Publications A. Dafni

    A. Ph.D. Dissertation

    Comparative biology of Prosopis farcta (Banks et. Sol.) Macbride from different habitats in Israel. Hebrew, 110 p. Supervisors: C.C. Heyn and M. Negbi (Publications No. 2, 7 & 11).

    B. Books       

    1. Dafni, A. (1981) Orchids of Israel. Massda, Tel Aviv (In Hebrew)

    2. Heller D. and A. Dafni. (1983) Adventive Plants of Israel. Authority for Environmental Quality Preservation and the Israeli Society for Nature Protection. (In Hebrew).

    3. Dafni, A. (1984) Edible Plants of Israel. The Israeli Society for Nature Protection.

    4. and Ministry of Education .Tel Aviv (In Hebrew).

    5. Dafni.A. (1989) My Flower's Book: Autumn and Winter Flowers. Cana, Jerusalem. (In Hebrew).

    6. Dafni, A. (1992). Pollination Ecology: The Practical Approach. Oxford University Press.

    7. Dafni, A. (1992). Flowers, Herbs and Legends, Photography by S. Ginot . (Hebrew, 2nd edition 2004) (In Hebrew).

    8. Dafni, A., Hesse, M. and E. Pacini 2002 (Editors). Pollen and Pollination. Springer, Heidelberg and Berlin. (Special edition of Plant Systematics and Evolution).

    9. Dafni, A. P.G. Kevan and B. Husband. 2005. (Editors).Practical Pollination Biology. Enviroquest, Cambridge, Canada. (Bronze Medal of Apimondia Congress 2007, International Federation of Beekeeprs' Associations).

    10. Dafni, A. (2008)Hayom Ha'arokh Bashana(The Longest Day of the Year, Hebrew Poetry). Har -Ya'ar Publishing House, Binyamina.

    11. Dafni, A. (2009) Ledaber Aviv(To Speak Spring, Hebrew Poetry). Gestlit, Haifa. (In Hebrew)

    12. Dafni, A. (2010)Sacred trees of Israel. Hakibbutz Hameuchad, Tel-Aviv (In hebrew, in press).

    C. Articles in refereed journals

    1. Heyn, C.C. and A. Dafni. 1971. Studies in the genus Gagea. (Liliaceae) specie in Israel and neighbouring areas. I. The Platyspermous species. Israel Journal of Botany 20:214-233.

    2. Werker, E., A. Dafni and M. Negbi. 1973. Variability in Prosopis farcta. (Banks et sol.) Macbride in Israel: anatomical features of the seed. Botanical Journal the Linnean Society 66:223-232.

    3. Dafni, A. and M. Agami. 1976. Extinct plants of Israel. Biological Conservation 10:49-52.

    4. Heyn, C.C. and A. Dafni. 1977. Studies in the genus Gagea (Liliaceae) in Israel and neighbouring areas. II. The non-platyspermous species. Israel Journal of Botany 26:11-22.

    5. Ivri, Y. and A. Dafni. 1977. Pollination ecology of Epipactis consimilis Don in Israel. New Phytologist 79:173-177.

    6. Dafni, A. and M. Negbi. 1978. Variability in Prosopis farcta (Banks et Sol.) Macbride in Israel: Germination in different regimes of temperature and salinity. Israel Journal of Botany 27:147-159.

    7. Dafni, A. and Y. Ivri. 1979. Pollination ecology of and hybridization between Orchis coriophora L. and O. collina. Sol. ex. Russ (Orchidaceae) in Israel. New Phytologist 83:181-187.

    8. Dafni, A. 1979. Orchids of Israel: notes on distribution, local variation and ecology. Mitteilungsblat Beitrage zur Erhaltung und Erforschung Heimischer Orchideen 11:206-222.

    9. Baumann, H. and A. Dafni. 1979. Orchis isrealitica. Spec. Nov, -eine neue endemische Art aus Israel. Mitteilungsblat Beitrage zur Erhaltung und Erforschung Heimischer Orchideen 11:249-282.

