Publications A. Beharav

1. Beharav, A., Pinthus, M.J. and Cahaner, A. 1992. Interaction effects of the Rht1 and Rht2 dwarfing alleles and background genes on the growth and grain yield of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). European J.of Agronomy 1: 263-269.

2. Beharav, A., Cahaner, A. and Pinthus, M.J. 1994. Mixed model for estimating the effects of the Rht1 dwarfing allele, background genes, CCC and their interaction on culm and leaf elongation of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Heredity 72: 237-241.

3. Beharav, A., Pinthus, M.J. and Cahaner, A. 1994. Genotypic variation in the responsiveness to GA3 within tall (Rht1) and semi-dwarf (Rht1) spring wheat.Plant Growth Regulation 15: 43-46.

4. Beharav, A. and Cohen, Y. 1995. Effect of kinetin and GA3 on in vitro ovule embryo cultures of Cucumis melo L. Plant Growth Regulation 16: 267-269.

5. Beharav, A., and Cohen, Y. 1995. Attempts to overcome the barrier of interspecific hybridization between Cucumis melo and C. metuliferus. Israel J. Plant Sci. 43: 113-123.

6. Lev-Yadun, S., Beharav, A. and Abbo, S. 1996. Evidence for polygenic control of fibre differentiation in spring wheat and its relationship the Gibberellin-insensitivity locus Rht1.Australian J. Plant Physiology 23: 185-189.

7. Beharav, A., Golan, G. and Levy, A. 1997. Evaluation and variation in response to infection with Puccinia striiformis and Puccinia recondita of local wheat land -races. Euphytica 94: 287-293.

8. Beharav, A., Cahaner, A. and Pinthus, M.J. 1998. Genetic correlations between culm length, grain yield and seedling elongation within tall (rht1) and semi-dwarf (Rht1) spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L). European J. Agronomy 9: 35-40.

9. Beharav, A., Golan G. and Levy A. 1998. Evaluation and variation in agronomic characters and in incidence of powdery mildew in local barley land -races. Plant Genet. Resources Newsletter 113: 47-49.

10. Beharav, A., Pinthus, M.J. and Cahaner, A. 1998. Estimating heritability in families derived from single plants at an advanced generation of self-fertilizing species: developing general formulas and estimating spring wheat traits. Israel J. Plant Sci. 46: 209-212.

11. Schafferman, D., Beharav, A., Shevalsky, E. and Yaniv, Z. 1998. Evaluation of Citrullus colocynthis, a desert plant native in Israel, as a potential source of edible oil. J. Arid and Environment. 40:431-439.

12. Fahima, T., Sun, G.L., Beharav, A., Krugman, T., Beiles, A. and Nevo, E. 1999. RAPD polymorphism of wild emmer wheat populations, Triticum dicoccoides, in Israel. Theor. Appl. Genet.98: 434-447.

13. Lev-Yadun, S., Beharav, A., Di-nur, R. and Abbo, S. 1999. Gibberellic Acid (GA) increases fibre cell differentiation and secondary cell-wall deposition in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) culms.Plant Growth Regulation27: 161-165.

14. Vicient, C.M., Suoniemi, A., Anamthawat-Jonsson, K., Tanskanen, J., Beharav, A., Nevo, E. and Schulman, A.H. 1999. Retrotransposon BARE-1 and its role in genome evolution in the genus Hordeum. Plant Cell11: 1769-1784.

15. Owuor, E.D., T. Fahima, A. Beharav, A., Korol, A.B. and E. Nevo. 1999. RAPD divergence caused by microsite edaphic selection in wild barley. Genetica105: 177-192.

16. Nevo, E., Bolshakova, M.A., Martyn, G.I., Musatenko, L.I., Sytnik, K.M., Pavlicek, T. and Beharav, A. 2000. Drought and light anatomical adaptive leaf strategies in three woody species caused by microclimatic selection at "Evolution Canyon", Israel. Israel J. Plant Sci. 48: 33-46.

17. Lewinsohn, D., Nevo, E., Hadar, Y., Wasser, S.P. and Beharav, A. 2000. Ecogeographical variation in the Pleurotus eryngii complex in Israel. Mycological Res. 104: 1184-1190.

18.  Lewinsohn, D., Nevo, E., Wasser, S.P., Hadar, Y. and Beharav, A. 2001. Genetic   diversity in populations of the Pleurotus eryngii complex in Israel. Mycological Res. 105: 941-951. 

19. Krugman, T., Satish, N., Vinogradova, O.N., Beharav, A., Kashi, Y. and Nevo, E. 2001. Genome diversity in the cyanobacterium Nostoc linckia at 'Evolution Canyon', Israel, revealed by inter-HIP1 size polymorphism. Evolutionary. Ecol. Res. 3: 899-915.

