Lab alumni

Graduate Students

 

Name

Grad.

Title

Comments

sivan-gavish
See also: Moshe Coll

 

Sivan GAVISH

BSc: Plant Protection, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Research Ass., 
ARO, Ministry of Agriculture

M.Sc. 1997

Integrated control of the potato tuberworm, 
Phthorimaea operculella (Zeler): The ecological background PDF

 

CoA:
D. Rosen

 

yossi-sarid
See also: Moshe Coll

 

Yossi SARID

BSc: Plant Protection, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Pollination Services, 
Yad Mordechai

M.Sc. 1998

Spatio-temporal dynamics of pest population in field crops PDF

 

ettay-nevo
See also: Moshe Coll

 

Ettay NEVO

BSc 
Current Post: Science Reporter, 
Israel National Radio

M.Sc. 1999

 

The effect of nitrogen fertilization on cotton aphid, 
Aphis gossypii Glover, in cotton PDF

 

 

xiaofeng-zhou
See also: Moshe Coll

Xiaofeng Zhou

BSc: Agric, Zhejiang Univ. CHINA
Current Post: Research Scientist, 
University of Toledo, OH, USA

Ph.D. 2000

Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Migration and Diapause in the Cotton Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera PDF

 

CoA:
S. Applebaum

ronny-groenteman
See also: Moshe Coll

Ronny GROENTEMAN

Cont Ed: PhD, Univ. Canterbury, NZ
Current Post: Landcare Research, Lincoln NZ

B.Sc. Honor (Amirim) 2001 
M.Sc. 2004

Factors that affect predation and reproduction in the omnivorous bug Orius albidipennis (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) PDF

Intraspecific and intraguild effects on egg deposition by Orius albidipennis Reuter PDF

 

 
einat-bilu-ben-binyamin
See also: Moshe Coll

Einat BILU
(BEN-BINYAMIN)

BSc: Plant Protection, HU Rehovot
Current Post: Manager, Fresh Ag product Qual & Safety, Mor Int'l

M.Sc. 2001
Ph.D. 2006

Host range and the effect of plants on the parasitic wasp Aphidius colemani

Optimal host choice by the parasitic wasp Aphidius colemani Viereck: influence of host, host plant and predators PDF


Combined PhD program
ayala-lellouche
See also: Moshe Coll

Ayala LELLOUCHE (YAACOV)

BSc: 
Current Post: Current Post: R&D, BioBee, Sde Eliyahu

M.Sc. 2001

Development of decision-making tools for the control of the western flower thrips Franklinella occidentalis (Pergande) in protected sweet pepper in the Arava valley PDF

 

CoA: S. Steinberg

yuval-gottlieb
See also: Moshe Coll

Yuval GOTTLIEB

BSc, MSc: Zoology, Tel Aviv Univ.
Current Post: Ass. Prof., Vet School, HU

M.Sc. 2001
Ph.D. 2006

Influences of parthenogenesis-inducing Wolbachiaon its parasitic-wasp hosts PDF

 

CoA: E. Zehori-Fein

 

 

 

Daniel GOLDMAN

BSc:
Current Post: R&D, BioBee, Sde Eliyahu

M.Sc. 2001

Reproductive development in Orius laevigatus(Fieber) a predatory bug of the Western Flower Thrips PDF

CoA: S. Steinberg

bayeh-mulatu
See also: Moshe Coll

Bayeh MULATU

BSc, MSc: Alemaya University, ETHIOPIA
Current Post: Senior Res Entomol, Ethiopian Inst. Agric. Res.

