Prof. Yoel Margalith : Publications

 

1.   Yinon, U., Shulov, S. and Margalit, J. (1967)  The hygroreaction on the larvae of the oriental rat flea Xenopsylla cheopis Rothsch (Siphonapatera; Pulicidae) Parasitology, 57: 315-319. 

 

  2.   Nir, Y., Goldwasser, R., Lasowski, Y. and Margalit, J. (1967)  Isolation of West Nile Virus from mosquitoes in Israel.  Amer. J. Epid., 87: 436-501.

 

  3.   Galun, R. and Margalit, J. (1969)  Adenine nucleotides as feeding stimulants of the tsetse fly Glossina austeni Newst.  Nature, 222: 583-584.

 

  4.   Galun, R. and Margalit, J. (1970)  Some properties of the ATP receptors of Glossina austeni Newst.  Transac. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., 64:, 171-174. 

 

  5.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1970)  Population dynamics of Culex pipiens molestus Forskal and Culex univittatus Theobald in Israel.  Israel J. Entomol., 5: 141-150.

 

  6.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1970)  Species of mosquitoes found in Israel during a survey (1955-1958).  Israel J. Entomol., 5: 151-159.

 

  7.   Margalit, J. (1971)  Feeding behavior of the tsetse fly Glossina austeni Newst with special reference to the chemo-and-mechano-receptors which control it.  120 pp. Ph.D. thesis submitted to the Senate of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

  8.   Margalit, J., Tahori, A.S. and Nir, Y. (1971)  Seasonal abundance of some mosquito species in Israel during a survey 1965-1968.  Israel J. Entomol., 6: 323-325.

 

  9.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1971)  Notes on larval ecology of five prevalent Culicini in Israel.  Israel J. Entomol., 6: 315-322.

 

10.   Margalit, J. and Shulov, M.A. (1972)  Effect of temperature on the development of pre-pupa of the rat flea Xenopsylla cheopis Rothschild.  J. Med. Entomol., 9(2): 111-125.

 

11.   Nir, Y., Goldwasser, R., Avivi, A., Lasowski, Y. and Margalit, J. (1972)  Arbovirus activity in Israel.  Isr. J. Med. Sci., 8(10): 1695-1701.

 

12.   Margalit, J., Galun, R. and Rice, M. (1972)  Mouthpart sensilla of the tsetse fly and their function.  I. Feeding patterns.  Am. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 66(4): 525-536.

 

13.   Rice, M., Galun, R. and Margalit, J. (1973)  Mouthpart sensilla of the tsetse fly and their function.  II.  Labial sensilla.  Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol., 67(1): 101-107.

 

14.   Rice, M., Galun, R. and Margalit, J. (1973)  Mouthpart sensilla of the tsetse fly and their function.  III. Labrocibarial sensilla.  Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol., 67(1): 109-116.

 

15.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1973)  The mosquito fauna of Sinai.  J. Med. Entomol., 10(1): 89-96.

 

16.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1973)  Mosquitoes (Diptera, Culicidae) breeding in the Dead Sea area.  Israel J. Zool., 22: 27-37.

 

17.   Margalit, J. and Tahori, A.S. (1974)  An annotated list of mosquitoes in Israel.  Isr J. Entomol., 9: 77-91.

 

18.   Goldberg, L.J. and Margalit, J. (1977)  A bacterial spore demonstrating rapid larvicidas activity against Anopheles sergentii, Uranotaenia unguiculata, Culex univittatus, Aedes aegypti and Culex pipiens complex.  Mosquito News, 37(3): 355-358.

 

19.   Arata, A., Chapman, H., Davidson, E., Laird, M., Margalit, J. and Roberts, D.W. (1979)  Status of Biocontrol in Medical Entomology.  Nature 276: 669-670.

 

20.   Dimantman, Ch. and Margalit, J. (1981)  Rain pools as breeding and dispersal sites of mosquitoes and other aquatic insects in the Central Negev Desert.  Journal of Arid Environment, 4: 123-129.

 

21.   Lahkim-Tsror, L., Pascar, C., Margalit, J. and Barak, Z. (1982)  Larvicidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis in Aedes aegypti: Histological studies.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 41: 104-116.

