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Tabata J, C. M. De Moraes, and M. C. Mescher, 2011 Olfactory Cues from Plants Infected by Powdery Mildew Guide Foraging by a Mycophagous Ladybird Beetle. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23799. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023799

Tooker, J. F. and C. M. De Moraes. 2011. Feeding by Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor [Say]) larvae increases levels of fatty acids and indole-3-acetic acid, but not hormones involved in plant-defense signaling. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 30: 158-165.

Tooker, J. F. and C. M. De Moraes. 2011. Feeding by a gall-inducing caterpillar species increases levels of indole-3-acetic and decreases abscisic acid in Solidago altissima stems. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 5: 115-124.

Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M. and M.C. Mescher. 2010. Deceptive chemical signals induced by a plant virus attract insect vectors to inferior hosts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107(8): 3600-3605.

This Paper was designated a Faculty of 1000 “Must Read” (Factor 6.0)
Featured as Editors’ Choice in Science 327:1060 and a Research Highlight in Nature 463: 712.

Runyon, J.B., M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2010. Parasitism by Cuscuta pentagona sequentially induces JA and SA pathways in tomato. Plant, Cell and  Environment 33: 290-303.

This paper was featured as the cover article of its journal issue

Runyon, J.B., M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2010.  Plant defenses against parasitic plants show similarities to those induced by herbivores and pathogens. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8(5): 929-931

Tooker, J. F. and C. M. De Moraes. 2010. Feeding by first-instar Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor [Say]) larvae increases levels of fatty acids and indole-3-acetic acid, but not hormones typically involved in defense signaling. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation - DOI: 10.1007/s00344-010-9177-5.

Mauck K.E., C.M. De Moraes, M.C. Mescher. 2010. Effects of Cucumber mosaic virus infection on vector and non-vector herbivores of squash. Communicative and Integrative Biology 3: 579-582.

Dean, J.M., M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2009. Plant-rhizobia mutualism influences aphid abundance on soybean. Plant and Soil Sciences  323: 187-196.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2009. A gall-inducing caterpillar species increases essential fatty acid content of its host plant without concomitant increases in phytohormone levels. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22: 551–559.

Mescher, M.C., and C.M. De Moraes. 2009. Olfaction: Chemical Signposts along the Silk Road. Current Biology 19(12): R491-493.

Verheggen, F.J., E. Haubruge, C.M. De Moraes and M.C. Mescher. 2009. Production of alarm pheromone by aphids varies in response to their social environment. Behavioral Ecology 20(2): 283–288.

Delphia, C.M., C.M. De Moraes, A.J. Stephenson, and M.C. Mescher. 2009. Inbreeding in horsenettle influences herbivore resistance. Ecological Entomology 34(4): 513–519.

Delphia, C.M., J.R. Rohr, A.G. Stephenson, C.M. De Moraes, and M. C. Mescher. 2009. Effects of genetic variation and inbreeding on volatile production in a field population of horsenettle. International Journal of Plant Sciences 70(1): 12–20.

Smith, J.L., C.M. De Moraes and M.C. Mescher. 2009. Plant hormone-mediated plant defense responses to parasitic plants and other antagonists. Pest Management Science 65(5): 497-503.

This paper was recognized by Wiley Interscience for being the most downloaded paper appearing in PMS in 2009.

Mescher, M.C., J. Smith, and C.M. De Moraes. 2009. Host location and selection by holoparasitic plants. In: Plant–Environment Interactions. František Baluška (ed). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

Runyon, J.B., J.F. Tooker, M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2009. Parasitic plants in agriculture: chemical ecology of germination and host-plant location as targets for sustainable control. Advances for Sustainable Agriculture .E. Lichtfouse (ed.), Organic Farming, Pest Control and Remediation of Soil Pollutants, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 1, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-9654-9 8, pp. 123-136.

Frost, C.J., M.C. Mescher, C. Dervinis, J.M. Davis, J.E. Carlson, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Priming defense genes and metabolites in hybrid poplar by the green leaf volatile cis-3-hexenyl acetate. New Phytologist 180: 722-734.

Runyon, J.B., M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Parasitism by Cuscuta pentagona attenuates host plant defense of insect herbivores. Plant Physiology 146: 987-995.

Frost, C.J., M.C. Mescher, J.E. Carlson, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Plant defense priming against herbivores: getting ready for a different battle. Plant Physiology 146: 818-824.

Tooker, J.F., J.R. Rohr, W.G. Abrahamson, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Gall insects can evade and alter indirect plant defenses. New Phytologist 178: 657-672.

This paper was featured as the cover article of its journal issue
Commentary by Charles Jennings: “Stealth tactics of galling parasites and their potential indirect effects” (New Phytol. 2008 178:462-465)

Verheggen, F.J., M.C. Mescher, E. Haubruge, C.M. De Moraes and E.G. Schwartzberg. 2008. Emission of Alarm Pheromone in Aphids: a Non-Contagious Phenomenon. Chemical Ecology 34: 1146-1148.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Gall Insects and Indirect Plant Defenses: A Case of Active Manipulation? Plant Signaling & Behavior 3(7): 503-504.

Frost, C.J., M.C. Mescher, J.E. Carlson, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Why do distance limitations exist on plant-plant signaling via airborne volatiles? Plant Signaling & Behavior 3(7): 466-468

Verheggen, F.J., M.C. Mescher, E. Haubruge, and C.M. De Moraes. 2008. Emission of Alarm Pheromone in Aphids: a Non-Contagious Phenomenon. Chemical Ecology 34: 1146-1148.

