Gary Felton

Professor and Department Head of Entomology

Gary Felton

Research Summary

Plant-herbivore interactions. Adaptive responses of herbivores to plant defenses. Herbivore cues recognized by plants with specific focus on biochemical and molecular analysis of salivary secretions.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Insects Herbivores Herbivory Saliva Lycopersicon Esculentum Tomatoes Spodoptera Frugiperda Insecta Genotype Jasmonic Acid Genes Insect Larvae Bacteria Larva Glucose Oxidase Digestive System Corn Proteins Apyrase Enzymes Trichomes Zea Mays Insect Defense Maize

Most Recent Publications

Host-Specific larval lepidopteran mortality to pathogenic Serratia mediated by poor diet

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Gary W. Felton, Kelli Hoover, 2022, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

The dual function of elicitors and effectors from insects: reviewing the ‘arms race’ against plant defenses

Anne C. Jones, Gary W. Felton, James H. Tumlinson, 2022, Plant Molecular Biology on p. 427-445

Enterococcal symbionts of caterpillars facilitate the utilization of a suboptimal diet

Bosheng Chen, Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Dayu Zhang, Yongqi Shao, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Journal of Insect Physiology

Jocelyn G. Millar, Stefan Schulz, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 241-243

Charles J. Mason, Swayamjit Ray, Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe, Jared Ali, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary Felton, 2022, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Anti-Herbivore Resistance Changes in Tomato with Elevation

Sulav Paudel, Gary W. Felton, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2022, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 196-206

Concerted impacts of antiherbivore defenses and opportunistic Serratia pathogens on the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda)

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Abbi St Clair, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Oecologia on p. 167-178

Sorghum and maize flavonoids are detrimental to growth and survival of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda

Debamalya Chatterjee, Tyler Lesko, Michelle Peiffer, Dinakaran Elango, Julien Beuzelin, Gary W. Felton, Surinder Chopra, 2022, Journal of Pest Science

Swati Mishra, James Dee, William Moar, Jodi Dufner-Beattie, James Baum, Naymã Pinto Dias, Andrei Alyokhin, Aaron Buzza, Silvia I. Rondon, Mark Clough, Sandy Menasha, Russell Groves, Justin Clements, Ken Ostlie, Gary Felton, Tim Waters, William E. Snyder, Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes, 2021, Scientific Reports

Most-Cited Papers

Sergio Rasmann, Martin De Vos, Clare L. Casteel, Donglan Tian, Rayko Halitschke, Joel Y. Sun, Anurag A. Agrawal, Gary W. Felton, Georg Jander, 2012, Plant Physiology on p. 854-863

Seung Ho Chung, Cristina Rosa, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, John F. Tooker, Kelli Hoover, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 15728-15733

Role of trichomes in defense against herbivores

Donglan Tian, John Tooker, Michelle Peiffer, Seung Ho Chung, Gary W. Felton, 2012, Planta on p. 1053-1066

Cues from chewing insects - the intersection of DAMPs, HAMPs, MAMPs and effectors

Flor E. Acevedo, Loren J. Rivera-Vega, Seung Ho Chung, Swayamjit Ray, Gary W. Felton, 2015, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 80-86

Tritrophic Interactions

Ikkei Shikano, Cristina Rosa, Ching Wen Tan, Gary W. Felton, 2017, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 313-331

Donglan Tian, Michelle Peiffer, Erica Shoemaker, John Tooker, Eric Haubruge, Frederic Francis, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2012, PLoS One

Flor E. Acevedo, Michelle Peiffer, Ching Wen Tan, Bruce A. Stanley, Anne Stanley, Jie Wang, Asher G. Jones, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Dawn Luthe, Gary Felton, 2017, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions on p. 127-137

Priming of antiherbivore defensive responses in plants

Jinwon Kim, Gary Felton, 2013, Insect Science on p. 273-285

Shuang Wu, Michelle Peiffer, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2012, PLoS One