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 Bacteria Spodoptera Frugiperda Diet Digestive System Insecta Herbivory Larva Tomatoes Corn Lycopersicon Esculentum Zea Mays Defense Saliva Insect Elicitors Herbivore Genotype Larvae Accidental Falls Maize Genes Lepidoptera Mortality

Most Recent Publications

Low water availability enhances volatile-mediated direct defences but disturbs indirect defences against herbivores

Po An Lin, Sulav Paudel, Nursyafiqi Bin Zainuddin, Ching Wen Tan, Anjel Helms, Jared G. Ali, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Journal of Ecology on p. 2759-2771

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

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Bosheng Chen, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Microbiology spectrum

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

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

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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: Microbe-Mediated Plant Effects on Insect Herbivores

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

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

Asher G. Jones, Charles J. Mason, Gary W. Felton, Kelli Hoover, 2019, Scientific Reports

Seung Ho Chung, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, Scott M. Geib, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2017, Scientific Reports

Jie Wang, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Rensen Zeng, Gary W. Felton, 2017, New Phytologist on p. 1294-1306

Host-specific salivary elicitor(s) of European corn borer induce defenses in tomato and maize

Joe Louis, Michelle Peiffer, Swayamjit Ray, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2013, New Phytologist on p. 66-73