לב-ידון שמחה

07.2020

לב-ידון שמחה

שם המוסד: החוג לביולוגיה וסביבה אוניברסיטת חיפה-אורנים

דוא"ל: levyadun@research.haifa.ac.il

תחומי עניין ומחקר:

Major Research Interests

  1. The beginning of agriculture: The biology and genetics of plant domestication and the related archaeological/anthropological aspects.
  1. The ecology and evolution of defensive vegetative coloration and morphology in plants.
  2. Developmental processes in plants: meristematic activity and its ecology and regulation, the fate of apical meristems, homeosis, pattern formation.
  1. Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for the biology of trees.
  2. Biology and ecology of trees and other woody plants.
  3. Palaeoecology: Dendrochronology, identification of botanical material from archaeological excavations, reconstruction of palaeoenvironments.

PUBLICATIONS

Humor in science

  1. Lev-Yadun, S. 1996. Great Discoveries in Science 2: Why a Double Helix? Journal of Irreproducible Results 41(4):9.
  2. Lev-Yadun, S. 1997. Responce “Siamese twinning in gummy bears”. Journal of Irreproducible Results 42(3):13.
  3. Lev-Yadun, S. 1998. Penises in the Plant Kingdom. Annals of Improbable Research 4(2):21-22.
  4. Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Bless the cockroaches. Annals of Improbable Research 6(3):3.
  5. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Nano-PornTM: Pendulous Arabadopsis. Annals of Improbable Research 7(3):29.
  6. Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. Publish and lose hair. Journal of Irreproducible Results 50(5):21 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  7. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. The ancient and modern ecology of execution. Annals of Improbable Research 15(4):6-9.
  8. Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Shared celebrations to reduce obesity. Journal of Irreproducible Results 52(3):17.

Books

Lev-Yadun, S. 2016. Defensive (anti-herbivory) coloration in land plants. Anti-herbivory plant coloration and morphology. Springer Nature, Zug, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319420943 (hard cover), ISBN 97833319420967 (eBook).

Gopher, A., Lev-Yadun, S., Abbo, S. 2020. A "core area – one event" model for Neolithic plant domestication in the Levant: a polemic essay. (in press).