Ph.D. 2002

Tritrophic level interactions in Ethiopian tomato systems: effects of plants on potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea opercuella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and its parasitoids PDF

CoA: S. Applebaum

lior-rothenberg
See also: Moshe Coll

Lior ROTHENBERG

BSc: HU Rehovot
Current Post: Current Post: Tour Guide, Nirtours4u

M.Sc. 2002

Temporal and spatial dynamic of guilds of Hymenoptera parasitoids attacking aphids in various agricultural crops PDF

CoA: S. Applebaum

liora-shaltiel-harpaz
See also: Moshe Coll

Liora SHALTIEL-HARPAZ

BSc, MSc: Ecology, BGU 
Current Post: Ass. Prof. Tel Hai College

Ph.D. 2002

The spatial dynamics of the omnivorousHeteroptera anthocoris nemoralis : Effects of host plants and prey PDF

 
inbar-shouster
See also: Moshe Coll

Inbar SHOUSTER

BSc: Plant Protection, HU Rehovot 
Current Post:R&D, BioFly, Sde Eliyahu

M.Sc. 2003

Ecological and agricultural implication of tritrophic level interactions between strawberry plants, the western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis, and the predatory bug Orius laevigatus PDF

 
efrat-gavish
See also: Moshe Coll

Efrat GAVISH

BSc: Ecology, BGU 
Current Post:Post-Doc Fellow, Tel Aviv Univ

M.Sc. 2003 
Ph.D. 2008

Spider assemblages in natural and agri-cultural systems in the Negev desert

Herbivores Suppression by Generalist Predators in Desert Agroecosystems PDF

Ben Gurion Univ.; Combined PhD programCoA: Y. Lubin

ezer-miller
See also: Moshe Coll

Ezer MILLER

BSc, MSc: Physics, BGU 
Current Post:Post-Doc Fellow, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology

M.Sc. 2005
Ph.D. 2010

The effect of searching efficiency on predator-prey dynamics: empirical and theoretical study of the omnivorous bug Orius laevigatus and its prey PDF

Spatial and temporal dynamics of structured-populations: Theoretical analyses PDF

 
sulo-shakya
See also: Moshe Coll

Sulochana SHAKYA

BSc: NEPAL 
Current Post:Ass. Prof., Himalayan Coll. Agric Sci & Technol. & NGO VP, NEPAL

M.Sc. 2005 

Damage by Western flower thrips, Frankaliniella occidentalis to strawberry: Effect of pest density, pollen and interaction between its predators Orius laevigatus and Neoseiulus cucumeris PDF PDF

CoA: P. Weintraub

 

Sharon TAM

BSc: Plant Prot, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Gedera Seed Co.

M.Sc. 2005

Aspects of the ecology and biological control of the Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L.: population dynamics, host plant effect and parasitoid guild structure PDF

 
berhanu-kassahun
See also: Moshe Coll

Berhanu KASSAHUN

BSc: Alemaya University, ETHIOPIA 
Current Post:Post Grad studies, Gent Univ, Belgium

M.Sc. 2005 

Parasitism by Diadgama semiclausum of diamondback moth larvae on three cruciferous host plants PDF

Non-thesis International MSc Program

arnon-tabic
See also: Moshe Coll

Arnon TABIC

Current Post: R&D, BioBee, Sde Eliyahu

B.Sc. Honor
Amirim 2006 
M.Sc. 2008

Spatial predator-prey interactions between omnivorous Orius predators and their thrips Prey PDF

Biological control of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) in Israel PDF

CoA: E. Zehori-Fein

arnon-allouche
See also: Moshe Coll

Arnon ALLOUCHE

BSc: 
Current Post:R&D, BioBee, Sde Eliyahu

M.Sc. 2006

The omnivorous bug Creontiades pallidus Rambur (Heteroptera: Miridae) in pepper: When does damage occur?

CoA: S. Steinberg

 

Yftach MATALON

BSc:

M.Sc. 2006 

Various aspects of the interactions between the symbiotic bacterium Cardinium and its insect hostsPDF PDF

CoA: E. Zehori-Fein

carmit-sofer
See also: Moshe Coll

Carmit SOFER

BSc: Plant Sci, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: High school teacher, Kiryat Shmona

M.Sc. 2006

Reproduction and population expansion of thorny weeds in pasture PDF

CoA: J. Kigel

mika-beck
See also: Moshe Coll

Mika (LEON) BECK

BSc: Animal Sci, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: PhD studies Sci Edu, HU

