Researcher interests: Ecology of herbaceous communities and semiarid rangelands. Impact of climate change, land abandonment and grazing on primary productivity and plant diversity. Adaptation of desert annuals and geophytes to aridity gradients. Seed-bank dynamics in natural and weed communities. Granivory. Environmental control of plant development. Physiology of seed germination. Plant responses to heat and water stress.
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Selected Publications

arie vinograd, eli zaady, Jaime Kigel
dynamics of soil nutrients in abandoned sheep corrals in semi arid mediterranean planted forests under grazing (2019)| Journal of Arid Environments| Read more
Hillary Voet, iris schoenbaum, Jaime Kigel, yehuda yehuda, zalmen henkin
cattle foraging in mediterranean oak woodlands effects of management practices on the woody vegetation (2018)| Forest Ecology and Management| Read more
ali missaoui, dariusz malinowski, Jaime Kigel, william pinchak
insights into the drought and heat avoidance mechanism in summer dormant mediterranean tall fescue (2017)| Frontiers in Plant Science| Read more
avi perevolotsky, Carly Golodets, Jaime Kigel, Marcelo Sternberg, mario gutman, zalmen henkin
no precipitation legacy effects on above ground net primary production and species diversity in grazed mediterranean grassland a 21 year experiment (2017)| Journal of Vegetation Science| Read more
amit dolev, eugene ungar, iris schoenbaum, Jaime Kigel, zalmen henkin
spatial and temporal activity of cattle grazing in mediterranean oak woodland (2017)| Applied Animal Behaviour Science| Read more
Ana González, antonio ron, isaura martin, Jaime Kigel, lema, marta santalla, rodino
seedling emergence and phenotypic response of common bean germplasm to different temperatures under controlled conditions and in open field (2016)| Frontiers in Plant Science| Read more
bridget emmett, claus beier, eszter lelleikovacs, gyorgy kroeldulay, inger kappel schmidt, ivan janssens, jeanmarc limousin, jeanmarc ourcival, josep penuelas, katja tielborger, Jaime Kigel, klaus steenberg larsen, marc estiarte, Marcelo Sternberg, michael bahn, osvaldo sala, paul hanson, philip fay, roland hasibeder, roma ogaya, sabine reinsch, sara vicca, tietema
few multiyear precipitation reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity precipitation relationship (2016)| Global Change Biology| Read more
arviv, dvash, eugene ungar, glasser, Hillary Voet, Jaime Kigel, landau, muklada
targeted grazing of milk thistle silybum marianum and syrian thistle notobasis syriaca by goats preference following preconditioning generational transfer and toxicity (2016)| Applied Animal Behaviour Science| Read more
avi perevolotsky, Carly Golodets, eugene ungar, Jaime Kigel, Marcelo Sternberg, mario gutman, zalmen henkin
testing the limits of resistance a 19 year study of mediterranean grassland response to grazing regimes (2015)| Global Change Biology| Read more
avi perevolotsky, charles canham, Jaime Kigel, Efrat Sheffer
countervailing effects on pine and oak leaf litter decomposition in human altered mediterranean ecosystems (2015)| Oecologia| Read more
avi perevolotsky, charles canham, Jaime Kigel, Efrat Sheffer
predicting the formation of a new upper canopy strata after colonization of native shrublands by pines (2014)| Forest Science| Read more
avi perevolotsky, charles canham, Jaime Kigel, Efrat Sheffer
an integrative analysis of the dynamics of landscape and local scale colonization of mediterranean woodlands by pinus halepensis (2014)| PLOS ONE| Read more
seed physiology and germination of grain legumes ()| | Read more

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