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הנהלה ספריה תלמידי מחקר יחידה עסקית דוברות מכוני מחקר אודות
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שמואל זילכה, Ph.D.  :שם
מדעי הצמחמדעי עצי הפרי :מחלקה/יחידה
‎‎03-9683828 :טלפון
050-6220029 :סלולרי
  zilka@agri.gov.il :דוא"ל
חדר 108 :מיקום פיזי

The research group includes Israel David, Evgenia Fainersh and Arie Rotbaum

Research topics (recent 5 years):

  • Indexing and in vitro production virus-free deciduous fruit trees.
  • Screening and evaluation of deciduous fruit tree rootstocks adaptable to irrigation with reclaimed sewage water.
  • Introduction, growth and evaluation of astringent and non-astringent persimmon cultivars.
  • Evaluation and physiology of persimmon fruit disorders.
  • Development of out-of-season production of raspberry and blueberry.
  • Physiology of avocado fruit disorders.
  • Modeling the response of deciduous fruit trees to chemical thinning.
  • Physiology of early season sweet cherry fruits under plastic cover.
  • Out-of-season production of deciduous fruit trees.
  • Efficient production of Myrtle shoots with tricussate phyllotactic arrangement.
  • Micropropagation of difficult-to-root fruit trees. .
  • Foliar application with fertilizers and PGR of fruit trees.
  • Fruit size, vegetative growth and photosynthesis of sweet cherry trees under plastic cover.

Relavant Publications:

