Amit Lerner

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reflected polarization guides chironomid females to oviposition sites
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Exp Biol 211:3536-43. 2008
  2. pmc Navigation by light polarization in clear and turbid waters
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:671-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Habitat availability mediates chironomid density-dependent oviposition
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus Giv at Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Oecologia 165:905-14. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Reflected polarization guides chironomid females to oviposition sites
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    J Exp Biol 211:3536-43. 2008
    ..Based on our results, we suggest that manipulating the polarization of reflected light is a viable way to control chironomid populations and mitigate cholera dispersion...
  2. pmc Navigation by light polarization in clear and turbid waters
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:671-9. 2011
    ..e. in clear waters, primarily near the horizontal viewing direction, and in locations where the sea floor has limited effects on the light's polarization...
  3. doi request reprint Habitat availability mediates chironomid density-dependent oviposition
    Amit Lerner
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus Giv at Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Oecologia 165:905-14. 2011
    ..When high quality habitats are scarce, more females opt to breed in low quality sites. These findings may be used to limit the spread of Cholera by controlling the habitats available for chironomid oviposition...