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Mailing Address:
The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
POB 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Administrator: Anat Gazit Booton 
Tel: 972-8-948-9251,
Fax: 972-8-948-9899,

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
Fax: 972-8-948-9899


List of Publications

Wigoda N., Ben-Nissan G., Granot D., Schwartz A. and Weiss D. (2006) 
The gibberellin-induced, cysteine-rich protein GIP2 from Petunia hybrida exhibits in-planta antioxidant activity.
Plant J. 48: 796-805.

Maseyk KS., Lin T., Rotenberg E., Grünzweig JM., Schwartz A., Yakir D (2008) 
Physiology-phenology interactions in a productive semi-arid pine forest 
New Phytologist 178: 603-616

Netzer, Y., Yao C., Shenker M., Bravdo B., Schwartz A. (2008). 
Water use and the development of seasonal crop coefficients for Superior Seedless grapevines trained to an open-gable trellis system
Irrig. Sci. 27:109-120

Arel R., Dag A., Ben-Gal A., Schwartz A., and Yermiyahu, U. (2008). 
Flowering and fruit set of olive trees in response to nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci.(accepted).

Shapira O., Khadka S., Israeli Y., Shani U., & A. Schwartz (2009) 
Functional anatomy controls ion distribution in banana leaves: significance of Na+ seclusion at the leaf margins
Plant Cell & Environment 32: 476-485

Villordon AQ., La Bonte DR., Firon N., Kfir Y., Pressman E., Schwartz A. (2009) 
Characterization of Adventitious Root Development in Sweet potato
HortScience 44:651-655

Westhoff M., Reuss R., Zimmermann D., Netzer Y., Gessner A., Geßner P., Zimmermann G., Wegner LH.,.; Bamberg E., Schwartz A., Zimmermann U. (2009) 
A non-invasive probe for online-monitoring of turgor pressure changes under field conditions. Plant Biology, 11: 701-712

Zimmermann U., Rüger S., Shapira O., Westhoff M., Wegner L. H., Reuss R.,Gessner P., Zimmermann G., Israeli Y., Zhou A., Schwartz A., Bamberg E., Zimmermann D. (2009) 
Effects of environmental parameters and irrigation on the turgor pressure of banana plants measured using the non-invasive, online monitoring leaf patch clamp pressure probe
Plant Biology. 12: 424-436.

Rüger S., Netzer Y., Westhoff, L. H., Zimmermann D., Reuss R., Ovadya S., Gessner P., Zimmermann G., Schwartz A. , and U. Zimmermann. (2010) 
Remote monitoring of leaf turgor pressure of grapevines subjected to different irrigation treatments using the leaf patch clamp probe
Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. 16(3) 405-412. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0238.2010.00101.x

Sade N., Gebretsadik M., Seligmann R., Schwartz A., Wallach R. and Moshelion M. (2010). 
The Role of Tobacco Aquaporin1 in Improving Water Use Efficiency, Hydraulic Conductivity, and Yield Production Under Salt Stress
Plant Physiology 152:245-254.

Arel R., Dag A., Ben-Gal A., Schwartz A., Cohen S., (2011). 
Use of a greenhouse as an open chamber for canopy gas exchange measurements: Methodology and validation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 1346-1355.

Boneh U. Biton I. Schwartz A. and G. Ben-Ari. (2012). 
Characterization of the ABA signal transduction in Vitis vinifera
Plant Science 187 : 89-96

Sperling O., Shapira O., Cohen S., Tripler E., Schwartz A., and N. Lazarovitch (2011) 
Sap flow measurements in date palm trees - a modified approach for water stress sensing. (2012). 
Tree Physiology 32 : 1171-8

Shapira O., Israeli Y., Shani U., and A. Schwartz (2012). 
Salt Stress Aggravates Boron Toxicity Symptoms in Banana Leaves by Impairing Guttation
Plant Cell and Environment 2012 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02572.x

Botnick I., Xue W., Bar E., Schwartz A., Joel D., Fait A., E. Lewinsohn1 (2012) 
Distribution of primary and specialized metabolites in Nigella sativa seeds, a spice with vast traditional and historical uses
Molecules 2012, 17,10159-10177;doe:10.3390/molecules170910159


Sperling O., Lazarovitch N., Schwartz A., and O. Shapira (2012). 
The date palm tree's photosynthetic and photo-protective adaptation to water quality and environmental stresses in an arid climate 
(Submitted to J. Exp. Botany).

Erel R., Yermiyahu U., van Opstal J., Ben-Gal A., Schwartz A., and A. Dag (2012) 
Ramifications of tree nutritional status on flowering properties and productivity of olive (Olea europaea L.) trees
(Submitted to Tree Physiology).

Netzer1 Y., Shenker M., and A. Schwartz (2012) 
Effects of irrigation using treated wastewater on table grape vineyards: dynamics of sodium accumulation in soil and plant 
(Submitted to Irrigation Science)


See also: Amnon_Schwartz