 

22.   Margalit, J. and Evenchik, Z. (1983)  Mosquito and copepod host range tests with Coelomomyces psorophorae (Blastociadiales, Chytridiomycetes).  Insect Science and its Application, 4: 383-385.

 

23.   Margalit, J., Zomer, E., Erel, Z. and Barak, Z. (1983)  Development and application of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis serotype H-14 as an effective biological control agent against mosquitoes in Israel.  Biotechnology, 1: 74-76.

 

24.   Margalit, J. (1983)  Application di Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis contro le zanzare in Israele.  La Difesa Delle Plante, 6: 235-6.

 

25.   Margalit, J., Marcus, A. and Pelah, Z. (1984)  Effect of encapsulation on the persistence of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, serotype H-14.  European Journal of Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology, 19: 382-383.

 

26.   Margalit, J. and Bobroglo, H. (1984)  The effect of organic materials and solids in water on the persistence of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, Serotype H-14.  Zeitschrift angew.  Entom. 97: 516-520.

 

27.   Ohana, B., Margalit, J. and Barak, Z. (1985)  A method for identifying colonies of bacteria possessing mosquito larvicidal effects.  Appl. Microbiol. Biotech. 21: 250-251.

 

28.   Margalit, J. and Dean, D. (1985)  The story of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (B.t.i.).  J. Amer. Mosq. Control Assoc. 1: 1-17.

 

29.   Sandler, N., Keynan, A. and Margalit, J. (1985)  A study of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis haemolysis as a possible basis for an assay of larval toxicity.  European J. of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.  Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 23: 47-53.

 

30.   Tesh, R.B., Peleg, J., Samina, I., Margalit, J., Bodkin, D.K., Shope, R.E. and Knudson, D.C. (1985)  Biological and antigenic characterization of Netivot Virus, an unusual new Orbivirus recovered from mosquitoes in Israel.  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 35: 418-428. 

 

31.   Kalfon, A., Lugten, M. and Margalit, J. (1986)  Development of selective media for Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis.  J. Appl. Microbiol. and Biotechnol. 24: 240-243.

 

32.   Samina, J., Margalit, J. and Peleg, J. (1986)  Isolation of viruses from mosquitoes in the Negev, Israel.  Trans. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. & Hyg. 30: 471-472.

 

33.   Brownbridge, M. and Margalit, J. (1986)  New Bacillus thuringiensis strains isolated in Israel highly toxic to mosquito larvae.  J. Invertebrate Pathology. 48: 216-222.

 

34.   Ohana, B., Margalit, J. and Barak, Z. (1987)  Fate of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis under simulated field conditions.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 53(4): 828-831.

 

35.   Brownbridge, M. and Margalit, J. (1987)  Mosquito active strains of Bacillus sphaerius isolated from soil and mud samples collected in Israel.  J. Invertebrate Pathology. 50: 106-112.

 

36.   Barak, Z., Ohana, B., Allon, Y. and Margalit, J. (1987)  A mutant of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (B.t.i.) resistant to antibiotics.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 27: 88-93.

 

37.   Brownbridge, M. and Margalit, J. (1987)  Identification of Bacillus thuringiensis strains, toxic to mosquitoes recently isolated in Israel.  J. Invertebrate Pathology, 50: 322-323.

 

38.   Jach, M. and Margalit, J. (1987)  Distribution of dytiscids in springs of the Western Dead Sea area.  Coleopterists Bulletin. 41(4): 327-334.

 

39.   Margalit, J., Dimentman, Ch. and Danon, J. (1987)  Distribution patterns and population dynamics of adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Southern Israel.  Bulletin of Entomological Research. 77: 477-486.

 

*40.   Margalit, J., Dimentman Ch., and Tahori, A.S. (1988)  Geographical, seasonal and ecological distribution of mosquito larvae (Diptera, Culicidae) in Southern Israel.  Archiv fur Hydrobiologie. 112(2): 233-249.

 

*41.   La-France, D., Shani, A. and Margalit, J. (1989)  Biological activity of synthetic hydrocarbon mixtures of cut components of the female housefly (Musca domestica L.).  J. Chem. Ecology.  15: 1475-1490.

 

*42.   Margalit, J. (1989)  Biological control by Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (B.t.i.).  History and present status .  Israel J. of Entomology. 23: 3-8.

