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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Eric Palevsky, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Newe Ya'arResearch teams-Newe Yaar
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  04-9539546
Cell: 050-6220111
Email:    palevsky@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Newe-Ya'ar Research Center
Address:Dr. Eric Palevsky
Dept. of Entomology, Newe-Ya'ar Research Center,
Agricultural Research Organization,
Ministry of Agriculture, P.O. Box 1021,
Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel



Research Interests / Job description
1. Integrated control of plant feeding mites
2. Food web engineering for enhancing the performance of predatory mites:
For mite pest control above soil.
For arthropod and plant parasitic nematode control below soil.

Recent Publications:

Ment, D., S. Raman, S. Gal, D. Ezra, E. Palevsky (2020) Interactions of Metarhizium brunneum?7 with phytophagous mites following different application strategies. Insects doi:doi:10.3390/insects11060330.

Azevedo, L.H., M.F.P. Moreira, G.G. Pereira, V. Borges, G.J. de Moraes, M.M. Inomoto, M. Vicente, M. de Siqueira Pinto, L.P. Peres, D. Rueda-Ramírez, L. Carta, S.L.F. Meyer, J. Mowery, G.R. Bauchan, R. Ochoa, E. Palevsky (2020) Combined releases of predatory mites and provisioning of free-living nematodes for the biological control of root-knot nematodes on ‘Micro Tom tomato'. Biol Control, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104280.

Warburg, S., R. Gafni, M. Inbar, S. Gal, E. Palevsky, A. Sadeh (2019) Climatic and cultivar effects on phytoseiid species establishment and seasonal abundance on citrus. Acarologia 59, 443-455.

Knapp, M., E. Palevsky, C. Rapisarda (2019) Insect and mite pests. In: Gullino, M.L., R. Albajes, P. Nicot (eds) Pest and Disease Management in Greenhouse Crops. Springer. In press.

Young, M.R., M.L. Moraza, E. Ueckermann, D. Heylen, L.F. Baardsen, J.F. Lima-Barbero, S. Gal, E. Gavish-Regev, Y. Gottlieb, L. Roy, E. Recht, M. El Adouzi, E. Palevsky (2019) Linking morphological and molecular taxonomy for the identification of poultry house, soil, and nest dwelling mites in the Western Palearctic. Scientific Reports 9, 5784

Azevedo, L., L. Leite, J. Chacon-Orozco, M. Moreira, M. Ferreira, L. Cano, V. Borges, D. Rueda-Ramírez, G. de Moraes, E. Palevsky (2019) Free living nematodes as alternative prey for soil predatory mites: An interdisciplinary case study of conservation biological control. Biol Control 132, 128-134

Warburg, S., M. Inbar, S. Gal, M. Salomon, E. Palevsky, A. Sadeh (2019) The effects of a windborne pollen-provisioning cover crop on the phytoseiid community in citrus orchards in Israel. Pest Manag Sci 75, 405-412

Nermut, J., R. Zemek, Z. Mrácek, E. Palevsky, Puza. V.(2018) Entomopathogenic nematodes as natural enemies for control of Rhizoglyphus robini (Acari: Acaridae)? Biol Control 128, 102-110

Ueckermann, E.A., E. Palevsky, U. Gerson, E. Recht, P.D. Theron (2018) The Tenuipalpidae (Acari: Trombidiformes) of Israel. Acarologia 58, 483-525

Ben-David, T., E. Palevsky, Y. Gottlieb (2018) Field guide of mites (Acari) in agricultural crops in Israel, In press edn. Israel, Extension Sevice, Ministry of Agriculture

Pekas, A., E. Palevsky, J.C. Sumner, M.A. Perotti, M. Nesvorna, J. Hubert (2017) Comparison of bacterial microbiota of the predatory mite Neoseiulus cucumeris (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and its factitious prey Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Acari: Acaridae). Scientific reports 7, 1-12

Maoz, Y., E. Adar, S. Gal, I. Yaari, E. Palevsky (2016) Pollen provisioning for the conservation of omnivorous phytoseiids: An integrated approach for pest control in protected cropping systems, vineyards and orchards. In: Travlos, I.S., D. Bilalis, D. Chachalis (eds) Weed and pest control: Molecular biology, practices & environmental impact (pp125-142). USA: Nova Science

Maoz, Y., S. Gal, Y. Argov, S. Domeratzky, M. Coll, E. Palevsky (2016) Intraguild interactions among specialized pollen feeders and generalist phytoseiids and their effect on citrus rust mite suppression. Pest Manag Sci 72, 940-949

Shaltiel-Harpaz, L., S. Masaphy, L. Tsror (Lahkim), E. Palevsky (2016) Bio-rational, environmentally safe methods for the control of soil pathogens and pests. In: Singh, H.B., B.K. Sarma, C. Keswani (eds) Agriculturally Important Microorganisms: Commercialization and Regulatory Requirements in Asia.(pp273-291). Singapore: Springer

Adar, E., M. Inbar, S. Gal, L. Issman, E. Palevsky (2015) Plant cell piercing by a predatory mite: evidence and implications. Exp Appl Acarol 65, 181–193

Maoz, Y., S. Gal, Y. Argov, S. Domeratzky, E. Melamed, S. Gan-Mor, M. Coll, E. Palevsky (2014) Efficacy of indigenous phytoseiids (Acari:Phytoseiidae) against the citrus rust mite (Phyllocoptruta oleivora) (Acari: Eriophyidae): augmentation and conservation biological control in Israeli citrus orchards. Exp Appl Acarol 63, 295-312