Refereed Articles in Journals

  1. Biology Journals
  2. Liphschitz, N., Waisel, Y. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1979. Dendrochronological investigations in Iran: Juniperus polycarpos of West and Central Iran. Tree Ring Bulletin 39:39-45.
  3. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1981. The annual rhythm of activity of the lateral meristems (cambium and phellogen) in Cupressus sempervirens L. Annals of Botany 47:485-496.
  4. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S., Rosen, E. & Waisel, Y. 1984. The annual rhythm of activity of the lateral meristems (cambium and phellogen) in Pinus halepensis Mill. and Pinus pinea L. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 5:263-274.
  5. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1985. The annual rhythm of the lateral meristems (cambium and phellogen) in Pistacia lentiscus L. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 6:239-244.
  6. Lev-Yadun, S. & Liphschitz, N. 1986. Growth ring terminology – some proposals. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 7:72.
  7. Liphschitz, N. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1986. Cambial activity of evergreens and seasonal dimorphics around the Mediterranean. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 7:145-153.
  8. Lev-Yadun, S. & Liphschitz, N. 1987. The ontogeny of gender in Cupressus sempervirens L. Botanical Gazette 148:407-412.
  9. Lev-Yadun, S. & Liphschitz, N. 1989. Sites of first phellogen initiation in conifers. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10:43-52.
  10. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1990. Vascular differentiation in branch junctions of trees: circular patterns and functional significance. Trees Structure and Function 4:49-54.
  11. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1990. Polar patterns of periderm ontogeny, their relationship to leaves and buds, and the control of cork formation. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 11:289-300.
  12. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1991. Polycentric vascular rays in Suaeda monoica and the control of ray initiation and spacing. Trees Structure and Function 5:22-29.
  13. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1991. Wound-induced periderm tubes in the bark of Melia azedarach, Ficus sycomorus and Platanus acerifolia. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 12:62-66.
  14. Lev-Yadun, S. 1991. Terminology used in bark anatomy: additions and comments. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 12:207-209.
  15. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1991. Natural and experimentally induced dispersion of aggregate rays in shoots of Quercus ithaburensis Decne. and Q. calliprinos Webb. Annals of Botany 68:85-91.
  16. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1991. An experimental method of inducing "hazel" wood in Pinus halepensis (Pinaceae). IAWA Bulletin n.s. 12:445-451.
  17. Lev-Yadun, S. 1992. Abnormal cones in Cupressus sempervirens. Aliso 13:391-394.
  18. Lev-Yadun, S. 1992. Aggregated cones in Pinus halepensis. Aliso 13:475-485.
  19. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1992. Experimental induction of dilatation meristem in Melia azedarach. Annals of Botany 70:379-386.
  20. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1992. The role of wounding in the differentiation of vascular rays. International Journal of Plant Sciences 153:348-357.
  21. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1993. Bark structure and mode of canopy regeneration in trees of Melia azedarach L. Trees Structure and Function 7:144-147.
  22. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1993. Effect of wounding on the relations between vascular rays and vessels in Melia azedarach L. New Phytologist 124:339-344.
  23. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1993. Variant secondary growth in old stems of Ephedra campylopoda C. A. Mey. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 112:51-58.
  24. Eyal, Y., Meller, Y., Lev-Yadun, S. & Fluhr, R. 1993. A basic- type PR-1 promoter directs ethylene responsiveness, vascular and abscission zone-specific expression. Plant Journal 4:225-234.
  25. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Experimental evidence for the autonomy of ray differentiation in Ficus sycomorus L. New Phytologist 126:499-504.
  26. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Radial fibres in aggregate rays of Quercus calliprinos Webb. — evidence for radial signal flow. New Phytologist 128:45-48 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  27. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Induction of sclereid differentiation in the pith of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Journal of Experimental Botany 45:1845-1849.
  28. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Induction of near-vessellessness in Ephedra campylopoda C. A. Mey. Annals of Botany 75:683-687.
  29. Lev-Yadun, S. & Weinstein-Evron, M. 1994. Late Epipalaeolithic wood remains from el-Wad Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. New Phytologist 127:391-396.
  30. Lev-Yadun, S. 1995. Living serotinous cones in Cupressus sempervirens. International Journal of Plant Sciences 156:50-54.
  31. Lev-Yadun, S. 1995. Short secondary vessel members in branching regions in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. Australian Journal of Botany 43:435-438.
  32. Lev-Yadun, S. & Aloni, R. 1995. Differentiation of the ray system in woody plants. Botanical Review 61:45-88.
  33. Lev-Yadun, S. 1996. Circular vessels in the secondary xylem of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. (Brassicaceae). IAWA Journal 17:31-35.
  34. Lev-Yadun, S. 1996. A developmental variant of indentation in the scales of female cones of Cupressus sempervirens L. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 121:263-269.
  35. Lev-Yadun, S. 1996. Patterns of dilatation growth in Ficus pumila and Ficus sycomorus. Aliso 14:171-177.
  36. Lev-Yadun, S., Artzy, M., Marcus, E. & Stidsing, R. 1996. Wood remains from Tel Nami, a Middle Bronze IIa and Late Bronze IIb port, local exploitation of trees and Levantine cedar trade. Economic Botany 50:310-317.
  37. Lev-Yadun, S., Beharav, A. & Abbo, S. 1996. Evidence for polygenic control of fiber differentiation in spring wheat and its relationship with the GA-insensitivity locus Rht1. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 23:185-189.
  38. Baum, G., Lev-Yadun, S., Fridmann, Y., Arazi, T., Katsnelson, H., Zik, M. & Fromm, H. 1996. Calmodulin binding to glutamate decarboxylase is required for regulation of glutamate and GABA metabolism and normal development in plants. EMBO Journal 15:2988-2996.
  39. Fridlender, M., Lev-Yadun, S., Baburek, I., Angelis, K. & Levy, A.A. 1996. Cell divisions in cotyledons after germination: localization, time course and utilization for a mutagenesis assay. Planta 199:307-313 (FIRST TWO AUTHORS CONTRIBUTED EQUALLY TO THIS STUDY).
  40. Yakir, D., Lev-Yadun, S. & Zangvil, A. 1996. El Niño and tree growth near Jerusalem over the last 20 years. Global Change Biology 2:97-101.
  41. Lev-Yadun, S. 1997. Fibres and fibre-sclereids in wild-type Arabidopsis thaliana. Annals of Botany 80:125-129.
  42. Zhu-Shimoni, J.X., Lev-Yadun, S., Matthews, B. & Galili, G. 1997. Expression of an aspartate kinase homoserine dehydrogenase gene is subject to specific spatial and temporal regulation in vegetative tissues, flowers, and developing seeds. Plant Physiology 113:695-706.
  43. Yang, T., Lev-Yadun, S., Feldman, M. & Fromm, H. 1998. Developmentally regulated organ-, tissue-, and cell-specific expression of calmodulin genes in common wheat. Plant Molecular Biology 37:109-120.
  44. Lev-Yadun, S. 1998. The relationship between growth-ring width and ray density and ray height in cell number in the earlywood of Pinus halepensis and Pinus pinea. IAWA Journal 19:131-139.
  45. Lev-Yadun, S. 1999. Eccentric deposition of secondary xylem in stems of the climber Ephedra campylopoda (Gnetales). IAWA Journal 20:165-170.
  46. Lev-Yadun, S. 1999. Articulated cork in Calotropis procera (Asclepiadaceae). Aliso 18:161-163.
  47. Lev-Yadun, S. & Abbo, S. 1999. Traditional human utilization of A’kub (Gundelia tournefortii L.; Asteraceae), in Israel and the Palestinian Authority area. Economic Botany 53:217-219.
  48. Lev-Yadun, S., Beharav, A., Di-nur, R. & Abbo, S. 1999. Gibberellic acid (GA) increases fibre cell differentiation and secondary cell-wall deposition in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) culms. Plant Growth Regulation 27:161-165.
  49. Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Why are underground flowering and fruiting in Israel much more common than anywhere else in the world? Current Science 79:289.
  50. Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Whirled grain in wood and topological defects. Journal of Theoretical Biology 205:511-514.
  51. Lev-Yadun, S., Atzmon, N. & Perevolotsky, A. 2000. Grafting to save the forests. Trends in Plant Science 5:94.
  52. Lev-Yadun, S., Gopher, A. & Abbo, S. 2000. The cradle of agriculture. Science 288:1602-1603.
  53. Avivi, Y., Lev-Yadun, S., Morozova, N., Libs, L. Williams, L., Zhao, J. & Grafi, G. 2000. Clausa, a tomato mutant with a wide range of phenotypic perturbations, displays a cell type-dependent expression of the homeobox gene Let6/Tkn2. Plant Physiology 124:541-551 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE) (FIRST TWO AUTHORS CONTRIBUTED EQUALLY TO THIS STUDY).
  54. Lev-Yadun, S. & Sederoff, R. 2000. Pines as model gymnosperms to study evolution, wood formation and perennial growth. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 19:290-305.
