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 Insects Entomopathogenic Nematodes Nematode Larva Citrus Nematoda Insect Larvae Beetle Defence Insect Plant Defense Genotype Soil Larvae Aphidoidea Aphid Caterpillar Population Growth Caenorhabditis Elegans Proteins Asymmetry Amino Acid Substitution

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

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

Dimitrije Markovic, Ilaria Colzi, Cosimo Taiti, Swayamjit Ray, Romain Scalone, Jared Ali, Stefano Mancuso, Velemir Ninkovic, 2018, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY on p. 691-700

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

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

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

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

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

Choosy mothers pick challenging plants

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