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

P.O. Box 12 
Rehovot 76100 

Tel: 08-9489219
Fax: 08-9466794

Abraham Sztejnberg


List of Puplications

M. Sc. Dissertation
1. Sztejnberg, A. 1963. M. Sc. Thesis. Survival of the fungus Phytophthora infestans  (Mont.) de Bary - the causal agent of late blight disease of potato - in Solanaceae wild  plants between grow seasons. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Students and Post-doctoral Scholars:

  • S. Doron, M.Sc.
  • G. Mairovich-Rosenbaum, M.Sc.
  • N. Weiss, M.Sc.
  • A. Gafni, M.Sc.


  • U. Yichya, M.Sc.
  • S. Bakshi, M.Sc.
  • Y. Mesica, M.Sc.
  • C. Lahav, M.Sc.
  • M. Brand, M.Sc.
  • Z. Paz, M.Sc.
  • Z. Madar, Ph.D.
  • Y. Rotem, Ph.D.
  • S. Ovadia, Post-doctoral Associate
  • D. Lavan, Post-doctoral Associate


Areas of Teaching:

  • Introduction to Plant Pathology.
  • Phytopathology in Orchard Crops.
  • Plant Diseases and the Environment.
  • Proseminar A in Plant Protection.
  • Proseminar B in Plant Protection.

Prof. Abraham Sztejnberg


Research Interests:

  • Phytoalexins in citrus.
  • Biological control of powdery mildews and downy mildews.
  • Insect and mite control by fungi.
  • Diseases of deciduous trees and grapes.
  • Biology, epidemiology and control of grape powdery mildew.
  • Integrated control of pepper powdery mildew.