Jean-Jacques Itzhak Martinez

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Institution1-Tel Hai College
Department of Animal Sciences (Head)
2- Migal, Galilee Research Institute, Lab of Animal Ecology and Biodiversity
Postal addressTel Hai
DN Galil Elyon
Office phone972 47700516
Mobile phone972 546780166
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer,Researcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Diversity & Conservation
COLOSS Project(s)   Beekeeping
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control
Research interestsvarroa control using nature friendly methods
 animal self medication
 Plant-animal interactions
 agrosystem impact on animal biodiversity
PublicationsMartinez J.-J.I. Biodiversity of ant nesting in fire breaks of pine forests in Israel. Vie et Milieu, 58: 233-236. English. 2008.
6. *Martinez J.-J.I. Seed harvester and scavenger ants on roads. Zoology in the Middle-East, 44:75-82. English. 2008.
7. *Martinez J.-J.I. The Impact of a Gall-Inducing Aphid on Pistacia Atlantica Desf. Trees. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 2: 147-151. English. 2008.
8. *Martinez J.-J.I. Temperature Protection in Galls Induced by the Aphid Baizongia pistaciae (Hemiptera: Pemphigidae). Entomologia Generalis, 32: 093-096. English. 2009.
9. *Martinez J.-J.I. Population Ecology of the Galling Aphid Forda riccobonii [Stefani] (Homoptera: Pemphiginae: Fordini) on Pistacia atlantica Desf. Oriental Insects, 43: 241-251. English. 2009.
10. *Martinez J.-J.I. Anti-insect effects of the gall wall of Baizongia pistaciae [L.], a gall-inducing aphid on Pistacia palaestina Boiss. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 4: 29-34. English. 2010.
11. *Martinez J.-J.I., Cohen M. & Mgocheki N. The response of an aphid tending ant to artificial extra-floral nectaries on different host plants. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 5: 185-192. English. 2011.
12. *Martinez J.-J.I. The value of firebreaks in pine forests for biodiversity protection: the case of ants. Ecologia VeSviva 2(3): 210-215. Hebrew. 2011.
13. *Martinez J.-J.I. & Mgocheki N. Impact of a long-term mating-disruption management in crops on non-target insects in the surrounding area. Journal of Insect Conservation, 16(5): 757-762. English. 2012.
14. *Álvarez R., González-Sierra S., Candelas A. & Martinez J.-J.I. Histological study of galls induced by aphids on leaves of Ulmus minor: Tetraneura ulmi induces globose galls and Eriosoma ulmi induces pseudogalls. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 7(6): 643-650. English. 2013.
15. *Martinez J.-J.I., Raz R., Mgocheki N. & Álvarez R. Epiphytic lichen is associated with species richness of gall-inducing aphids but not with niche differentiation among them. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 8: 17-24. English. 2014.
Martinez J.-J.I. & Amar Z. Livestock presence reduces the conservation value of a protected small sacred forest (Submitted to Journal of Insect Conservation. Submission number: JICO-D-14-00019). 2014.
Martinez J.-J.I. Monopolization of resources by ground-nesting ants foraging on trees in Mediterranean forests: an ant mosaic? (Submitted to Oecologia. Submission number: OECO-S-14-00721). 2014.