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 Herbivore Nematoda Ecology Effect Chemotaxis Nematode Soil Insect Larvae Insecta Caterpillar Citrus Plant Response Defense Entomopathogenic Nematodes Fitness Parasitoids Parasitoid Larval Development Amino Acid Substitution Phloem Enzymes Asymmetry

Most Recent Papers

Transcriptomic and volatile signatures associated with maize defense against corn leaf aphid

Lise Pingault, Suresh Varsani, Nathan Palmer, Swayamjit Ray, W. Paul Williams, Dawn S. Luthe, Jared G. Ali, Gautam Sarath, Joe Louis, 2021, BMC Plant Biology

Herbivore-induced plant volatiles mediate behavioral interactions between a leaf-chewing and a phloem-feeding herbivore

Elizabeth Davidson-Lowe, Jared G. Ali, 2021, Basic and Applied Ecology on p. 39-48

Silencing the alarm: an insect salivary enzyme closes plant stomata and inhibits volatile release

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

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

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

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

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 Effects on Winter Moth (Lepidoptera

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

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 S. Mann, Jared G. Ali, Sara L. Hermann, Siddharth Tiwari, Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, Hans T. Alborn, Lukasz L. 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 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

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