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, Sharon Fibach-Paldi, Yaacov Okon
Key physiological properties contributing to rhizosphere adaptation and plant growth promotion abilities of Azospirillum brasilense (2012)| oxford academic| Read more
Saul Burdman, Ilana Rogachev, Laura Masini, Maxim Itkin, Noam Alkan, Sergey Malitsky, Tally Rosenberg
GLYCOALKALOID METABOLISM1 Is Required for Steroidal Alkaloid Glycosylation and Prevention of Phytotoxicity in Tomato (2011)| ASPB| Read more
Saul Burdman, Ofir Bahar, Tal Goffer
Type IV Pili Are Required for Virulence, Twitching Motility, and Biofilm Formation of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli (2009)| Aps journals| Read more

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