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The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Publications

Dissertation

Siderophore transport systems in fluorescent pseudomonads and their ecological importance. 1992.Ph.D. thesis. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Supervisors: Prof. Yitzhak Hadar and Prof. Yona Chen.

Books

Book Chapters

  1. Rotem, Or, Pasternak, Z., and Jurkevitch, E. 2013. Bdellovibrio and Like Organisms. In the Prokaryotes. Rosenberg, E., DeLong, E.F, Stackebrandt, E, Lory, S, Thompson, F. (eds.). Springer.

  2. Jurkevitch, E. 2012. Isolation and classification of Bdellovibrio and like organisms. In Current Protocols in Microbiology. Coico, R., Kowalik, T., Quarles, J., Stevenson, B., and R. Taylor (eds). John Wiley and Sons. N.Y.

  3. Jurkevitch, E. 2011. Insect "symbiology" is coming of age, bridging between bench and field. In Benefici Microorganisms in Multicellular Life Forms. Rosenberg, E., and U. Gophna (eds).Springer-Verlag.

  4. Jurkevitch,E. 2010. Evolution andconsequences of nutrition-based symbioses in insects: more than food stress. In Symbiosis and Stress. Seckbach, J.,and M. Grube(eds). Series:Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology. Springer, Dordrecht,The Netherlands.

  5. Buée, M., De Boer, W., Martin, F., van Overbeek, L., and E. Jurkevitch. 2009. The rhizosphere zoo: An overview of plant-associated communities of microorganisms, including phages, bacteria, archaea, and fungi, and of some of their structuring factors. Plant and Soil. 321:189-212 . doi 10.1007/s11104-009-9991-3.

  6. Jurkevitch, E. 2009. Predatory Behavior in Bacteria. In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2009.McGraw-Hill, USA.

  7. Yuval, B., Ben-Yosef, M., Ben-Ami, E., Behar, A., and E. Jurkevich, E. 2008. The role of microorganisms in enhancing reproductive success of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae). In: 7th meeting of the working group on fruit flies of the Western hemisphere (eds P.M. Montoya Gerardo, F. Diaz Fleischer & S. Flores Breceda), pp. 90-92, Mazatlan, Mexico.

  8. Behar, A., Ben-Yosef, M., Lauzon, C.R., Yuval, B., and E. Jurkevich. Structure and function of the bacterial community associated with the Mediterranean fruit fly. In: Insect Symbiosis. Bourtzis, K. and T. Miller (eds). CRC., Boca Raton.

  9. Jurkevitch, E. and Y. Davidov. 2007.Phylogenetic diversity and evolution of predatory prokaryotes. In: Predatory Prokaryotes - Biology, ecology, and evolution. 2007. Jurkevitch E. (ed.). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

  10. Jurkevitch E. 2007. A brief history of short bacteria: a chronicle of Bdellovibrio (and like organisms) research. In: Predatory Prokaryotes - Biology, ecology, and evolution. 2007. Jurkevitch E. (ed.). Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

  11. Jurkevitch, E. Isolation and classification of Bdellovibrio and like organisms. 2006. In: Current Protocols in Microbiology. Coico, R., Kowalik, T., Quarles, J., Stevenson, B., and R. Taylor (eds). John Wiley and Sons. N.Y.

  12. Burdman, S., Kadouri, D., Jurkevitch, E. and Y. Okon. 2001. Bacterial phytostimulators in the rhizosphere: from research to application. In: G. Bitton (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. Wiley & Sons, New York

  13. Jurkevitch, E. 2000. The genus Bdellovibrio. In: Dworkin, M., Flakow, S., Rosenberg, E. Schleifer, K.H., and E. Stackebrandt (eds.). The Prokaryotes. Springer-Verlag, New York

  14. Burdman, S., Jurkevitch, E. and Y. Okon. 2000. Involvement of extracellular components in the aggregation of Azospirillum brasilense. pp. 415-416. In: F.O. Pedrosa et al. (eds.), Nitrogen Fixation: From Molecules to Crop Productivity. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

  15. Burdman, S., Jurkevitch, E. and Y. Okon. 2000. Recent advances in the use of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) in agriculture. pp. 227-248. In: N. S. Subba Rao and Y. R. Dommergues (eds.). Microbial Interactions in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol. 2. Science Publishers, Enfield, US

  16. Hadar, Y., Jurkevitch, E.and Y. Chen. 1986. The effect of Pseudomonas siderophores on iron nutrition of plants. In: T.R. Swinburne (ed.) Iron, Siderophores and Plant Disease. Plenum Press, New York, pp. 43-48.

Peer-reviewed publications