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

anita castro sparks, bingyu zhao, Saul Burdman, gregory welbaum, jiamin miao, kunru wang, mamadou traore, noam eckshtainlevi, walcott, 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, 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
bolaji babajide salam, Saul Burdman, daria makarovsky, Einat Zelinger, jacob inbar, Edouard Jurkevitch, ludmila fadeev, michael gozin, ofra matan
silver nanoparticles complexed with bovine submaxillary mucin possess strong antibacterial activity and protect against seedling infection (2017)| Applied and Environmental Microbiology| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna tamirariel, gal reem brenholtz, Yaacov Okon
carotenoid production and phenotypic variation in azospirillum brasilense (2017)| Research in Microbiology| Read more
alain goossens, Asaph Aharoni, ashok giri, Saul Burdman, efrat weithorn, Ilana Rogachev, jacob pollier, lior tal, pablo cardenas, prashant sonawane, robin vanden bossche, sagit meir, Sergey Malitsky, veena dewangan
game9 regulates the biosynthesis of steroidal alkaloids and upstream isoprenoids in the plant mevalonate pathway (2016)| Nature Communications| 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
alexander lipsky, Saul Burdman, iris yedidia, janak raj joshi, shaked yariv
plant phenolic acids affect the virulence of pectobacterium aroidearum and p carotovorum ssp brasiliense via quorum sensing regulation (2016)| Molecular 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
anton hartmann, Saul Burdman, florence wisniewskidye, ludovic vial, Yaacov Okon
phenotypic variation in azospirillum spp and other root associated bacteria (2015)| Biological nitrogen fixation| Read more
methods for studying phenotypic variation in azospirillum (2015)| | Read more
Asaph Aharoni, Saul Burdman, gilad rubinsky, kobi buxdorf, Marganit (Maggie) Levy, maggie levy, omer barda
the transcription factor slshine3 modulates defense responses in tomato plants (2014)| Plant Molecular Biology| Read more
Saul Burdman, marta dardanelli, natalia soledad paulucci, ofra matan, Yaacov Okon, sharon fibachpaldi, victoria volfson
phenotypic variation in azospirillum brasilense sp7 does not influence plant growth promotion effects (2013)| Soil Biology & Biochemistry| Read more
Saul Burdman, dafna shkedy, dafna tamirariel, gustavo silva, michael gershovits, noam eckshtainlevi, tal pupko, walcott
insights from the genome sequence of acidovorax citrulli m6 a group i strain of the causal agent of bacterial fruit blotch of cucurbits ()| Frontiers in Microbiology| Read more

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