Researcher interests: Behavior and ecology of arthropods, in particular sexual behavior and nutritional ecology of economically or medically important flies, such as tephritid fruit flies, mosquitoes and sandflies. Integrated pest management. Microbe-insect interactions. Marine invertebrates.
DEPARTMENT: Entomology
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Selected Publications

a levy, anat levizada, daniela fefer, david nestel, john a byers, polychronis rempoulakis, sara steiner, y gazit, Boaz Yuval
diel rhythm of volatile emissions of males and females of the peach fruit fly bactrocera zonata (2020)| Journal of Insect Physiology| Read more
doron shalom yishai zaada, Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, Boaz Yuval
the host fruit amplifies mutualistic interaction between ceratitis capitata larvae and associated bacteria (2019)| BMC Biotechnology| Read more
charlotte e causton, Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, nikos kouloussis, paola f lahuatte, polpass arul jose, Boaz Yuval
behavioral responses of the invasive fly philornis downsi to stimuli from bacteria and yeast in the laboratory and the field in the galapagos islands (2019)| Insects| Read more
Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, polpass arul jose, Boaz Yuval
symbiotic bacteria affect oviposition behavior in the olive fruit fly bactrocera oleae (2019)| Journal of Insect Physiology| Read more
a j polpass, charlotte e causton, Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, n kouloussis, p lahuatte, Boaz Yuval
behavioral responses of the invasive fly philornis downsi to stimuli from bacteria and yeast in the laboratory and the field in the galapagos islands (2019)| bioRxiv| Read more
awawing a andongma, changying niu, chen zhengzhong, jiang nan, Edouard Jurkevitch, kanjana khaeso, mazarin akami, Boaz Yuval
intestinal bacteria modulate the foraging behavior of the oriental fruit fly bactrocera dorsalis diptera tephritidae (2019)| PLOS ONE| Read more
awawing a andongma, changying niu, chen zhengzhong, jiang nan, Edouard Jurkevitch, kanjana khaeso, mazarin akami, Boaz Yuval
intestinal bacteria modulate the foraging behavior of the oriental fruit fly bactrocera dorsalis diptera tephritidae (2019)| PLOS ONE| Read more
doron shalom yishai zaada, Edouard Jurkevitch, michael benyosef, Boaz Yuval
the host fruit amplifies mutualistic interactions between ceratitis capitata larvae and associated bacteria (2018)| bioRxiv| Read more
symbiosis gut bacteria manipulate host behaviour (2017)| Current Biology| Read more
anastasia gioti, anastasia kampouraki, edouard jurkevich, john vontas, michael benyosef, nena pavlidi, nicky wybouw, thomas van leeuwen, wannes dermauw, Boaz Yuval
transcriptomic responses of the olive fruit fly bactrocera oleae and its symbiont candidatus erwinia dacicola to olive feeding (2017)| Scientific Reports| Read more

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