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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Yaakov Tadmor, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Newe Ya'arResearch teams-Newe Yaar
Research Interests / Job description  Latest Chapters In Blog
Tel:  04-9539548
Cell: 050-6220054
Email:    tadmory@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Newe Yaar Research Center
Address:Newe Yaar Research Center
POBox 1021
Ramat Yishai 30095


Research Interests / Job description
The main lines of research I am interested in are: 1. Development and discovery of unique plant material for research and breeding purposes. 2. Genetic and chemical analyses of health and quality compounds in agricultural products.

Last five years publications:


Cohen, S., Tzuri, G., Harel-Beja, R., Itkin, M., Portnoy, V., Sa’ar, U., Lev, S., Yeselson, L., Petrikov, M., Rogachev, I., Aharoni, A., Ophir, R., Tadmor, Y., Lewinsohn, E., Burger, Y., Katzir, N., Schafer, A. A. 2012.Co-mapping studies of QTLs for fruit acidity and candidate genes of organic acid metabolism and proton transport in sweet melon (Cucumis melo L.). Theor Appl Genet 125:343–353.


Plakhine, D., Tadmor, Y., Ziadne, H., Joel D. M. 2012. Maternal tissue is involved in stimulant reception by seeds of the parasitic plant Orobanche. Ann Bot 109: 979-986.


Bernillon, S., Biais, B., Deborde, C., Maucourt, M., Cabasson, C., Gibon, Y., Hansen, T. H., Husted, S., de Vos, R. C. H., Mumm, R., Jonker, H., Ward, J. L., Miller, S. J., Baker, J. M., Burger, J., Tadmor, Y., Beale, M. H., Schjoerring, J. K., Schaffer, A. A., Rolin, D., Hall, R. D., Moing, A. 2013. Metabolomic and elemental profiling of melon fruit quality as affected by genotype and environment. Metabolomics 9:57–77.


Gonda, I., Lev, S., Bar, E., Sikron, N., Portnoy, V., Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Burger, J., Schaffer, A. A., Tadmor, Y. Giovannonni, J. J., Huang, M., Fei, Z., Katzir, N., Fait, A., Lewinsohn, E. (2013) Catabolism of L-methionine in the formation of sulfur and other volatiles in melon (Cucumis melo L.) fruit. Plant J. 74: 458–472.


Borovsky, Y., Tadmor, Y., Bar, E., Meir, A., Lewinsohn, E., Paran, I. (2013) Induced mutation in b-CAROTENE HYDROXYLASE results in accumulation of b-carotene and conversion of red to orange color in pepper fruit. Theor Appl Genet 126:557–565.


Galpaz, N., Burger, Y., Lavee, T., Tzuri, G., Sherman, A., Melamed, T., Eshed, R., Meir, A., Portnoy, V., Bar, E., Shimoni-Shor, E., Feder, A., Saar, Y., Saar, U., Baumkoler, F., Lewinsohn, E., Schaffer, A. A., Katzir, N., Tadmor, Y. (2013) Genetic and biochemical characterization of an EMS induced mutation in Cucumis melo CRTISO gene. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 539: 117-125.


Zhang, M. K., Zhang, M. P., Mazourek, M., Tadmor, Y., Li, L. (2014). Regulatory control of carotenoid accumulation in winter squash during storage. Planta, 240, 1063-1074.


Cohen, S., Itkin, M., Yeselson, Y., Tsuri, G., Portnoy, V., Harel-Beja, R., Lev, S., Sa‘ar, U., Davidovitz-Rikanati, R., Baranes, N., Bar, E., Wolf, D., Petreikov, M., Shen, S., Ben-Dor, S., Rogachev, I., Aharoni, A., Ast, T., Schuldinger, M., Belausov, E., Eshed, R., Ophir, R., Sherman, A., Frei, B., Neuhaus, E., Xu, Y., Fei, Z., Giovannoni, J., Lewinsohn, E., Tadmor, Y., Paris, H.S., Katzir, N., Burger, Y. and Schaffer, A.A. (2014). The PH gene determines fruit acidity and contributes to the evolution of sweet melons. Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4026 doi:10.1038/ncomms5026.


Edelstein, M. Tyutyunik, J. Fallik, E. Meir, A. Tadmor, Y. and Cohen, R. (2014). Horticultural evaluation of exotic watermelon germplasm as potential rootstocks. Scientia Horticult. 5:9:56:-646.


Cohen, R., Tyutyunik,J., Fallik, E., Oka, Y. Tadmor, Y. and Edelstein, M. (2014). Phytopathological evaluation of exotic watermelon germplasm as a basis for rootstock breeding.  Scientia Horticult. 165:203-210.


Yahyaa, M., Bar, E., Dubey, N.K., Meir, A., Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Hirschberg, J., Aly, R., Tholl, D., Simon, P.W., Tadmor, Y., Lewinsohn, E. and Ibdah, M. (2014). Formation of norisoprenoid flavor compounds in carrot (Daucus carota L.) roots: characterization of a cyclic carotenoid specific Carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase1. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61: 12244-12252.