  55. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Arabidopsis thaliana – a new crop? Nature Biotechnology 19:95.
  56. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Intrusive growth – the plant analog to dendrite and axon growth in animals. New Phytologist 150:508-512.
  57. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Aposematic (warning) coloration associated with thorns in higher plants. Journal of Theoretical Biology 210:385-388.
  58. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Wound effects arrest wave phenomena in the secondary xylem of Rhamnus alaternus (Rhamnaceae). IAWA Journal 22:295-300.
  59. Lev-Yadun, S. & Flaishman, M.A. 2001. The effect of submergence on ontogeny of cambium and secondary xylem and on fiber lignification in inflorescence stems of Arabidopsis. IAWA Journal 22:159-169.
  60. Lev-Yadun, S. & Sederoff, R. 2001. Grafting for transgene containment. Nature Biotechnology 19:1104.
  61. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Ladizinsky, G. 2001. Tracing the wild genetic stocks of crop plants. Genome 44:309-310.
  62. Lev-Yadun, S. 2002. The distance to which wound effects influence the structure of secondary xylem of decapitated Pinus pinea. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 21:191-196.
  63. Lev-Yadun, S., Abbo, S. & Doebley, J. 2002. Wheat, rye, and barley on the cob? Nature Biotechnology 20:337-338.
  64. Lev-Yadun, S., Dafni, A., Inbar, M., Izhaki, I. & Ne’eman, G. 2002. Colour patterns in vegetative parts of plants deserve more research attention. Trends in Plant Science 7:59-60.
  65. Lev-Yadun, S. & Inbar, M. 2002. Defensive ant, aphid and caterpillar mimicry in plants. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77:393-398.
  66. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Galwey, N. 2002. Vernalization response of wild chickpea. New Phytologist 154:695-701.
  67. Cohen, B.A., Amsellem, Z., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gressel, J. 2002. Infection of tuberclesof the parasitic weed Orobanche aegyptiaca by mycoherbicidal Fusarium species. Annals of Botany 90:567-578.
  68. Lev-Yadun, S. 2003. Weapon (thorn) automimicry and mimicry of aposematic colorful thorns in plants. Journal of Theoretical Biology 224:183-188.
  69. Lev-Yadun, S. 2003. Stem cells in plants are differentiated too. Current Topics in Plant Biology 4:93-102.
  70. Lev-Yadun, S. 2003. Why do some thorny plants resemble green zebras? Journal of Theoretical Biology 244:483-489.
  71. Abbo, S., Shtienberg, D., Lichtenzveig, J., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2003. The chickpea, summer cropping, and a new model for pulse domestication in the ancient Near East. Quarterly Review of Biology 78:435-448.
  72. Flaishman, M.A., Loginovsky, K. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2003. Regenerative xylem in inflorescence stems of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 22:253-258.
  73. Yancheva, S.D., Golubowicz, S., Fisher, E., Lev-Yadun, S. & Flaishman, M.A. 2003. Auxin type and timing of application determine the activation of the developmental program during in vitro organogenesis in apple. Plant Science 165:299-309.
  74. Lev-Yadun, S. & Ne’eman, G. 2004. When may green plants be aposematic? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81:413-416.
  75. Lev-Yadun, S., Flaishman, M.A. & Atzmon, N. 2004. Nonchimeric variegated mutation in Cupressus sempervirens L. International Journal of Plant Sciences 165:257-261.
  76. Lev-Yadun, S., Dafni, A., Flaishman, M.A., Inbar, M., Izhaki, I., Katzir, G. & Ne’eman, G. 2004. Plant coloration undermines herbivorous insect camouflage. BioEssays 26:1126-1130.
  77. Avsian-Kretchmer, O., Gueta-Dahan, Y., Lev-Yadun, S., Gollop, R. & Ben-Hayyim, G. 2004. The salt-stress signal transduction pathway that activates the gpx1 promoter is mediated by intracellular H2O2, different from the pathway induced by extracellular H2O2. Plant Physiology 135:1685-1696.
  78. Lev-Yadun, S. 2005. Shade avoidance and Zahavi's handicap principle in dense plant populations. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 84:313-319.
  79. Lev-Yadun, S., Wyatt, S.E. & Flaishman, M.A. 2005. The inflorescence stem fibers of Arabidopsis thaliana revoluta (ifl1) mutant. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 23:301-306 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  80. Inbar, M. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2005. Conspicuous and aposematic spines in the animal kingdom. Naturwissenschaften 92:170-172 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  81. Rothwell, G.W. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2005. Evidence of polar auxin flow in 375 million-year-old fossil wood. American Journal of Botany 92:903-906.
  82. Abbo, S., Gopher, A., Rubin, B. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2005. On the origin of Near Eastern founder crops and the "dump-heap hypothesis". Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 52:491-495.
  83. Lev-Yadun, S. 2006. Defensive functions of white coloration in coastal and dune plants. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 54:317-325.
  84. Lev-Yadun, S. 2006. An anatomist and gentleman: Professor Abraham Fahn at 90. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 54:I-II (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  85. Lev-Yadun, S. & Ne’eman, G. 2006. Color changes in old aposematic thorns, spines, and prickles. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 54:327-333.
  86. Lev-Yadun, S., Gopher, A. & Abbo, S. 2006. How and when was wild wheat domesticated. Science 313:296.
  87. Lev-Yadun, S., Ne’eman, G., Abbo, S. & Flaishman, M.A. 2006. Comment on "Early Domesticated Fig in the Jordan Valley". Science 314:1683a. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/collection/anthro; or http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/collection/tech_comment.
  88. Abbo, S., Gopher, A., Peleg, Z., Saranga, Y., Fahima, T., Salamini, F. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2006. The ripples of "the big (agricultural) bang": the spread of early wheat cultivation. Genome 49:861-863.
  89. Ben-David, R., Lev-Yadun, S., Can, C. & Abbo, S. 2006. Ecogeography and demography of Cicer judaicum, a wild annual relative of domesticated chickpea. Crop Science 46:1360-1370.
  90. Shargal, A., Golobovich, S., Yablovich, Z., Shlizerman, L.A., Stern, R.A., Grafi, G., Lev-Yadun, S. & Flaishman, M.A. 2006. Synthetic cytokinins extend the phase of division of parenchyma cells in developing pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruits. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 81:915-920.
  91. Lev-Yadun, S. & Gould, K.S. 2007. What do red and yellow autumn leaves signal? Botanical Review 73:279-289.
  92. Lev-Yadun, S. & Halpern, M. 2007. Ergot (Claviceps purpurea) – An aposematic fungus. Symbiosis Journal 43:105-108.
  93. Lev-Yadun, S. & Mirsky, N. 2007. False satiation: The probable antiherbivory strategy of Hoodia gordonii. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 1:56-57.
  94. Halpern, M., Raats, D. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2007. Plant biological warfare: Thorns inject pathogenic bacteria into herbivores. Environmental Microbiology 9:584-592 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  95. Halpern, M., Raats, D. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2007. The potential anti-herbivory role of microorganisms on plant thorns. Plant Signaling & Behavior 2:503-504 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  96. Ronel, M., Malkiel, H. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2007. Quantitative characterization of the thorn system of the common shrubs Sarcopoterium spinosum and Calicotome villosa. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 55:63-72.
  97. Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. Bioethics. On the road to absurd land. Plant Signaling & Behavior 3:612.
  98. Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. Gradual peer reviewing process. Science 322:528.
  99. Flaishman, M.A., Loginovsky, K., Golobowich, S. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system for graft union development in homografts and heterografts. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 27:231-239.
  100. Rothwell, G.W., Sanders, H., Wyatt, S.E. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. A fossil record for growth regulation: the role of auxin in wood evolution. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 95:121-134.
  101. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Large-scale species introductions to preserve global biodiversity: Noah's Ark revisited. Ambio 38:174.
  102. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Müllerian and Batesian mimicry rings of white-variegated aposematic spiny and thorny plants: a hypothesis. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 57:107-116.
  103. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Müllerian mimicry in aposematic spiny plants. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4:482-483.
  104. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Ant mimicry by Passiflora flowers? Israel Journal of Entomology 39:159-163.
  105. Lev-Yadun, S. & Berleth, T. 2009. Expanding ecological and evolutionary insights from wild Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4:796-797.
  106. Lev-Yadun, S. & Holopainen, J.K. 2009. Why red-dominated American autumn leaves and yellow-dominated autumn leaves in Northern Europe? New Phytologist 183:506-512 (Selected for Faculty of 1000 Biology).
