Publications of the Research Group Root-Herbivore Interactions

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1Machado, R. A. R., Arce, C. C. M., McClure, M. A., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2018). Aboveground herbivory induced jasmonates disproportionately reduce plant reproductive potential by facilitating root nematode infestation. Plant, Cell and Environment, 41(4), 797-808. doi:10.1111/pce.13143. [ITB580] MPG.PuRE
1Ferrieri, A. P., Machado, R. A. R., Arce, C. C. M., Kessler, D., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2017). Localized micronutrient patches induce lateral root foraging and chemotropism in Nicotiana attenuata. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 59(10), 759-771. doi:10.1111/jipb.12566. [ITB563] MPG.PuRE
2Machado, R. A. R., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2017). Herbivory-induced jasmonates constrain plant sugar accumulation and growth by antagonizing gibberellin signaling and not by promoting secondary metabolite production. New Phytologist, 215(2), 803-812. doi:10.1111/nph.14597. [ITB550] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Cosme, M., Lu, J., Erb, M., Stout, M. J., Franken, P., Wurst, S. (2016). A fungal endophyte helps plants to tolerate root herbivory through changes in gibberellin and jasmonate signaling. New Phytologist, 211(3), 1065-1076. doi:10.1111/nph.13957. [MPI034] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2Handrick, V., Robert, C. A. M., Ahern, K. R., Zhou, S., Machado, R. A. R., Maag, D., Glauser, G., Fernandez-Penny, F. E., Chandran, J. N., Rodgers-Melnike, E., Schneider, B., Buckler, E. S., Boland, W., Gershenzon, J., Jander, G., Erb, M., Köllner, T. G. (2016). Biosynthesis of 8-O-methylated benzoxazinoid defense compounds in maize. The Plant Cell, 28(7), 1682-1700. doi:10.1105/tpc.16.00065. [GER442] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Huber, M., Bont, Z., Fricke, J., Brillatz, T., Aziz, Z., Gershenzon, J., Erb, M. (2016). A below-ground herbivore shapes root defensive chemistry in natural plant populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283(1827): 20160285. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.0285. [GER440] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
4Huber, M., Epping, J., Gronover, C. S., Fricke, J., Aziz, Z., Brillatz, T., Swyers, M., Köllner, T. G., Vogel, H., Hammerbacher, A., Triebwasser-Freese, D., Robert, C., Verhoeven, K., Preite, V., Gershenzon, J., Erb, M. (2016). A latex metabolite benefits plant fitness under root herbivore attack. PLoS Biology, 14(1): e1002332. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002332. [GER432] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Lu, J., Robert, C., Lou, Y., Erb, M. (2016). A conserved pattern in plant-mediated interactions between herbivores. Ecology and Evolution, 6(4), 1032-1040. doi:10.1002/ece3.1922. [ITB603] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Machado, R. A. R., McClure, M., Hervé, M., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2016). Benefits of jasmonate-dependent defenses against vertebrate herbivores in nature. eLife, 5: e13720. doi:10.7554/eLife.13720. [ITB522] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
7Machado, R. A. R., Robert, C., Arce, C. C. M., Ferrieri, A. P., Xu, S., Jimenez-Aleman, G. H., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2016). Auxin is rapidly induced by herbivory attack and regulates a subset of systemic, jasmonate-dependent defenses. Plant Physiology, 172(1), 521-532. doi:10.1104/pp.16.00940. [ITB527] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
1Erb, M., Robert, C., Marti, G., Lu, J., Doyen, G. R., Villard, N., Barrière, Y., French, B. W., Wolfender, J.-L., Turlings, T. C. J., Gershenzon, J. (2015). A physiological and behavioral mechanism for leaf herbivore-induced systemic root resistance. Plant Physiology, 169(4), 2884-2894. doi:10.1104/pp.15.00759. [GER437] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
