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שלח באימייל הדפס
Name: Menahem Edelstein, Prof. (Retiree)
Units: Newe Ya'arResearch teams-Newe Yaar
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  04-9539515
Cell: 050-6220015
Email:    medelst@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Newe Ya'ar
Address:Department of Vegetable Crops
Newe Ya'ar Research Center
Agricultural Research Organization
P.O.Box 1021, Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel

Researcher Cucurbit Section

Research Interests / Job description
Seed production & germination, plant physiology, grafting, effluent


Some Recent Publications

  • Edelstein, M., Tadmor, Y., Abo-Moch, F.,  Karchi, Z. and  Mansour, F. (2000).  The potential of Lagenaria rootstock to confer resistance to the Carmine Spider Mite,  Tetranychus cinnabarinus (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Cucurbitaceae.  Bull. Ent. Res. 90: 113-117.
  • Tadmor, Y., Larkov, O., Meir, A., Minkhoff,  M., Lastochkin, E., Edelstein, M.,  Levin, S.,  Wong, J., Rocheford, T. and Lewinsohn, E. (2000). Reversed-phase High Performance Liquid Chromatographic determination of vitamin E components in maize kernels. hytochemical Analysis, 11:370-374.
  • Shalit, M., Katzir, N., Tadmor, K., Larkov, O., Burger, Y., Shalekhet, F.,  Ravid, U., Amar, O., Edelstein, M., Karchi, Z. and Lewinsohn, E. (2001). Acetyl-CoA: alcohol acetyltransferase activity and aroma formation in ripening melon fruits.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 49: 794-799.
  • Cohen, R., Pivonia, S., Burger, Y., Edelstein, M., Gamliel, A. and Katan, J. (2000) Towards integrated management of Monosporascus wilt of melons in Israel Plant Dis. 84: 496-505 Featured Review Article.
  • Edelstein, M. and Nerson, H.  (2001). Pretransplant Nutritional Conditioning effects on seedling growth and on fruit yield in muskmelon. J. Vegetable Crop Production. 7: 49-58.
  • Edelstein, M., Bradford, K.J. and Burger, D.W. (2001).Metabolic heat and CO2 production rates during germination of melon (Cucumis melo L.) seeds measured by microcalorimetry. Seed Sci. Res. 11: 265-272.
  • Paris, H. S. and Edelstein, M. (2001).  Same gene for Bush growth habit in Cucurbita pepo ssp pepo as in C. pepo ssp. ovifera.  Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 24:80-81.
  • Edelstein, M. and Nerson, H. (2002).Genotype and plant density affect watermelon for seed consumption. HortScience 37: 981-983.
  • Cohen, R., Horev, C., Burger, Y., Shriber, S., Hershenhorn, J., Katan, J. and Edelstein, M. (2002).  Horticultural and pathological aspects of fusarium wilt management using grafted melons. HortScience  37: 1069-1073.
  •  Edelstein, M., Burger, Y., Horev, C., Porat, A., Meir, A. and Cohen, R. (2004).  Assessing the effect of genetic and anatomic variation of Cucurbita rootstocks on vigor, survival and yield of grafted melons. J. Hortic. Sci. & Biotech. 79 (3): 370-374.
  • Edelstein, M., Ben-Hur, M., Cohen, R., Burger, Y. and Ravina, I. (2005). Boron and salinity effects on grafted and non-grafted melon plants. Plant and Soil 269: 273-284.
  • Aly, R., Mansour, F., Abo-Moch, F., Edelstein, M., Meiri, E., Shibolet, Y.M. and Gal-On, A. (2005).  A novel approach to spider mite control based on expression of sarcotoxin IA peptide via virus-vector system in plants.  Phytoparasitica 33(2): 177-186.
  • Cohen, R., Burger, Y., Horev, C., Porat, A. and Edelstein, M. (2005). Performance of Galia-type melons grafted onto Cucurbita rootstockin Monosporascus  cannonballus-infested and non-infested soils.   Annals of Applied Biology 146: 381-387.
  • Edelstein, M. and Nerson, H. (2005). Anatomical, physiological and production factors involved in germination of melon seeds.  Adv. Hort. Sci., 19 (3): 163-171 - Review paper.
  • Carmi, A., Aharoni, Y., Edelstein, M., Umiel, N., Hagiladi, A., Yosef, E., Nikbachat, M. Zenou, A. and Miron J. (2006). Effects of irrigation and plant density on yield, composition and in vitro digestibility of a new forage sorghum variety, Tal, at two maturity stages.  Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 131:120-132.
  • Edelstein, M., Paris, H.S., Hadas , R., Gal-On, A., Barkan , G. and Leibman, D. (2007).  Diversity within Cucurbita maxima and C. moschata for resistance to RNA viruses. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rep. 30: 31-32.
  • Edelstein, M., Ben-Hur M. and Plaut, Z. (2007). Grafted melons irrigated with fresh or effluent water tolerate excess boron.      J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 132: 484-491.
  • Cohen, R., Burger, Y., Horev, C., Koren, A. and Edelstein, M. (2007). Introducing Grafted Cucurbits to Modern Agriculture: The Israeli Experience. Plant Dis. 91(8): 916-923. - Featured Review Article.
  • Cohen, R., Eizenberg, H., Edelstein, M., Horev, C., Lande, T., Porat, A., Achdari, G. and Hershenhorn, J. (2007). Evaluation of herbicides for grafted watermelons and melons grown in the Arava Valley of southern Israel. Phytpparasitica 36:66-73.
  • Aloni, B., Karni, L., Deventurero, G., Levin, Z., Cohen, R., Katzir, N., Lotan-Pompan, M.,  Edelstein, M., Aktas, H., Turhan, E., Joel, D.M., Horev, C. and Kapulnik, Y. (2008).  Possible mechanisms for graft incompatibility between melon scions and pumpkin rootstocks.  J. Hort. Sci. & Biotech. 86: 777-783.

  • Edelstein, M. and Nerson, H. (2009).  Low-Temperature Germination of Melons is Affected by Seed-Coat Characteristics and  Embryo Genotype. HortScience 44: 1412-1414. 

  • Edelstein, M., Plaut, Z., Dudai, N. and Ben-Hur, M. (2009).   Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides) responses to fertilization and salinity under irrigation  conditions.  J. of Environ. Man. 91: 215-221.

  • Edelstein, M., Plaut, Z., and Ben-Hur, M. (2010).    Water salinity and sodicity effects on soil structure and hydraulic properties.     Adv. Hort. Sci., 24: 154-160. - Review paper.
  •  Aloni, B., Cohen, R., Karni, L. and Edelstein, M. (2010).Hormonal signaling in rootstock-scion interactions.Scientia Hort. 127: 119-126. Review paper.
  •  Edelstein, M., Oka, Y., Burger, Y., Eizenberg, H. and Cohen, R. (2010). Variation in the response of cucurbits to root-knot nematodes. Israel J. Plant Sci. 58: 77-84.
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