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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Yehezkel Antignus, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Plant ProtectionPlant Pathology and Weed Research
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  972-3-9683567 972-3-3-9683569
Cell: 972-50-6220567
Email:  antignus@volcani.agri.gov.il  heziantignus@int.gov.il
Office location:Phytopathology-Virology Building. Room No. 108
Address:ARO, The Volcani Center, P.O.B.6, Bet Dagan, 50250,Israel
Research Interests / Job description
Molecular and biological characterization of vegetable viruses.
Virus /vector interactions.
Integrated Pest Management(IPM)of plant viruses



 Curiculum Vitae

 University Education and Additional Training

1964-1968    B.Sc. in Agriculture: at The Hebrew University of  Jerusalem, Israel.

1968-1971    M.Sc. in Agriculture ("with excellence") at The Hebrew University, of Jerusalem, Israel. Major field of studies: Plant protection.                                      

 Title of thesis: "Characterisation and the biological activity of an antiviral factor induced in plants by viral infection".

1971-1975    Ph.D. in Agriculture at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Title of thesis: "The Chemical Nature and The Biological Activity of An Antiviral Factor Developing in TMV Infected Nicotiana glutinosa".                          

1984-1985    Sabbatical leave at, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, The Biophysics Laboratory with Prof. P. Ahalquist. Research Subject: "Mutation Analysis of the BMV Genome".

Awards and Scholarships

1995   Recipient of ‘Mashov' prize for the development of photo-selective lastics    as a tool to impede epidemics of insect pests and viral diseases in protected crops. The prize is awarded by the chief scientist of ministry of agriculture to indicate a special contribution to Agriculture.

1997    Recepient of Agrexco Agricultural Export Co. Ltd. prize for contribution to the Israeli Export of vegetable crops.

‏2005     Award of honor for  a significant  professional support in plant virology. By Zeraim Gedera, The Seed Company, Israel.


 Antignus, Y., Sela, I., and Harpaz, I (1971). Species of RNA extracted from tobacco and Datura plants and their differential sensitivity to Actinomycin D. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 44: 78-88.

 Sela, I., and Antignus, Y., (1971). Spectrophotometric determination of nucleic acids and nucleoproteins at the far UV region. Analytical Biochemistry 43: 217-226.

 Antignus, Y., Sela, I., and Harpaz, I. (1975). A phosphorous containing fraction associated with antiviral activity in Nicotiana spp. carrying the gene for localization of TMV infection. Physiological Plant Pathology 6: 159-168.

 Mozes, R., Antignus, Y., Sela, I., and Harpaz, I. (1987). The chemical nature of an antiviral factor (AVF) from virus infected plants. Journal of General Virology 38: 241-249.

 Cohen, S., and Antignus, Y. (1982). A non-circulative whitefly-borne virus affecting tomatoes in Israel. Phytoparasitica 10: 101-109.

 Antignus, Y., Klein, M., and Ovadia, S. (1987). The use of insecticides to control maize rough dwarf virus (MRDV) in field. Annals of Applied Biology 110: 557-562.

 Antignus, Y., and Cohen, S. (1987). Purification and some properties of a new strain of cowpea mild mottle virus in Israel. Annals of Applied Biology 110: 563-571.

 Antignus, Y., (1987). Comperative studies of two maize dwarf mosaic virus  (MDMV) strains infecting corn and Johnson grass in Israel. Plant Disease 71: 687-691.

 Bar-Tsur, A., Saadi, H., and Antignus, Y. (1988). Resistance of corn genotypes to maize rough dwarf. Madica XXXIII: 189-200.

 Czosnek, H., Ber, R., Antignus, Y., Cohen, S., Navot, N. and Zamir. D. (1988). Isolation of tomato yellow leaf curl virus, a geminivirus. Phytopathology 78: 508-512.

 Czosnek, H., Ber, R., Navot, N., Zamir, D., Antignus, Y., and Cohen S. (1988). Detection of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in lysates of plants and insects by hybridization with viral DNA probe. Plant Disease 72: 949-951.

 Antignus, Y., Raccah, B., Gal-On A, and Cohen, S. (1989). Biological and serological characterization of Zucchini yellow mosaic and watermelon isolates in Israel. Phytoparasitica 17: 289-298.

 Czosnek, H., Ber, R., Navot, N., Antignus, Y., Cohen, S., and Zamir, D. (1989). Tomato yellow leaf curl virus DNA forms in the viral capsid, in infected plants and in the insect vector. Journal of Phytopathology 12: 47-54.

