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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,
E-mail: anatg@savion.huji.ac.il

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
Fax: 972-8-948-9899
E-mail: david.weiss@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Publications

etrogRecent Publications

  • 1. Gat, Z, Erner Y and Goldschmidt EE. 1997. The effect of temperature on the Citrus crop. World Meteorological Organization. Technical note No. 198, 27 pp.
  • 2. Goldschmidt, EE. 1997. Basic and practical aspects of citrus trees’ carbohydrate economy. In: S.H. Futch and W.J. Kender (eds.) Citrus Flowering and Fruiting Short Course. Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, IFAS, Univ. of Florida. pp. 63-72.
  • 3. Goldschmidt, EE. 1997. Effect of climate on fruit development and maturation. In: S.H. Futch and W.J. Kender (eds.) Citrus Flowering and Fruiting Short Course. Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, IFAS, Univ. of Florida. pp. 93-97.
  • 4. Jacob-Wilk, D, Goldschmidt EE, Riov J, Sadka A and Holland D. 1997. Induction of a Citrus gene highly homologous to plant and yeast. Thi: genes involved in thiamine biosynthesis during natural and ethylene-induced fruit maturation. Plant Mol. Biol. 35:661-666.
  • 5. Goldschmidt, EE, Tamim M and Goren R. 1997. Gibberellins and flowering in citrus and other fruit trees: A critical analysis. Acta. Hort. 463:201-208.
  • 6. Goldschmidt, EE. 1997. Ripening of citrus and other non-climacteric fruits: A role for ethylene. Acta Hort. 463:335-340.
  • 7. Bustan, A and Goldschmidt EE. 1998. Estimating the cost of flowering in a grapefruit tree. Plant Cell Environ. 21:217-224.
  • 8. Lavon, R, Goldschmidt, EE. 1999. Enzymatic methods for detection of mineral element deficiencies in citrus leaves. J. Plant Nutrition 22:139-150.
  • 9. Lavon, R, Salomon, R and Goldschmidt, EE. 1999. Effect of potassium, magnesium and calcium deficiencies on nitrogen constituents and chloroplast components in Citrus leaves. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:158-162.
  • 10. Akhtar, MS, Goldschmidt, EE, John, I. Rodoni Ph, S. Matile and Grierson D. 1999. Altered patterns of senescence and ripening in g¶, a stay-green mutant of tomato (Lcopersicon esculentum Mill). J. Exptl. Bot. 50:1115-1122.
  • 11. Goldschmidt, EE. 1999. Carbohydrate supply as a critical factor for citrus fruit development and productivity. HortScience 34:1020-1024 (a Colloquium article).
  • 12. Lavon, R, Salomon, R and Goldschmidt, EE. 1999. Effect of potassium, magnesium and calcium deficiencies on nitrogen constituents and chloroplast components in Citrus leaves. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:158-162.
  • 13. Bustan, A, Goldschmidt, EE. 1999. Examination of ‘Hierarchical’ and ‘Proportional’ dry mater partitioning models and potted citrus trees. Acta Horticulturae 499:81-90.
  • 14. Bustan, A, Goldschmidt, EE and Erner, Y. 1999. Progress in the development of ‘CITROS’ – a dynamic model of citrus productivity. Acta Horticulturae 488:69-80.
  • 15. Jacob-Wilk, D, Holland, D, Goldschmidt, EE, Riov, J and Eyal, Y. 1999. Chlorophyll breakdown by chlorophyllase: isolation and functional expression of the Chlase1 gene from ethylene-treated Citrus fruit and its regulation during development. The Plant Journal 20:653-661.
  • 16. Goldschmdit, EE and Maoz, A. 1999. Plant genetic engineering: Scientific background and Jewish, halachic and ethical aspects. Assia 17:50-65. (Hebrew).
  • 17. Katz, E, Weiss, D, Riov, J and Goldschmidt, EE. 2000. Ethylene biosynthesis and ACC synthase gene expression in citrus fruit. Acta Hort. 535:93-98.
  • 18. Tamim, M Goldschmidt, EE, Goren, R and Shachnai, A. 2001. Potassium reduces the incidence of superficial rind pitting (nuxan) on ‘Shamouti’ orange. Acta Hort. 553:303-305.
  • 19. Harpaz, S, Goldschmidt, EE, Gizis, A, Vaya, Y and Ben-Arie, R. 2001. Post harvest treatments of lychee fruit as revealed in fruit surface morphology and enzyme activity. Acta Hort. 553:313-316.
  • 20. Goldschmidt, EE. 2001. Chlorophyll decomposition in senescing leaves and ripening fruits: Functional and evolutionary perspectives. Acta Hort 553:331-335.
  • 21. Porat, R., Feng, H. Huberman, M., Galili, D. and Goldschmindt EE, 2001. Gibberellic acid slows postharvest degreening of ‘Oroblanco’ citrus fruits. HortScience 36:937-940.
  • 22. Goldschmidt, EE. 2001. Reassessment of climatic effects on fruit maturation in citrus towards the development of a fruit maturation and quality model. Proc. Int. Soc. Citriculture 2000 (in press).
  • 23. Goldschmidt, EE. 2001. Maturation of citrus fruit: Hormonal and molecular regulation of chlorophyll breakdown and other processes. Proc. Intl. Soc. Citriculture 2000 (in press).
  • 24. Cohen, S, Raveh, E, Grava, A and Goldschmidt EE. 2001. Citrus response to radiation load reduction: water use, photosynthesis, and productivity. Proc, Intl. Soc. Citriculture 2000 (in press).
  • 25. Nicolosi, E, La Malfa, S and Goldschmidt, EE. 2001. Molecular analysis of the phylogenetic relationships among 12 citron (Citrus medica L.) accessions. Proc. Intl. Soc. Citriculture 2000 (in press).
  • 26. Katz, E, Weiss, D, Riov, J and Goldschmidt, EE. 2001. Ethylene biosynthesis and ACC synthase gene expression in citrus fruit Proc. Intl. Soc. Citriculture 2000 (in press).
  • 27. Tamim, M, Goldschmidt, EE, Goren, R and Shachnai, A. 2001. Potassium reduces the incidence of superficial and rind pitting (Nuxan) in ‘Shamouti’ orange. Proc. Intl. Soc. Citricultre 2000 (in press).