Environmental influences on changes of genetic diversity and structure to reveal adaptive genetic variation. Genotype x environment interaction.
Quantification of selection in natural forest populations.
Natural hybridizations between species in forest populations.
Gene flow among forest tree populations.
Monitoring the changes in genetic diversity for maintaining healthy populations. Drought tolerance.
Plant molecular systematics and phylogeny.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Samocha, Y., Shklar, G., Korol, L. & Sternberd, M. 2009. From mesic to arid environments: morphological and genetic divergence in Asphodelus aestivus Brot. populations. Israel J. of Plant Sciences 57: 91-100.
Korol, L., Zoref, Y., Kapulnik, Y & Atzmon, N. 2008. Assessment of the genetic variation among Suillus granulatus in Israel. Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 56: 321-330.
Korol, L. & Schiler, G. 2006. Molecular Variability and Diversity of Mediterranean Pines: Pinus halepensis Mill. and Pinus brutia Ten. in Plant genome Biodiversity and Evolution (editors Sharma AK and Sharma A): p. 30-52.
Schiller, G., Shklar G. & Korol L. 2006. Genetic diversity assessment by random amplified polymorphic DNA of oaks in Israel 3. Quercus calliprinos Webb. Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 54:137-148.
Schiller G., Herr, H., Shklar, G. and Korol L. (2005). Diversity assessment, of leaf phenology variation in Quercus ithaburensis Decne by RAPD. Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 53: 75-78.
Korol, L., Shklar, G. & Schiller G. (2004). Tabor Oak in Israel, Genetic Diversity With and Between Populations. Forest Genetics 11: 317-323.
Schiller G., Shklar, G. & Korol L. (2004). Habitat Effects on Adaptive Variation in Pinus Halepensis Mill. Provenances. Forest Genetics 11: 325-335.
Schiller, G., Shklar, G, & Korol, L. (2004). Genetic diversity assessment by random amplified polymorrphyc DNA of oaks in Israel. 2. Quercus boissieri Reut. . Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 52: 315-322.
Gabriel Schiller, Galina Shklar & Leonid Korol. (2003). Genetic diversity assessment by random amplified polymorphic DNA of oaks in Israel. Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 51: 1-10.
Korol, L., Shklar, G & Schiller, G. (2002). Differentiation within and among Pinus brutia Ten. seed stands in Turkey in their isoenzymes. Forest Genetics. 9: 233-242.
Korol, L., Shklar, G. & Schiller, G. (2002). Genetic variation of Pinus halepensis populations in Israel.Israel J. of Plant Sciences. 50: 135-143.