    10. Dafni, A. and M. Negbi. 1980. Variability in Prosopis farcta (Banks et Sol.) Mcbride in Israel: Fertility and seed production. Oecologia Plantarum15: 335-344.

    11. Dafni, A., A. Shmida and M. Avishai. 1981. Leafless autumnal flowering geophytes in the Mediterranean region; Phytogeographical, ecological and evolutionary aspects. Plant Systematic and Evolution 137:181-193.

    12. Dafni, A. and D. Heller. 1981. The threat posed by alien weeds in Israel. Weed Research 20: 277-283.

    13. Dafni. A. 1981. Pollination ecology of Cephalanthera longifolia (L.) Fritch, in Israel. Plant Systematics and Evolution 137:229-240.

    14. Dafni, A. and Y. Ivri, 1981. Floral mimicry between Orchis isrealitica Baumann and Dafni (Orchidaceae) and Bellevalia flexuosa Boiss. (Liliaceae). Oecologia 49: 229-232.

    15. Dafni, A., Y. Ivri and N.B.M. Brantjes. 1981. Pollination ecology of Serapias vomeracea Briq. in Israel. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 30:69-73.

    16. Baumann, H. and A. Dafni. 1981. Differenzierung und Arealform des Ophrys omegaifera - Komplexes im Mittelmeergebiet. (Beihefte zu den Veroffentlichungen fur Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege in Baden - Wurttemberg). 19:129-153.

    17. Baumann, H. and A. Dafni. 1981. Orchis dinsmorei (R. Schlechter) comb. et. stat. nov. eine eigenstrandige Art aus dem Orchis laxiflora Komplex.Mitteilungsblat Beitrage zur Erhaltung und Erforschung Heimischer Orchideen 311-336.

    18. Dafni, A., D. Cohen and I. Noy-Meir. 1982. Life cycle variation in geophytes. Annals of Missouri Botanical Garden 68:652-660.

    19. Dafni, A. and D. Heller, 1982. Adventive flora of Israel - phytogeographical, ecological and agricultural aspects. Plant Systematics and Evolution 140:1-18.

    20. Dafni, A. and H. Baumann. 1982. Biometrical analysis of populations of Orchis israelitica, O. caspia and their hybrids (Orchidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 140:87-94.

    21. Bino, R., A. Dafni and A.D.J. Meeuse. 1982. Pollination ecology of Orchis galilaea (Bornm. et Schultze) Schlecht. (Orchidaceae) in Israel. New Phytologist 90:315-319.

    22. Dafni, A. and Werker. 1982. Pollination ecology of Sternbergia clusiana (Ker-Gawler) Spreng. (Amaryllidaceae). New Phytologist 91:571-577.

    23. Dafni, A. 1983. Pollination of Orchis caspia - a nectarless plant which deceives the pollinators of nectariferrous species from other plant families. Journal of Ecology 71:467-474.

    24. Dafni, A. 1984. Deception, mimicry and parasitism in pollination. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 15:159-278.

    25. Bino, R.J., A. Dafni and A.D.J. Meeuse. 1984. Entomophily in the dioecious gymnosperm Ephedra aphylla Forssk. (= E. alta C.A. Mey), with notes on E. campylopoda Mey. I. Aspects of the entomophilous syndromes. Proc. Kon. Akad. Wetensch. 87:1-13.

    26. Dafni, A., Z. Yaniv and D. Palevich. 1984. Enhnobotanical survey of medicinal plants of northern Israel. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 10:295-310.

    27. Joel, D.M., B.E. Juniper and A. Dafni. 1986. Ultraviolet patterns in the traps of carnivorous plants. New Phytologist 101:585-593.

    28. Palevich, D., Z. Yaniv, A. Dafni and J. Friedman. 1986. Medicinal plants of Israel: An ethnobotanical survey. Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 1:281-345.

