Tzion Fahima


Affiliation: University of Haifa
Country: Israel


  1. Huang L, Raats D, Sela H, Klymiuk V, Lidzbarsky G, Feng L, et al. Evolution and Adaptation of Wild Emmer Wheat Populations to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2016;54:279-301 pubmed publisher
    ..The continuous evolution and adaptation of wild emmer to the changing environment provide novel solutions that can contribute to safeguarding food for the rapidly growing human population. ..
  2. Huang L, Sela H, Feng L, Chen Q, Krugman T, Yan J, et al. Distribution and haplotype diversity of WKS resistance genes in wild emmer wheat natural populations. Theor Appl Genet. 2016;129:921-34 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that the WKS1 proteins (P0, P1, and P3) can be useful to improve wheat resistance to stripe rust. ..
  3. Zou H, Tzarfati R, Hübner S, Krugman T, Fahima T, Abbo S, et al. Transcriptome profiling of wheat glumes in wild emmer, hulled landraces and modern cultivars. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:777 pubmed publisher
    ..These genes may be involved in processes of wheat improvement under domestication. ..
  4. Cantu D, Pearce S, Distelfeld A, Christiansen M, Uauy C, Akhunov E, et al. Effect of the down-regulation of the high Grain Protein Content (GPC) genes on the wheat transcriptome during monocarpic senescence. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:492 pubmed publisher
    ..These GPC-regulated genes, particularly those up-regulated during senescence, provide valuable entry points to dissect the early stages of monocarpic senescence and nutrient remobilization in wheat. ..