  107. Lev-Yadun, S., Katzir, G. & Ne’eman, G. 2009. Rheum palaestinum (desert rhubarb), a self-irrigating desert plant. Naturwissenschaften 96:393-397 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  108. Lev-Yadun, S., Ne’eman, G. & Izhaki, I. 2009. Unripe red fruits may be aposematic. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4:836-841.
  109. Lev-Yadun, S., Ne’eman, G. & Shanas, U. 2009. A sheep in wolf's clothing: Do carrion and dung odours of flowers not only attract pollinators but also deter herbivores? BioEssays 31:84-88.
  110. Abbo, S., Saranga, Y., Peleg, Z., Kerem, Z., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2009. Reconsidering legumes vs. cereals domestication. Quarterly Review of Biology 84:29-50.
  111. Archetti, M., Döring, T.F., Hagen, S.B., Hughes, N.M., Leather, S.R., Lee, D.W., Lev-Yadun, S., Manetas, Y., Ougham, H.J., Schaberg, P.G. & Thomas, H. 2009. Unravelling the evolution of autumn colours: an interdisciplinary approach. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:166-173.
  112. Archetti, M., Döring, T.F., Hagen, S.B., Hughes, N.M., Leather, S.R., Lee, D.W., Lev-Yadun, S., Manetas, Y., Ougham, H.J., Schaberg, P.G. & Thomas, H. 2009. Ultraviolet reflectance in autumn leaves and the un-naming of colours. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:237-238.
  113. Nassar, O. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. How prickly is a prickly pear? Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 57:117-124.
  114. Ronel, M., Khateeb, S. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Protective spiny modules in thistles of the Asteraceae in Israel. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 136:46-56.
  115. Ronel, M. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Spiny plants in the archaeological record of Israel. Journal of Arid Environments 73:754-761.
  116. Shanas, U. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Azaria Alon, the voice of nature, at 90. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 57:I-II.
  117. Tsahar, E., Izhaki, I., Lev-Yadun, S. & Bar-Oz, G. 2009. Distribution and extinction of ungulates during the Holocene of the southern Levant. PLoS One 4:e5316.
  118. Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. Plant fibers: initiation, growth, model plants, and open questions. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 57:305-315.
  119. Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. The shared and separate roles of aposematic (warning) coloration and the co-evolutionary hypothesis in defending autumn leaves. Plant Signaling & Behavior 5:937-939.
  120. Lev-Yadun, S., Lucas, D.S. & Evron, M. 2010. Modeling the demands for wood by the inhabitants of Masada and for the Roman siege. Journal of Arid Environments 74:777-785.
  121. Lev-Yadun, S., Wyatt, S.E. & Flaishman, M.A. 2010. Unconscious selection and domestication in "Wild-type" Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae). International Journal of Plant Breeding 4:76-77.
  122. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2010. Yield stability: an agronomic perspective on the origin of Near Eastern agriculture. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19:143-150.
  123. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2010. Agricultural origins: centers and noncenters; a Near Eastern reappraisal. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 29:317-328.
  124. Baluška, F., Lev-Yadun, S. & Mancuso, S. 2010. Swarm intelligence in plant roots. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:682-683.
  125. Inbar, M., Izhaki, I., Lupo, I., Silanikove, N., Glasser, T., Gerchman, Y., Perevolotsky, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. Why do many galls have conspicuous colors? A new hypothesis. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 4:1-6 (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  126. Inbar, M., Izhaki, I., Lupo, I., Silanikove, N., Glasser, T., Gerchman, Y., Perevolotsky, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. Conspicuous gall colors. A response to T.C.R. White. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 4:151-152.
  127. Ronel, M., Ne’eman, G. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. Spiny east-Mediterranean plant species flower later and in a drier season than non-spiny species. Flora 205:276-281.
  128. Wyatt, S.E., Sederoff, R., Flaishman, M.A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2010. Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for gelatinous fiber formation. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 57:363-367.
  129. Lev-Yadun, S. 2011. Terminology for plant polarity: progress and difficulties. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:315.
  130. Lev-Yadun, S. 2011. Why should trees have natural root grafts? Tree Physiology 31:575-578.
  131. Lev-Yadun, S. 2011. Fearful symmetry in aposematic plants. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:1739-1740.
  132. Lev-Yadun, S. & Holopainen, J.K. 2011. How red is the red autumn leaf herring and did it lose its red color? Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:1879-1880.
  133. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2011. The origins of Near Eastern agriculture: Hommage to Claude Levi-Strauss and "La Pensée Sauvage. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 58:175-179.
  134. Abbo, S., Rachamim, E., Zehavi, Y., Zezak, I., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2011. Experimental growing of wild pea in Israel and its bearing on Near Eastern plant domestication. Annals of Botany 107:1399-1404.
  135. Halpern, M., Waissler, A., Dror, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2011. Biological warfare of the spiny plant: introducing pathogenic microorganisms into herbivore's tissues. Advances in Applied Microbiology 74:97-116.
  136. Lev-Yadun, S. 2012. Fern leaves and cauliflower curds are not fractals. Plant Signaling & Behavior 7:533-534.
  137. Lev-Yadun, S. & Katzir, G. 2012. Mirror images: fish versus terrestrial animals. Journal of Theoretical Biology 294:182-184.
  138. Lev-Yadun, S. & Keasar, T. 2012. Prerequisites for evolution: variation and selection in yellow autumn birch leaves. New Phytologist 195:282-284.
  139. Lev-Yadun, S. & Ne’eman, G. 2012. Does bee or wasp mimicry by orchid flowers also deter herbivores? Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6:327-332.
  140. Lev-Yadun, S., Yamazaki, K., Holopainen, J.K. & Sinkkonen, A. 2012. Spring versus autumn leaf colours: evidence for different selective agents and evolution in various species and floras. Flora 207:80-85.
  141. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2012. Plant domestication and crop evolution in the Near East: on events and processes. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 31:241-257.
  142. Bar-Oz, G. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2012. Paleolithic cave rock art, animal coloration and specific animal habitats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109(20):E1212.
  143. Gorshkova, T., Brutch, N., Chabbert, B., Deyholos, M., Hayashi, T., Lev-Yadun, S., Mellerowicz, E.J., Morvan, C., Neutelings, G. & Pilate. G. 2012. Plant fiber formation: state of the art, recent and expected progress, and open questions. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 31:201-228.
  144. Heun, M., Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2012. A critical review of the protracred domestication model for Near-Eastern founder crops: linear regression, long distance gene flow, archaeological and archaeobotanical evidence. Journal of Experimental Botany 63:4333-4341.
  145. Ne’eman, G., Lev-Yadun, S. & Arianoutsou, M. 2012. Fire-related traits in Mediterranean basin plants. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 58:177-194.
  146. Ronel, M. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2012. The spiny, thorny and prickly plants in the flora of Israel. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 168:344-352.
  147. Lev-Yadun, S. 2013. The enigmatic fast leaflet rotation in Desmodium motorium: butterfly mimicry for defense? Plant Signaling & Behavior 8:e24473.
  148. Lev-Yadun, S. 2013. Does chemical aposematic (warning) signaling occur between host plants and their potential parasitic plants? Plant Signaling & Behavior 8:e24907.
  149. Lev-Yadun, S. 2013. Theoretical and functional complexity of white variegation of unripe fleshy fruits. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8:e25851.
  150. Lev-Yadun, S. & Gutman, M. 2013. Carrion odor and cattle grazing: evidence for plant defense by carrion odor. Communicative and Integrative Biology 6:e26111-3.
  151. Lev-Yadun, S. & Ne’eman, G. 2013. Bimodal colour pattern of individual Pinus halepensis Mill. seeds – an adaptation for crypsis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109:271-278.
  152. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S., Heun, M. & Gopher, A. 2013. On the 'lost' crops of the Neolithic Near East. Journal of Experimental Botany 64:815-822.
  153. Cherubini, P., Humbel, T., Beeckman, H., Gärtner, H., Mannes, D., Pearson, C., Schoch, W., Tognetti, R. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2013. Olive tree-ring problematic dating: a comparative analysis on Santorini (Greece). PLoS One 8:e54730.
  154. Gerchman, Y., Lev-Yadun, S. & Inbar, M. 2013. Red gall pigmentation: cytokinin stimulation is not everything. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7:335-337.
  155. Katz, O., Lev-Yadun, S. & Bar (Kutiel), P. 2013. Plasticity and variability in the patterns of phytolith formation in Asteraceae species along a large rainfall gradient in Israel. Flora 208:438-444.