2Ferrieri, A. P., Arce, C. C. M., Machado, R. A. R., Meza-Canales, I. D., Lima, E., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2015). A Nicotiana attenuata cell wall invertase inhibitor (NaCWII) reduces growth and increases secondary metabolite biosynthesis in herbivore-attacked plants. New Phytologist, 208(2), 519-530. doi:10.1111/nph.13475. [ITB501] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Machado, R. A. R., Arce, C. C. M., Ferrieri, A. P., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2015). Jasmonate-dependent depletion of soluble sugars compromises plant resistance to Manduca sexta. New Phytologist, 207(1), 91-105. doi:10.1111/nph.13337. [ITB484] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
1Agtuca, B., Rieger, E., Hilger, K., Song, L., Robert, C., Erb, M., Karve, A., Ferrieri, R. A. (2014). Carbon-11 reveals opposing roles of auxin and salicylic acid in regulating leaf physiology, leaf metabolism, and resource allocation patterns that impact root growth in Zea mays. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 33, 328-339. doi:10.1007/s00344-013-9379-8. [EXT366] MPG.PuRE
2Boachon, B., Gamir, J., Pastor, V., Erb, M., Dean, V. J., Flors, V., Mauch-Mani, B. (2014). Role of two UDP-Glycosyltransferases from the L group of Arabidopsis in resistance against Pseudomonas syringae. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 139, 707-720. doi:10.1007/s10658-014-0424-7. [EXT379] MPG.PuRE
3Falk, K., Kästner, J., Bodenhausen, N., Schramm, K., Paetz, C., G. Vassão, D., Reichelt, M., von Knorre, D., Bergelson, J., Erb, M., Gershenzon, J., Meldau, S. (2014). The role of glucosinolates and the jasmonic acid pathway in resistance of Arabidopsis thaliana against molluskan herbivores. Molecular Ecology, 23(5), 1188-1203. doi:10.1111/mec.12610. [GER357] MPG.PuRE
4Kästner, J., Himanshu, H., von Knorre, D., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M., Meldau, S. (2014). Salicylic acid, a plant defense hormone, is specifically secreted by a molluscan herbivore. PLoS One, 9(1): e86500. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086500. [ITB451] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Maag, D., Dalvit, C., Thevenet, D., Köhler, A., Christoff Wouters, F., G. Vassão, D., Gershenzon, J., Wolfender, J.-L., Turlings, T. C., Erb, M., Glauser, G. (2014). 3-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-6-methoxy-2-benzoxazolinone (MBOA-N-Glc) is an insect detoxification product of maize 1,4-benzoxazin-3-ones. Phytochemistry, 102, 97-105. doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2014.03.018. [GER384] MPG.PuRE
6Sobhy, I., Erb, M., Lou, Y., Turlings, T. C. J. (2014). The prospect of applying chemical elicitors and plant strengtheners to enhance the biological control of crop pests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 369: 20120283. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0283. [EXT350] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Christensen, S., Nemchenko, A., Borrego, E., Murray, I., Sobhy, I., Bozak, L., Erb, M., Robert, C., Vaughn, K., Göbel, C., Tumlinson, J., Feussner, I., Turlings, T., Engelberth, J., Nansen, C., Meeley, R., Kolomiets, M. (2013). The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate, and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack. The Plant Journal, 74(1), 59-73. doi:10.1111/tpj.12101. [EXT367] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2D’Alessandro, M., Erb, M., Ton, J., Brandenburg, A., Karlen, D., Zopfi, J., Turlings, T. C. J. (2013). Volatiles produced by soil-borne endophytic bacteria increase plant pathogen resistance and affect tritrophic interactions. Plant, Cell and Environment, 37, 813-826. doi:10.1111/pce.12220. [EXT354] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Erb, M., Huber, M., Robert, C., Ferrieri, A., Machado, R. A. R., Arce, C. (2013). The role of plant primary and secondary metabolites in root herbivore behavior, nutrition and physiology. In P. Evans, V. Wigglesworth (Eds.), Advances in Insect Physiology (pp. 53-95). Burlington: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-417165-7.00002-7. [ITB439] MPG.PuRE
