Jared Ali

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Jared  Ali

Research Summary

Behavior and chemical ecology of multi-trophic interactions, including plant responses to below-ground herbivory and nematode. Insect community ecology, chemical ecology, and coevolution. Trophic cascades, above- and below-ground interactions, chemotaxis of soil nematodes, and evolution of plant defense strategies.

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Herbivores Herbivore Herbivory Entomopathogenic Nematodes Nematode Insects Larva Citrus Nematoda Beetle Insect Insect Larvae Defence Natural Enemies Aphidoidea Aphid Larvae Asclepias Syriaca Effect Apocynaceae Plant Defense Soil Coleoptera Natural Enemy Damage

Most Recent Papers

Chemical cues linked to risk

Anjel M. Helms, Swayamjit Ray, Nina L. Matulis, Margaret C. Kuzemchak, William Grisales, John Frazier Tooker, Jared Gregory Ali, 2019, Functional Ecology on p. 798-808

Chemical cues linked to risk

Anjel M. Helms, Swayamjit Ray, Nina L. Matulis, Margaret C. Kuzemchak, William Grisales, John Frazier Tooker, Jared Gregory Ali, 2019, Functional Ecology on p. 798-808

Asymmetric effects of a leaf-chewing herbivore on aphid population growth

Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe, Zsofia Szendrei, Jared Gregory Ali, 2019, Ecological Entomology on p. 81-92

Plant Bio-Wars

Lina Castano-Duque, Anjel Helms, Jared Gregory Ali, Dawn S. Luthe, 2018, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 727-745

Mycorrhizal composition influences plant anatomical defense and impacts herbivore growth and survival in a life-stage dependent manner

Rondy J. Malik, Jared Gregory Ali, James D. Bever, 2018, Pedobiologia on p. 29-35

Susceptibility of wounded and intact black soldier fly Hermetia illucens (L.) (Diptera

Joseph Tourtois, Jared Gregory Ali, Matthew J. Grieshop, 2017, Journal of invertebrate pathology on p. 121-129

Choosy mothers pick challenging plants

Monica Hufnagel, Anthony L. Schilmiller, Jared Gregory Ali, Zsofia Szendrei, 2017, Ecological Entomology on p. 33-41

Trade-offs and tritrophic consequences of host shifts in specialized root herbivores

Jared Gregory Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2017, Functional Ecology on p. 153-160

Identification of plant semiochemicals and evaluation of their interactions with early spring insect pests of asparagus

William R. Morrison, Adam Ingrao, Jared Gregory Ali, Zsofia Szendrei, 2016, Journal of Plant Interactions on p. 11-19

Asymmetry of plant-mediated interactions between specialist aphids and caterpillars on two milkweeds

Jared Gregory Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2014, Functional Ecology on p. 1404-1412

High-Impact Papers

Induced release of a plant-defense volatile 'deceptively' attracts insect vectors to plants infected with a bacterial pathogen

Rajinder S. Mann, Jared Gregory Ali, Sara L. Hermann, Siddharth Tiwari, Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, Hans T. Alborn, Lukasz L. Stelinski, 2012, PLoS Pathogens

Subterranean herbivore-induced volatiles released by citrus roots upon feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus recruit entomopathogenic nematodes

Jared Gregory Ali, Hans T. Alborn, Lukasz L. Stelinski, 2010, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 361-368

Constitutive and induced subterranean plant volatiles attract both entomopathogenic and plant parasitic nematodes

Jared Gregory Ali, Hans T. Alborn, Lukasz L. Stelinski, 2011, Journal of Ecology on p. 26-35

Subterranean, herbivore-induced plant volatile increases biological control activity of multiple beneficial nematode species in distinct habitats

Jared Gregory Ali, Hans T. Alborn, Raquel Campos-Herrera, Fatma Kaplan, Larry W. Duncan, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer, Lukasz L. Stelinski, 2012, PloS one

Asymmetry of plant-mediated interactions between specialist aphids and caterpillars on two milkweeds

Jared Gregory Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2014, Functional Ecology on p. 1404-1412

Interspecific nematode signals regulate dispersal behavior

Fatma Kaplan, Hans T. Alborn, Stephan H. von Reuss, Ramadan Ajredini, Jared Gregory Ali, Faruk Akyazi, Lukasz L. Stelinski, Arthur S. Edison, Frank C. Schroeder, Peter E. Teal, 2012, PloS one

Sending Mixed Messages

Jared Gregory Ali, Raquel Campos-Herrera, Hans T. Alborn, Larry W. Duncan, Lukasz L. Stelinski, 2013, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1140-1147

An amino acid substitution inhibits specialist herbivore production of an antagonist effector and recovers insect-induced plant defenses

Eric A. Schmelz, Alisa Huffaker, Mark J. Carroll, Hans T. Alborn, Jared Gregory Ali, Peter E.A. Teal, 2012, Plant physiology on p. 1468-1478

Female spotted cucumber beetles use own cuticular hydrocarbon signature to choose immunocompatible mates

Jared Gregory Ali, Douglas W. Tallamy, 2010, Animal Behaviour on p. 9-12

Above-ground herbivory by red milkweed beetles facilitates above- and below-ground conspecific insects and reduces fruit production in common milkweed

Alexis C. Erwin, Tobias Züst, Jared Gregory Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2014, Journal of Ecology on p. 1038-1047