  156. Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Potential defence from herbivory by 'dazzle effects' and 'trickery coloration' of leaf variegation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111:692-697.
  157. Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Do plants use visual carrion-based aposematism to deter herbivores? The Biochemist 36(5):36-39.
  158. Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Why is latex usually white and only sometimes yellow, orange or red? Simultaneous visual and chemical plant defense. Chemoecology 24:215-218 (see commentary in Chemoecology 24:219-220).
  159. Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Defensive masquerade by plants. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113:1162-1166.
  160. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2014. The 'Human Mind' as a common denominator in plant domestication. Journal of Experimental Botany 65:1917-1920.
  161. Katz, O., Lev-Yadun, S. & Bar (Kutiel), P. 2014. Do phytoliths play an antiherbivory role in southwest Asian Asteraceae species and to what extent? Flora 209:349-358.
  162. Yamazaki, K. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. Dark axils and nodes in various plant species may serve as defensive mimicry of beetle and beetle faces. Journal of Natural History 48:691-698.
  163. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. The proposed anti-herbivory roles of white leaf variegation. Progress in Botany 76:241-269.
  164. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Plant development: cell movement relative to each other is both common and very important. Plant Signaling & Behavior 10:e991566.
  165. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Abandoned Agave sisalana fiber crop plantation in the Negev Desert, Israel as source of firewood for local Bedouins. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62:141-144.
  166. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Partly transparent young legume pods: do they mimic caterpillars for defense and simultaneously enable better photosynthesis? Plant Signaling & Behavior 10:e1048941.
  167. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Gloger's rule in plants: the species and ecosystem levels. Plant Signaling & Behavior 10:e1040968.
  168. Lev-Yadun, S. & Langgut, D. 2015. Studies in botanical archaeology, ethno-botany and plant domestication: Honoring Professor Daniel Zohary. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62:1-4.
  169. Lev-Yadun, S., Grafi, G. & Grafi, D. 2015. Conservative harvest habit by harvester ants exploiting fields of bread wheat. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62:17-21.
  170. Abbo, S., Gopher, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Fruit domestication in the Near East. Plant Breeding Reviews 39:325-377.
  171. Abbo, S., Zezak, I., Lev-Yadun, S., Shamir, O., Friedman, T. & Gopher, A. 2015. Harvesting wild flax in the Galilee, Israel and extracting fibers – bearing on Near Eastern plant domestication. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62:52-64.
  172. Aviezer, I. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Pod and seed defensive coloration (camouflage and mimicry) in the genus Pisum. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62:39-51.
  173. Bar-Oz, G., Tsahar, E., Izhaki, I. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Mammalian extinction in ancient Egypt, similarities with the southern Levant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112:E238.
  174. Hughes, N.M. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Red/purple leaf margin coloration: Potential ecological and physiological functions. Environmental and Experimental Botany 119:27-29.
  175. Kurzfeld-Zexer, L., Lev-Yadun, S. & Inbar, M. 2015. One aphid species induces three gall types on a single plant: comparative histology of one genotype and multiple extended phenotypes. Flora 210:19-30.
  176. Snegireva, A., Chernova, T., Ageeva, M., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gorshkova, T. 2015. Intrusive growth of primary and secondary phloem fibers in hemp stem determines fiber bundle formation and structure. AOB Plants 7:plv061.
  177. Yamazaki, K. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Dense white trichome production by plants as possible mimicry of arthropod silk or fungal hyphae that deter herbivory. Journal of Theoretical Biology 364:1-6.
  178. Lev-Yadun, S. 2016. Plants are not sitting ducks waiting for herbivores to eat them. Plant Signaling & Behavior 11:e1179419.
  179. Lev-Yadun, S. 2016. Does the whistling thorn acacia (Acacia drepanolobium) use auditory aposematism to deter mammalian herbivores? Plant Signaling & Behavior 11:e1207035.
  180. Hareli, S., David, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Katzir, G. 2016. Money in your palm: Sharp shaped vegetation in the surroundings increase the subjective value of houses. Journal of Environmental Psychology 46:176-187.
  181. Keasar, T., Gerchman, Y. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2016. A seven-year study of flower-color polymorphism in a Mediterranean annual. Basic and Applied Ecology 17:741-750.
  182. Melamed*, Y., Kislev, M.E., Geffen, E., Lev-Yadun*, S. & Goren-Inbar*, N. 2016. The plant component of an Acheulian diet: a case study from Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov, Israel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113:14674-14679 (*Cooresponding authors).
  183. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. Defensive animal and animal action mimicry by plants. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 64:179-209.
  184. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. Local loss of the zebra-like coloration supports the aposematic and other visual defense hypotheses in Silybum marianum. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 64:170-178.
  185. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. How monocarpic is Agave? Flora 230:12-13.
  186. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. Periderm tubes: an addition to the list of microscopic bark features. IAWA Journal 38:571-572.
  187. Lev-Yadun, S. & Niemelä, P. 2017. Leaf pseudo-variegation: definition, common types, and probably the defended models for real defensive leaf variegation mimicking them? Flora 226:82-88.
  188. Lev-Yadun, S., Katzir, G. & Ne’eman, G. 2017. Self-irrigation in the desert rhubarb Rheum palaestinum – a response to Khammash. Plant Ecology and Evolution 150:109-111.
  189. Lev-Yadun, S. 2018. Müllerian and Batesian mimicry out, Darwinian and Wallacian mimicry in, for rewarding/rewardless flowers. Plant Signaling & Behavior 13:e1480846.
  190. Lev-Yadun, S., Ne’eman, G. & Keasar, T. 2018. Differences in flower colors between spiny and non-spiny Asteraceae species: A possible case of aposematism? Flora 239:98-103.
  191. Katz, O., Lev-Yadun, S. & Bar (Kutiel), P. 2018. Plant silicon and phytolith contents as affected by water availability and herbivory: Integrating laboratory experimentation and natural habitat studies. Silicon 10:2387-2389.
  192. Pinhasi van-Oss, R., Gopher, A., Kerem, Z., Peleg, Z., Lev-Yadun, S., Sherman, A., Zhang, H.-B., Vandemark, G., Coyne, C.J., Reany, O. & Abbo, S. 2018. Independent selection for seed free tryptophan content and vernalization response in chickpea domestication. Plant Breeding 137:290-300.
  193. Lev-Yadun, S. 2019. Defensive (anti-herbivory) Batesian mimicry in plants. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 66:34-51.
  194. Lev-Yadun, S. 2019. Why is the bark of common temperate Betula and Populus species white? International Journal of Plant Sciences 180:632-642.
  195. Lev-Yadun, S. & Halpern, M. 2019. Extended phenotype in action. Two possible roles for silica needles in plants: not just injuring herbivores but also inserting pathogens into their tissues. Plant Signaling & Behavior 14:e1609858.
  196. Claudel, C., Lev-Yadun, S., Hetterscheid, W. & Schultz, M. 2019. Lichen and cyanobacteria mimicry on tree-sized Amorphophallus petioles results in their masquerade as inedible tree trunks. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 190:192-214.
  197. Shelef, O., Summerfield, L., Lev-Yadun, S., Villamarin-Cortez, S., Sadeh, R., Herrmann, I. & Rachmilevitch, S. 2019. Thermal benefits from white variegation of Silybum marianum leaves. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:688.
  198. Wajnberg, E., Tel-Zur, N., Shapira, I., Lebber, Y., Lev-Yadun, S., Zurgil, U., Reisman-Berman, O. & Keasar, T. 2019. Pollinator behavior drives sexual specializations in the hermaphrodite flowers of a heterodichogamous tree. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:1315.
  199. Chernova, T., Ageeva, M., Mikshina, P., Trofimova, O., Kozlova, L., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gorshkova, T. 2020. The living fossil Psilotum nudum has cortical fibers with mannan-based cell wall matrix. Frontiers in Plant Science 11:488.
  200. Song, B., Sun, L., Lev-Yadun, S., Moles, A.T., Zhang, S., Jiang, X., Gao, Y., Xu, Q. & Sun, H. 2020. Plants are more likely to be spiny at mid-elevations in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in south-western China. Journal of Biogeography 47:250-260.
  201. Shtein, I., Baruchim, P. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2020. Division of labour among culms in the clonal reed Arundo donax L. (Poaceae) is underlied by their pre-determined hydraulic structure. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society (in press).
  202. Xu, Q., Lev-Yadun, S., Sun, L., Chen, Z., Song, B. & Sun, H. 2020. Spinescent patterns in the flora of Jiaozi Snow Mountain, Southwestern China. Plant Diversity 42:83-91.

