Dr. Adler Publications Peer-Reviewed Publications

* = postdoctoral researcher, ** = graduate student, *** = undergraduate co-author from the Adler lab

67. **Palmer-Young EC, Sadd BM, Irwin RE, and LS Adler. 2017. Synergistic effects of floral phytochemicals against a bumble bee parasite. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2794 (14 pages).

66. **Palmer-Young EC, Sadd BM, and LS Adler. 2016. Evolution of resistance to single and combined floral phytochemicals by a bumble bee parasite. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13002 • Recommended by the Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology

65. **Palmer-Young EC, Sadd BM, Stevenson PC, Irwin RE, and LS Adler. 2016. Bumble bee parasite strains vary in resistance to phytochemicals. Scientific Reports 6: 37087. doi: 10.1038/srep37087

64. *McArt SH, Miles TD, Rodriguez-Saona C, Schilder A, Adler LS and MJ Grieshop. 2016. Floral scent mimicry and vector-pathogen associations in a pseudoflower-inducing plant pathogen system. PLoS One 1(11): e0165761. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165761

63. Adler LS, Leege LM and RE Irwin. 2016. Regional variation in resistance to nectar robbing and consequences for pollination. American Journal of Botany 103: 1819-28.

62. **Tjiurutue MC, **Palmer-Young EC, and LS Adler. 2016. Parasite removal, but not herbivory, deters future parasite attachment on tomato. PLoS One 11(8): e0161076. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161076.

61. **Tjiurutue MC, Stevenson PC, and LS Adler. 2016. Messages from the other side: Parasites receive damage cues from their host plants. Journal of Chemical Ecology 42(8): 821-828. DOI 10.1007/s10886-016-0746-3

60. ***Conroy TJ, **Palmer-Young EC, Irwin RE and LS Adler. 2016. Food limitation affects parasite load and survival of Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae) infected with Crithidia bombi (Trypanosomatida: Trypanosomatidae). Environmental Entomology. Pages 1-8. DOI 10.1093/ee/nvw099

59. Carper AL, Adler LS and RE Irwin. 2016. Effects of florivory on plant-pollinator interactions: implications for male and female components of plant reproduction. American Journal of Botany. DOI 10.3732/ajb.1600144

58. **Soper Gorden NL and LS Adler. 2016. Florivory shapes both leaf and floral interactions. Ecosphere 7(6):e01326. 10.1002/ecs2.1326 (15 pages).

57. **Tjiurutue MC, Sandler HA, Kersch-Becker MF, Theis N, and LS Adler. 2016. Cranberry resistance to dodder parasitism: induced chemical defenses and behavior of a parasitic plant. Journal of Chemical Ecology. DOI 10.1007/s10886-016-0671-5

56. ***Boyer MDH, **Soper Gorden NL, *Barber NA and LS Adler. 2016. Floral damage induces resistance to florivory in Impatiens capensis. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. DOI 10.1007/s11829-015-9411-y

55. ***Biller OM, Adler LS, Irwin RE, ***McAllister C, and **EC Palmer-Young. 2015. Possible synergistic effects of thymol and nicotine against Crithidia bombi parasitism in bumble bees. PLoS One 10(12): e0144668.

54. ***Thorburn LP, Adler LS, Irwin RE, and **EC Palmer-Young. 2015. Variable effects of nicotine and anabasine on parasitized bumble bees. F1000Research 4: http://f1000research.com/articles/4-880/v2

53. ***Anthony WE, **Palmer-Young EC, *Leonard AS, Irwin RE and LS Adler. 2015. Testing dose-dependent effects of the nectar alkaloid anabasine on trypanosome parasite loads in adult bumble bees. PLoS One 10(11): e0142496. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142496.

52. Liu F, Gao J, Di N, and LS Adler. 2015. Nectar attracts foraging honey bees with components of their queen pheromones. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41(11): 1028-36

51. **Gillespie SD, ***Carrero K and LS Adler. 2015. Relationships between parasitism, bumblebee foraging behavior and pollination service to Trifolium pratense flowers. Ecological Entomology 40: 650-53.