4Erb, M., Lu, J. (2013). Soil abiotic factors influence interactions between below ground herbivores and plant roots. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64(5), 1295-1303. doi:10.1093/jxb/ert007. [EXT355] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Huffaker, A., Pearce, G., Veyrat, N., Erb, M., Turlings, T., Sartor, R., Shen, Z., Briggs, S., Vaughan, M., Teal, P., Alborn, E., Schmelz, E. (2013). Plant elicitor peptides are conserved signals regulating direct and indirect antiherbivore defense. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, (14), 5707-5712. doi:10.1073/pnas.1214668110. [EXT358] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Machado, R. A. R., Ferrieri, A., Robert, C., Glauser, G., Kallenbach, M., Baldwin, I. T., Erb, M. (2013). Leaf-herbivore attack reduces carbon reserves and regrowth from the roots via jasmonate and auxin signaling. New Phytologist, 200, 1234-1246. doi:10.1111/nph.12438. [ITB432] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
7Marti, G., Erb, M., Boccard, J., Glauser, G., Doyen, G. R., Villard, N., Robert, C., Turlings, T. C. J., Wolfender, J.-L., Rudaz, S. (2013). Metabolomics reveals herbivore-induced metabolites of resistance and susceptibility in maize leaves and roots. Plant, Cell and Environment, 36(3), 621-639. doi:10.1111/pce.12002. [EXT368] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
8Meihls, L., Handrick, V., Glauser, G., Barbier, H., Kaur, H., Haribal, M., Lipka, A., Gershenzon, J., Buckler, E., Erb, M., Köllner, T., Jander, G. (2013). Natural variation in maize aphid resistance is associated with 2,4-dihydroxy-7-methoxy-1,4-benzoxazin-3-one glucoside methyltransferase activity. The Plant Cell, 25, 2341-2355. doi:10.1105/tpc.113.112409. [GER343] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
9Robert, C., Erb, M., Hiltpold, I., Hibbard, B., Gaillard, M., Bilat, J., Degenhardt, J., Cambet-Petit-Jean, X., Turlings, T., Zwahlen, C. (2013). Genetically engineered maize plants reveal distinct costs and benefits of constitutive volatile emissions in the field. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 11(5), 628-639. doi:10.1111/pbi.12053. [EXT369] MPG.PuRE
10Robert, C., Frank, D., Leach, K., Turlings, T., Hibbard, B., Erb, M. (2013). Direct and indirect plant defenses are not suppressed by endosymbionts of a specialist root herbivore. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 39, 507-515. doi:10.1007/s10886-013-0264-5. [EXT370] MPG.PuRE
11Soler, R., Erb, M., Kaplan, I. (2013). Long distance root–shoot signalling in plant–insect community interactions. Trends in Plant Science, 18(3), 149-156. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2012.08.010. [EXT363] MPG.PuRE
1Consales, F., Schweizer, F., Erb, M., Gouhier-Darimont, C., Bodenhausen, N., Bruessow, F., Sobhy, I., Reymond, P. (2012). Insect oral secretions suppress wound-induced responses in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 63(2), 727-737. doi:10.1093/jxb/err308. [EXT353] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Erb, M., Glauser, G., Robert, C. (2012). Induced immunity against below ground insect herbivores - activation of defenses in the absence of a jasmonate burst. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 38(6), 629-640. doi:10.1007/s10886-012-0107-9. [EXT356] MPG.PuRE
3Erb, M., Meldau, S., Howe, G. A. (2012). Role of phytohormones in insect-specific plant reactions. Trends in Plant Science, 17(5), 250-259. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2012.01.003. [ITB355] MPG.PuRE
4Lenk, C., Köllner, T., Erb, M., Degenhardt, J. (2012). Two enzymes responsible for the formation of herbivore-induced volatiles of maize, the methyltransferase AAMT1 and the terpene synthase TPS23, are regulated by a similar signal transduction pathway. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 144(1), 86-92. doi:10.1111/j.1570-7458.2012.01240.x. [GER324] MPG.PuRE