    29. Dafni, A. and S.R.J. Woodell. 1986. Stigmatic exudate and the pollination of Dactylorhiza fuchsii (Druce) Soo. Flora 178:343-350.

    30. Eisikowitch, D., Y. Ivri and A. Dafni. 1986. Reward partitioning in Capparis species along ecological gradient. Oecologia 71: 47-50.

    31. Friedman, J., Z. Yaniv, A. Dafni and D. Palevich. 1986. A preliminary classification of the healing potential of medicinal plants, based on a rational analysis of an ethnopharmacological field survey, among Bedouins in the Negev desert of Israel. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 16:275-187.

    32. Dafni, A. and R. Dukas. 1987. Wind and insect pollination in Urginea maritima (L.) Bak. (Liliaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 152:1-10.

    33. Burns-Balogh, P., D.L. Szlachetko and A. Dafni. 1987. Evolution, pollination, and systematics of the tribe Neottieae (Orchidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 156:91-115.

    34. Dafni, A., D. Eisikowitch and Y. Ivri. 1987. Nectar flow and pollinators behaviour in two co-occuring species of Capparis in Israel. Plant Systematics and Evolution 157:181-187.

    35. Yaniv, Z., A. Dafni, D. Palevich and J. Friedman. 1987. Plants used for the treatment of diabetes in Israel. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 19:145-151.

    36. Dafni, A., and D.M. Calder. 1987. Pollination by deceit and floral mimesis in Thelymitra antennifera (Orchidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 158:11-22.

    37. Dafni, A., Y. Talmon, and Y. Gertmann. 1987. Annotated list of the Israeli Orchids. Israel Journal of Botany 36:145-157.

    38. Eisikowitch, D. and A. Dafni. 1987. The use and abuse of introduced honey plants. Bee World 65: 12-14.

    39. Shmida, A. and A. Dafni. 1989. Blooming strategies, flower size and advertisement in the "Lily Group" geophytes of Israel. Herbertia 45: 111-123.

    40. Dafni, A. and B. Bernhardt. 1989. Pollination of terrestrial orchids of Australia and the Mediterranean: systematical, ecological and evolutionary implications. Evolutionary Biology 24:193-252.

    41. Beker, R., Dafni, A., Eisikowitch, D. and U. Ravid. 1990. Volatiles of two chemotypes of Majorana syriaca L. (Labiatae) as olfactory cues for the honey bee. Oecologia 79:446-451.

    42. Dafni, A. Bernhardt, P., Shmida, A., Ivri, Y., Greenbaum, S., O'Toole Ch. and L. Losito. 1990. Red bowel-shaped flowers: Convergence for beetle pollination in the Mediterranean region. Israel Journal of Botany 39:81-92.

    43. Dukas, R. and A. Dafni. 1990. Buzz - Pollination in three nectariferous Boraginaceae and possible evolution of buzz-pollinated flowers. Plant Systematics and Evolution 169:65-68.

    44. Dafni, A. 1990. Advertisement, flower longevity, reward and nectar protection in Labiatae. Acta Horticulturae 288:340-346.

    45. Schuster, A., Noy-Meir, I., Heyn, C.C. and Dafni, A. 1993. Pollination- dependent female reproductive success in a self-compatible outcrosser Asphodelus aestivus Brot. New Phytologist 123:165-174.

    46. Arroyo, J. and Dafni, A. 1993. Interspecific pollen transfer among co-occuring heteromorphic and homomorphic species. Israel Journal of Botany 741:225-232.

    47. Dafni, A. 1994. Note on side advertisement in flowers. Functional Ecology 8:136-138.

    48. Dafni, A. and Yaniv, Z. 1994. Solanaceae as medicinal plants in Israel. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 44:11-18.

    49. Dafni, A. and Kevan, P.G. 1994. An hypothesis on complementary amino acids in nectar. Evolutionary Theory 10:259-260.

