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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 and traits in agricultural products.

Last five years publications:


Wu, S., Wang, X., Reddy, U., Sun, H., et al., (2019). Genome of ‘Charleston Gray', the principal American watermelon cultivar, and genetic characterization of 1,365 accessions in the US National Plant Germplasm System watermelon collection. Plant biotechnology journal.

Oren, E., Tzuri, G., Vexler, L., Dafna, A., et al., (2019). Multi-allelic APRR2 Gene is Associated with Fruit Pigment Accumulation in Melon and Watermelon. bioRxiv, 542282.

Yazdani, M., Sun, Z., Yuan, H., Zeng, S., et al., (2019). Ectopic expression of ORANGE promotes carotenoid accumulation and fruit development in tomato. Plant biotechnology journal, 17(1), 33-49.

Sun, T., Yuan, H., Cao, H., Yazdani, M., et al., (2018). Carotenoid metabolism in plants: the role of plastids. Molecular plant, 11(1), 58-74.

Ren, Y., Guo, S., Zhang, J., He, H., et al., (2018). A tonoplast sugar transporter underlies a sugar accumulation QTL in watermelon. Plant physiology, 176(1), 836-850.

Zheng, Y., Wu, S., Bai, Y., Sun, H., et al., (2018). Cucurbit Genomics Database (CuGenDB): a central portal for comparative and functional genomics of cucurbit crops. Nucleic acids research, 47(D1), D1128-D1136.

Itkin, M., Davidovich-Rikanati, R., Cohen, S., Portnoy, V., et al., (2018). 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

Galpaz, N., Gonda, I., Shem?Tov, D., Barad, Oet al., (2018). Deciphering genetic factors that determine melon fruit?quality traits using RNA?Seq?based high?resolution QTL and eQTL mapping. The Plant Journal, 94(1), 169-191.

Sun, T., Yuan, H., Cao, H., Yazdani, M., et al. (2018). Carotenoid Metabolism in Plants: The Role of Plastids. Molecular plant.11, 58-74

Gur, A., Tzuri, G., Meir, A., Sa'ar, U., et al., (2017). Genome-Wide Linkage-Disequilibrium Mapping to the Candidate Gene Level in Melon (Cucumis melo). Scientific reports, 7(1), 9770.

Branham, S., Vexler, L., Meir, A., Tzuri, G., et al., (2017). Genetic mapping of a major codominant QTL associated with β-carotene accumulation in watermelon. Molecular Breeding, 37(12), 146.

Levi, A., Simmons, A. M., Massey, L., Coffey, J., et al., (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 Science, 142(1), 47-56.

Chayut, N., Yuan, H., Ohali, S., Meir, A., et al., (2016). Distinct Mechanisms of the ORANGE Protein in Controlling Carotenoid Flux. Plant Physiology, pp-01256. Plant Physiology 173; 376-389.

Levi, A., Coffey, J., Massey, L., Guner, N., et al., (2016). Resistance to papaya ringspot virus-watermelon strain (PRSV-W) in the desert watermelon Citrullus colocynthis. HortScience, 51(1), 4-7.

Tzuri, G., Zhou, X., Chayut, N., Yuan, H.,et al., (2015). A "golden" SNP in CmOr governs fruit flesh color of melon (Cucumis melo). The Plant Journal 82: 267-279.

Chayut, N. Yuan, H., Ohali, S., Meir, A., et al., (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.

Davidovich?Rikanati, R., Shalev, L., Baranes, N., Meir, A., et al., (2015). Recombinant yeast as a functional tool for understanding bitterness and cucurbitacin biosynthesis in watermelon (Citrullus spp.). Yeast, 32(1), 103-114.

Yuan, H., Owsiany, K., Sheeja, T. E., Rodriguez, C., et al., (2015). A Single Amino Acid Substitution in an ORANGE Protein Promotes Carotenoid Overaccumulation in Arabidopsis. Plant physiology, 169: 421-431

Feder, A., Burger, J., Gao, S., Lewinsohn, E., et al., (2015) A Kelch domain-containing F-box coding gene negatively regulates flavonoid accumulation in Cucumis melo L. Plant physiology, pp-01008.

Freilich, S., Lev, S., Gonda, I., Reuveni, E., et al., (2015). Systems approach for exploring the intricate associations between color, sweetness and aroma in melon fruit. BMC Plant Biology 15: 71

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

Yahyaa, M., Bar, E., Dubey, N.K., Meir, A., et al., (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.

Cohen, S, Itkin, M, Yeselson,Y, Tsuri, G, et al., (2014). The PH gene determines fruit acidity and contributes to the evolution of sweet melons. Nature Communications.:doi:10.1038/ncomms5026

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(5), 1063-1074.

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