Gal-On**, A., Antignus, Y., Rosner, A., and Raccah, B. (1990). Nucleotide sequence of the Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) capsid-encoding gene and its expression in Escherichia coli . Gene 87: 273-277.

 R. Ber, N. Navot, D. Zamir, Y. Antignus, S. Cohen and H. Czosnek (1990). Infection of tomato by the tomato yellow leaf curl virus: susceptibility to infection, symptom development, and accumulation of viral DNA. Archieves of Virology 11: 169-180.

 Antignus, Y., Pearlsman, M., Ben Joseph and Cohen, S. (1990). Occurance of a variant of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) in Israel. Phytoparasitica 18: 50-56.

 Gal-on, A., Antignus, Y., Rosner, A., and Raccah, B. (1991). Infectious in-vitro  RNA transcripts derived from cloned cDNA of the cucurbit potyvirus, zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Journal of General Virology, 72: 2639-2643.

 Gal-on, A., Antignus, Y., Rosner, A., and Raccah, B. (1992). A zucchini yellow mosaic virus coat protein gene mutation restores aphid transmissibility but has no effect on multiplication. Journal of General Virology 73: 2183-2187.

 Rom, M., Antignus, Y., Gidoni, D., Pilowski, M., and Cohen, S. (1993). Accumulation of tomato yellow leaf curl virus DNA in tolerant and susceptible tomato lines. Plant Disease 77: 253-257.

 Antignus, Y., and Cohen, S. (1994). Complete nucleotide sequence of an infectious clone of a mild isolate of tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV). phtopathology 84: 707-712.

Antignus, Y., Levy, D., and Cohen, S. (1994). Characterization of a variant of zucchini yellow fleck virus (ZYFV) a potyvirus causing a wilt disease of melons in Israel. Annals of Applied Biology 126: 111-120.

 Cohen, J., Gera, A., Ecker, R., Ben Joseph, R., Pearlsman, M., Gokkes, O., Lachman, O., and Antignus, Y. (1995). Lisianthus leaf curl a new disease of lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum) caused by tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV). Plant Disease 79: 416-420.

 Antignus, Y., Mor, N., Ben-Joseph, R., M. Lapidot and S. Cohen. (1996). UV-absorbing plastic sheets protect crops from insect pests and from virus diseases vectored by insects. Environmental Entomology 25: 919-924.

 Antignus, Y., Lapidot, M., Ganaim, N., Cohen, J., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Raccah, B. and Gera, A. (1997).  Biological and molecular characterization of tomato spotted wilt in Israel. Phytoparasitica 25: 319-330.

 Cohen, J., Milgram, M., Antignus, Y., Pearlsman, M., Lachman, O., and Loebenstein, G. (1997). Ipomea crinkle leaf curl caused by a whitefly transmitted gemini-like virus. Annals of Applied Biology, 131: 273-282.

 Antignus, Y., Lapidot, M., Hadar, D., Messika Y., and Cohen, S. (1998). UV absorbing screens serve as optical barriers to protect vegetable crops from virus diseases and insect pests. Journal of Economical Entomology, 91: 1401-1405.

 Antignus, Y., Nestel., D., Cohen, S., and Lapidot, M. (2001). Ultraviolet-deficient greenhouse environment affects whitefly attraction and flight behaviour. Environmental Entomology. 30: 394-399.

 A. Rosner, A. Lachman, Pearlsman, Malenia, L. Maslenin and Y. Antignus. (2000). Molecular characterization and differential diagnosis of a necrotic PVY isolate in tomato. Annals of Applied Biology. 137: 253-257.

 Gera, A., Kritzman, A., Cohen, J., Raccah, B. and Y.  Antignus.  Tospoviruses infecting vegetable crops in Israel. (2000). OEPP/EPPO, Bulletin  30, 289-292.

 Antignus, Y., Wang, Y., Pearlsman, M., Lachman, O., Lavi, N., and Gal-On, A. (2001). Biological and molecular characterization of new cucurbit-infecting Tobamovirus. Phytopathology 91, 565-571.

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O,  Pearlsman, M., Gofman, R., and Bar-Joseph, M.   (2002). A new disease of green house tomatoes in Israel caused by a distinct strain of  tomato apical stunt varied (TASVd). Phytoparasitica 30, 502-510

 Chyzik, R., Dobrinin, S., and Antignus, Y. (2003). The Effect of a UV-deficient environment on the biology and flight activity of Myzus persicae and its Hymenopterous parasite Aphidius matricariae.  Phytoparasitica 31, 467-477.

