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

Volatile Organic Compounds Zea Mays Herbivory Herbivores Parasites Oviposition Malaria Sesquiterpenes Anopheles Gambiae Leaves Insects Sesquiterpenoids Ecology Corn Pesticides Pheromones Acetoin Pathogens Herbicides Jasmonic Acid Anopheles Insecta Eastern Africa Sugars Gas Chromatography

Most Recent Papers

Ecological fitting

Donnie L. Peterson, Katalin Böröczky, James Tumlinson, Don Cipollini, 2020, Phytochemistry on p. 112397

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

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, James H. Tumlinson, 2020, Plant, Cell and Environment on p. 787-800

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

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

Interactions among Plants, Insects, and Microbes

John J. Beck, Hans T. Alborn, Anna K. Block, Shawn A. Christensen, Charles T. Hunter, Caitlin C. Rering, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, Charles J. Stuhl, Baldwyn Torto, James H. Tumlinson, 2018, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry on p. 6663-6674

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

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

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 H. Tumlinson, 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

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

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

Male-Produced Pheromone in the European Woodwasp, Sirex noctilio

Miriam F. Cooperband, Katalin Böröczky, Ashley Hartness, Tappey H. Jones, Kelley E. Zylstra, James H. Tumlinson, Victor C. Mastro, 2012, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 52-62

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

Volatile Profile Differences and the Associated Sirex noctilio Activity in Two Host Tree Species in the Northeastern United States

Katalin Böröczky, Kelley E. Zylstra, Nathaniel B. McCartney, Victor C. Mastro, James H. Tumlinson, 2012, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 213-221