20. Gupta, P.K. Sharma, P.K., Balyan, H.S., Roy, J.K., Sharma, S., Beharav, A., and Nevo, E 2002. Polymorphism at rDNA Loci in Barley and its Relation with Cimatic Variables. Theor. Appl. Genet.104: 473-481.

21. Huang, Q., Beharav, A., Li, Y., Kirzhner, V. and Nevo, E 2002. Mosaic microecological differential stress causes adaptive microsatellite divergence in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, at Neve Yaar, Israel. Genome 45: 1216-1229.

22. Owuor, E.D., Beharav, A., Fahima, T., Kirzhner, V.M., Korol. A.B. and Nevo, E. 2003. Microscale ecological stress causes RAPD molecular selection in wild barley, Neve Yaar microsite, Israel. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 50: 213-224.

23. Baek, H.J., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2003. Ecological-genomic diversity of microsatellites in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, populations in Jordan. Theor. Appl. Genet.106: 397-410.

24. Grishkan, I., Nevo, E., Wasser, S.P. and Beharav, A. 2003. Adaptive spatiotemporal distribution of soil microfungi in "Evolution Canyon" II, Lower Nahal Keziv, western Upper Galilee, Israel. Biol. J.Linnean Soc. 78: 527-539.

25. Nagornaya, S.S., Babich, T.V., Podgorsky, V.S., Beharav, A., Nevo, E. and Wasser, S.P. 2003. Yeast interslope divergence in soils and plants of "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel. Israel J.Plant Sci. 51: 55-57.

26. Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2003. Predictive validity of discriminant analysis for genetic data. Genetica 119: 259-267.

27. Hovav, R., Upadhyaya, K.C., Beharav, A. and Abbo, S. 2003. Major flowering time gene and polygene effects on chickpea seed weight. Plant Breeding 122: 539-541.

28. Sharma. S., Beharav, A., Balyan, H.S., Nevo, E. and Gupta, P.K. 2004. Ribosomal DNA polymorphism and its association with geographical and climatic variables in 27 wild barley populations from Jordan. Plant sci. 166: 467-477.

29. Gupta, P.K., Sharma, S. Kumar, S., Balyan, H.S., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2004. Adaptive ribosomal DNA polymorphism in wild barley at a mosaic microsite, Newe Ya'ar in Israel. Plant Sci. 166: 1555-1563.

30. Polyakov, A., Beharav, A., Avivi, A. and Nevo, E. 2004. Mammalian microevolution in action: Adaptive edaphic genomic divergence in blind subterranean mole rats. Proc. Royal Soc. London B Biol. Letters (Suppl.) 271: S156-S159.

31. Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2004. Variation in agronomically important traits in natural populations of wild emmer wheat, Triticum dicoccoides, in Israel. Plant Genet. Resources: Characterization and Utilization 2: 81-84.

32. Karanth, P.K., Avivi, A., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2004. Microsatellite diversity in populations of blind subterranean mole rats (Spalax ehrenbergi superspecies) in Israel: speciation and adaptation. Biol. J. Linnean Soc. 83: 229-241.

33. Nevo, E., Beharav, A., Meyer, R.C., Hackett, C.A., Forster, B.P., Russell, J.R. and Powell, W. 2005. Genomic microsatellite adaptive divergence of wild barley by microclimatic stress in "Evolution Canyon", Israel. Biol. J. Linnean Soc. 84: 205-224.

34. Lewinsohn, D., Wasser, S.P.., Reshetnikov, S.V., Hadar, Y., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2006. Morphological, ecological and genetic characterization of the Pleurotus eryngii species complex in Israel. International J.Medicinal Mushrooms. 7: 429-430.

35. Beharav, A., Lewinsohn, D., Lebeda, A. and Nevo, E. 2006. New wild Lactuca genetic resources with resistance against Bremia lactucae. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53: 467-474.

36. Akavia, E., Wasser, S.P., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E.. 2006. Study of Hypsizygus marmoreus (Peck) Bigel. and Grifola frondosa (Dicks.: Fr.) S.F. Gray: cultural-morphological peculiarities, growth characteristics, qualitative enzymatic activity, and resistance to fungal pest contamination. Int. J. Med. Mushr. 8: 361-376.

37. Sharaf, K., Lewinsohn, D., Nevo E. and Beharav, A. 2007. Virulence patterns of Bremia lactucae in Israel. Phytoparasitica. 35: 100-108.

38. Grishkan, I., Beharav, A., Kirzhne, V. and Nevo, E. 2007. Adaptive spatiotemporal distribution of soil microfungi in "Evolution Canyon" III, Nahal Shaharut, extreme southern Negev Desert, Israel. Biol. J. Linnean Soc. 90: 263-277.