 Antignus, Y.,  Vunsh, R., Lachman, O.,  Pearlsman, M., Maslenin, L.,  Hananya, U., and Rosner, A. (2004).  Truncated Rep gene originated from Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-Israel [Mild] confers strain-specific resistance in transgenic tomato. Annals of Applied Biology 144, 39-44.

    Hadas, R., Pearlsman, M., Gefen, T., Lachman, O, Hadar, E., Sharabany,      G.,and  Antignus, Y. (2004).   An indexing system for tomato mosaic Tobamovirus (ToMV) in commercial tomato seed lots.  Phytoparasitica 32, 421-424.

 Boubourakas, I. N., Hatsiloukas, E., Antignus, Y., and Katis, N. I. (2004).  Etiology of leaf chlorosis and deterioration of the fruit interior of watermelon plants.  Journal of Phytopathology 152, 1-9.

 Gal-On, A., Wolf, D., Antignus, Y., Patlis, L., Ryu, K.H., Min, B.E., Pearlsman, M., Lachman, O., Gaba, V., Wang, Y, Yang, J.  and Zelcer, A. (2004). Transgenic cucumber expressing the 54-kDa gene of Cucumber Fruit Mottle Mosaic tobamovirus are highly resistance and protect non-transgenic scions from soil infection. Transgenic research 14, 81-93.

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Koren, A.. (2005). Containment of Cucumber fruit mottle mosaic tobamovirus (CFMMV) infection through roots by planting into a virus-free intermediating medium. Phytoparasitica 33, 85-87. 38.

 Chiel, Yoel Messika, Shimon Steinberg  and Antignus, Y. (2006).  The effect of UV-absorbing plastic sheet on the attraction and host location ability of three parasitoids: Aphidius colemani (Viereck), Diglyphus isaea (Walker) and Eretmocerus mundus (Mercet). BioControl  51, 65-78.

 Rosner, A., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Feigelson, L., Maslenin, L and   Antignus, Y. (2006). Characterization of cucumber leaf spot virus (CLSV) isolated from recycled irrigation water of soil-less cucumber cultures. Annals of Applied Biology 149, 313-316.

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M. (2006). The spread of tomato apical stunt viroid (TASVd) in greenhouse tomato crops is associated with seed transmission and bumble bee activity.  Plant Disease 91, 47-50.

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Maslenin L., and Rosner, A. (2008). A  New Pathotype of Pepper Mild Mottle Virus (PMMV) Overcomes the L4  Resistance Genotype of Pepper Cultivars. Plant Disease (In press).

Spiegel,  S., Sobolev, I., Dombrovsky, A., Gera, A., Raccah, B., Tam, Y., Beckelman, Y., Feigelson, L., Holdengreber, V., and Antignus,  Y. (2008).    Characterization of a Peanut mottle virus isolate infecting peanut in Israel. Phytoparasitica 36, 168-174.

Hadas, R., Pearlsman, M., Gefen, T.,  Lachman, O.,  Hadar, E., Sharabany,G.and  Antignus, Y.. (2004). A certification scheme for the detection of tomato mosaic virus (ToMV) in commercial tomato seed lots.  Gan Sadeh Vameshek, December 32-36, ARO Publications 125/2004

 Sela, I., Antignus, Y., Mozes, R., Devash, Y., and Hauschner A. (1979). AVF- an interferon-like factor from virus infected plants. In: Interferon: Properties and Clinical Uses. (A. Khan, N. O Hill, and G. L. Dorn, eds.), pp. 457-461.

 Cohen, S., and Antignus, Y. (1994). Tomato yellow leaf curl a whitefly-borne geminivirus. In: Advances in Disease Vector Research 10, (K. S., Harris ed.) pp. 259-288, Springer-Verlag, New York, U.S.A.

 Antignus, y., and Cohen, S. (1993). Control integrado de plagas como metodo    indirecto de control de enfermedades viricas. Phytoma Espana 50: 101-103. (in Spanish).

 Antignus, Y. (1999).  Cultural control of insect-transmitted viruses. In: Current trends in epidemiology and virus control in horticultural crops, (I. C. Gomez ed.), pp. 79-89, published by Fundacion para la Investigacion Agraria en la Provincia de Almeria.Spain.