5Meldau, S., Erb, M., Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Defence on demand: Mechanisms behind optimal defence patterns. Annals of Botany, 110(8), 1503-1514. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs212. [ITB389] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Robert, C., Erb, M., Duployer, M., Zwahlen, C., Doyen, G., Turlings, T. (2012). Herbivore-induced plant volatiles mediate host selection by a root herbivore. New Phytologist, 194(4), 1061-1069. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04127.x. [EXT361] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
7Robert, C., Erb, M., Hibbard, B. E., French, W. B., Zwahlen, C., Turlings, T. C. J. (2012). A specialist root herbivore reduces plant resistance and uses an induced plant volatile to aggregate in a density-dependent manner. Functional Ecology, 26(6), 1429-1440. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02030.x. [EXT360] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
8Robert, C., Veyrat, N., Glauser, G., Marti, G., Doyen, G., Villard, N., Gaillard, M., Köllner, T., Giron, D., Body, M., Babst, B., Ferrieri, R., Turlings, T., Erb, M. (2012). A specialist root herbivore exploits defensive metabolites to locate nutritious tissues. Ecology Letters, 15(1), 55-64. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01708.x. [GER381] MPG.PuRE
9Sobhy, I., Erb, M., Sarhan, A., El-Husseini, M., Mandour, N., Turlings, T. (2012). Less is more: BTH and laminarin reduce herbivore-induced volatile emissions in maize but increase parasitoid attraction. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 38(4), 348-360. doi:10.1007/s10886-012-0098-6. [EXT362] MPG.PuRE
10Xiao, Y., Wang, Q., Erb, M., Turlings, T. C. J., Ge, L., Hu, L., Li, J., Han, X., Zhang, T., Lu, J., Zhang, G., Lou, Y. (2012). Specific herbivore-induced volatiles defend plants and determine insect community composition in the field. Ecology Letters, 15(10), 1130-1139. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01835.x. [EXT364] MPG.PuRE
11Xin, Z., Yu, Z., Erb, M., Turlings, T. C. J., Wang, B., Qi, J., Liu, S., Lou, Y. (2012). The broad-leaf herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid turns rice into a living trap for a major insect pest and a parasitic wasp. New Phytologist, 194, 498-510. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04057.x. [EXT365] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Ahmad, S., Veyrat, N., Gordon-Weeks, R., Zhang, Y., Martin, J., Smart, L., Glauser, G., Erb, M., Flors, V., Frey, M., Ton, J. (2011). Benzoxazinoid metabolites regulate innate immunity against aphids and fungi in maize. Plant Physiology, 157(1), 317-327. doi:10.1104/pp.111.180224. [EXT352] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Erb, M., Balmer, D., de Lange, E., von Merey, G., Planchamp, C., Robert, C., Roeder, G., Shoby, I., Zwahlen, C., Mauch-Mani, B., Turlings, T. (2011). Synergies and trade-offs between insect and pathogen resistance in maize leaves and roots. Plant, Cell and Environment, 34(7), 1088-1103. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02307.x. [EXT038] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Erb, M., Köllner, T., Degenhardt, J., Zwahlen, C., Hibbard, B., Turlings, T. (2011). The role of abscisic acid and water stress in root herbivore-induced leaf resistance. New Phytologist, 189(1), 308-320. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03450.x. [EXT003] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
4Erb, M., Robert, C. A. M., Turlings, T. C. J. (2011). Induction of root-resistance by leaf-herbivory follows a vertical gradient. Journal of Plant Interaction, 6(2-3), 133-136. doi:10.1080/17429145.2010.545958. [EXT034] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Erb, M., Robert, C., Hibbard, B., Turlings, T. (2011). Sequence of arrival determines plant-mediated interactions between herbivores. Journal of Ecology, 99(1), 7-15. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01757.x. [EXT004] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