    50. Dafni, A. and Kevan, P.G. 1995. Hypothesis on adaptive features of the compound eye of bees: flower-specific specializations. Evolutionary Ecology 9:236-241.

    51. Arroyo, J. and Dafni, A. 1995. Variation in habitat, season, reward and pollinators in dimorphic populations of Narcissus tazzeta in Israel. New Phytologist 129:135-145.

    52. Dafni, A. 1996. Autumnal and winter adaptations under Mediterranean conditions. Bocconea 5:171-181.

    53. Dafni, A. and Kevan, P.G. 1996. Floral symmetry and nectar guides, ontogenetic constraints from floral development, colour pattern, rules and functional significance. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 120:371-377.

    54. Dafni, A., M. Lehrer and P.G. Kevan. 1997. Spatial flower parameter and insect spatial vision. Biological Review (Cambridge). 27:239-282.

    55. Dafni, A. and Neal, P. 1997. Size and shape in floral advertisement: measurement, concepts and implications. Acta Horticulturae 437:121-140.

    56. Dafni, A. 1997. The response of Amphicoma ssp. (Coleoptera; Glaphyridae) beetles to red models differing in area, shape and symmetry. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 45:247-254.

    57. Dafni, A. and Kevan, P.G. 1997. Flower size and shape: implication in pollination. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 45:201-212.

    58. Johnson, S.D. and Dafni, A. 1998. Responses of bee-flies to the shape and pattern of model flowers: implication for floral evolution in Linum pubescens (Linaceae). Functional Ecology 12:289-297.

    59. Neal, P., A. Dafni and Giurfa, M. 1998. Floral symmetry and its role in plant-pollinator systems: terminology, distribution and hypotheses. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 29:345-373.

    60. Dafni, A. and Maues, M.M. 1998. A rapid and simple procedure to determine stigma receptivity. Sexual Plant Reproduction 11:177-180.

    61. Dafni, A. 1998, The threat of Bombus terretris thread. Bee World 79: 113-114.

    62. Ne'eman, G., A. Dafni and Potts, S. 1999. A new pollination probability index (PPI) for pollen load analysis as a measure for pollination effectiveness of bees. Journal of Apicultural Research 38:19-23.

    63. Nevo, E., O. Fragman, A. Dafni and Beiles, A. 1999. Biodiversity and interslope divergence of vascular plants caused by microclimatic differences at "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 47:49-60.

    64. Giurfa, M., A. Dafni and P. Neal. 1999. Floral symmetry and its role in plant-pollinator systems. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 160 (6 supl.): 41-50.

    65. Ne'eman, G. and A. Dafni. 1999. Fire, bees and seed production in a Mediterranean key species Salvia fruticosa (Labiatae). Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 47: 157-163.

    66. Bernhardt, P. and A. Dafni 1999. Breeding system and pollination biology of Mandragora officinarum L. (Solanaceae) in Northern Israel. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi. I. Matematisk-Naturvidenskapelige Klasse. Avhandlinger. NY Serie, XX: 1-10.

    67. Ne'eman, O. and A. Dafni. 2000. The effect of fire on flower visitation and fruit set in four case-species in East-Mediterranean scrubland. Plant Ecology. 146: 97-104.

    68. Potts, S. and A. Dafni. 2000. Biodiversity in Mediterranean maquis: the effect of fire on bee diversity and the availability of floral resources and nesting substrates. Ecological Entomology. (In press).

    69. Rodriguez-Riano, T. and A. Dafni. 2000. A new procedure to asses pollen viability. Sexual Plant Reproduction. 12: 241-244.

    70. Dafni, A. and D. Firmage. 2000. Pollen viability and longevity: practical, ecological and evolutionary implications. In: Pollen and Pollination (Eds. A. Dafni, M. Hesse and E. Pacini). Pp.113-132. Springer.

    71. Widmer, A., S. Cozzolino., G. Pellegrino., M. Soliva and A. Dafni (2000) Molecular analysis of orchid pollinaria and pollinaria-remains found on insects. Molecular Ecology 9:1911-1914.