Raccah, B., and Antignus, Y., (2001). Whiteflies. In: The Encyclopedia of plant pathology. Vol 2, (Maloy, O.C., and Murray ed.) John Wiley& sons publishers.

Antignus, Y. (2001). Manipulation of wavelength-dependent behaviour of insects:  an    IPM tool to impede insects and restrict epidemics of insect-borne viruses. Virus Research, 71: 213-220.

 Antignus, Y., Lapidot, M. and Cohen, S. (2001). Interference with Ultraviolet vision of insects to impede insect pests and insect-borne plant viruses. In: Virus-Insect-Plant Interactions. (K. S., Harris ed.) pp. 331-350, Academic Press, U.S.A.

 Antignus, Y., and Ben-Yakir, D. (2004). Greenhouse photoselective cladding materials serve as an IPM tool to control the spread of insect pests and their vectored viruses. In: Insect Pest Management  (R. Horowitz Y. and Ishaya eds) pp 319-33. Springer, Berlin.

 Antignus, Y. (2003). Tomato. In : Plant virus diseases of major food crops in developing countries. (G. Loebenstein, G. Thottappilly eds.) pp. 641- 663, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

 Raviv, M., and Antignus Y. (2004). UV Radiation effects on pathogens and insect pests of greenhouse-grown crops. Photochemistry and Photobiology 79 : 219-226.

 Antignus, Y. (2007). The management of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in greenhouses and the open field, a strategy of manipulation. In: Tomato yellow leaf curl disease (Czosnek, H. ed) 267-282, Springer.

Antignus, Y. (2008). Optical manipulations blocks the spread of Bemisia tabaci in greenhouses and the open field. In:  Bemisia Bionomics and Management (Stansly, P. A. ed), Springer (submitted).

 Antignus, Y., Sela, I. and Hauschner, A. (1971). An antiviral factor from virus infected plants. Standartization of crude preparations for biological assay. Phytopathologische Zeitschrift 70: 345-350.

 Yardeni, A. and Antignus, Y. (1978). Low volume sprays for the control of armoured scales in the grove. Alon Hanotea 33: 512-519. (Hebrew).

 Yardeni, A., Antignus, Y. and Eliraz, A. (1980). Low volume sprays for the control of armoured scales in the dense grove. Alon Hanotea 34: 250-262. (Hebrew).

Antignus, Y. (1980). The effect of two local strains of maize dwarf mosaic virus on               the yield of sweet corn. Hassadeh 60, 1791-1796. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., Gera, A. and Loebenstein (1983). Virus diseases of winter cereales in the Mediterranean basin. Hassadeh 63: 1385-1386. (Hebrew)

 Klein, M. and Antignus, Y. (1984). The efficiency of different insecticides for the control of Laodelphax striatellus the vector of maize rough dwarf virus (MRDV). Hassadeh 65: 40-42. (Hebrew)

Antignus, Y., Klein, M., Birati, I., Ovadia, S. and Karni, J. (1985). Chemical control of the planthopper Laodelphax  striatellus, vector of maize rough dwarf to reduce disease damage in corn fields. Hassadeh 65: 894-895. (Hebrew, English abstr.).

 Antignus, Y., Zehavi, A., Ovadia, S., Heffer, Y., Offer, I. and Tadmor, U. (1987). Epidemiology and control of the planthopper transmitting maize rough dwarf virus. Hassadeh 67: 1088-1090. (Hebrew).

 Gallitelli, D., Luisoni, E., Martelli, G. P., Caciagli, P., Milne, R. C., Accoto, G. P. and Y. Antignus. (1991). L' accartocciamento fogliare giallodel pomodoro in Sardegna. Informatore. Fitopatologico 41: (n7-8), 42-46. (Italian)

 Rom, M., Antignus, Y., Gidoni, D., Pilowski, M. and Cohen S. (1991). Lower accumulation of viral DNA in a tomato cultivar tolerant to TYLCV. TGC Report 41: 43.

 Antignus, Y. (1989). The use of recombinant DNA techniques for the production

      of virus resistant plants. Hassadeh, 69: 540. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., Raccah, B. and Cohen S. (1991). Tomato spotted wilt virus a potential threat to the Israeli vegetable and flower industry. assadeh 71: 1901-1902. (Hebrew).

