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Publications

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, O. Rabinovitz and B. Rubin. 2001Mepiquat-acetochlor formulations: Sorption and leaching. Applied Clay Sci., 18: 299-307.

El-Nahhal, Y., T. Undabeytia, T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, S. Nir and B. Rubin. 2001Organo-clay formulations of pesticides : reduced leaching and photodegradation. Applied Clay Sci., 18: 309-326.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, M. Borisover, Z. Gerstl and B. Rubin. 2001Formulations of the anionic herbicide imazaquin based on its sorption on crystal violet-montmorillonite complexes.BCPC Symposium Proc. "Pesticide behaviour in soils and water", 78, 65-70.

Nir, S., G. Rytwo, T. Polubesova, T. Undabeytia and C. Serban. 2001Adsorption of organic cations on clays: Experimental results and modeling. In: S. Yariv and H. Cross (eds.). Clay Complexes and Interactions., Marcel Dekker Publ. 193-222.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, Z. Gerstl, M. Borisover and B. Rubin. 2002Imazaquin adsorbed on pillared clay and crystal violet-montmorillonite complexes for reduced leaching in soil. J. Environ. Qual., 31, 1657-1664.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, O. Rabinovitz, M. Borisover and B. Rubin. 2003Sulfentrazone adsorbed on micelle-montmorillonite complexes for slow release in soil. J. Agri. Food Chem., 51, 3410-3414.

Polubesova, T., M. Epstein, S. Yariv, I. Lapides and S. Nir. 2004Adsorption of alizarinate organic micelle complexes on Na montmorillonite. Appl. Clay Sci., 24:177-183

Chefetz, B., Y.I. Bilkes and T. Polubesova. 2004Sorption-desorption behavior of triazine and phenylurea herbicides in Kishon river sediments. Water Research, 38: 4383-4394

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, D. Zadaka, O. Rabinovitz, C. Serban, L. Groisman and B. Rubin. 2005Water purification of organic pollutants by optimized micelle-clay systems. Environ. Sci. Techn., 39: 2343-2348.

Zadaka, D., T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, A. Spitzy, H. Koeler, E.Wakshal, O. Rabinovitz and S. Nir. 2005Determination of release of organic cations from micelle-clay complexes and their re-adsorption in sand/clay columns. Applied Clay Science, 29:282-286.

Nir, S., Y. El-Nahhal, T. Undabeytia, G. Rytwo, T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, O. Rabinovitz and B. Rubin. 2006Clays and Pesticides. In: Handbook of Clay Science. F. Bergaya, B.K.G. Theng and G. Lagaly (eds.) pp. 677-691. Elsevier Science Publisher.

Polubesova, T., D. Zadaka, L. Groisman and S. Nir. 2006Water remediation by micelle-clay system: Case study for tetracycline and sulfonamide antibiotics. Water Research 40:2369-2374.

Zadaka, D., Mishael, Y.G., Polubesova, T., Serban, C. and S. Nir. 2007, Modified silicates and porous glass as adsorbents for removal of organic pollutants from water and comparison with activated carbons. Appl. Clay Sci. 36:174-181.

Polubesova, T., Sherman-Nakache, M. and B. Chefetz. 2007Binding of pyrene to hydrophobic fractions of dissolved organic matter: Effect of polyvalent metal complexation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41:5389-5394.

Polubesova, T., Chen, Y., Navon, R. and B. Chefetz. 2008Interactions of hydrophobic fractions of dissolved organic matter with Fe3+- and Cu2+-montmorillonite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:4797-4803.

Polubesova, T and B. Chefetz. 2008Sorption of herbicides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Kishon River sediment. In: C. Dazzi and E. Costantini (eds.) The Soils of Tomorrow - Soils Changing in a Changing World. Advances in GeoEcology 39 Catena Verlag GMBH, pp. 443-455.

Polubesova,T. and M. Borisover. 2009Two components of chloride anion exclusion volume in montmorillonitic soils. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 347:175-179.

Polubesova, T., Y. Chen, C. Stefan, M. Selle, P. Werner and B. Chefetz. 2009Sorption of polyaromatic compounds by organic matter-coated Ca2+- and Fe3+-montmorillonite.Geoderma,154:36-41.

Polubesova, T., S. Eldad and B. Chefetz. 2010Adsorption and oxidative transformation of phenolic acids by Fe(III)-montmorillonite. Environ. Sci. Technol., 44:4203-4209.

Chefetz B., S. Eldad and T. Polubesova. 2011Interactions of aromatic acids with montmorillonite: Ca2+- and Fe 3+ -saturated clays versus Fe3+ - Ca2+-clay system.Geoderma 160: 608-613.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova T., Vetter W., Chefetz B. 2011Sorption-desorption behavior of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in soils. Environ. Poll. 159: 2375-2379.

Polubesova T. Chefetz B. 2013DOM-Affected Transformation of Contaminants on Mineral Surfaces: a Review. Critical Reviews in Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2012.710455.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova, T., Chefetz. B. 2014 Reconstitution of cutin monomers on smectite surfaces: Adsorption and esterification. Geoderma, 2014, 232–234:406–413.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova T. Chefetz B. 2015 Degradation of Plant Cuticles in Soils: Impact on Formation and Sorptive Ability of Humin–Mineral Matrices. Journ. Environ.Qual. 44:849-858.

Paz A., Tadmor G., Malchi T., Blotevogel J., Borch T., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. 2016Fate of carbamazepine, its metabolite, and lamotrigine in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater: Sorption, leaching and plant uptake. Chemosphere, 160: 22-29.

Chotzen, R. A., Polubesova, T., Chefetz B., Mishael, Y. G. 2016Adsorption of Soil-Derived Humic Acid by Seven Clay Minerals: A Systematic StudyClays and Clay Minerals 64:628-638.

Avneri-Katz S., Young R. B., McKenna A. M., Chen H., Corilo Y. E., Polubesova T., Borch T., Chefetz B. 2017Adsorptive fractionation of dissolved organic matter (DOM) by mineral soil: Macroscale approach and molecular insight. Organic Geochemistry, 103:113–124.

Young R. B., Avneri-Katz S.,  McKenna  A. M., Chen H., Bahureska W., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. and Borch T. 2018.  Composition-Dependent Sorptive Fractionation of Anthropogenic Dissolved Organic Matter by Fe(III)-Montmorillonite. Soil Syst. 2(1): 14.

Bhaduri B., Engel M., Polubesova T., Wub M., Xing B. 2018. Chefetz. B. Dual functionality of an Ag-Fe3O4-carbon nanotube composite material: Catalytic reduction and antibacterial activity. Journ. of Environ. Chem. Eng.  6: 4103–4113.

Wu W., Zhang R.,  McClements D. J., Chefetz B.,  Polubesova T., Xing B. 2018. Transformation and Speciation Analysis of Silver Nanoparticles of Dietary Supplement in Simulated Human Gastrointestinal Tract This: Environ. Sci. Technol. 52: 8792−8800.

Karpov M, Seiwert B. , Mordechay V.,  Reemtsma  T., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. 2018. Transformation of oxytetracycline by redox-active Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-containing minerals: Processes and mechanisms. Water Res. 145: 136-145.