 

*43.   Blaustein, L. and Margalit, J. (1991)  Indirect effect of the fairy shrimp Branchipus schaefferi and two ostracod species on Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis induced mortality to mosquitoes.  Hydrobiologia 212: 67-76. 

 

*44.   Havron, A. and Margalit, J. (1991)  Pupal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of muscoid filth flies in Israel.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 5: 267-275.

 

*45.   Avissar, Y., Margalit, J. and Spielman, A. (1994)  Incorporation of body components of diverse microorganisms by larval mosquitoes.  J. Amer. Mosq. Control Ass. 10(1): 91-98.

 

*46.   Blaustein, L. and Margalit, J. (1994)  Spatial distributions of Culiseta longiareolata  (Culicidae-Diptera) and Bufo viridis  (Amphibia : Bufonidae) among and within desert pools. J. Arid Environ. 29: 199-211

 

*47.   Blaustein, L. and Margalit, J. (1994)  Differential prey vulnerability of various mosquito species to the cyclopoid copepod, Acanthocyclops viridis .  Isr. J. Zool.  40: 55-60.

 

*48.   Blaustein, L. and Margalit, J. (1994)  Mosquito larvae (Culiseta longiareolata ) compete with and prey upon toad (Bufo viridis ) immatures.  J. Anim. Ecol.  63: 841-850.

 

*49.   Havron, A. and Margalit, J. (1995)  Parasitization of Vespa orientalis  Nests by Sphecophaga resparum  Curtis in Southern Israel (Hymenoptera : Vespidae, Ichneumonidae) Phytoparasitica 23(1): 19-25.

 

*50.   Blaustein, L. and Margalit, J. (1995)  Priority effects in temporary pools; Nature and outcome of mosquito larva-toad tadpole interactions is influenced by order of entrance.  J. Anim. Ecol.  65: 77-84.

 

*51.    Manasherob, R., Ben-Dov, E., Margalit, J., Zaritsky, A. & Barak, Z. (1996). Raising  activity of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis against Anopheles stephensi larvae by   encapsulation in Tetrahymena pyriformis (Hymenostomatida: Tetrahymenidae). J. Amer.  Mosq. Control Assoc. 12: 627-631.

 

*52.    Ben-Dov, E., Zaritsky, A., Dahan, E., Barak, Z., Sinai, R., Manasherob, R., Khameraev,      A., Troyetskaya, A., Dubitsky, A.,

          Berezina, N. & Margalith, Y. (1997). Extended screening  by PCR for seven cry-group genes from field-collected strains of Bacillus thuringiensis. J. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 4883-4890

 

*53.    Ben-Dov, E., E. Dahan, A. Zaritsky, R. Sinai, R. Manasherob, A. Khameraev, A. Dubitsky, N. Berezina and Y. Margalith (1998). Novel cry-type genes detected by extended PCR screening from field-collected strains of Bacillus thuringiensis. Isr. J. Entomol. 32: 163-169.

 

*54.    Stav, G., L. Blaustein and J. Margalith (1999) Experimental evidence for predation risk sensitive ovposition by a mosquito, Culiseta longiareolata. Ecological Entomology 24: 1-6

 

*55.   Ben-Dov, E., W. Qingfeng, A. Zaritsky, R. Manasherob, Z. Barak, B. Schneider, A. Khamraev, M. Baizhanov, V. Glupov and Y. Margalith (1999) Multiplex PCR screening to detect cry9 genes in Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Appl. And Environ. Microbiol. 65: 3714-3716.

 

*56   Stav, G., L. Blaustein and J. Margalith (2000). Influence of nymphal Anax imperator (Odonata: Aeshinidae) on oviposition by the mosquito Culiseta longiareolata (Diptera: Culicidae) and community structure in temporary pools . J. Vector Ecology 25: 190-202.

 

*57.    Ben-Dov, E., Manasherob, R., Zaritsky, A., Barak, Z. & Margalith, Y. (2000). PCR Analysis of cry7 Genes in Bacillus thuringiensis by the Five Conserved Blocks of Toxins. Current Microbiology 42: 96-99.

 

*58.      Myasnik, M., Manasherob, R., Ben-Dov, E., Zaritsky, A., Margalith, Y. & Barak, Z. (2001). Comparative sensitivity to UV-B radiation of two Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies and other Bacillus sp. Current Microbiology (in press).

 

Last Updated: 20/12/2005