Biology, ecology and control of soil-borne plant pathogens, Soil solarization.
Selected Publications (see also full publications list):
(Published over 175 articles in refereed Journals and over 80 chapters, invited reviews and books, or book editing, from 1966 to 2010).
Katan, J. and J.E. DeVay (eds.). 1991.
Soil Solarization. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Rekah, Y., D. Shteinberg and J. Katan 2001.
Population dynamics of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. radicis-lycopersici in relation to the onset of Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato. Eur. J. Pl Pathol. 107:367-375.
Assaraf, M., C. Ginsburg and J. Katan. 2002.
Weakening and delayed mortality of Fusarium oxysporum by heat-treatment: flow cytometry and growth studies. Phytopathology 92:956-963.
Triky, S., U. Yermiyahu, J. Katan and A. Gamliel. 2005.
Development of crown and root rot disease of tomato under irrigation with saline water. Phytopathology. 95:1438-1444.
Cohen, O., J. Riov, J. Katan, A. Gamliel and P. Bar (Kutiel) 2009.
Reducing persistent seedbank of invasive plants by soil solarization - the case of - Acacia Saligna. Weed Science. 56: 860-865.
Triky-Dotan, S., M. Austerweil, B. Steiner, Y. Peretz-Alon and J. Katan. 2009.
Accelerated degradation of metam-sodium in soil and consequences for root diseases management. Phytopathology 99: 362-368.
Katan, J. and A. Gamliel. 2009. Soil solarization- 30 years on -
What lessons have been learned?
In: U. Gisi, I. Chet & L. Gullino (eds.). Recent Development in Disease Management. Springer, pp. 265-283.
Gamliel, A. and J. Katan. 2009.
Control of Plant disease through solarization.
In: D. Walter (ed). Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally Friendly Approaches. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford pp. 196-220.
Katan, J. 2010.
Cultural approaches for disease management: present status and future prospects. J. Pl. Pathol. 92: S4.7-S4.9.
Gamliel, A. and Katan, J. (eds.). 2011.
Soil Solarization: Theory and Practice. APS Press. St Paul (in press).
Garibaldi, A., J. Katan and M.L. Gullino.(eds.) 2011.
Fusarium Wilt of Greenhouse Vegetable and Ornamental Crops. APS Press. St. Paul (in press).
Gamliel, A. and J. Katan. 2012 (eds).
Soil Solarization: Theory and Practice. APS Press. ST. Paul, MN.
Chellemi, D.O., A. Gamliel, J. Katan and K.V. Subbarao. 2016.
Development of systems-based approaches for the management of soilborne plant pathogens. Phytopathology 106:216-225.