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Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Herzl 229
Rehovot 7610001 

Tel: 08-9489219
Fax: 08-9466794

Prof. Jaacov Katan

Research Interests:

  • Biology, ecology and control of soil-borne plant pathogens.
  • Soil solarization for controlling soil-borne plant diseases (See the soil solarization home page)
  • Soilborne diseases in vegetables and cotton.
  • Vegetative compatibility grouping of Fusarium and Verticillium.
  • Epidemiology of soilborne pathogens.
  • Interactions between pesticides and plant pathogens and other soil microbes.

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