 Gaba, V. and Antignus, Y. (1992). An in-vitro  selection method for a melon variety       which regenerates by direct organogenesis (1992). Cucurbit Genetics Co-operative.

       15: 65-66.

 Gaba, V., Kless, H. and Antignus Y. (1992). Transformation of melon by particle acceleration. Plant Physiology 99: s137.

 Cohen, J., Gera, A., Gokkes, M., Acker, R. and Antignus, Y. (1993). Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is the causual agent of a new disease in Lisianthus (Eustoma russelianus). Hassadeh 74: 169-170 (Hebrew, Abstr. in English).

 Cohen, J., Gera, A., Gokkes, M., Acker, R. and Antignus, Y. (1993). Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is the causual agent of a new disease in Lisianthus (Eustoma russelianus) . Dapey Meida, The Flower Grower Magazine, 8: (5) 68-69. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y. (1993). Factors affecting the import and spread of new virus diseases

      and  their prevention. Hassadeh 73: 1029-1030. (Hebrew).

 Gera, A., Ganaiem, N., Antignus, Y., Cohen, S. (1994). Tomato spotted wilt virus in flower crops. Dapey Meida, The Flower Grower Magazine, 4: 68-69. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., N. Mor, R. Ben-Joseph, K. Willinger and S. Cohen. (1995). The use of UV absorbing plastic films to protect different crops against the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) and spread of viral diseases vectored by this insect. Hassadeh 75: 39-42 (Hebrew, Abstr. in English).

 Antignus, Y., Pearlsman, M., Lachman, O., Cohen, S. and Koren, A. (1996). High temperatures break resistance of pepper against tomato mosaic virus (ToMV). Hassadeh 76: 67-69. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., S. Cohen., M. Lapidot., Mor, N., and. Messika, Y. (1996). Testing of UV-absorbing films and plastic screens for crop protection against insect pests and virus diseases. Hassadeh 76: 43-46. (Hebrew).

 Mor, N., Mizrahi, S., Sax Y., Unis, H., Reuveni, R., Raviv M., Preiman, L., Bar, A., Elad, Y., Nitzany., Y., Lapidot, M. and Antignus, Y. (1997). The effects of Polyethylene sheets with different light filtering properties on different pathogens of cucumbers grown in 'walk in' tunnels. Hassadeh 76: 27-30 (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., S. Cohen., Mor, N., Messika, Y. and Lapidot, M. (1997). The effects of UV-blocking greenhouse covers on insects and insect-borne virus diseases. Plasticulture 112, 15-20.

 Messika, Y., Lapidot, M. and Antignus, Y. (1997). The effect of UV-absorbing sheetes on the infestation of green spice crops with insect pests. Hassadeh 77: 27-31 (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., (1997). IPM of virus diseases in vegetable crops.Hassadeh 78: 12-15. (Hebrew). 

 Antignus, Y., S. Cohen., M. Lapidot., Mor, N. and. Messika, Y. (1997). UV-absorbing films and plastic screens for crop protection against insect pests and virus disease. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, 11: 43-45. (Hebrew).

 Messika, Y., Nishri, Y., Gokkes, M., Lapidot, M. and Antignus, Y. (1998). UV-absorbing films and Aluminet screens - an efficient control mean to block the spread of insect and viral pests in Lisianthus.  Dapey Meida, The Flower Grower Magazine 13: 55-57. (Hebrew).

Mizrahi, S., Sacs, Y., Mor, N., Elad, Y., Reuveni, R. and Antignus, Y. (1998). Comparative study on the protection effects of commercial polyethylene films with different absorption spectra against insect, fungal and viral pests. Gan Sadeh Vameshek: 33 - 37. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., S. Cohen., M. Lapidot., Messika, Y. and Hadar, D. (1998). Bionet screens improve the protection of greenhouses against insect pests and viral diseases. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, 59-63. (Hebrew).

Graf, S., Yogev, A., Katsenelson, M., Koren' A., Cohen, S. and Antignus, Y. (1999). Characterization of the damage caused to watermelons by cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV) and cucurbit yellow stunting disorder (CYSDV). Gan Sadeh Vameshek: 61-64. (Hebrew).