Electronic comments

  1. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2013. Pre-domestication cultivation, or a pre-conception? (http://comments.sciencemag.org/content/10.1126/science.1236743).
  1. Archaeology or Geology Journals
  2. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1981. Dendroarchaeological investigations in Israel: Masada. Israel Exploration Journal 31:230-234.
  3. Gophna, R., Liphschitz, N. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1986/7. Man's impact on the natural vegetation in the Central Coastal Plain of Israel during the Chalcolithic and the Bronze Ages. Tel Aviv 13:71-84.
  4. Lev-Yadun, S. 1987. Dendrochronology and related studies – a review. Mitekufat Haeven, Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, n.s. 20:7-36.
  5. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gophna, R. 1987. The dominance of Quercus calliprinos Webb. (Kermes Oak) in the Central Coastal Plain of Israel in antiquity. Israel Exploration Journal 37:43-50.
  6. Lev-Yadun, S., Burian, F. & Friedman, E. 1989. A stone figurine from the vicinity of Nahal Ruth in the Western Negev. Mitekufat Haeven, Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society, n.s. 22:78*-81* (English), 44 (Hebrew).
  7. Liphschitz, N. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1989. The botanical remains from Masada. Identification of the plant species and the possible origin of the remnants. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 274:27-32.
  8. Lev-Yadun, S. 1992. The origin of the cedar beams from Al-Aqsa Mosque: Botanical, historical and archaeological evidence. Levant 24:201-208.
  9. Lev-Yadun, S. & Gophna, R. 1992. Exportation of plant products from Canaan to Egypt in the Early Bronze Age I: A rejoinder to William A. Ward. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 287:89-90.
  10. Lev-Yadun, S. & Weinstein-Evron, M. 1993. Prehistoric wood remains of Cupressus sempervirens L. from the Natufian layers of el-Wad Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. Tel Aviv 20:125-131.
  11. Goldberg, P., Lev-Yadun, S. & Bar-Yosef, O. 1994. Petrographic thin sections of archaeological sediments: A new method for palaeobotanical studies. Geoarchaeology 9:243-257.
  12. Schiegl, S., Lev-Yadun, S., Bar-Yosef, O., El Goresy, A. & Weiner, S. 1994. Siliceous aggregates from prehistoric wood ash: A major component of sediments in Kebara and Hayonim caves (Israel). Israel Journal of Earth Science 43:267-278.
  13. Lev-Yadun, S., Herzog, Z. & Tsuk, T. 1995. Conifer beams of Juniperus phoenicea found in the well of Tel Beer-sheba. Tel Aviv 22:128-135.
  14. Lev-Yadun, S., Mizrachi, Y. & Kochavi, M. 1996. Lichenometric studies of cultural formation processes at Rogem Hiri, Golan Heights. Israel Exploration Journal 46:196-207.
  15. Mizrachi, Y., Zohar, M., Kochavi, M., Beck, P., Murphy, V. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1996. A report of the 1988-1991 exploration efforts at Rogem Hiri, Golan Heights. Israel Exploration Journal 46:167-195.
  16. Albert, R.M., Lavi, O., Estroff, L., Weiner, S., Tsatskin, A., Ronen, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1999. Mode of occupation of Tabun Cave, Mt Carmel, Israel during the Mousterian period: A study of the sediments and phytoliths. Journal of Archaeological Science 26:1249-1260.
  17. Gopher, A., Abbo, S. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. The “when”, the “where” and the “why” of the Neolithic Revolution in the Levant. Documenta Prehistorica 28:49-62.
  18. Lev-Yadun, S. & Weinstein-Evron, M. 2002. The role of Pinus halepensis (Aleppo pine) in the landscape of Early Bronze Age Megiddo. Tel Aviv 29:332-343.
  19. Lev-Yadun, S. & Weinstein-Evron, M. 2005. Modeling the influence of wood use by the Natufians of el-Wad on the forest of Mount Carmel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 35:285-298.
  20. Elbaum, R., Melamed-Bessudo, C., Boaretto, E., Galili, E., Lev-Yadun, S., Levy, A.A. & Weiner, S. 2006. Ancient olive DNA in pits: preservation, amplification and sequence analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 33:77-88.
  21. Lev-Yadun, S. 2007. Wood remains from archaeological excavations: a review with a Near Eastern perspective. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences 56:139-162.
  22. Kerem, Z., Gopher, A., Lev-Yadun, S., Weinberg, P. & Abbo, S. 2007. Chickpea domestication in the Neolithic Levant through the nutritional perspective. Journal of Archaeological Science 34:1289-1293.
  23. Tsartsidou, G., Lev-Yadun, S., Albert, R.-M., Miller-Rosen, A., Efstratiou, N. & Weiner, S. 2007. The phytolith archaeological record: strengths and weaknesses evaluated based on a quantitative modern reference collection from Greece. Journal of Archaeological Science 34:1262-1275.
  24. Abbo, S., Zezak, I., Schwartz, E., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2008. Experimental harvesting of wild peas in Israel: implications for the origins of Near East farming. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:922-929.
  25. Abbo, S., Zezak, I., Schwartz, E., Lev-Yadun, S., Kerem, Z. & Gopher, A. 2008. Wild lentil and chickpea harvest in Israel: bearing on the origins of Near Eastern farming. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:3172-3177.
  26. Albert, R.-M., Shahack-Gross, R., Cabanes, D., Gilboa, A., Lev-Yadun, S., Portillo, M., Sharon, I., Boaretto, E. & Weiner, S. 2008. Phytolith-rich layers from the Late Bronze and Iron Ages at Tel Dor (Israel): mode of formation and archaeological significance. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:57-75.
  27. Tsartsidou, G., Lev-Yadun, S., Efstratiou. N. & Weiner, S. 2008. Ethnoarchaeological study of phytolith assemblages from an agro-pastoral village in Northern Greece (Sarakini): development and application of a Phytolith Difference Index. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:600-613.
  28. Tsartsidou, G., Lev-Yadun, S., Efstratiou, N. & Weiner, S. 2009. Use of space in a Neolithic village in Greece (Makri): Phytolith analysis and comparison of phytolith assemblages from an ethnographic setting in the same area. Journal of Archaeological Science 36:2342-2352.
  29. Abbo, S., Zezak, I., Zehavi, Y., Schwarts, E., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2013. Six seasons of wild pea harvest in Israel: bearing on Near Eastern plant domestication. Journal of Archaeological Science 40:2095-2100.
  30. Gopher, A., Lev-Yadun, S. & Abbo, S. 2013. A response to "arguments against the core area hypothesis". Tel Aviv 40:187-196.
  31. Cherubini, P., Humbel, T., Beeckman, H., Gärtner, H., Mannes, D., Pearson, C., Schoch, W., Tognetti, R. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. The olive-branch dating of the Santorini eruption. Antiquity 88:267-273.
  32. Cherubini, P. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2014. The olive tree-ring problematic dating. Antiquity 88:290-291.
  33. Langgut, D., Lev-Yadun, S. & Finkelstein, I. 2014. The impact of olive orchard abandonment and rehabilitation on pollen signature: An experimental approach to evaluating fossil pollen data. Ethnoarchaeology 6:121-135.
  34. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. The historic role of crocodiles and other African aquatic pests in current sport championships. Advances in Anthropology 5:122-125.
  35. Langgut, D., Yahalom-Mack, N., Lev-Yadun, S., Kremer, E., Ullman, M. & Davidovich, U. 2016. The earliest Near-Eastern wooden spinning implements. Antiquity 90:973-990.
  36. Lev, E. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2016. The probable pagan origin of an ancient Jewish custom: purification with red heifer's ashes. Advances in Anthropology 6:122-126.
  37. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. Felix Burian: his special contributions, along with Erich Friedman, to the study of Israel's prehistory. Mitekufat Haeven, Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 47:213-216.
  38. Langgut, D., Yahalom-Mack, N., Lev-Yadun, S., Kremer, E., Ullman, M. & Davidovich, U. 2017. On Chalcolithic maceheads and spinning implements. Antiquity 91:777-782.
  39. Lev-Yadun, S. & Langgut, D. 2020. In memoriam, Dr. Nili Liphschitz (1944-2019). Tel Aviv 47:3-4.
  40. Hareli, S., Katzir, G. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2020. The geographical enigma of top achievements in weightlifting. Advances in Anthropology 10:48-60.