6Glauser, G., Marti, G., Villard, N., Doyen, G., Wolfender, J.-L., Turlings, T., Erb, M. (2011). Induction and detoxification of maize 1,4-benzoxazin-3-ones by insect herbivores. The Plant Journal, 68(5), 901-911. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04740.x. [EXT357] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
7Hiltpold, I., Erb, M., Robert, C., Turlings, T. (2011). Systemic root signalling in a belowground, volatile-mediated tritrophic interaction. Plant, Cell and Environment, 34(8), 1267-1275. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02327.x. [EXT011] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
8Lu, J., Ju, H., Zhou, G., Zhu, C., Erb, M., Wang, X., Wang, P., Lou, Y. (2011). An EAR-motif-containing ERF transcription factor affects herbivore-induced signaling, defense and resistance in rice. Plant Journal, 68(4), 583-596. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04709.x. [EXT032] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
9Peñaflor, M. F. G. V., Erb, M., Miranda, L. A., Werneburg, A. G., Bent, J. M. S. (2011). Herbivore-induced plant volatiles can serve as host location cues for a generalist and a specialist egg parasitoid. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 37(12), 1304-1313. doi:10.1007/s10886-011-0047-9. [EXT359] MPG.PuRE
10Peñaflor, M., Erb, M., Robert, C., LA, M., Werneburg, A., Dossi, F., Turlings, T., Bento, J. (2011). Oviposition by a moth suppresses constitutive and herbivore-induced plant volatiles in maize. Planta, 234(1), 207-215. doi:10.1007/s00425-011-1409-9. [EXT001] MPG.PuRE
11Qi, J., Zhou, G., Yang, L., Erb, M., Lu, Y., Sun, X., Cheng, J., Lou, Y. (2011). The chloroplast-localized phospholipases D a4 and a5 regulate herbivore-induced direct and indirect defense in rice. Plant Physiology, 157(4), 1987-1999. doi:10.1104/pp.111.183749. [ITB341] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Erb, M., Foresti, N., Turlings, T. C. J. (2010). A tritrophic interaction resists disturbance by a non-host herbivore. BMC Plant Biology, 10: 247. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-10-247. [EXT005] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Erb, M., Glauser, G. (2010). Family business: Multiple members of major phytohormone classes orchestrate plant stress responses. Chemistry – A European Journal, 16(34), 10280-10289. doi:10.1002/chem.201001219. [EXT006] MPG.PuRE
1Erb, M., Flors, V., Karlen, D., De Lange, E., Planchamp, C., D’Alessandro, M., Turlings, T., Ton, J. (2009). Signal signature of aboveground induced resistance upon belowground herbivory in maize. The Plant Journal, 59(2), 292-302. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03868.x. [EXT007] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Erb, M., Gordon-Weeks, R., Flors, V., Camanes, G., Turlings, T., Ton, J. (2009). Belowground ABA boosts aboveground production of Dimboa and primes induction of chlorogenic acid in maize. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 4(7), 636-638. doi:10.4161/psb.4.7.8973. [EXT008] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Erb, M., Lenk, C., Degenhardt, J., Turlings, T. (2009). The underestimated role of roots in leaf defenses against herbivores. Trends in Plant Science, 14(12), 653-659. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2009.08.006. [EXT010] MPG.PuRE
4Zhou, G., Qi, J., Ren, N., Cheng, J., Erb, M., Mao, B., Lou, Y. (2009). Silencing OsHI-LOX makes rice more susceptible to chewing herbivores, but enhances resistance to a phloem-feeder. The Plant Journal, 60(4), 638-648. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03988.x. [EXT009] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Erb, M., Ton, J., Degenhardt, J., Turlings, T. C. J. (2008). Interactions between arthropod-induced aboveground and belowground defenses in plants. Plant Physiology, 146(3), 867-874. [GER239] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE