Prof. Moshe Reuveni (Emeritus)

Research Interests
Selected Publications

Plant Pathology

  • Development of effective disease management in deciduous trees in Israel, like: apples, peach and nectarine, grapevines.
  • Epidemiology and development of disease managements for foliar diseases of apple such as: apple scab, powdery mildew, Alternaria fruit rot and moldy core.
  • The use of disease support systems in disease management of apple scab and grape downy mildew in Israel.
  • Population genetics of necator (causing grape powdery mildew) in Israel.
  • Resistance of fungi to fungicides, and integration of bio-fungicides and macro/micronutrients in disease management in order to reduce fungicide usage and resistance risk.
  • Integration of new technologies to control foliar diseases.
  • Elicitors of induced-resistance against fungal plant pathogens.
Survival in the field of Pseudoperonospora cubensis and Plasmopara viticola after extreme hot and dry weather conditions in Israel


Cohen, Y., Reuveni, M., Gur, L., and Ovadia., S. 2020.
BM-608 A novel organic product based on essential tea tree oil for the control of fungal diseases in tomato

Acta Horticulturae 808: 129-132.

Reuveni, M., Neifeld, D., Dayan, D and Kotzer, Y. 2009
Effect of grapevine training systems on susceptibility of berries to infection by Erysiphe necator

European Journal of Plant Pathology 133:511-515.

Zahavi, T. and Reuveni, M. 2012
Occurrence and etiology of Alternaria leaf blotch and fruit spot of apple caused by Alternaria alternata f. sp. mali on cv. Pink lady in Israel

European Journal of Plant Pathology 147:695-708.

Gur, L., Reuveni, M. and Cohen, Y. 2017
Botanical Biopesticides – Perfect Compatibility to Conventional Spraying Programs: The Case of Timorex Gold

AgroPages. Ann. Rev. Feb. 2016 pages 24-25.

Reuveni, M. 2016
Development of improved disease management for powdery mildew on Mango trees in Israel

Crop Protection. In Pres

Reuveni, M., Gur, L. and Farber, A. 2017
Curative and Suppressive Activities of Essential Tea Tree Oil against Fungal Plant Pathogens


Reuveni, M., Sanches, E., & Barbier, M. 2020
Control of Alternaria fruit rot in 'Pink Lady' apples by fungicidal mixtures

Crop Protection

Gur, L., Reuveni, M., and Cohen, Y. 2020.
. β-Aminobutyric Acid Induced Resistance against Alternaria Fruit Rot in Apple Fruits.

Journal of Fungi. 7(7):564.

Reuveni, M., and Cohen, Y.

Alon Meshoolam

Research Assistant

Yoni Kinreich

Research Assistant