Papers in Books

  1. Lev-Yadun, S., Liphschitz, N. & Waisel, Y. 1984. Ring analysis of Cedrus libani beams from the roof of al-Aqsa mosque. Eretz-Israel 17:92-96, 4*-5*(Hebrew and English* summary), The Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem.
  2. Waisel, Y., Liphschitz, N. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1984. The vegetation of Eretz Israel in the near past. In: Plants and animals of the Land of Israel. Volume 8. Vegetation of Israel. Ed. Waisel, Y. pp. 43-46. Ministry of Defence Publishing House, and the Society for Protection of Nature, Tel Aviv (Hebrew).
  3. Waisel, Y., Liphschitz, N. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1986. Flora in ancient Eretz-Israel. In: Man and land in Eretz-Israel in antiquity. Eds. Kasher, A., Oppenheimer, A. & Rappaport, U. pp. 231-243, XXII-XXIII. Yad Izhak Ben Zvi, Jerusalem (Hebrew and English summary).
  4. Lev-Yadun, S. & Liphschitz, N. 1987. Age determination in Eastern Mediterranean Conifers. In: Israel – People and Land. Yearbook of Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Volume 4. Ed. Zeevy, R. pp. 105-110, 12*. Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv (Hebrew and English* summary).
  5. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1987. A climatic history of the Sinai peninsula in light of dendrochronological studies. In: Sinai, Volume 1. Eds. Gvirtzman, G., Shmueli, A., Gradus, Y., Beit-Arieh, I. & Har-El, M. pp. 525-531. Tel Aviv University, and Ministry of Defence Publishing House, Tel Aviv (Hebrew).
  6. Liphschitz, N., Gophna, R. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1989. Man's impact on the vegetational landscape of Israel in the Early Bronze Age II-III. In: The urbanization of Palestine in the Early Bronze Age. Ed. Miroschedgji, P. de. BAR International Series, 527(ii), pp. 263-268.
  7. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun , S. & Waisel, Y. 1989. Analysis of wood and rope. Wood from area Y. Dendroarchaeological analysis. In: The harbours of Caesarea Maritima. Results of the Caesarea ancient harbour excavation project, 1980 – 1985. Ed. Raban, A. BAR International Series, 491 (i), pp. 191-194.
  8. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Impressions of monocotyledon leaves on clay. In: Le Gisement de Hatoula en Judee Occidentale, Israel. Rapport desfouilles 1980-1988. Eds. Lechevallier, M. & Ronen, A. pp. 257. Centre de recherche francais de Jerusalem, Paris.
  9. Lev-Yadun, S. 1997. Flora and climate in Southern Samaria: Past and Present. In: Highlands of many cultures I. The sites. Eds. Finkelstein, I., Lederman, Z. & Bunimovitz, S. pp. 85-102. Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
  10. Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Cellular patterns in dicotyledonous woods: their regulation. In: Cell & molecular biology of wood formation. Eds. Savidge, R., Barnett, J. & Napier, R. pp. 315-324. BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., Oxford.
  11. Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Wood structure and the ecology of annual growth ring formation in Pinus halepensis and Pinus brutia. In: Ecology, biogeography and management of Pinus halepensis and Pinus brutia forest ecosystems in the Mediterranean Basin. Eds. Ne’eman, G. & Trabaud, L. pp. 67-78. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  12. Weinstein-Evron, M. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2000. Palaeoecology of Pinus halepensis in Israel in the light of archaeobotanical data. In: Ecology, biogeography and management of Pinus halepensis and Pinus brutia forest ecosystems in the Mediterranean Basin. Eds. Ne’eman, G. & Trabaud, L. pp. 119-130. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  13. Shmida, A., Lev-Yadun, S., Goubitz, S. & Ne’eman, G. 2000. Sexual allocation and gender segregation in Pinus halepensis, P. brutia and P. pinea. In: Ecology, biogeography and management of Pinus halepensis and Pinus brutia forest ecosystems in the Mediterranean Basin. Eds. Ne’eman, G. & Trabaud, L. pp. 91-104. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. (INCLUDING A COVER PICTURE).
  14. Lev-Yadun, S. 2001. Bark. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. Nature Publishing Group, London http://www.els.net. Published in print in: 2007. Handbook of plant science. Ed. Roberts, K., vol. 1. pp. 153-156. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester.
  15. Lev-Yadun, S. 2004. Vegetal remains. In: Inscribed in clay. Provenance study of the Amarna tablets and other ancient Near Eastern texts. Eds. Goren, Y., Finkelstein, I. & Na’aman, N. Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
  16. Flaishman, M.A., Sargal, A., Shlizerman, L., Lev-Yadun, S., Stern, R.A. & Grafi, G. 2005. Synthetic cytokinins CPPU and TDZ prolong the phase of cell division in developing pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit. Acta Horticulturae 661:151-157.
  17. Lev-Yadun, S. 2006. Defensive coloration in plants: a review of current ideas about anti-herbivore coloration strategies. In: Floriculture, ornamental and plant biotechnology: advances and topical issues. Vol. IV. Ed. Teixeira da Silva, J.A. Global Science Books, London, pp. 292-299.
  18. Lev-Yadun, S. & Halpern, M. 2008. External and internal spines in plants insert pathogenic microorganisms into herbivore's tissues for defense. In: Microbial ecology research trends. Ed. Van Dijk, T. Nova Scientific Publishers, Inc., New York, pp. 155-168.
  19. Abbo, S., Can, C., Lev-Yadun, S. & Ozaslan, M. 2008. Traditional farming systems in south-eastern Turkey: imperative of in situ conservation of endangered wild annual Cicer species. In: Crop wild relative conservation and use. Eds. Maxted, N., Ford-Lloyd, B.V., Kell, S.P., Iriondo, J.M., Dulloo, E. & Turok, J. CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 243-248.
  20. Lev-Yadun, S. 2009. Aposematic (warning) coloration in plants. In: Plant-environment interactions. From sensory plant biology to active plant behavior. Ed. Baluska, F. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 167-202.
  21. Lev-Yadun, S. & Gould, K.S. 2009. Role of anthocyanins in plant defense. In: Life's colorful solutions: the biosynthesis, functions, and applications of anthocyanins. Eds. Gould, K.S., Davies, K.M. & Winefield, C. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 21-48.
  22. Lev-Yadun, S. 2011. Bark. 2nd Version. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002078.pub2.
  23. Lev-Yadun, S. 2012. The environmental impact of Naḥal Zehora II on the Menashe Hills. In: Village communities of the Pottery Neolithic period in the Menashe Hills, Israel. Archaeological investigations at the sites of Naal Zehora. Vol. III. Ed. Gopher, A. Monograph Series 29. The Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, pp. 1364-1384.
  24. Myburg, A.A., Lev-Yadun, S. & Sederoff, R.R. 2013. Xylem structure and function. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK. a23292.
  25. Abbo, S., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gopher, A. 2014. Plant domestication in the Near East. In: Encyclopedia of the history of science, technology, and medicine in non-western cultures. Springer-Verlag, Dordrecht. 9 pp. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-3934-5_10006-1.
  26. Abbo, S., Gopher, A. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. The domestication of crop plants. In: Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences 2nd Edition. Vol. 3. Academic Press, Waltham, pp. 50-54.
  27. Gopher, A., Lev-Yadun, S. & Abbo, S. 2017. Domesticating plants in the Near East. In: Quaternary of the Levant. Environments, climate change, and humans. Eds. Enzel, Y. & Bar-Yosef, O. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 737-742.
  28. Lev-Yadun, S. & Ben-Yakir, D. 2020. Visual interactions between plants and arthropods. In: Optical manipulation of arthropod pests and beneficials. Ed. Ben-Yakir, D. CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 60-75.
  29. Shelef, O., Summerfield, L., Lev-Yadun, S., Villamarin-Cortez, S., Sadeh, R., Herrmann, I., & Rachmilevitch, S. 2020. Thermal benefits from white variegation of Silybum marianum leaves. In: The role of light in abiotic stress acclimation. Eds. Janda, T., Hideg, É., Vankova, R. Frontiers Media SA, Lausanne, pp. 47-59.

