Researcher interests: Plant-bacteria interactions; study of plant pathogenic bacteria. Basic and applied research on bacterial fruit blotch disease of cucurbits caused by Acidovorax citrulli. Assessment of the link between genetic diversity and pathogenicity of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. Cell aggregation and extracellular polysaccharide formation of the plant growth promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense.

Selected Publications

Saul Burdman, jianqiang li, laixin luo, na jiang, qingyang lyu, sining han, yumin kan
itraq based proteomic analyses of the plant pathogenic bacterium acidovorax citrulli during entrance into and resuscitation from the viable but nonculturable state (2020)| Journal of Proteomics| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna shkedy, francisco perezmontano, guido sessa, gustavo mateus da silva, irene jimenezguerrero, lorena pizarro, maya bar, mei zhao, naama wagner, r r walcott, tal pupko
show me your secret ed weapons a multifaceted approach reveals a wide arsenal of type iii secreted effectors in the cucurbit pathogenic bacterium acidovorax citrulli and novel effectors in the acidovorax genus (2020)| Molecular Plant Pathology| Read more
adam jozwiak, amit galon, Asaph Aharoni, ashok k giri, Bekele Abebie, Saul Burdman, dalia wolf, Dani Zamir, ester vilaprinyo, Ilana Rogachev, Itai Ofner, jedrzej szymanski, margarita pliner, olga davydov, pablo d cardenas, prashant d sonawane, sagit meir, sayantan panda, tali scherf, tamar unger, uwe heinig, yana kazachkova
pathways to defense metabolites and evading fruit bitterness in genus solanum evolved through 2 oxoglutarate dependent dioxygenases (2019)| Nature Communications| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna shkedy, francisco perezmontano, guido sessa, gustavo mateus da silva, irene jimenez guerrero, lorena pizarro, maya bar, mei zhao, naama wagner, r r walcott, tal pupko
show me your secret ed weapons a multifaceted approach reveals novel type iii secreted effectors of a plant pathogenic bacterium (2019)| bioRxiv| Read more
anita castro sparks, bingyu zhao, Saul Burdman, gregory e welbaum, jiamin miao, kunru wang, noam eckshtainlevi, qi li, r r walcott, sy mamadou traore, zhibo wang
nicotiana species as surrogate host for studying the pathogenicity of acidovorax citrulli the causal agent of bacterial fruit blotch of cucurbits (2019)| Molecular Plant Pathology| Read more
Saul Burdman, jianqiang li, laixin luo, na jiang, qingyang lyu, r r walcott, vinoj gopalakrishnan, xin xu, yumin kan
induction and resuscitation of the viable but non culturable vbnc state in acidovorax citrulli the causal agent of bacterial fruit blotch of cucurbitaceous crops (2019)| Frontiers in Microbiology| Read more
Saul Burdman, diego santosgarcia, francisco perez montano, gong chen, gustavo mateus da silva, inbar plaschkes, irene jimenez guerrero, mei zhao, Shai Morin, r r walcott, rongzhi yang, Tally Rosenberg
complete assembly of the genome of an acidovorax citrulli strain reveals a naturally occurring plasmid in this species (2019)| Frontiers in Microbiology| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna tamirariel, Zvi Hayouka, heli bochnictamir, Sharoni Shafir, shiri topman, tal stern bauer
random peptide mixtures as new crop protection agents (2018)| Microbial Biotechnology| Read more
bolaji babajide salam, Saul Burdman, Tally Rosenberg
association between loss of type iv pilus synthesis ability and phenotypic variation in the cucurbit pathogenic bacterium acidovorax citrulli (2018)| Molecular Plant-microbe Interactions| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna tamirariel, naama zimermanlax, Moshe Shenker
decreased potassium fertilization is associated with increased pathogen growth and disease severity caused by acidovorax citrulli in melon foliage (2018)| Journal of General Plant Pathology| Read more
Saul Burdman, d santosgarcia, d tamirariel
chapter 4 acidovorax citrulli basic aspects of pathogen host interaction of bacterial fruit blotch disease (2018)| | Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna tamirariel, naama zimermanlax, rafael perltreves, Moshe Shenker
effects of nitrogen nutrition on disease development caused by acidovorax citrulli on melon foliage (2016)| European Journal of Plant Pathology| Read more
Saul Burdman, Yael Helman, Mario Lebendiker, reut shavit, Zohar Pasternak
the vapb vapc operon of acidovorax citrulli functions as a bona fide toxin antitoxin module (2016)| Frontiers in Microbiology| Read more

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