    72. Firmage, D. and A. Dafni (2001) Field tests for pollen viability: a comparative approach. Acta Horticulturae 561:87-94.

    73. Potts, S.G., Willmer, P.G., A. Dafni and G. Ne'eman (2001) the utility of fundamental ecological research of plant-pollinator interactions as the basis for the landscape management practices. Acta Horticulturae 561:141-152.

    74. Cozzolino, S., Aceto, S., Caputo. P., Widmer, a. and A. Dafni (2001) Speciation processes in Eastern Mediterranean Orchis s.l. species: Molecular evidence and the role of pollination biology. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 49:91-103.

    75. Potts, G. P., A. Dafni and G. Neeman (2001) Pollination of core flowering shrub species in Mediterranean phrygana: variation in pollinator diversity, abundance and effectiveness in response to fire. Oikos 92:71-80.

    76. Lev-Yadun, S., Dafni, A., Inbar, M., Itzhaki, I. and G. Neeman (2002) Colour pattern in vegetative parts of plants deserve more research attention. Trends in Plant Sciences 7:59-60.

    77. Franchi, G.G., Nepi, M., Dafni, A. and E. Pacini (2002) partially hydrated pollen: Taxonomic distribution, Ecological and evolutionary significance. Plant Systematics and Evolution 234:211-228.

    78. Huang, S-Q., Y. Takahashi and A. Dafni (2002) why does the flowers stalk of Pulsatilla cernua (Ranunculaceae) bend during anthesis. American Journal of Botany 89:1599-1603.

    79. Dafni. A. and A. Shmida. (2002) Andromonoecy in Colchicum steveni (Liliaceae) frequency, phenology and reserve allocation. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 50:51-57.

    80. Dafni, A. and E. Lev (2002) the doctrine of signatures in present-day Israel. Economic Botany 56:328-334.

    81. Dafni. A. (2002) Why rags are tied to sacred trees in Israel? Economic Botany 56:315-327.

    82. Potts, S.G., Vullinamy, B., Dafni, A. and P.G. Willmer (2003) Linking bees and flowers: how do floral communities structure pollinator communities? Ecology 84:2628-2642.

    83. Potts, S.G., Vulliamy, B., Dafni, A, O'toole, Ch., Roberts, S. and Willmer, P.G. (2003). Response of plant-pollinator communities following fire: changes in diversity, abundance and reward structure. Oikos 101:103-112.

    84. Lev Yadun, S., A. Dafni, M.A. Flaishman, M. Inbar, I., Izhaki, G. Katzir and G. Ne'eman. (2004) Plant undermines herbivorous insect camouflage. Bioessays 26:1126-1130.

    85. Dafni, A. and S. Potts. (2004) The response of Amhicoma spp. (Coleoptera; Glaphyridae) beetles to red models differing in inclination, depth and height. Journal of Insect Behaviour 17:823-835.

    86. Potts,S.G., Vulliamy, B., Roberts S., Otoole, C., Dafni, A. Ne'eman, G, and P.G. Willmer (2004) Nectar organizes flower-visitor community structure. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 113:103-109.

    87. Potts, P.G., B. Vulliamy, S. Roberts, Ch. O'Toole, A. Dafni and P. Willmer (2005). Role of nesting resources in organizing diverse bee communities in a Mediterranean landscape. Ecological Entomology 30:78-85.

    88. Stökl, J., H. Paulus, A. Dafni, W. Francke and M. Ayasse (2005) Pollinator attracting odour signals in sexually deceptive orchids of the Ophrys fusca group. Plant Systematics and Evolution 254:105-120.

    89. Biesmeijer J., Giurfa, M. Joel, D., Potts, S., Koedam, D.M. and A. Dafni.  (2005). Stingless bees nest entrance design, floral guides and pitcher plants trap: convergent evolution? Naturwissenschaften 92:444-450.