Coffey, J., Simmons, A.M., Shepard, B.M., Tadmor, Y., Levi, A. (2015). Potential sources of whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) resistance in desert watermelon (Citrullus colocynthis) germplasm. HortScience. 50:13-17.


Cohen, R., Orgil, G., Burger, Y., Saar, U,. Elkabetz, M., Tadmor, Y., Edelstien, M. Belausov, E, Maymon, M., Freeman , S. and Yarden, O. (2015). Differences in the responses of melon accessions to Fusarium crown rot and their colonization by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis cucumerinum. Plant Pathol. 64:655-663.


Freilich, S., Lev, S., Gonda, I., Reuveni, E., Portnoy, V., Oren, E., Lohse, M., Galpaz, N., Bar, E., Tzuri, G., Wissotsky, G., Meir, A., Burger, J., Tadmor, Y., Schaffer, A., Fei, Z., Giovannoni, J.J., Lewinsohn, E. and Katzir, N. (2015). Systems approach for exploring the intricate associations between color, sweetness and aroma in melon fruit. BMC Plant Biology 15: 71 doi:10.1186/s12870-015-0449-x.


Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Shalev, Ls., Baranes, N., Meir, A., Itkin, M., Cohen, S., Zimbler, K., Portnoy, V., Ebizuka, Y., Shibuya, M., Burger, Y., Katzir, N., Schaffer, A., Lewinsohn, E. and Tadmor, Y. (2015). Recombinant yeast as a functional tool for understanding bitterness and cucurbitacin biosynthesis in watermelon (Citrullus spp.). Yeast 32: 103-114.


Tzuri, G., Zhou, X., Chayut, N., Yuan, H., Portnoy, V., Meir, A., Sa'ar, U., Baumkoler, F., Mazourek, M., Lewinsohn, E., Fei, Z., Schaffer, A.A., Li, L., Burger, J., Katzir, N. and Tadmor Y. (2015). A "golden" SNP in CmOr governs fruit flesh color of melon (Cucumis melo). The Plant Journal 82: 267-279.


Yuan, H., Owsiany, K., Sheeja, T. E., Rodriguez, C., Li, Y., Chayut, N., Y. Yang, R. Welsch, T. Thannhauser, M. Parthasarathy, Q. Xu, X. Deng, Z. Fei, A. A. Schaffer, N. Katzir, J. Burger, Y. Tadmor and Li, L. (2015). A Single Amino Acid Substitution in an ORANGE Protein Promotes Carotenoid Overaccumulation in Arabidopsis. Plant physiology, pp-00971


Feder, A., Burger, J., Gao, S., Lewinsohn, E., Katzir, N., Schaffer, A. A., Meir, A., Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Portnoy, V., Gal-On, A., Fei, Z., Kashi, Y., and Tadmor, Y. (2015) A Kelch domain-containing F-box coding gene negatively regulates flavonoid accumulation in Cucumis melo L. Plant physiologyPlant physiology, pp-01008.

Chayut, N., Yuan, H., Ohali, S., Meir, A., Yeselson, Y., Portnoy, V., Zheng, Y., Fei, Z.,  Lewinsohn, E., Katzir, N., Schaffer, A. A., Gepstein, S., Burger, J., Li, L., and Tadmor Y. (2015). A bulk segregant transcriptome analysis reveals metabolic and cellular processes associated with Orange allelic variation and fruit β-carotene accumulation in melon fruit. BMC Plant Biology,15: 274. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12870-015-0661-8.pdf.

Levi, A., Coffey, J., Massey, L., Guner, N., Oren, E., Tadmor, Y, and Ling, K. (2015). Resistance to Papaya Ringspot Virus-Watermelon Strain (PRSV-W) in the Desert Watermelon Citrullus colocynthis. HortScience, 51(1), 4-7

Itkin, M., Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Cohen, S., Portnoy, V., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Oren, E., Freilich, S., Tzuri, G., Baranes, N., Shen S., Petreikova, M., Sertchook, R., Ben-Dor, S., Gottlieb, H., Hernandez, A., Nelson, D., Paris, H., Tadmor, Y., Burger, Y., Lewinsohn, E., Katzir, N., and Schaffer, A. (2016). The biosynthetic pathway of the nonsugar, high-intensity sweetener mogroside V from Siraitia grosvenorii. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(47), E7619-E7628.

Chayut, N., Yuan, H., Ohali, S., Meir, A., Saar, U., Tzuri, G., Zheng, Y., Mazourek, M., Gepstein, S., Xiangjun, Z., Portnoy, V., Lewinsohn, E., Schaffer, A.A., Katzir, N., Fei, Z., Welsch, R., Li, L., Burger, J., and Tadmor, Y. (2017). Distinct Mechanisms of the ORANGE Protein in Controlling Carotenoid Flux. Plant Physiology, pp-01256. Plant Physiology 173; 376-389.

Levi, A., Simmons, A. M., Massey, L., Coffey, J., Wechter, W. P., Jarret, R. L., Tadmor, Y., Nimmakayala, P., Reddy, U. K. (2017). Genetic Diversity in the Desert Watermelon Citrullus colocynthis and its Relationship with Citrullus Species as Determined by High-frequency Oligonucleotides-targeting Active Gene Markers. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science142(1), 47-56.

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