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 Insects Herbivory Ecology Nematoda Herbivore Effect Soil Host Plant Host Plants Citrus Nematode Chemotaxis Insect Larvae Insecta Natural Enemies Caterpillar Entomopathogenic Nematodes Defense Hemiptera Fitness Parasitoids Parasitoid Nitrogen Enzymes

Most Recent Papers

Silencing the alarm

Po An Lin, Yintong Chen, Duverney Chaverra-Rodriguez, Chan Chin Heu, Nursyafiqi Bin Zainuddin, Jagdeep Singh Sidhu, Michelle Peiffer, Ching Wen Tan, Anjel Helms, Donghun Kim, Jared Ali, Jason L. Rasgon, Jonathan Lynch, Charles T. Anderson, Gary W. Felton, 2021, New Phytologist on p. 793-803

Top-down effects from parasitoids may mediate plant defence and plant fitness

Ching Wen Tan, Michelle L. Peiffer, Jared G. Ali, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2020, Functional Ecology on p. 1767-1778

Population- A nd Species-Based Variation of Webworm-Parasitoid Interactions in Hogweeds (Heracelum spp.) in the Netherlands

Jeffrey A. Harvey, Paul J. Ode, Rieta Gols, Jared Ali, 2020, Environmental Entomology on p. 924-930

Chemical Ecology of Multitrophic Microbial Interactions

Jared G. Ali, C. L. Casteel, K. E. Mauck, O. Trase, 2020, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 645-648

Generalising indirect defence and resistance of plants

Ian S. Pearse, Eric LoPresti, Robert N. Schaeffer, William C. Wetzel, Kailen A. Mooney, Jared G. Ali, Paul J. Ode, Micky D. Eubanks, Judith L. Bronstein, Marjorie G. Weber, 2020, Ecology Letters on p. 1137-1152

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

The Combined Effect of Elevated O<sub>3</sub> Levels and TYLCV Infection Increases the Fitness of Bemisia tabaci Mediterranean on Tomato Plants

Hongying Cui, Yucheng Sun, Zihua Zhao, Youjun Zhang, Jared Ali, 2019, Environmental Entomology on p. 1425-1433

Host Plant Salinity Stress Affects the Development and Population Parameters of Nilaparvata lugens (Hemiptera

Md Khairul Quais, Naved Ahmad Ansari, Gui Yao Wang, Wen Wu Zhou, Zeng Rong Zhu, Jared Ali, 2019, Environmental Entomology on p. 1149-1161

Host Plant Effects on Winter Moth (Lepidoptera

Kaitlyn O'Donnell, Joseph Elkinton, Charlene Donahue, Eleanor Groden, Jared Ali, 2019, Environmental Entomology on p. 1162-1172

Nitrogen Fertilization of Host Plant Influenced the Nutritional Status and Life History of the Madeira Mealybug (Hemiptera

Stephanie A. Rhodes, Matthew W. Turnbull, Juang Horng Chong, Jared Ali, 2019, Environmental Entomology on p. 1129-1137

Most-Cited Papers

Specialist versus generalist insect herbivores and plant defense

Jared G. Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2012, Trends in Plant Science on p. 293-302

Induced Release of a Plant-Defense Volatile 'Deceptively' Attracts Insect Vectors to Plants Infected with a Bacterial Pathogen

Rajinder Mann, Jared Ali, Sara Hermann, Siddharth Tiwari, Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, Hans Alborn, Lukasz Stelinski, 2012, PLoS Pathogens

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

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

Ecology and Evolution of Soil Nematode Chemotaxis

Sergio Rasmann, Jared Gregory Ali, Johannes Helder, Wim H. van der Putten, 2012, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 615-628

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

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 G. 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 G. Ali, Peter E.A. Teal, 2012, Plant Physiology on p. 1468-1478

Analyzing spatial patterns linked to the ecology of herbivores and their natural enemies in the soil

R. Campos-Herrera, J. G. Ali, B. M. Diaz, L. W. Duncan, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science