  • Zilkah, S., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, A. and Stein, A. (1994). Rapid introduction of early season sweet cherry through in vitro micropropagation and virus elimination. In: Progress in Temperate Fruit Breeding, (H. Schmidt and M. Kellerhals, Eds.), pp. 385-389. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherland.
  • Lurie, S., Zilkah, S., David, I., Lapsker, Z. and Ben Arie, R. (1996) Quality of Flamekist nectarine fruits from an orchard irrigated with reclaimed sewage water. J. Hort. Sci. 71: 313-319.
  • Zilkah, S., Wiesmann, Z., Klein, I. and David, I. (1996) Foliar applied urea improves freezing protection of avocado and peach. Scientia Horticulturae 66: 85-92.
  • Zilkah, S., Lurie, S., Lapsker, Z., Zuthi, Y., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Antman, S. and Ben Arie, R. (1997) The ripening and storage quality of nectarine fruits in response to preharvest application of gibberellic acid. J. Hort. Sci. 72: 355-362. abstract
  • Zilkah, S. (1997) Confidential article. Approved by a special scientific review committee as equivalent to a reviewed article.
  • Zilkah, S. (1997) Confidential article. Approved by a special scientific review committee as equivalent to a reviewed article.
  • Raviv, A., Avenido, R.A., Tisalona, L.F., Damasco, O.P., Mendoza, E.M.T., Pinkas,Y and Zilkah, S. (1998) Tissue culturing and somatic embryogenesis of Persea species. Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology 4: 196-206.
  • Zilkah, S., Lurie, S., Ben Arie, R., David, I., Lapsker, Z. Yeselson, Y., Zuthi, Y. and Antman, S. (1996) Effect of integration of orchard practices and irrigation with reclaimed sewage water on fruit quality and storage potential in controlled atmosphere of 'Flamekist' nectarine. Alon Hanotea 50: 210-217.
  • Zilkah, S., Lurie, S., Ben Arie, R., David, I., Zuthi, Y., Yeselson, Y., Lapsker, Z., and Antman, S. (1996) The effect of preharvest gibberellin sprays and reduced irrigation on fruit quality and controlled atmosphere storage of 'Flamekist' nectarines. Alon Hanotea 50: 544-552.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Shamian, S., Hupert, H. and Ribak, O. (1997) Improvement of apple and pear productivity by urea spray under inadequate chilling conditions. Alon Hanotea 51: 492-500.
  • Szafran, E., Levy, Y., David, I. and Zilkah, S. (1998) Biochemical indexes for environmental stress conditions in peach, as possible indicators of the tree's susceptibility to chemical thinning with urea. Alon Hanotea 52: 10-18.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y. and Klein, I. (1998) Seasonal uptake and distribution of 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate in young avocado trees. Alon Hanotea, 52: (in press)
  • Zilkah, S., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, A. and Stein, A. (1994) Rapid introduction of early season sweet cherry through in vitro micropropagation and virus elimination. In: Progress in Temperate Fruit Breeding, (H. Schmidt and M. Kellerhals, Eds.), pp. 385-389. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherland.
  • Spiegel, S., Tam, Y., Rosner, A., Maslenin, L., Zilkah, S., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, R. and Openhaim, D. (1998) Prune dwarf virus infection in sweet cherry - first identification in Israel. Alon Hanotea 52: 160-164 (in Hebrew)
  • Zilkah, S., Spiegel, S., Stein, A., Faingersh, E. and Rotbaum, A. (1994),Symptoms of Prunus necrotic ring spot virus on micro-grafted Prunus serrulata cv. Shirofugen shoot cultivars. Acta Horticulturae 386: 183-186.
  • Szafran, E., Levy, Y. and Zilkah, S. (1997) Biochemical indicators for peach tree susceptibility to chemical thinning under environmental stress. Acta Horticulturae 448: 37-42.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Shamian, S., Hupert, H. and Ribak, O. (1997) Improvement of apple and pear productivity by urea spray under temperature stress conditions. Acta Horticulturae 463: 279-285.
  • Lurie, S., Ben Arie, R. and Zilkah, S. (1997) The ripening and storage quality of nectarine fruits in response to preharvest application of gibberellic acid. Acta Horticulturae 463: 341-347.
  • Zilkah, S., Yeselson,Y., David, I., Tamir, M. and Winer, L. (1998) Brown spot disorders on 'Fuerte' avocado peel skin. Proceedings of the World Avocado Congress III :19-24.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson,Y., Tamir, M. and Winer, L. (1998) Increasing 'Hass' avocado fruit size by CPPU and GA application. Proceedings of the World Avocado Congress III :11-18.
  • Szafran, E., Zilkah, S. and Kizner, Z. (1998) Modelling peach response to chemical thinning. Proposal for a workshop during the Proc. of the 5th International Symposium on Computer Modelling in Fruit Research and Orchard Management. Wageningen, the Netherlands, July 1998. 61-62.
  • Szafran, E., Kizner, Z., David, I. and Zilkah, S. (1999) Modelling the chemical thinning of peach flowers. Acta Horticulturae (in press)
  • Zilkah, S., Yeselson, Y., David, I., and Klein, I. (1998) Effect of seasonal phenological stage on uptake and distribution of 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate in young avocado trees. Acta Horticulturae (in press)
