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 Larva Entomopathogenic Nematodes Nematode Citrus Beetle Nematoda Insect Amino Acid Substitution Asclepias Syriaca Fungi Insect Larvae Larvae Soil Defence Apocynaceae Damage Peptides Host Plant Coleoptera Caterpillar Cues

Most Recent Papers

Plant Bio-Wars

Lina Castano-Duque, Anjel Helms, Jared Gregory Ali, Dawn S. Luthe, 2018, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1-19

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

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

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

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

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 G. Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2014, Journal of Ecology on p. 1038-1047

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

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 G. 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 G. 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 G. 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 G. 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 G. Ali, Anurag A. Agrawal, 2014, Journal of Ecology on p. 1038-1047