50. *Barber NA, ***Milano NJ, *Kiers ET, *Theis N, Bartolo V, Hazzard RV and LS Adler. 2015. Root herbivory indirectly affects above- and belowground community members and directly reduces plant performance. Journal of Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12464

49. ***Milano NJ, *Barber NA, and LS Adler. 2015. Conspecific and heterospecific aboveground herbivory both reduce preference by a belowground herbivore. Environmental Entomology 44(2): 317-24.

48. Richardson L, Adler LS, *Leonard AS, Andicoechea J, ***Regan K, ***Anthony WE, Manson JS, and RE Irwin. 2015. Secondary metabolites in floral nectar reduce parasite infections in bumble bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 282: 20142471.

• Received extensive media coverage and highlighted in Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v518/n7540/full/518459d.html

47. Carper AL, Adler LS, Warren PS and RE Irwin. 2014. Effects of suburbanization on forest bee communities. Environmental Entomology 43(2): 253-62.

46. *Theis N, *Barber NA, **Gillespie SD, Hazzard RV, and LS Adler. 2014. Attracting mutualists and antagonists: Plant trait variation explains the distribution of specialist herbivores and pollinators on crops and wild gourds. American Journal of Botany 101(8): 1-9. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1400171

45. *McArt, SH, Koch H, Irwin RE and LS Adler. 2014. Arranging the bouquet of disease: Floral traits and the transmission of plant and animal pathogens. Ecology Letters 17(5): 624-36.

44. Irwin RE, Warren PS, Carper AL and LS Adler. 2014. Plant-animal interactions in suburban environments: implications for floral evolution. Oecologia 174: 803-15.

43. *Barber NA, Kiers ET, Theis N, Hazzard RV and LS Adler. 2013. Linking agricultural practices, myccorhizal fungi, and traits mediating plant-insect interactions. Ecological Applications 23(7): 1519-30.

42. *Barber NA, Kiers ET, Hazzard RV and LS Adler. 2013. Context-dependency of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant-insect interactions in an agroecosystem. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 338. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00338.

41. **Soper Gorden NL and LS Adler. 2013. Abiotic conditions affect antagonists and mutulalists in Impatiens capensis. American Journal of Botany 100(4): 679-89.

40. **Gillespie SD and LS Adler. 2013. Indirect effects on mutualisms: Parasitism of bumble bees and pollination service to plants. Ecology 94(2): 454-64.

39. *Barber NA, Adler LS, *Theis N, *Kiers ET, and RV Hazzard. 2012. Herbivory reduces plant interactions with above- and belowground antagonists and mutualists. Ecology 93(7): 1560-70.

38. Adler LS, ***Seifert MG, Wink M and Morse GE. 2012. Reliance on pollinators predicts defensive chemistry across tobacco species. Ecology Letters 15: 1140-48.

37. *Theis N, and LS Adler. 2012. Advertising to the enemy: Enhanced floral fragrance increases beetle attraction and reduces plant fitness. Ecology 93(2): 430-35.

36. Adler LS and RE Irwin. 2012. Nectar alkaloids decrease pollination and reproduction in a native plant. Oecologia 168(4): 1033-41.

35. O'Connell JM, Sandler HA, Adler LS, and Caruso FL. 2011. Controlled studies further the development of practical guidelines to manage dodder (Cuscuta gronovii) in cranberry production with short-term flooding. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 26(4): 269-75.

34. Mayer C, Adler LS, Armbruster WS, Dafni A, Eardley C, Huang SQ, Kevan PG, Ollerton J, Packer L, Ssymank A, Stout JC, Potts SG. 2011. Pollination ecology in the 21st century: Key questions for future research. Journal of Pollination Ecology 3(2): 8-23.

