Monica Kersch-Becker

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Monica Kersch-Becker

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Population Growth Herbivores Arthropods Predators Herbivore Effect Predator Arthropod Spider Predation Plant Defense Mutualism Araneae Climate Bacteria Shelter Aphid Ecosystem Resistance Predation Risk Aphidoidea Temperature Defense Hunting Pollinator

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 Antiqueira, Paula de Omena, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Thiago Goncalvez-Souza, Camila Vieira, Gustavo Migliorini, Monica Kersch-Becker, Tiago N. Bernabé, Tiago Bernabe, Fatima Recalde, Sandra Benavides Gordillo, Sandra Benavides-Gordillo, Gustavo Romero, 2020, Oecologia on p. 745-753

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

Sasha Greenspan, Mariana Lyra, Gustavo Migliorini, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Molly Bletz, Cybele Lisboa, Mariana Pontes, Luisa Ribeiro, Wesley Neely, Felipe Rezende, Gustavo Romero, Douglas Woodhams, Celio Haddad, Luis Toledo, Carlos Becker, C. Guilherme Becker, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20190924

Monica Kersch-Becker, Bruno Grisolia, Maria Campos, Gustavo Romero, 2018, Oecologia on p. 213-222

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

Paula De Omena, MÔnica F. Kersch-Becker, Pablo Antiqueira, Tiago Bernabe, Tiago N. Bernabé, Sandra Benavides-Gordillo, Fatima Recalde, Camila Vieira, Gustavo Migliorini, Gustavo Romero, 2018, Ecological Entomology on p. 389-393

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

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

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Andre Kessler, Jennifer Thaler, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20171120

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

Monica Kersch-Becker, Jennifer Thaler, 2014, Oecologia on p. 883-892

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

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

Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Andre Kessler, Jennifer Thaler, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20171120

Sasha Greenspan, Mariana Lyra, Gustavo Migliorini, Mônica F. Kersch-Becker, Molly Bletz, Cybele Lisboa, Mariana Pontes, Luisa Ribeiro, Wesley Neely, Felipe Rezende, Gustavo Romero, Douglas Woodhams, Celio Haddad, Luis Toledo, Carlos Becker, C. Guilherme Becker, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20190924

Indirect effects of human development along the coast on coral health

C. Guilherme Becker, Carlos Becker, Benjamin Dalziel, Monica Kersch-Becker, Mia Park, Morgan Mouchka, 2013, Biotropica on p. 401-407

Monica Kersch-Becker, Bruno Grisolia, Maria Campos, Gustavo Romero, 2018, Oecologia on p. 213-222

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

Pablo Antiqueira, Paula de Omena, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Thiago Goncalvez-Souza, Camila Vieira, Gustavo Migliorini, Monica Kersch-Becker, Tiago N. Bernabé, Tiago Bernabe, Fatima Recalde, Sandra Benavides Gordillo, Sandra Benavides-Gordillo, Gustavo Romero, 2020, Oecologia on p. 745-753

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

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