Book Reviews

  1. Lev-Yadun, S. 1993. Microclimate, vegetation and fauna. By Stoutjesdijk, Ph. & J. J. Barkman, 1992. Opulus Press AB, Sweden. Israel Journal of Zoology 39:39.
  2. Lev-Yadun, S. 1994. Climate change and its biological consequences. By Gates, D.M. 1993. Sinauer Associates. Israel Journal of Zoology 40:76.
  3. Lev-Yadun, S. 2003. The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel. I. The Wood Assemblage. Goren-Inbar, N., Werker, E., & Feibel, C.S. 2002. Oxbow Books, Oxford, U.K. 120 pp. Hardcover, US $ 45. ISBN 1-84217-072-4. Israel Journal of Earth Science 52:235.
  4. Lev-Yadun, S. & Cherubini, P. 2008. Schweingruber, F.H., Börner, A., Schulze, E.-D. 2006. Atlas of woody plant stems. Evolution, structure, and environmental modifications. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 229 pp., 74.85 €. Journal of Vegetation Science 19:893-894.
  5. Cherubini, P. & Lev-Yadun, S. 2008. Vaganov, E.A., Hughes, M.K., Shashkin, A.V. 2006. Growth dynamics of conifer tree rings. Images of past and future environments. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 354 pp., 129.95 €. Quarterly Review of Biology 83:119.
  6. Lev-Yadun, S. 2015. Suicide is painless, but salad is not. Plant behaviour and intelligence by Anthony Trewavas, Oxford University Press, 2014. ₤ 55.00, ISBN978-0-19-953954-3, hard cover, 291 pp. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:304-305.
  7. Lev-Yadun, S. 2017. Do carrots outsmart rabbits? Plant sensing & communication by Richard Karban, The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $ 35.00, ISBN 978-0-226-26470-7, soft cover, 240 pp., Cloth $ 114.00, Kindle Edition $ 19.25. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32:227-228.

Papers in Hebrew Journals

  1. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1979. Dendrochronological investigations in the Mediterranean basin – Pinus nigra of south Anatolia (Turkey). La-Yaaran 29:3-11, 33-36 (Hebrew and English).
  2. Lev-Yadun, S., Liphschitz, N. & Waisel, Y. 1981. Dendrochronological investigations in Israel: Pinus halepensis Mill. – The oldest living pines in Israel. La-Yaaran 31:1-8, 49-52 (Hebrew and English).
  3. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S., Rozen, E. & Waisel, Y. 1982. On the origin of some Israeli conifers. La-Yaaran 32:2-5, 72 (Hebrew and English summary).
  4. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Gophna, R. 1985. Dominance of Quercus calliprinos Webb (kermes oak) in the Central Coastal Plain of Israel in antiquity. ROTEM 17:40-48, 86-87 (Hebrew and English summary).
  5. Lev-Yadun, S. 1986. A population of Chrysanthemum coronarium var. discolor at Tel Michal. ROTEM 21:83-85, 91 (Hebrew and English summary).
  6. Arieli, E., Arieli, R. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1986. Male/female ratio of Salix acmophylla trees growing in the Upper Jordan Valley. ROTEM 21:39-48, 94-95 (Hebrew and English summary).
  7. Gophna, R., Lev-Yadun, S. & Liphschitz, N. 1986. A forgotten stone mask from er-Ram in the Land of Benjamin. Qadmoniot 19(75-76):82-83 (Hebrew).
  8. Lev-Yadun, S. 1987. Annual rings in trees as an index to climate changes intensity in our region in the past. ROTEM 22:6-17 (Hebrew).
  9. Lev-Yadun, S. 1987. Cupressus sempervirens L. – A native and cultivated tree in the East Mediterranean region. ROTEM 23-24:30-40, 162 (Hebrew and English summary).
  10. Lev-Yadun, S. 1987. Cambium and phellogen activity of Cupressus sempervirens L. ROTEM 23-24:41-70, 160-162 (Hebrew and English summary).
  11. Lev-Yadun, S. 1988. Natural regeneration of Cupressus sempervirens L. in Israel. ROTEM 28:61-64, 86 (Hebrew and English summary).
  12. Liphschitz, N., Biger, G. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1988. The use of timber in the construction of the first houses in Miqve Israel. ROTEM 26:62-72, 100 (Hebrew and English summary).
  13. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Biger, G. 1988. The origin of the lumber in the houses of the American colony in Jaffa. Kathedra 47:70-78, 193 (Hebrew and English summary).
  14. Lev-Yadun, S. 2020. In memoriam of Dr. Nili Liphschitz. Qadmoniot 159:67-68.

Papers in conferences

  1. Liphschitz, N., Waisel, Y. & Lev-Yadun, S. 1984. Dendrochronological investigations in the East Mediterranean Basin. Proceedings PRWAC Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 70-72, and abstract IAWA Bulletin n.s. 5:162.
  2. Liphschitz, N., Lev-Yadun, S. & Waisel, Y. 1986. Environmental control of wood production and endogenous rhythms in two Israeli trees. Proceedings 18th IUFRO World Congress, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, pp. 338-345.
  3. Lev-Yadun, S. 1989. The effect of size on tessellation. Proceedings 4th International Conference Israel Society for Ecology & Environmental Quality Sciences. Jerusalem, June 4-8, 1989. Vol. IV-B:85-89.

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