Dana Ment

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InstitutionAgriculture research organization, Volcani center
Postal addressBet Dagan
Bet Dagan
Office phone+972505964706
Job /  professional statusResearcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens
Research interestsMicrobial control
 Entomopathogenic fungi
 Pest management
Publications1. Ment Dana, Gindin Galina, Churchill C.L. Alice, Rot Asael, Belausov Eduard, Rehner A. Stephen, Glazer Itamar, Donzelli G.G. Bruno, Samish Michael (2012). Resistant ticks inhibit Metarhizium spp. infection at the penetration stage but not at the pre-penetration stages. Environmental Microbiology 14: 1570-1583.
2. Rot Asael, Gindin Galina, Ment Dana, Mishotchenko Aziza, Glazer Itamar, Samish Michael (2013). On-host control of the brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille (Acari: Ixodidae) by Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae). Veterinary Parasitology 193: 229-237.
3. Ment Dana, Gindin Galina, Rot Asael, Eshel Dani, Teper-Bamnolker Paula, Ben-Ze'ev Israel, Glazer Itamar, Samish Michael (2013). Susceptibility of ticks to fungal infection: Possible role of cuticular lipids and proteins. Biocontrol Science and Technology 23: 956-967.
4. Samish Michael, Rot Asael, Ment Dana, Barel Shimon, Glazer Itamar, Gindin Galina (2014). Efficacy of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium brunneum in controlling the tick Rhipicephalus annulatus under field conditions. Submitted to Veterinary Parasitology.