Ido Izhaki Selected papers

Secondary metabolites in nectar

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       Honeybee                                       Tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)    Palestine sunbird (Nectarinia osea)

 

Tadmor-Melamed, H.,  Markman, S.,  Arieli, A.,  Distl, M., Wink, M. and Izhaki  I. 2004. Limited ability of Palestine sunbirds (Nectarinia osea) to cope with pyridine alkaloids in nectar of tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca). Functional Ecology 18: 844-850. PDF file.

Singaravelan, N., Neeman, G., Inbar, M. and Izhaki, I. 2005. Feeding responses of free-flying honeybees to secondary compounds mimicking floral nectars.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 2791-2804. PDF file.

Singaravelan, N., Inbar, M., Neeman, G., Distl, M., Wink, M. and Izhaki, I. 2006. The effects of nectar-nicotine on colony fitness of caged honeybees. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 49-58. PDF file.

Afik, O., Inbar, M., Izhaki, I., Neeman, G. and Shafir, S.  2008. Nicotine in nectar: Consumption and perception by honey bees and its effect on their survival. Yalkot Hamichveret 48: 87-95. (in Hebrew).  PDF file.

 

Posters:

Are secondary compounds in nectar adaptive? (Presented in the 47th Annual Symposium International Association of Vegetation Science, Kailua-Kona,

Hawaii, July 2004)

 

 

Nicotine in nectar: Consumption and perception by honey bees and its effect on their survival (Presented in the 93rd ESA Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,  USA, August  2008). 

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