Frost, C.J., M. Appel,  J.E. Carlson,  C.M. De Moraes, M.C. Mescher, and J.C. Schultz. 2007. Within-plant signaling via volatiles overcomes vascular constraints on systemic signaling and primes responses against herbivores. Ecology Letters 10: 490-498.

Magbanua, Z.V., C.M. De Moraes, T.D Brooks, W.P. Williams, and D.S. Luthe. 2007. Is catalase activity one of the factors associated with maize resistance to Aspergillus flavus? Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 20: 697-706.

Delphia, C.M., M.C. Mescher, and C.M. De Moraes. 2007. Induction of plant volatiles by herbivores with different feeding habits and the effects of induced defenses on host-plant selection by thrips. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33:997-1012.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2007. Feeding by Hessian fly Mayetiola destructor (Say) larvae does not induce plant indirect defences. Ecological Entomology 32: 153-161.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2007. Jasmonate, salicylate, and benzoate in insect eggs. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 331-343.

Runyon, J. B., M. C. Mescher, and C. M. De Moraes. 2006. Volatile chemical cues guide host location and selection by parasitic plants. Science, 313: 1964-1967.

This paper was designated a Faculty of 1000 “Must Read” (Factor 6.5)
Science News by Elizabeth Pennisi “Parasitic Weed Uses Chemical Cues to Find Host Plant” Science, 313: 1867.

Ferrari, M.J., A.G.Stephenson, M.C. Mescher, and C. M. De Moraes. 2006.  Inbreeding effects on blossom volatiles in Curcubita pepo ssp. Texana. American Journal of Botany 93: 1768-1774.

Dean, J.M. and C.M. De Moraes. 2006.  Effects of genetic modification on herbivore-induced volatiles from maize. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 713-724.

Delphia, C.M., M.C. Mescher, G.W. Felton and C.M. De Moraes. 2006.  The role of insect-derived cues in eliciting indirect plant defenses in tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum. Plant Signaling & Behavior 1: 243-250.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2006.  Gall midge larvae evade indirect defenses. Ecological Entomology 32: 153-161

Mescher, M.C.,  J.B. Runyon, and C.M. De Moraes. 2006. Host finding by parasitic plants: a new perspective on plant to plant communication. Plant Signaling & Behavior 1(6):284-286.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2006. Jasmonate in lepidopteran larvae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 2321-2326.

De Moraes, C.M. and M.C. Mescher. 2006. Chemical communication across tritrophic systems. Journal of the American Chemical Society 231.

Dean, J.M. and C.M. De Moraes. 2006. Effects of genetic modification on herbivore-induced volatiles from maize. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 713-724.

Tooker, J.F. and C.M. De Moraes. 2005. Jasmonate in Lepidoptera eggs and neonates. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 2753-2759.

De Moraes, C.M. and M.C. Mescher. 2005. Intrinsic competition between larval parasitoids with different degrees of host specificity. Ecological Entomology 30: 1-7.

De Moraes, C.M., J.C. Schultz, M.C. Mescher and J.H. Tumlinson. 2004. Plant signaling and its implications in sensor technology. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A 67: 819-834.

De Moraes, C.M. and M.C. Mescher. 2004. Biochemical crypsis in the avoidance of natural enemies by an insect herbivore. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 101: 8993-8997.

De Moraes, C.M., M.C. Mescher and J.H. Tumlinson. 2001. Caterpillar-induced nocturnal plant volatiles repel conspecific females. Nature 410: 577-580.

This Paper was highlighted on the cover of of the march 29th, 2001 issue of Nature; Nature News and Views by Clarence A. Ryan ”Plant biology: Night moves of pregnant moths”   393: 530.

De Moraes, C.M., W.J. Lewis and J.H. Tumlinson.  2000.  Examining plant-parasitoid interactions in tritrophic systems.  Anais da Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil 29: 189-203.

De Moraes, C.M., A.M. Cortesero, and W.J. Lewis.  1999.  Intrinsic and extrinsic competitive interactions between two larval parasitoids of Heliothis virescens.  Ecological Entomology 24: 1-9.

De Moraes, C.M. and W.J. Lewis. 1999. Analyses of two parasitoids with convergent foraging strategies. Journal of Insect Behavior 12:571-583.

Suarez, A.V., C.M. De Moraes, and A. Ippolito. 1998.  Defense of Acacia collinsii by obligate and non-obligate ant species: the significance of encroaching vegetation. Biotropica 30(3): 480-482.

De Moraes, C.M. and M.C. Mescher. 1998.  Plant-parasitoid interactions in tritrophic systems: a review of recent work with implications for biological control. Journal of Entomological Sciences 34: 31-39.

De Moraes, C. M., W. J. Lewis, P. W. Paré and J. H. Tumlinson. 1998. Herbivore infested plants selectively attract parasitoids. Nature. 393: 570-574.

This Paper was highlighted on the cover of of the June 11th issue, 1998 issue of Nature.
Cortesero, A.M., C.M. De Moraes, J.O. Stapel, J.H. Tumlinson, and W.J. Lewis. 1997. Comparisons and contrasts in host-foraging strategies of two larval parasitoids with different degrees of host specificity. Journal of Chemical Ecology 23: 1589-1606.

Stapel, J.O., A.M. Cortesero, C.M. De Moraes, J.H. Tumlinson, and W.J. Lewis. 1997. Extrafloral nectar, honeydew, and sucrose effects on searching behavior and efficiency of Microplitis croceipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in cotton. Environmental Entomology 26: 617-623.