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

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

Most Recent Papers

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

Stomata-mediated interactions between plants, herbivores, and the environment

Po An Lin, Yintong Chen, Gabriela Ponce, Flor E. Acevedo, Jonathan P. Lynch, Charles T. Anderson, Jared G. Ali, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Trends in Plant Science on p. 287-300

Special Issues in Honor of Professor Dr. Dr. hc mult. Wittko Francke, 28 November 1940–27 December 2020

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

Plant Nutrition Influences Resistant Maize Defense Responses to the Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda)

Charles J. Mason, Swayamjit Ray, Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe, Jared Gregory 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

Effects of maize (Zea mays) genotypes and microbial sources in shaping fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) gut bacterial communities

Charles J. Mason, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2021, Scientific Reports

Selection for high levels of resistance to double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) in Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say) using non-transgenic foliar delivery

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

Special Issues in Honor of Professor Dr. Dr. hc mult. Wittko Francke, 28 November 1940 - 27 December 2020

Stefan Schulz, Jocelyn G. Millar, Gary W. Felton, 2021, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 927-929

Insect herbivore populations and plant damage increase at higher elevations

Sulav Paudel, Pragya Kandel, Dependra Bhatta, Vinod Pandit, Gary W. Felton, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2021, Insects

Most-Cited Papers

Herbivory in the previous generation primes plants for enhanced insect resistance

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

Herbivore exploits orally secreted bacteria to suppress plant defenses

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

Salivary glucose oxidase from caterpillars mediates the induction of rapid and delayed-induced defenses in the tomato plant

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

Fall armyworm-associated gut bacteria modulate plant defense responses

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

Insights into the saliva of the brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera

Michelle Peiffer, Gary W. Felton, 2014, PLoS One

ATP hydrolyzing salivary enzymes of caterpillars suppress plant defenses

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