  • Spiegel, S. , Rosner, A., Tam, Y., Zilkah, S., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, R. and Krizbai, L. (1998) Detection of Prune Dwarf virus in sweet cherry in Israel. Acta Horticulturae 472: 249-255.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Moreshet, S., Gussakovsky, E., Ratner, K. and Shahak, Y. (1998) Advanced maturity and improved size of 'Burlat' and 'Chinook' sweet cherry fruits under UV- absorbing plastic. CIPA Proceedings of International Congress for Plastics in Agriculture. Tel Aviv, Israel, March 1997. 320-325.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y. and Klein, I. (1998). Seasonal uptake and distribution of 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate in young avocado trees. Alon Hanotea, 52: (in press)
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson,Y., Tamir, M. and Winer, L. (1998). Increasing 'Hass' avocado fruit size by CPPU and GA application. Proceedings of the World Avocado Congress III :11-18.
  • Zilkah, S., Yeselson,Y., David, I., Tamir, M. and Winer, L. (1998). Brown spot disorders on 'Fuerte' avocado peel skin. Proceedings of the World Avocado Congress III :19-24.
  • Szafran, E., David, I. and Zilkah, S. (1999). Stress indicators in relation to chemical thinning of nectarine flower buds. Adv. Hort. Sci., 13: 125-131.
  • Szafran, E., Kizner, Z., David, I. and Zilkah, S. (1999). Modeling the chemical thinning of peach flowers. Acta Hort. 499: 123-128.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y. and Klein, I. (1999). Isotopic nitrogen in young avocado pot trees: Seasonal uptake and distribution of 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate. Alon Hanotea, 53: 416-425.
  • Zilkah, S., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, A., Dvorkin, R., Eilam, T. and Anikster, Y. (1999).
    Tissue culturing of the alternate hosts of wheat, rye and oat rusts and their response to in vitro inoculation with the rust pathogens. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Cultures, 59: 209-215.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, R. and Winer, L. (2000). Reduction of brown spot disorders in 'Fuerte' avocado fruits. Alon Hanotea, 54: 292-296.
  • Zilkah, S., Yeselson, Y., David, I., and Klein, I. (2000). Effect of seasonal phenological stage on uptake and distribution of 15N-labeled ammonium and nitrate in young avocado trees. Acta Hort., 511: 107-113.
  • Zilkah, S., Winer, L., David, I., Yeselson, Y., Faingersh, E. and Rotbaum, A. (2001). Influence of preharvest nutritional treatments on postharvest disorders of 'Fuerte' avocado fruits. Acta Hort., 553: 65 -66.
  • Zilkah, S., Spiegel, S., Faingersh, G., Rotbaum, A., David, I., Tam, Y. and Rieger-Stein, A. (2001). Field performance of in vitro propagated virus - free 'Hermosa' peach. Acta Hort., 560: 551-554.
  • Zilkah, S., Faingersh, G., Rotbaum, A., Malca, N., Tam, Y. and Spiegel, S., (2002). In vitro production of virus-free pear plants. Acta Hort., 596: 477-479.
  • Linn, A. and Zilkah, S. (2003). The growth of raspberry and blackberry in Israel. Alon Hanotea, 57: 428-430.
  • Zilkah, S. and Linn, A. (2005). Blueberries - The crop and its developing prospects in Israel. Alon Hanotea, 59: 431-433.
  • Zilkah, S., Linn, A., Shlomi, T. and Yesharim, B. (2005). Development the crops of raspberry and blackberry for export in Israel. Alon Hanotea, 59: 438-440.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, R., Nitzhak, S., Malihi, H., Shie, F., Blumenfeld, A., Lurie, S., Zuthi, Y., Kaplonov, T., Holland, D., Bar-Yaacov, I., Hativ, K. and Atsmon, I. (2006). Characterization of new persimmon Japanese cultivars in Israel. Alon Hanotea, 60: 14-20, 46.
  • Zilkah, S., Orlan, T., Rotbaum, A., Faingersh, E. and David, I. (2005). "Hadas Avot" - A new cultivar of Myrtus communis L. with a tricussate phyllotactic arrangement, for religious and ornamental purposes. Application number: 3546/03; Registration number: 2521, from June 5, 2005.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Faingersh, E., Rotbaum, R., Holland, D., Bar-Yaacov, I., Hativ, K ., Lurie, S., Zuthi, Y. and Kaplonov, T. (2006). Effect of plant growth regulators on fruit maturation of new persimmon cultivars from Japan. Alon Hanotea, 60: 136-140.
  • Zilkah, S., Zamiri, N. and Ziv, A. (2006). Putrescine and hydrogen peroxide improve the rooting of GF-677 rootstock in cuttings and tissue culture shoots. Acta Hort., 713:331-334.
  • Zilkah, S., Yanai, A. David, I. (2007). Rapid selection of peach rootstocks tolerant to phytotoxic boron and chloride. Acta Hort., in press.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Rotbaum, A., Faingersh, G., Weksler, E. and Lurie, S. (2007). Effect of plant growth regulators on extending the marketing season of sweet cherry. Acta Hort., in press.
  • Zilkah, S., David, I., Rotbaum, R. and Faingersh, E. (2007). Advancement and delay of the maturation of non-astringent persimmon fruits with growth regulators. Acta Hort., in press.
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