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The Department of Entomology
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: 08-9489223 
Fax: 08-9366768



Principal Investigator

Yael Mandelik, Ph.D

Lecturer, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services


Ph.D. Biodiversity Conservation, Tel Aviv University, 2005
M.Sc. Ecology and Environmental Quality, Tel Aviv University, 1999
B.Sc. Animal Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996

Research interests

  • Ecosystem services
  • Pollination ecology
  • Pollinator health
  • Biodiversity indicators
  • Biodiversity conservation


  • Ecological Principles in Spatial Conservation Planning (71947, grad level)
  • Integrated landscape management (71082, undergrad level)
  • Pollination workshop (73514, grad level)


yael mandelik

Lab manager


Karmit Levy



Ph.D students

Karmit Levy

Karmit studies restoration and succession processes in bee and plant communities.


Tal Shapira

Tal studies the effect of sowing wild flowers along field edges on the diversity, functioning and interactions between pollinators, natural enemies and pests within agricultural fields.

ראה גם: Yael Mandelik

Idan Kanonitch

Idan studies spatio-temporal patterns and functional effects of interspecific virus transmission in pollinator communities


Avi Eliyahu


Avi studies the mechanisms and epidemiological implications of floral-mediated intra- and inter-specific virus transmission in bee communities



M.Sc. students

Tohar Roth

Tohar studies the effects of non-cultivated habitats on beneficial insect communities accros land-use gradients.


Eran Carmel


Eran studies complementarity between managed pollinators of onion.