James Tumlinson

Director of the Center for Chemical Ecology; Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology

James Tumlinson

Research Summary

Insect chemical ecology. Plant-insect interactions. Insect attractants.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Zea Mays Volatile Organic Compounds Herbivory Herbivores Parasites Jasmonic Acid Corn Malaria Anopheles Gambiae Insects Insect Larvae Caterpillar Eastern Africa Fatty Acids Leaves Oviposition Acetoin Amino Acids Pesticides Pathogens Sesquiterpenoids Honey Bees Genes Pollination Acid

Most Recent Papers

Herbivorous caterpillars can utilize three mechanisms to alter green leaf volatile emission

Anne C. Jones, Irmgard H. Seidl-Adams, Jurgen Engelberth, Charles T. Hunter, Hans Alborn, James Homer Tumlinson, III, 2019, Environmental Entomology on p. 419-425

Herbivore-specific plant volatiles prime neighboring plants for nonspecific defense responses

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, James H. Tumlinson, 2019, Plant Cell and Environment

From Acetoin to (Z)-3-Hexen-1-ol

Tristan M. Cofer, Irmgard H. Seidl-Adams, James Homer Tumlinson, III, 2018, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

The impact of hive type on the behavior and health of honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera) in Kenya

Alexander McMenamin, Fiona Mumoki, Maryann Frazier, Joseph Kilonzo, Bernard Mweu, Tracey Baumgarten, Harland Patch, Baldwyn Torto, Daniel Masiga, James Tumlinson, Christina Grozinger, Elliud Muli, 2017, Apidologie on p. 703-715

Elevated carbon dioxide reduces emission of herbivore-induced volatiles in Zea mays

Anna Block, Martha M. Vaughan, Shawn A. Christensen, Hans T. Alborn, James H. Tumlinson, 2017, Plant Cell and Environment on p. 1725-1734

Variation in the Volatile Profiles of Black and Manchurian Ash in Relation to Emerald Ash Borer Oviposition Preferences

Chad M. Rigsby, Nathaniel B. McCartney, Daniel A. Herms, James H. Tumlinson, Don Cipollini, 2017, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 831-842

Mechanisms and time course of menthol-induced cutaneous vasodilation

Daniel H. Craighead, Nathaniel B. McCartney, James H. Tumlinson, Lacy M. Alexander, 2017, Microvascular Research on p. 43-47

The invasive American weed parthenium hysterophorus can negatively impact malaria control in Africa

Vincent O. Nyasembe, Xavier Cheseto, Fatma Kaplan, Woodbridge A. Foster, Peter E.A. Teal, James H. Tumlinson, Christian Borgemeister, Baldwyn Torto, 2015, PloS one

A small, differentially regulated family of farnesyl diphosphate synthases in maize (Zea mays) provides farnesyl diphosphate for the biosynthesis of herbivore-induced sesquiterpenes

Annett Richter, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, Tobias G. Köllner, Claudia Schaff, James H. Tumlinson, Jörg Degenhardt, 2015, Planta on p. 1351-1361

Emission of herbivore elicitor-induced sesquiterpenes is regulated by stomatal aperture in maize (Zea mays) seedlings

I. Seidl-Adams, A. Richter, K. B. Boomer, N. Yoshinaga, J. Degenhardt, J. H. Tumlinson, 2015, Plant, Cell and Environment on p. 23-34

Most-Cited Papers

The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack

Shawn A. Christensen, Andriy Nemchenko, Eli Borrego, Ian Murray, Islam S. Sobhy, Liz Bosak, Stacy Deblasio, Matthias Erb, Christelle A.M. Robert, Kathy A. Vaughn, Cornelia Herrfurth, Jim Tumlinson, Ivo Feussner, David Jackson, Ted C.J. Turlings, Jurgen Engelberth, Christian Nansen, Robert Meeley, Michael V. Kolomiets, 2013, Plant Journal on p. 59-73

Plants on Constant Alert

Renuka Shivaji, Alberto Camas, Arunkanth Ankala, Jurgen Engelberth, James Homer Tumlinson, III, W. Paul Williams, Jeff R. Wilkinson, Dawn S. Luthe, 2010, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 179-191

Behavioural response of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae to host plant volatiles and synthetic blends

Vincent O. Nyasembe, Peter Ea Teal, Wolfgang R. Mukabana, James Homer Tumlinson, III, Baldwyn Torto, 2012, Parasites and Vectors

Evaluation of the distribution and impacts of parasites, pathogens, and pesticides on honey bee (apis mellifera) populations in east Africa

Elliud Muli, Harland Patch, Maryann Frazier, James Frazier, Baldwyn Torto, Tracey Baumgarten, Joseph Kilonzo, James Ng ang a. Kimani, Fiona Mumoki, Daniel Masiga, James Tumlinson, Christina Grozinger, 2014, PloS one

Pea Aphids, Acyrthosiphon Pisum, Suppress Induced Plant Volatiles in Broad Bean, Vicia Faba

Ezra G. Schwartzberg, Katalin Böröczky, James H. Tumlinson, 2011, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1055-1062

Fatty acid-amino acid conjugates diversification in lepidopteran caterpillars

Naoko Yoshinaga, Hans T. Alborn, Tomoaki Nakanishi, David M. Suckling, Ritsuo Nishida, James H. Tumlinson, Naoki Mori, 2010, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 319-325

Aphid honeydew alters plant defence responses

Ezra G. Schwartzberg, James H. Tumlinson, 2014, Functional Ecology on p. 386-394

Plasmodium falciparum infection increases Anopheles gambiae attraction to nectar sources and sugar uptake

Vincent O. Nyasembe, Peter E.A. Teal, Patrick Sawa, James H. Tumlinson, Christian Borgemeister, Baldwyn Torto, 2014, Current Biology on p. 217-221

A scientific note on Varroa destructor found in East Africa; Threat or opportunity?

Maryann Fazier, Eliud Muli, Tracy Conklin, Daniel Schmehl, Baldwyn Torto, James Frazier, James Tumlinson, Jay D. Evans, Suresh Raina, 2010, Apidologie on p. 463-465

Visual and chemical cues affecting the detection rate of the emerald ash borer in sticky traps

M. J. Domingue, J. P. Lelito, I. Fraser, V. C. Mastro, J. H. Tumlinson, T. C. Baker, 2013, Journal of Applied Entomology on p. 77-87