Co-ordinated Research Programme Held in Antigua, Guatemala, 6-9, July 1999 on Medfly mating behavior studies under field cage conditions.
  • Mazor, M., and Hasson O. 1997. Do the supra-fronto-orbital (SFO) bristles play a role in sexual behavior of the medfly? In the FAO/IAEA Co-ordinated Research Programme, Tel Aviv, Israel, 15-19, September 1997 on Medfly mating behavior studies under field cage conditions. p. 20.
  • Mazor, M. 1996. Development of food bait for the Mediterranean fruit fly. Abstract presented at the 8th conference of the Entomological Society of Israel, January 18, 1996, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet-Dagan, Israel. Phytoparasitica 24(2): 132.
  • Steinitz, B., Navon, A., Berlinger, M.J. and Mazor, M. 1997. Carbohydrate supplements to the callus culture medium modify the growth of potato tuber moth larvae feeding on Lycopersicon chmielewskii callus. Physiologia Plantarum 101: 556-562.
  • Mazor, M. and Dunkelblum, E. 1993. The Behavioral reproductive isolation among four Plusiinae species in Israel mediated by sex pheromone. In: Abstracts of the OILB-SROP/IOBC-WPRS, working group: Use of pheromone and other semiochemicals in integrated control. Pheromone technology in Europe and the developing countries. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, England.
  • Dunkelblum, E. and Mazor, M. 1993. Chemical characterization and secies specificity of sex pheromones in Plusiinae moths in Israel. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 22: 413-424.
  • Mazor, M. and Dunkelblum, E. 1992. Role of sex pheromone components in behavioral reproductive isolation between Autographa gamma (L.) and either Trichoplusia ni, (Hubner) or Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esp.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Plusiinae). Journal of Chemical Ecolology 18(2): 2373-2384.
  • Mazor, M., Harel, M., Levski, S. and Dunkelblum, E. 1991. Sex pheromone components of female Cornutiplusia circumflexa. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 60: 167-172.
  • Mazor, M., Dunkelblum, E. and Gothilf, S. 1987, The response of Autographa gamma males in a wind tunnel to identified and potential pheromone components predicted from fatty acids precursores. Phytoparasitica 15: 159.
  • Gothilf, S. and Mazor, M. 1987. Release and recovery of imported parasites of the carob moth, Spectrobates ceratonia (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), in Israel. Israel Journal of Entomology 21: 19-23.
  • Mazor, M., Gothilf, S. and Galun, R. 1987. The role of ammonia in the attraction of females of the Mediterranean fruit fly to protein hydrolysate baits. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 43: 25-29.
  • Galun, R., Gothilf, S., Blondheim, S., Sharp, J.L., Mazor, M, and Lachman, A. 1985. Comparison of aggregation and feeding responses by normal and irradiated fruit flies Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha suspensa (Dip.: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology 14: 726-732.
  • Kehat, M., Gothilf, S., Dunkelblum, E. and Mazor, M. 1981. Sex pheromone traps as a potential means of improving control programs for the spiny bollworm, Earias insulana. Phytoparasitica 9: 191-196.
  • Podoler, H. and Mazor, M. 1981. Dirhinus giffarfdii Silvestri (Hym.: Chalcididae) as a parasite of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Weidemann) (Dip.: Tephritidae) 2.-Analysis of parasite response. Acta Ecologica 2: 299-309.
  • Podoler, H. and Mazor, M. 1981. Dirhinus giffarfdii Silvestri (Hym.: Chalcididae) as a parasite of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Weidemann) (Dip.: Tephritidae) 1.- Some biological studies. Acta Ecologica 2: 255-265.
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