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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Publication Tags

Herbivores Herbivore Herbivory Insects Entomopathogenic Nematodes Defence Insect Nematode Larva Plant Defense Citrus Insect Larvae Effect Beetle Chemical Ecology Natural Enemies Genotype Plant Response Coleoptera Aphidoidea Aphid Damage Soil Insect Pests Nematoda

Most Recent Papers

Asymmetry in Herbivore Effector Responses

Swayamjit Ray, Anjel M. Helms, Nina L. Matulis, Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe, William Grisales, Jared G. Ali, 2020, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 76-83

Induced Plant Defenses Against Herbivory in Cultivated and Wild Tomato

Sulav Paudel, Po An Lin, Majid R. Foolad, Jared Gregory Ali, Edwin George Rajotte, Gary Felton, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 693-707

Chemical cues linked to risk

Anjel M. Helms, Swayamjit Ray, Nina L. Matulis, Margaret C. Kuzemchak, William Grisales, John F. Tooker, Jared G. 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

Airborne signals synchronize the defenses of neighboring plants in response to touch

Dimitrije Markovic, Ilaria Colzi, Cosimo Taiti, Swayamjit Ray, Romain Scalone, Jared Gregory Ali, Stefano Mancuso, Velemir Ninkovic, 2019, Journal of experimental botany on p. 691-700

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 G. 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 Ali, Zsofia Szendrei, 2017, Ecological Entomology on p. 33-41

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

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

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 G. 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

Choosy mothers pick challenging plants

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

Airborne signals synchronize the defenses of neighboring plants in response to touch

Dimitrije Markovic, Ilaria Colzi, Cosimo Taiti, Swayamjit Ray, Romain Scalone, Jared Gregory Ali, Stefano Mancuso, Velemir Ninkovic, 2019, Journal of experimental botany on p. 691-700

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

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

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

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

Chemical cues linked to risk

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