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Volcani Center, ARO
Lapidot group
Bet Dagan (Israel)

Current status: Associate Member - Application: 2008, 11 September - Admittance: 2008, 29 September

General data
Organization Group name Group size Web site Address Country Status
Volcani Center, ARO Lapidot group 3 permanent
5 temporary
web site Dept of Vegetable Research
Institute of Plant Sciences
The Volcani Center
P.O.Box 6
Bet Dagan, 50250
Israel Research unit
Staff of the group
Interests of the group
  • Viral resistance in vegetable crops
  • Whitefly-transmitted viruses
  • Polston, J. E., Sherwood, T. A., Cohen, L., Ben-Joseph, R. and Lapidot, M. (2006).
    Capsicum Species: Symptomless Hosts and Reservoirs of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV).
    Phytopathology 96: 447-452.
  • Lapidot, M., R. Ben-Joseph, L. Cohen, Z. Machbash and D. Levy. (2006).
    Development of a Scale for Evaluation of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus-Resistance Level in Tomato Plants.
    Phytopathology 96: 1404-1408.
  • Lapidot, M., Weil, G., Cohen, L., Segev, L. and Gaba, V. (2007).
    Biolistic inoculation of plants with Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus DNA.
    Journal of Virological Methods 144: 143-148.
  • Levy, D. and Lapidot, M. (2008).
    Effect of Plant Age at Inoculation on Expression of Genetic Resistance to Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus.
    Archives of Virology 153: 171-179.
  • Vidavski, F., Czosnek, H., Gazit, S., Levy, D. and Lapidot, M. (2008).
    Pyramiding of Genes Conferring Resistance to Tomato yellow leaf curl virus from Different Wild Tomato Species.
    Plant Breeding In Press.