    90. Dafni, A., S. Levy, and E. Lev (2005). The ethnobotany of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Ziziphus spina-chrisi) inIsrael. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 1:8- 28.

    91. Swartz-Tzachor, R., A. Dafni., S.G. Potts and D. Eisikowitch (2006). An ancient pollinator of a contemporary plant: when pollination syndromes break down. Flora 201:370 -373.

    92. Dafni, A., E. Lev, S. Beckman and Ch. Eichbereger (2006). Ritual plants of funerals and graveyards of Muslims in Israel. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 2.6

    93. Dafni, A. (2006) On the typology and worship status of sacred trees with a special reference to the Middle East. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2:2.

    94. Rodrigues-Riano, T. and A. Dafni. (2007). Pollen viability and stigma receptivity schedule in two gynodioecious protandrous species. Annals of Botany. 100:423-431.

    95. Dafni, A. (2007a) The supernatural characters and powers of sacred trees in the Holy Land. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 3:10.

    96. Dafni, A. (2007b). Rituals, ceremonies and customs related to sacred trees with a special reference to the Middle East. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 3:28

    97 Qu. R, Luo y, Li X, Dong M, Xu h, Chen X and A. Dafni (2007) Wind-dragged corolla enhances self pollination: a new mechanism of delayed self pollination. Annals of Botany 100:1155-1164.

    98. Schwartz-Tzachor, R., Eisikowitch, D. and A. Dafni, (2008) Flower characteristics and breeding system of two phenological ecotypes of Cyclamen persicum in Israel. Plant Systematics and Evolution 274:127- 134.

    99. Cheng J., Shi, J., Shangguan F-Z., Luo Y-B and A. Dafni (2009) .Wasps specialized pollination in a rewardless orchid Coelogyne fimbriata by mimicking the odors of carbohydrate resources. Annals of Botany 104:565-571.

    100. Ne'eman, G Jürgens, A., Newstrom-Lloyd, L., S.G. Potts. and A. Dafni (2009). Toward a standardized framework for comparing pollinator performance: effectiveness and efficiency. Biological Reviews 76:220- 240.

    101. Shavit, O., A. Dafni and G. Ne'eman. (2009). Competition between honeybee and solitary bees at Mt. Carmel. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 57:171-183.

    102. Vereecken, N., S. Cozzolino and A. Dafni (2010). Pollination syndromes in Mediterranean orchids - implications for speciation, taxonomy and conservation. (Botanical Reviews, in Press).

    103. Dafni, A., Kevan, S. Goka and C. L. Gross (2010) Bombus terrestris, pollinator, invasive and pest; an assessment of problems associated with it widespread introduction for commercial purposes. (Applied Entomology and Zoology, In press)

    104. Yuan-Wen D., Dafni, A. B, Hou, Q-Z., He. Y-P., and J-Q Liu (2010) Delayed selfing in an alpine biennial Gentianopsis paludosa (Gentianaceae) in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. (Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, In press).

    105. Keasar T, Harari AR, Sabatinelli G, Keith D, Dafni A, Shavit O, Zylbertal A, Shmida A,( 2010). Red anemone guild flowers as focal places for mating and feeding of Mediterranean glaphyrid beetles. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (In press).

     D. Articles or Chapters in Books which are not Conference Proceedings

    1. Dafni, A. 1987. The evolution from reward to deception in the Orchis and the related genera. pp. 79-104. In: Orchid Biology III, J. Arditti (ed.), Cornell University Press.

    2. Dafni, A. and D. Heller. 1990. Invasions of adventive plants in Israel. In: Biological Invasions in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin, E. de Castri, A.J. Hansen and M. Debussche (Eds.). pp. 135-160. Junk. Holland.

    3. Dafni, A. 1986. Floral mimicry - mutualism and unidirectional exploitation of insects by plants, pp. 81-90. In: The Plant Surface and Insects. Southwood, T.R.F. & B.E. Juniper, (eds.), Arnold, London.

