Andrew Stephenson

Andrew Stephenson

Distinguished Professor of Biology

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The impact of inbreeding by plants on organic volatile production, herbivory and the establishment and spread of diseases. The effects of disease on the foraging behavior of vectors and their natural enemies.

Publication Tags

Pollen Herbivores Effect Infection Cucurbita Pepo Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Trichomes Solanum Carolinense Genome Herbivore Solanum Herbivory Phenotype Manduca Sexta Pathogens Pathogen Seeds Genes Oviposition Cucurbitaceae Erwinia Tracheiphila Solanaceae Insects Genetic Variation Viruses

Most Recent Papers

Zucchini yellow mosaic virus infection limits establishment and severity of powdery mildew in wild populations of cucurbita pepo

Jacquelyn E. Harth, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, John Frazier Tooker, Andrew George Stephenson, 2018, Frontiers in Plant Science

Leaf trichomes affect caterpillar feeding in an instar-specific manner

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Sean B. Hardison, Aisling B. Ryan, Andrew George Stephenson, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, 2018, Communicative and Integrative Biology on p. 1-6

Vertical infection of Zucchini yellow mosaic virus via pollen transmission occurs at a lower frequency than ovule transmission

J. E. Harth, H. E. Simmons, A. G. Stephenson, 2017, European Journal of Plant Pathology on p. 717-720

Non-glandular trichomes of solanum carolinense deter feeding by manduca sexta caterpillars and cause damage to the gut peritrophic matrix

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Jason D. Smith, Andrew G. Stephenson, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Effects of virus infection on pollen production and pollen performance

Jacquelyn E. Harth, James A. Winsor, Danelle R. Weakland, Kayla J. Nowak, Matthew J. Ferrari, Andrew G. Stephenson, 2016, American Journal of Botany on p. 577-583

Horizontal gene acquisitions, mobile element proliferation, and genome decay in the host-restricted plant pathogen erwinia tracheiphila

Lori R. Shapiro, Erin D. Scully, Timothy J. Straub, Jihye Park, Andrew G. Stephenson, Gwyn A. Beattie, Mark L. Gleason, Roberto Kolter, Miguel C. Coelho, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, Olga Zhaxybayeva, 2016, Genome biology and evolution on p. 649-664

Cascading effects of host plant inbreeding on the larval growth, muscle molecular composition, and flight capacity of an adult herbivorous insect

Scott L. Portman, Rupesh R. Kariyat, Michelle A. Johnston, Andrew G. Stephenson, James H. Marden, 2015, Functional Ecology on p. 328-337

Inbreeding compromises host plant defense gene expression and improves herbivore survival

Scott L. Portman, Rupesh R. Kariyat, Michelle A. Johnston, Andrew G. Stephenson, James H. Marden, 2015, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 1-4

Transgenic virus resistance in crop-wild cucurbita pepo does not prevent vertical transmission of zucchini yellow mosaic virus

H. E. Simmons, H. R. Prendeville, J. P. Dunham, M. J. Ferrari, J. D. Earnest, D. Pilson, G. P. Munkvold, E. C. Holmes, A. G. Stephenson, 2015, Plant Disease on p. 1616-1621

Draft genome sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an economically important bacterial pathogen of cucurbits

Lori R. Shapiro, Erin D. Scully, Dana Roberts, Timothy J. Straub, Scott M. Geib, Jihye Park, Andrew G. Stephenson, Erika Salaau Rojas, Quin Liu, Gwyn Beattie, Mark Gleason, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, Shelby G. Fleischer, Roberto Kolter, Naomi Pierce, Olga Zhaxybayeva, 2015, Genome Announcements

Recent High-Impact Papers

Inbreeding alters volatile signalling phenotypes and influences tri-trophic interactions in horsenettle (Solanum carolinense L.)

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Kerry E. Mauck, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Andrew G. Stephenson, Mark C. Mescher, 2012, Ecology Letters on p. 301-309

Pathogen effects on vegetative and floral odours mediate vector attraction and host exposure in a complex pathosystem

Lori Shapiro, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Andrew G. Stephenson, Mark C. Mescher, 2012, Ecology Letters on p. 1430-1438

Effects of genetic variation and inbreeding on volatile production in a field population of horsenettle

Casey M. Delphia, Jason R. Rohr, Andrew G. Stephenson, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, 2009, International Journal of Plant Sciences on p. 12-20

Class B β-expansins are needed for pollen separation and stigma penetration

Elene R. Valdivia, Andrew G. Stephenson, Daniel M. Durachko, Daniel Cosgrove, 2009, Sexual Plant Reproduction on p. 141-152

Experimental verification of seed transmission of Zucchini yellow mosaic virus

H. E. Simmons, E. C. Holmes, F. E. Gildow, M. A. Bothe-Goralczyk, A. G. Stephenson, 2011, Plant Disease on p. 751-754

Floral transmission of erwinia tracheiphila by cucumber beetles in a wild cucurbita pepo

M. A. Sasu, I. Seidl-Adams, K. Wall, J. A. Winsor, A. G. Stephenson, 2010, Environmental Entomology on p. 140-148

Antimicrobial nectar inhibits a florally transmitted pathogen of a wild Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae)

Miruna A. Sasu, Kelly L. Wall, Andrew G. Stephenson, 2010, American Journal of Botany on p. 1025-1030

Constitutive and herbivore-induced structural defenses are compromised by inbreeding in Solanum Carolinense (Solanaceae)

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Christopher M. Balogh, Ryan P. Moraski, Consuelo M. de Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, Andrew G. Stephenson, 2013, American Journal of Botany on p. 1014-1021

Inbreeding in horsenettle (solanum carolinense) alters night-time volatile emissions that guide oviposition by manduca sexta moths

Rupesh R. Kariyat, Kerry E. Mauck, Christopher M. Balogh, Andrew G. Stephenson, Mark C. Mescher, Consuelo M. De Moraes, 2013, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Inbreeding in horsenettle influences herbivore resistance

Casey M. Delphia, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Andrew G. Stephenson, Mark C. Mescher, 2009, Ecological Entomology on p. 513-519