M.Sc. 2007

The reproductive biology of the omnivorous bug Orius laevigatus PDF

 
bishnu-kumari
See also: Moshe Coll

Bishnu KUMARI BHANDARI

BSc: NEPAL 
Current Post: PhD studies, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

M.Sc. 2007

Interactions between the predatory bug Orius laevigatus and the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema feltiae, natural enemies of the Western Flower Thrips PDF

Non-thesis International MSc Program

Yonatan Maoz
See also: Moshe Coll

Yonatan MAOZ

BSc: Life Sci. Tel Aviv Univ

Current Post: ענף האבוקדו, מועצת הצמחים

 

MSc 2008

PhD 2014

Msc- Integrated pest management of Oligonychus perseae: Development of action thresholds, conservation and identification of indigenous natural enemies.

PhD- Pollen provisioning in orchard systems and its effect on intraguild interactions among omnivorous mites and their pestiferous prey in citrus. PDF

CoA: E. Palevsky

CoA: E. Palevsky

lea-sela
See also: Moshe Coll

Lea SELLA

BSc: 
Current Post: Pest Scout

M.Sc. 2009

The honeydew moth, Cryptoblabes gnidiella Milliere (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in vineyards and deciduous groves and its control PDF

CoA: A. Harari

dinesh-kafle
See also: Moshe Coll

Dinesh KAFLE

BSc: NEPAL 
Current Post: Agric Officer, NGO, NEPAL

M.Sc. 2010

Effects of secondary compounds on host plant preference by the phloem-feeding insect, Bamisia tabaci , and the predatory omnivorous insect, Orius laevigatus PDF

CoA: S. Morin

carmit-tal
See also: Moshe Coll

Carmit TAL

BSc: Plant Prot. HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Res Ass, Eden Exp St.

M.Sc. 2011

Biological control of Polyphagotarsonemus latus(Banks) (Acari: Tarsonemidae mite Amblyseius swirskii (Athias-Henriot) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) PDF

CoA: P. Weintraub

tarryn-harpaz-msc
See also: Moshe Coll

Tarryn Schuldiner-Harpaz

BSc: Life Sci, HU
Current PostPost-Doc Fellow, Evolution of butterfly wing pattern at Cambridge Univ, UK

M.Sc. 2011 

PhD 2017

(Combined PhD program)

Biological control of cereal aphids in wheat: Implications of alternative foods and intraguild predation PDF

 

 

Nurit SHAPIRA

BSc, MSc: Life Sci, Tel Aviv Univ

M.Sc. 2011

Populations of Western Flower Thrips and theirOrius predators on sweet pepper, ornamental plants and wild vegetation in the Arava Valley PDF

 
debora-diaz
See also: Moshe Coll

Debora DIAZ

BSc: CHILE

M.Sc. 2011

Effect of diet on the reproductive biology of the omnivorous bug Orius laevigatus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)

 
valeria-hochman-adler
See also: Moshe Coll

Valeria Hochman Adler

BSc: Nat'l Univ of La Pampa, ARGENTINA  
 
MSc: Ecology, BGU

PhD 2013

Spillover of agriculturally subsidized arthropods to adjacent natural arid habitats: effects on community structure

CoA: Yael Lubin

 

Teklay HAILU ABAY

MSc 2013

Food mixing in omnivorous lady beetles

 
Diego Sercovich
See also: Moshe Coll

 

Diego SERCOVICH
Agr. Eng: Univ. Nacional de Cordoba, ARGENTINA

Current Post: Yad Mordecai Pollination Services

MSc 2014

The effect of manure management and mass release of pteromalid parasitoids on populations of two pestiferous fly species in dairy farms PDF

 

CoA: Yuval Gottlieb

 

Maor Elron
See also: Moshe Coll

Maor ELRON
BSc: Plant Sci, HU Rehovot

Current Post: Keren Kayemet- JNF

MSc 2014

Combined effects of wheat domestication and the shift to monoculture on arthropod community and trophic interactions PDF

