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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Nadav Aharonson,, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Plant ProtectionEntomology and the Nematology and Chemistry units
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  972-3-5403889
Email:  aharonson@013.net
Address:Department of Entomology
Agricultural Research Organization
The Volcani Center
P.O.Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250 Israel
Research Interests / Job description
Development of analytical methods for pesticide residues

Persistence and metabolism of pesticide residues in food, soil and water

Systemic pesticides, uptake and degradation.

Interaction between agrochemicals and soil microorganisms, affecting degradation

Immunochemical approaches for selective cleanup and detection of residues

 Recent Publications

Aharonson, N., Cohen, S., Drescher, N., Gish, T.J., Gorbach, S., Kearney,P.C., Otto, S., Roberts, T.R. and Vonk, J.W. (1987) Potential contamination of ground water by pesticides.  J. Pure and Appl. Chem. 59:1419-1446.

Elana Avidov, Aharonson, N. and Katan, J. (1988)  Accelerated degradation of diphenamid in soils and means for its control.  Weed Science 36:519-523.

Tal, A., Rubin, B., Katan, J. and Aharonson, N. (1989)  Accelerated degradation of thiocarbamate herbicides in Israeli soils following repeated use of vernolate.  Pestic. Sci. 25:343-353.

Yarden, O., Gamliel, A., Aharonson, N. and Katan, J. (1989)  Solarization enhances dissipation of carbendazim (MBC) in soil.  Soil Biol. Biochem. 21:857-861.

Yarden, O., Freund, M., Katan, J., Aharonson, N. and Rubin, B. (1989)  Cross-suppression of accelerated degradation of carbendazim (MBC) by soil exhibiting reduced fluridone efficacy.  Soil Biol. Biochem. 21:863-864.

Tal, A., Rubin, B., Katan, J. and Aharonson, N. (1989)  Fate of 14C-EPTC in a soil exhibiting accelerated degradation of carbamothioate herbicides and its control.  Weed Science 37:434-439.

Katan, J. and Aharonson, N. (1989)  Accelerated degradation of pesticide. In: Toxic Organic Chemicals in porous media. Ecological Studies. Vol. 73 Ed. Z. Gerstl, Y. Chen, U. Mingelgrin and B. Yaron, pp 193-207.

Golovleva, L.A., Aharonson, N., Greenhalgh, R., Sethunathan, N., and Vonk, J.W.(1990)  The role and limitation of microorganisms in the conversion of xenobiotics.   J. Pure and Appl. Chem. 62:351-364.

Elana Avidov, Aharonson, N. and Katan, J. (1990)  Involvement of soil microorganisms in the accelerated degradation of diphenamid.  Weed Science 38:186-193.

Yarden, O., Salomon, R., Katan, J. and Aharonson, N. (1990)  Involvement of fungi and bacteria in enhanced and non-enhanced biodegradation of carbendazim and other benzimidazole compounds in soil.  Canad. J. of Microbiol. 36:15-23.

Tal, A., Rubin, B., Katan, J., Aharonson, N. (1990)  Involvement of microorganisms in accelerated degradation of EPTC in soil.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 38:1100-1105.

Aharonson, N., Katan, J., Avidov, E. and Yarden, O. (1990)  The role of fungi and bacteria in the enhanced degradation of the fungicide carbendazim and the herbicide diphenamid. In: Enhanced biodegradation of pesticides in the environment, Ed. Racke, K.D. and Coats, J.R. ACS Symposium Series 426.

Aharonson, N., Katan, J. (1991)  Pesticide Behavior in Solarized and Disinfested Soils. In: Soil. Solarization, Ed. Katan, J., DeVay, J.E., CRC Press, Inc., USA,  pp 131-139.

Sharon, A.,  Aharonson, N.,  Kafkafi, U. (1993) Extended terbutryn persistence and herbicidal activity effected by superphosphate fertilizer Phytoparasitica  21: 111-122.

Aharonson, N., Katan, J. (1993) Delayed and Enhanced biodegradation of soil-applied diphenamid, carbendazim and aldicarb. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol.  22: 451-466.

Aharonson, N., Lehotay, S.J., Ibrahim, M.A. (1994)   Supercritical fluid extraction and HPLC analysis of benzimidazole fungicides in potato, apple and banana.     J. Agric. Food Chem.  42: 2817-2823.

Aharonson, N., Altstein, M., Avidan, G., Avnir, D., Bronstein, A., Lewis, A., Liberman, K., Ottolenghi, M., Polevaya, Y., Rottman, C., Samuel, J.,   Shalom, S., Strinkovski, A., Turnianski, A. (1994) Recent developments in organically doped sol-gel sensors: a microns-scale    probe; successful trapping of purified polyclonal antibodies; solution to the dopant-leaching problem. in: Better ceramics through chemistry, IV,  Sanchez, C., Mecartney, M.L., Brinker, C.J., Cheetham, A. Ed's, Materials Res. Soc. Symp. Proc, 346: 519-530 . 

Lehotay, S.J., Aharonson, N., Pfeil, E., Ibrahim, M.A. (1995) Development of a Sample Preparation Technique for Supercritical Fluid Extraction for Multiresidue Analysis of  Pesticides in Produce J. AOAC  Inter.  78:  831- 840.

Turniansky, A., Avnir,D., Bronstein,A., Aharonson,N., Altstein,M.,. (1996)  Sol-Gel Entrapment of Monoclonal Anti-Atrazine Antibodies  J. Sol-Gel Sci. Tech. 7: 135-143.

Bronstein Alisa, Aharonson N., Avnir D.,  Turniansky A., and Altstein Miriam (1997). Sol-Gel Matrixes Doped with Atrazine Antibodies: Atrazine Binding Properties. Chem. Mater,  9: 2632-2639.

Altstein, M., Segev, G., Aharonson, N., Ben-Aziz, O., Turniansky, A., and Avnir D. (1998) Sol-Gel-Entrapped Cholinesterases: A Microtiter Plate Method for Monitoring Anti-cholinesterase Compounds. J. Agric. Food Chem. 46, 3318-3324.

Aharonson N,  Spravchikov N,  Freund M, and Goldshlag, P.  (1998)  Comparison of  Extraction Efficiencies and Cleaup of Fresh Leafy Spices Employing SFE and Two Traditional Solvent Based Extraction Procedures  2ndt European Pesticide Residue Workshop, May 24-27.

Altstein M., Aharonson, N., Segev, G., Turniansky, A., and Avnir, D. (2000) Sol-Gel based Enzymatic and Immunoassays  for Residue Analysis. Italian J. Food Science, 12: 191-206.

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