    4. Dafni, A. and M. Giurfa. 1999. The functional ecology of nectar guides in relation to insect behaviour and vision. In: Evolutionary Theory and Processes - Modern Perspectives. Ed. S. Wasser, Kluwer, pp 363-383.

    5. Cozzolino, S., A. Widmer and A. Dafni. 2000. Pollination of subtribe Habenariinae. In: Genera Orchidacearum, Vol. 2. Ed. G. Pridgeon. Kew, London.

    6. Widmer, A., S. Cozzolino and A. Dafni. 2000. Pollination of subtribe Orchidinae. In: Genera Orchidacearum, Vol. 2. Ed. G. Pridgeon. Kew, London.

    7. Dafni, A. and P. Neal. 2005. Flowers size and shape. pp. 149-156 In: Dafni, A. and P.G. Kevan (Eds.) Practical Pollination Biology. Enviroquest, Cambridge, Ontario.

    8. Ollerton, J. and A. Dafni. 2005 Functional floral morphology and phenology pp. 1-26 In: ibidem.

    9. Dafni, A., M. Nepi and E. Pacini. 2005. Pollen and stigma biology. pp. 83-146 In: ibidem.

    10. Scopece, G., S. Cozzolino and A. Dafni. 2014. Darwin on the pollination of Orchis: what he taught and what we can tell him today. In: Darwin's Orchids. Then & Now. R. Edens-Meier and P. Bernhardt (eds.). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 23-46.

    E. Articles in Conference Proceedings

    1. Holliday, R.J., P.D. Putwain and A. Dafni. 1976. The evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds and its implication for the farmer. Protection Conference - Weeds. pp. 937-946.

    2. Yaniv, Z., A. Dafni and D. Palevich. 1982. Labiatae as medicinal plants in Israel. In: Aromatic Plants. N. Margaris, A. Koedam and D. Vokou (Eds.). pp. 265-279. Martinus Nijhoff Publ., The Hague.

    3. Bino, R.J. and A. Dafni. 1983. Entomophily and nectar secretion in the dioecious gymnosperm Ephedra aphylla Forssk. In: Pollen Biology and Implications for Breeding, D.L. Mulcahy and E. Ottaviano (Eds.). pp. 99-104. Elsevier Science Publ., Co.

    4. Dafni, A. 1986. Floral mimicry - mutualism and unidirectional exploitation of insects by plants. In: The Plant Surface and Insects. T.R.F. Southwood and B.E. Juniper (Eds.). pp. 81-90. Arnold, London.

    5. Dafni, A. 1991. Scerophylly, chemical defense and the evolution of the Mediterranean marquis. In: Flora and Vegetation Mundi, W. Frey (ed.), (IX 167-174). Stuttgart: Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhaldung.

    6. Dafni, A., and Ch. O'Toole. 1993. Pollination syndromes in the Mediterranean: Generalizations and peculiarities. In: Plant-Animal Interaction in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems. M. Arianoutsou and R. Groves (Eds.). pp. 125-135. Kluwer.

    7. Dafni, A. and A. Shmida. 1996. The possible implications of the invasion of Bombus terrestris L. (Apidae) at Mt. Carmel, Israel. In: The Conservation of Bees. A. Matheson, S.L. Buchmann, Ch. O'Toole, P. Westrich and I.H. Williams (Eds.). Linnaean Society Symposium Series No 18. Academic Press, London. pp. 183-200.

    8. Dafni, A. and CH. O'Toole. 1998. Eye-shape design in bees in relation to the foraging habitats: tropical vs. Mediterranean habitats. Proc. 6th IBRA Conference on tropical bees: management and diversity. 12-17 August 1986. San Jose, Costa Rica.

    9. Dafni, A. and M. Giurfa. 1999. Nectar guides and insect recognition reconsideration. Proceedings of the 3rd Econtro sobre Abelhas, Ribira Preto, Brazil, 11-14.6.1998. Ed. Z.L. Paulino Simoes.

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