 Messika Y., Antignus, Y., Lapidot, M., Ben Yakir, D., Chen, M. and Zimmerman C. (1999). Effect of UV filtration on the spread of insect pests and spraying regime in green herbs grown in ‘walk-in' tunnels. Gan Sadeh Vameshek 53-55. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Leshem, Y., Matan, E., Yehezkel, H., Messika. Y. (1999).  Protection of tomatoes against whiteflies and tomato yellow leaf curl disease in greenhouses covered with UV-absorbing films and bionet screens. Gan Sadeh Vameshek 56-58. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman,M., Oko, O. (2000). A new viral yellowing disease of pepper crops in Israel.   Gan Sadeh Vameshek 52-53 (Hebrew).

 Mor N., Miron, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., and Antignus, Y. (2000). The use of soil disinfectants to control cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) in soil-less media. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, 68-70 (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Gofman, R. and Bar-Joseph, M. (2001). A new disease of greenhouse tomatoes caused by the viroid TASV.  Gan Sadeh Vameshek,  June, 32-33. (Hebrew)

 Chyzik, R., Y. Antignus, Uko, O.,  Pivonia, S., Dobrinin, S. (2002). The effect of UV filtration on the development and spread of Myzus persicae and its parasitoid wasp (Aphidius Colemani) in greenhouses located in the Arava valley.  Gan Sadeh Vameshek, August, 52-56. (Hebrew)

 Messika, Y., Ilani, S., Omer, S., Tregerman, M., Matan, E., Yefet, A., Avitan, A., Antignus, Y. (2003). Cross-protection and tolerant zucchini varieties to ZYMV, a useful combination to reduce the damage of ZYMV.  Gan Sadeh Vameshek, March, 64-65. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Uko, O., Omer, S., Y. Hisham, Koren, A.. (2003). Watermelon chlorotic stunt virus (WmCSV) a new virus disease of watermelons and melons. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, October, 53-54. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y. Lachman, O.,  Pearlsman, Matan, E., Tregerman, M., Omer, S.,. Messika, Y.   Uko, O., A. Koren, Unis, H. (2004). Development of an IPM system against squash leaf curl virus (SLCV) in zucchini crops. Gan Sadeh Vameshek,  27-31. (Hebrew)

 Y. Antignus, O. Lachman, M. pearlsman, A. Koren. (2004). Containment of cucumber fruit mottle mosaic tobamovirus (CFMMV) infection through roots by planting into a virus free intermediating media. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, August, 37-39. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y., Feigelson, L., Lachman, O., Pearlsman, M., Omer, S., Koren, A., Hisham, U., Libman, D., Gal-on, A.  2004.  Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV-W), a new viral pathogen of watermelons and zucchini squash. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, September, 32-34. (Hebrew)

 Paris, H., Edelstein, M., Hannan, A., Baumkoler, F., Antignus, Y. (2004). Soil mulching with coloured polyethylene films increase yields and reduce damage of squash leaf curl virus (SLCV). Gan Sadeh Vameshek , December, 43-45. (Hebrew)

 Paris, H., Edelstein, M., Baumkoler, F., Porat, a., Saar, U., Hannan, A., Burger, J., Antignus, Y. (2005).  Soil mulching with coloured polyethylene films improve  yields of cucurbit crops and reduce the damage of whitefly-borne viruses. Gan Sadeh Vameshek January, 40 - 42. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y., Pearlsman, M, Lachman, O., Matan, E., Tregerman, M. (2005).  Yellow soil mulch is superior over Agryl covers for protection of zucchini crops against squash leaf curl virus (SLCV).  Gan Sadeh Vameshek , April, 39-42. (Hebrew)

 Rosner , A.., Maslenin, L., Pearlsman, M., Lachman, O., and Antignus, Y. (2005). Cucumber leaf spot virus (CLSV), a new disease of greenhouse cucumbers in Israel. Gan Sadeh Vameshek, April, 48-50. (Hebrew)

  Antignus, Y., Feigelson, L., Pearlsman, M., and Lachman, O., Unis, H., Gipps, A. (2005). Epidemiological aspects associated with the spread of cucumber fruit mottle mosaic (CFMMV) in soil-less cultures and the use of chlorination to disinfect virus infested greenhouse drainwater. Gan Sadeh Vameshek , September, 30-34. (Hebrew)

 Antignus, Y., Pearlsman, M, Lachman. (2008). Pepper yellow leaf curl virus (PYLCV), a devastating viral pathogen can be efficiently controlled by a suitable control policy.  Yevul- sia, March 2008, 28-29. (Hebrew).

 Antignus, Y. Pepper Infecting Viruses. Sadeh Vayerek (Hebrew) (In Press).


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