Messelink, G.J., J. Bennison, O. Alomar, B.L. Ingegno, L. Tavella, L. Shipp, E. Palevsky, F.L. Wackers (2014) Approaches to conserving natural enemy populations in greenhouse crops: current methods and future prospects. BioControl 59, 377-393

Adar, E., M. Inbar, S. Gal, S. Gan-Mor, E. Palevsky (2014) Pollen on-twine for food provisioning and oviposition of predatory mites in protected crops. BioControl 59, 307-317

Adar, E., M. Inbar, S. Gal, E. Palevsky (2014) Utilizing plant feeding phytoseiid predators for pest control: Pros and cons. Acta Hortic 1041, 141-147

Gan-Mor, S., E. Palevsky, G.A. Matthews (2014) Equipment for Application of Biopesticides. In: Sahayaraj, K. (ed) Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticides.(pp333-343). New Delhi: Springer India

Lebiush?Mordechai, S., O. Erlich, M. Maymon, S. Freeman, T. Ben?David, T. Ofek, E. Palevsky (2014) Bulb and root rot in lily (Lilium longiflorum) and onion (Allium cepa) in Israel. J Pathol 162, 466-471

Ofek, T., S. Gal, M. Inbar, S. Lebiush-Mordechai, L. Tsror, E. Palevsky (2014) The role of onion associated fungi in bulb mite infestation and damage to onion seedlings. Exp Appl Acarol 62, 437-448

Zindel, R., M. Maya Ofek, D. Minz, E. Palevsky, E. Zchori-Fein, A. Aebi (2013) The role of the bacterial community in the nutritional ecology of the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini (Acari:Astigmata: Acaridae). FASEB 27, 1-10

Palevsky, E., U. Gerson, Z.Q. Zhang (2013) Can exotic phytoseiids be considered ‘benevolent invaders’ in perennial cropping systems? Exp Appl Acarol 59, 11-26

Adar, E., M. Inbar, S. Gal, N. Doron, Z.Q. Zhang, E. Palevsky (2012) Plant-feeding and non-plant feeding phytoseiids: Differences in behavior and cheliceral morphology. Exp Appl Acarol 58, 341-357

Kaspi, R., N. Rotman, S. Gross, Y. Drishpoun, E. Palevsky, Y. Argov (2012) Citrus rust mite: Biology, Ecology and Control. Et Hadar (in Hebrew) 88, 15-23

Maoz, Y., S. Gal, Y. Argov, M. Coll, E. Palevsky (2011) Biocontrol of persea mite, Oligonychus perseae, with an exotic spider mite predator and an indigenous pollen feeder. Biol Control 59, 147-157

Maoz, Y., S. Gal, M. Zilberstein, Y. Izhar, V. Alchanatis, M. Coll, E. Palevsky (2011) Determining an economic injury level for the persea mite Oligonychus perseae, a new pest of avocados in Israel. Entomol Exp Appl 138, 110-116

Gan-Mor, S., E. Palevsky, B. Ronen (2011) A device and a method for pollen application for enhancing biological control. United States Patent PCT 12/984,462, Jan-04-2011

Gamliel-Atinsky, E., S. Freeman, M. Maymon, E. Belausov, R. Ochoa, A. Skoracka, J. Peña, E. Palevsky (2010) The role of eriophyoids in fungal pathogen epidemiology, mere association or true interaction. Exp Appl Acarol 51, 191-204

Gamliel-Atinsky, E., S. Freeman, A. Sztejnberg, M. Maymon, R. Ochoa, E. Belausov, E. Palevsky (2009) Interaction of the mite Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease. Phytopathology 99, 152-159

Palevsky, E., S. Gal, E.A. Ueckermann (2009) Phytoseiidae from date palms  in Israel with descriptions of two new taxa and a key to the species found on date palms world-wide (Acari: Mesostigmata). J Nat Hist 43, 1715–1747

Hanuny, T., M. Inbar, L. Tsror, E. Palevsky (2008) Complex interactions between Rhizoglyphus robini and Fusarium oxysporum: implications on onion pest management. IOBC/WPRS Bull 32, 71-74

Palevsky, E., A. Walzer, S. Gal, P. Schausberger (2008) Evaluation of dry-adapted strains of the predatory mite Neoseiulus californicus for spider mite control on cucumber, strawberry and pepper. Exp Appl Acarol 45, 15-27

Weintraub, P.G., E. Palevsky (2008) Evaluation of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus californicus, for spider mite control on greenhouse sweet pepper under hot arid field conditions. Exp Appl Acarol 45, 29-37

Walzer, A., M. Castagnoli, S. Simoni, M. Liguori, E. Palevsky, P. Schausberger (2007) Intraspecific variation in humidity susceptibility of the predatory mite Neoseiulus californicus: Survival, development and reproduction. Biol Control 41, 42–52

Weintraub, P.G., S. Kleitman, V. Alchanatis, E. Palevsky (2007) Factors affecting the distribution of a predatory mite on greenhouse sweet pepper. Exp Appl Acarol 42, 23–35

Argov, Y., M. Berkeley, S. Domeratzky, E. Melamed, P. Weintraub, E. Palevsky (2006) Identification of pollens for small scale mass rearing of Neoseiulus californicus and a novel method for quality control. IOBC/WPRS Bull 29 (4), 127-132



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