33. *Barber NA, Adler LS and **Bernardo HL. 2011. Effects of above- and belowground herbivory on growth, pollination, and reproduction in cucumber. Oecologia 165: 377-86.

32. **Cavanagh A, Adler LS, and Hazzard RV. 2010. Buttercup squash provides a marketable alternative to blue hubbard as a trap crop for control of striped cucumber beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology 39(6): 1953-60.

31. Halpern SL, Adler LS, and M Wink. 2010. Leaf herbivory and drought stress affect floral attractive and defensive traits in Nicotiana quadrivalvis (Solanaceae). Oecologia 163: 961-971.

30. *Kiers ET, Adler LS, Grman EL and MGA Van Der Heijden. 2010. The role of jasmonates in mediating aboveground and belowground mutualisms. Functional Ecology 24: 434-43. PDF

29. ***Sharp DN, **Lentz-Ronning AJ, Barron J and LS Adler 2009. The effect of larval diet and sex on nectar nicotine feeding preferences in Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Florida Entomologist 92(2): 374-76. PDF

28. *Theis N, ***Kesler K and LS Adler. 2009. Leaf herbivory increases floral fragrance in male but not female Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana (Cucurbitaceae) flowers. American Journal of Botany 96(5): 897-903. PDF

27. **Cavanagh A, Hazzard RV, Adler LS, and J Boucher. 2009. Using trap crops for control of Acalymma vittatum (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) reduces insecticide use in butternut squash. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(3): 1101-07.

26. Adler LS and RV Hazzard. 2009. A comparison of perimeter trap crop varieties: Effects on herbivory, pollination and yield in butternut squash. Environmental Entomology 38(1): 207-215. PDF

25. **Hladun K and LS Adler. 2009. Influence of leaf herbivory, root herbivory and pollination on plant performance in Cucurbita moschata. Ecological Entomology 34: 144-52. PDF

24. Irwin RE and LS Adler. 2008. Nectar secondary compounds affect self-pollen transfer: implications for female and male plant reproduction. Ecology 89(8): 2207-17.

23. **Hladun K and LS Adler. 2008. Effects of perimeter trap crop pollen on crop reproduction in butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata). Hortscience 43(1): 276-78.

22. Elliott SE, Irwin RE, Adler LS, and NM Williams. 2008. Nectar alkaloids do not affect offspring performance of a native solitary bee, Osmia lignaria (Megachilidae). Ecological Entomology 33(2): 298-304.

21. ***Andrews ES, *Theis N and LS Adler. 2007. Pollinator and herbivore attraction to Cucurbita floral volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33:1682-1691.PDF

20. Adler LS; de Valpine P; Harte J and ***J Call. 2007. Effects of long-term experimental warming on aphid density in the field. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 80(2): 156-168. PDF

19. Preisser EL, ***Gibson SE, Adler LS and EE Lewis 2007. Underground herbivory and the costs of constitutive defense in tobacco. Acta Oecologica 31(2): 210-15. PDF

18. Adler LS, Wink M, Distl M, and **AJ Lentz 2006. Leaf herbivory and nutrients increase nectar alkaloids. Ecology Letters 9: 960-67. PDF

17. Irwin RE and LS Adler 2006. Correlations among traits associated with herbivore resistance and pollination: implications for multispecies plant-animal interactions. American Journal of Botany. 93(1): 64-72. PDF

16. Adler LS and RE Irwin 2006. Comparison of pollen transfer dynamics by multiple floral visitors: experiments with pollen and fluorescent dye. Annals of Botany 97: 141-50. PDF

15. Adler LS and RE Irwin. 2005. Ecological costs and benefits of defenses in nectar. Ecology 86(11): 2968-2978. PDF ScienceNOW Science News

14. Gaimari SD, Adler LS and SJ Scheffer. 2004. Plant host affiliation and redescription of Phytomyza subtenella Frost (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 106(3):501-507.