 
Tamir Rosenberg
See also: Moshe Coll

Tamir ROSENBERG 
B.Sc: Tel Hai College

Current Post: Ben Gurion University of the Negev

MSc 2016

Resistance of wild and domesticated tomato species for the tomato leafminer moth, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), and its natural enemy, the bug Nesidiocoris tenuis (Heteroptera: Miridae) PDF

CoA: Liora Shealtiel
Yaron Avshalom
See also: Moshe Coll

Yaron Avshalom

 

Undergraduate student

(Amirim)

2016-2017

השפעת הפיזור המרחבי של חומר צמחי וטרף על רמת הטריפה בצרכנים אומניבוריים PDF

 
Anil Pokherl
See also: Moshe Coll

Anil Pokhrel

BSc: University of Nepal

M.Sc.

2017
Pollen consumption by field populations of the seven-spotted ladybird beetle Coccinella septempunctata PDF  
Naveh Hartzano-Gull
See also: Moshe Coll

Naveh Hartzano-Gull

BSc: Agroecology and Plant Health, HU Rehovot

M.Sc.

2018
Development of tools for management of the False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta PDF  

 

Post-Doctoral-Fellows

einat-zchori-fein
See also: Moshe Coll

Dr. Einat ZCHORI-FEIN

BSc HU Rehovot; 
MSc Cornell Univ. USA; 
PhD Entomol. HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Current Post: Senior Researcher, Agric. Res. Org., Min. Agric.

1997-2000

Arthropod Endosymbionts PDF PDF

 

moshe-guershon
See also: Moshe Coll

Dr. Moshe GUERSHON

BSc, MSc, PhD 
Current Post: Curator & Researcher, Tel Aviv Univ.

1998-2000

Behavioral ecology of omnivorous bugs

 
yuval-gottlieb
See also: Moshe Coll

Dr. Yuval GOTTLIEB

BSc: Zool, Tel Aviv Univ; MSc, PhD Entomol, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Ass. Prof., Vet School, HU

2004-2006

Endosymbionts of insect parasitoids PDF PDF PDF

 
liora-shaltiel-harpaz
See also: Moshe Coll

Dr. Liora SHALTIEL-HARPAZ

BSc, MSc: Ecology, BGU; 
PhD Entomol, HU Rehovot 
Current Post: Ass. Prof. Tel Hai College

2005-2008

Chemical ecology of herbivore-plant interactions

 
mor-salomon
See also: Moshe Coll

Dr. Mor SALOMON

BSc, MSc, PhD: Ecology, BGU 
Current Post: Res Sci, Cohen Inst for BioCont, IL

2009-2011

Nutritional ecology of omnivorous arthropods

 
thomas-neeson
See also: Moshe Coll
Dr. Thomas NEESON 
BS, MS: Case Western Reserve Univ, USA 
MA, PhD: University of Michigan, USA 
Current Post: Post-Doc Univ of Wisconsin

2011-2012

Nutrient-specific foraging and omnivore-prey population dynamics


Website:
http://cscs.umich.edu/~neeson

Post-Doctoral Fellow

jessica-schaeckermann
See also: Moshe Coll

Jessica SCHAECKERMANN

MSc: Gottingen University, Germany 
PhD: Leuphana University, Germany

2013

Management of agricultural field edges to enhance populations of beneficial insects

Co-Host: Yael Mandelik

Assaf Sadeh
See also: Moshe Coll

Assaf Sadeh

PhD: University of Haifa

Researcher. Dept. of Natural Resources, The Volcani Center.

website

2014-2015 Evolution of cannibalism and the involvement of micro-organisms  

 

Visiting Scientists

 

ekram_atakam.jpg
See also: Moshe Coll

 

Prof. Ekrem ATAKAN

1995

Department of Plant Protection, 
University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey

6 month visit

shaaban-abd-rabou

Dr. Shaaban ABD-RABOU

1997

Agricultural Research Centre, Giza, Egypt

3 month visit

jay-rosenheim
See also: Moshe Coll

Prof. Jay ROSENHEIM

2007

UC Davis, USA

1 yr Sabbatical

 

See also: Moshe Coll