Monica Kersch-Becker

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Monica Kersch-Becker

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Herbivores Population Growth Herbivore Effect Arthropods Predators Predator Spider Plant Defense Mutualism Ecosystem Arthropod Bacteria Aphid Araneae Resistance Predation Aphidoidea Herbivory Defense Hunting Shelter Predation Risk Pathogen Pathogens

Most Recent Publications

Climate variability and aridity modulate the role of leaf shelters for arthropods: A global experiment

Gustavo Q. Romero, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Tomas Roslin, Robert J Marquis, Nicholas A.C. Marino, Vojtech Novotny, Tatiana Cornelissen, Jerome Orivel, Shen Sui, Gustavo Aires, Reuber Antoniazzi, Wesley Dáttilo, Crasso P  B Breviglieri, Annika Busse, Heloise Gibb, Thiago J. Izzo, Tomas Kadlec, Victoria Kemp, Monica Kersch-Becker, Michal Knapp, Pavel Kratina, Rebecca Luke, Stefan Majnarić, Robin Maritz, Paulo Mateus Martins, Esayas Mendesil, Jaroslav Michalko, Anna Mrazova, Samuel Novais, Cássio C. Pereira, Mirela S. Perić, Jana S. Petermann, Sérvio P. Ribeiro, Katerina Sam, M. Kurtis Trzcinski, Camila Vieira, Natalie Westwood, Maria L. Bernaschini, Valentina Carvajal, Ezequiel González, Mariana Jausoro, Stanis Kaensin, Fabiola Ospina, E. Jacob Cristóbal-Pérez, Mauricio Quesada, Pierre Rogy, Diane S Srivastava, Scarlett Szpryngiel, Ayco J.M. Tack, Tiit Teder, Martin Videla, Mari Liis Viljur, Julia Koricheva, 2022, Global Change Biology on p. 3694-3710

Cássio Cardoso Pereira, Samuel Novais, Milton Barbosa, Daniel Negreiros, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Tomas Roslin, Robert Marquis, Nicholas Marino, Vojtech Novotny, Jerome Orivel, Shen Sui, Gustavo Aires, Reuber Antoniazzi, Wesley Dáttilo, Crasso Breviglieri, Annika Busse, Heloise Gibb, Thiago Izzo, Tomas Kadlec, Victoria Kemp, Monica Kersch-Becker, Michal Knapp, Pavel Kratina, Rebecca Luke, Stefan Majnarić, Robin Maritz, Paulo Mateus Martins, Esayas Mendesil, Jaroslav Michalko, Anna Mrazova, Mirela Sertić Perić, Jana Petermann, Sérvio Ribeiro, Katerina Sam, M. Kurtis Trzcinski, Camila Vieira, Natalie Westwood, Maria Bernaschini, Valentina Carvajal, Ezequiel González, Mariana Jausoro, Stanis Kaensin, Fabiola Ospina, Jacob Cristóbal Pérez, Mauricio Quesada, Pierre Rogy, Diane S. Srivastava, Scarlett Szpryngiel, Ayco J.M. Tack, Tiit Teder, Martin Videla, Mari Liis Viljur, Julia Koricheva, G. Wilson Fernandes, Gustavo Q. Romero, Tatiana Cornelissen, 2022, Ecology

Contribution of emergent aquatic insects to the trophic variation of tropical birds and bats

Fátima C. Recalde, Crasso P.B. Breviglieri, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2021, Food Webs

Precipitation and predation risk alter the diversity and behavior of pollinators and reduce plant fitness

Pablo A.P. Antiqueira, Paula M. de Omena, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Camila Vieira, Gustavo H. Migliorini, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Tiago N. Bernabé, Fátima C. Recalde, Sandra Benavides Gordillo, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2020, Oecologia on p. 745-753

Constitutive and herbivore-induced plant defences regulate herbivore population processes

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2019, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 1079-1088

Sasha E. Greenspan, Mariana L. Lyra, Gustavo H. Migliorini, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Molly C. Bletz, Cybele Sabino Lisboa, Mariana R. Pontes, Luisa P. Ribeiro, Wesley J. Neely, Felipe Rezende, Gustavo Q. Romero, Douglas C. Woodhams, Célio F.B. Haddad, Luís Felipe Toledo, C. Guilherme Becker, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Community-wide responses to predation risk: effects of predator hunting mode on herbivores, pollinators, and parasitoids

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Bruno B. Grisolia, Maria J.O. Campos, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2018, Ecological Entomology on p. 846-849

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Bruno B. Grisolia, Maria J.O. Campos, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2018, Oecologia on p. 213-222

Bromeliads provide shelter against fire to mutualistic spiders in a fire-prone landscape

Paula M. De Omena, MÔnica F. Kersch-Becker, Pablo A.P. Antiqueira, Tiago N. Bernabé, Sandra Benavides-Gordillo, Fátima C. Recalde, Camila Vieira, Gustavo H. Migliorini, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2018, Ecological Entomology on p. 389-393

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, André Kessler, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Most-Cited Papers

Landscape simplification and altitude affect biodiversity, herbivory and Andean potato yield

Katja Poveda, Eliana Martínez, Monica F. Kersch-Becker, Maria A. Bonilla, Teja Tscharntke, 2012, Journal of Applied Ecology on p. 513-522

Virus strains differentially induce plant susceptibility to aphid vectors and chewing herbivores

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2014, Oecologia on p. 883-892

Plant resistance reduces the strength of consumptive and non-consumptive effects of predators on aphids

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2015, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 1222-1232

Indirect effects of human development along the coast on coral health

C. Guilherme Becker, Benjamin D. Dalziel, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Mia G. Park, Morgan Mouchka, 2013, Biotropica on p. 401-407

Cranberry Resistance to Dodder Parasitism: Induced Chemical Defenses and Behavior of a Parasitic Plant

Muvari Connie Tjiurutue, Hilary A. Sandler, Monica F. Kersch-Becker, Nina Theis, Lynn A. Adler, 2016, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 95-106

Sasha E. Greenspan, Mariana L. Lyra, Gustavo H. Migliorini, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Molly C. Bletz, Cybele Sabino Lisboa, Mariana R. Pontes, Luisa P. Ribeiro, Wesley J. Neely, Felipe Rezende, Gustavo Q. Romero, Douglas C. Woodhams, Célio F.B. Haddad, Luís Felipe Toledo, C. Guilherme Becker, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, André Kessler, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Bruno B. Grisolia, Maria J.O. Campos, Gustavo Q. Romero, 2018, Oecologia on p. 213-222

Bottom-up multitrophic effects in resprouting plants

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Thomas M. Lewinsohn, 2012, Ecology on p. 9-16

Constitutive and herbivore-induced plant defences regulate herbivore population processes

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Jennifer S. Thaler, 2019, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 1079-1088