13. Adler LS. 2004. Size-mediated performance of a generalist herbivore feeding on mixed diets. Southwestern Naturalist 49(2):189-196 PDF

12. Irwin RE, Adler LS and AK Brody. 2004. The dual role of floral traits: pollinator attraction and plant defense. Ecology 85(6) 1503-1511 PDF

11. Adler LS and JL Bronstein. 2004. Attracting antagonists: Does floral nectar increase leaf herbivory? Ecology. PDF

10. Adler LS and Kittelson PM. 2004. Variation in Lupinus arboreus alkaloid profiles and relationships with multiple herbivores. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. PDF

9. Adler LS. 2003. Host species affects herbivory, pollination and reproduction in experiments with parasitic Castilleja. Ecology 84(8): 2083-91 PDF

8. Adler LS. 2002. Host effects on herbivory and pollination in a hemiparasitic plant. Ecology 83(10): 2700-10. PDF

7. Adler LS, Karban R and SY Strauss. 2001. Direct and indirect effects of alkaloids on plant fitness via herbivory and pollination. Ecology 82(7): 2032-44. PDF

6. Adler LS and M Wink. 2001. Transfer of quinolizidine alkaloids from hosts to hemiparasites in two Castilleja-Lupinus associations: analysis of floral and vegetative tissues. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 29(6): 551-61. PDF

5. Adler LS. 2000. Alkaloid uptake increases fitness in a hemiparasitic plant via reduced herbivory and increased pollination. The American Naturalist 156: 92-99. PDF

4. Adler LS. 2000. The ecological significance of toxic nectar. Oikos 91:409-420. PDF Review in TREE

3. Karban R, Agrawal AA, Thaler JS and LS Adler. 1999. Induced plant responses and information content about risk of herbivory. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:443-47. PDF

2. Adler LS, Schmitt J and MD Bowers. 1995. Genetic variation in defensive chemistry in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and its effect on the specialist herbivore Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). Oecologia 101:75-85.

1. Adler LS, Wikler K, Wyndham FS, Linder CR and J Schmitt. 1993. Potential for persistence of genes escaped from canola: germination cues in crop, wild and crop-wild hybrid Brassica rapa. Functional Ecology 7:736-745.

Peer-Reviewed Publications Mentored in the Adler Lab

*Barber NA. 2012. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are necessary for the induced response to herbivores by Cucumis sativus. Journal of Plant Ecology. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rts026, pp 1-6.

**Gillespie S. 2010. Factors affecting parasite prevalence among wild bumblebees. Ecological Entomology 35(6): 737-747.

Edited Volumes, Book Chapters and Other Publications

Adler LS and RE Irwin. 2012. What you smell is more important than what you see? Natural selection on floral scent (Commentary). New Phytologist 195: 510-11.

Adler LS. 2008. Studying the sweet stuff. Review of S. W. Nicolson, M. Nepi, and E. Pacini, Eds. Nectaries and nectar. In: Ecology 89(4): 1177-78.

Adler LS. 2007. Selection by pollinators and herbivores on attraction and defense. Pages 162-173 in: Tilmon, K. J. (ed.), Specialization, speciation and radiation: The evolutionary biology of herbivorous insects. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Adler LS, Wink M, Distl M and AJ Lentz. 2007. A reply to Baldwin: Critique does not weaken major conclusions. Ecology Letters 10(3): E2-E3. PDF

Irwin RE and LS Adler, editors. 2004. Nectar Ecology Special Feature. Ecology 85(6): 1477-1533.
Invited Authors: LS Adler, N Bluethgen, C Bonifray, A Brody, J Bronstein, K Fiedler, MC Gardener, RE Irwin, R Mitchell, R Raguso, JA Rudgers, and F Wäckers.

Agrawal AA and LS Adler. 2003. Plant-animal interactions for the classroom. Review of C. Herrera & O. Pellmyr, Eds. Plant-animal interactions. In: Ecology 84(3): 807-808.