39. Melamud, V., Beharav, A., Pavlicek, T. and Nevo, E. 2007. Biodiversity interslope divergence of Oribatid mites at "Evolution Canyon", Mount Carmel, Israel. Acta zool. hung. 53: 381-396.

40. Singaravelan, N., Grishkan, I., Beharav, A., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S. and  Nevo, E. 2008. Adaptive melanin response of soil fungus Aspergillus niger to UV radiation stress at "Evolution Canyon", Mount Carmel, Israel. PLoS ONE 3(8): 1-5.

41. Kitner, M., Lebeda, A., Doležalová, I., Maras, M., Křístková, E., Nevo, E., Pavlíček, T., Meglic, V. and Beharav, A. 2008. AFLP analysis of Lactuca saligna germplasm collections from four European and three Middle East countries. Israel J. Plant Sci. 56: 185-193.

42. Beharav, A., Ben-David, R., Doležalová, I. and Lebeda, A.. 2008. Eco-geographical distribution of Lactuca saligna natural populations in Israel.  Israel J. Plant Sci. 56: 195-206.

43. Akavia, E., Beharav, A., Wasser, S.P. and Nevo, E.. 2009. Disposal of agro-Industrial by-products by organic cultivation of the culinary and medicinal mushroom Hypsizygus marmoreus. Waste Management 29: 1622-1627.

44. Yang, Z., Zhang, T, Bolshoy, A., Beharav, A. and Nevo, E. 2009. Adaptive macroclimatic structural and expressional dehydrin 1 evolution in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, at "Evolution Canyon", Mount Carmel, Israel. Mol. Ecol. 18: 2063-2075.

45. Beharav, A. Maras, M, Kitner, M., Šuštar-Vozlič, J., Sun, G.L., Doležalová, I., Lebeda, A. and Meglič, V. 2010. Comparison of three genetic similarity coefficients based on dominant markers from predominantly self-pollinating species. Biol. Plantarum 54: 54-60.

46. Beharav, A., Ben-David, R., Doležalová, I. and Lebeda, A. 2010. Eco-geographical distribution of Lactuca aculeata natural populations in north-eastern Israel. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 57: 679-686.

47. Singaravelan, N., Pavlicek, T, Beharav, A., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S. and  Nevo, E. 2010. Spiny mice modulate eumelanin to pheomelanin ratio to achieve cryptic coloration in "Evolution Canyon", Israel: PLoS One 5(1): e8708.

48. Beharav, A., Ben-David, R., Malarz, J., Stojakowska, A., Michalska, K., Doležalová, I., Lebeda, A. and Kisiel, W. 2010. Variation of sesquiterpene lactones in Lactuca aculeata natural populationsfrom Israel, Jordan and Turkey. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 38: 602-611. Link

49. Petrželová, I., Lebeda, A. and Beharav, A. 2011. Resistance to Bremia lactucae in natural populations of Lactuca saligna from some Middle Eastern countries and France. Ann. Appl. Biol. 159: 442-455. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7348.2011.00507. Link

50. Lebeda, A., Kitner, M., Křístkova, E., Doležalová, I. and Beharav, A. 2012. Genetic polymorphism in Lactuca aculeate populations and occurrence of natural putative hybrids between L. aculeate and L. serriola. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 42: 113-123. Link

51. Beharav, A., O. Ochoa and R. Michelmore. 2014. Resistance in natural populations of three wild Lactuca species from Israel to highly virulent Californian isolates of Bremia lactucae. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. 61(3):603-609.

52. Michalska, K., A. Beharav and W. Kisiel. 2014. Chemotaxonomic value of magastigmane glucosides of Cichorium calvum. Nat. Prod. Commun. 9(3):311-312.

53.Michalska, K., A. Beharav and W. Kisiel. 2014. Sesquiterpene lactones from roots of Lactuca georgica. Phytochem. Letters 10:10-12.

54. Beharav, A., A. Stojakowska, R. Ben-David, J. Malarz, K. Michalska and W. Kisiel. 2015. Variation of sesquiterpene lactone contents in Lactuca georgica natural populations from Armenia. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. 62:431-441.


Articles of Chapters in Scientific Books

Polyakov, A.V., A. Beharav, T. Krugman, A. Avivi and E. Nevo. 2007. Ecological and phylogenetic significance of AFLP DNA diversity in 4 species of blind subterranean mole rat (Spalax) in Israel. In: Kelt, D.A., E.P. Lessa, J. Salazar-Bravo and J.L Patton (eds.). The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Lover P. Pearson. University of California Publication in Zoology, pp. 917-944.

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