Anurag A Agrawal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Overcompensation of plants in response to herbivory and the by-product benefits of mutualism
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, ON, Canada M5S 3B2
    Trends Plant Sci 5:309-13. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A role for isothiocyanates in plant resistance against the specialist herbivore Pieris rapae
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    J Chem Ecol 29:1403-15. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Ecological genetics of an induced plant defense against herbivores: additive genetic variance and costs of phenotypic plasticity
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, 25 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Evolution 56:2206-13. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic plasticity in the interactions and evolution of species
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3B2, Canada
    Science 294:321-6. 2001
  5. pmc Induced indirect defence in a lycaenid-ant association: the regulation of a resource in a mutualism
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1857-61. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms, ecological consequences and agricultural implications of tri-trophic interactions
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5S 3B2, Canada
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:329-35. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of genotype, environment, and ontogeny on resistance of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) to the generalist herbivore, Spodoptera exigua
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    J Chem Ecol 30:37-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Plant defense and density dependence in the population growth of herbivores
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Am Nat 164:113-20. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Direct and interactive effects of enemies and mutualists on plant performance: a meta-analysis
    William F Morris
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Ecology 88:1021-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Community heterogeneity and the evolution of interactions between plants and insect herbivores
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University Ithaca, New York 14853 2701, USA
    Q Rev Biol 81:349-76. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Overcompensation of plants in response to herbivory and the by-product benefits of mutualism
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, ON, Canada M5S 3B2
    Trends Plant Sci 5:309-13. 2000
    ..As long as the benefit to the plant outweighs the costs imposed by browsing herbivores, this interaction should remain stable. Many apparently parasitic associations can be mutually beneficial under some environmental conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint A role for isothiocyanates in plant resistance against the specialist herbivore Pieris rapae
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    J Chem Ecol 29:1403-15. 2003
    ..rapae. Thus, we present strong evidence for a role for isothiocyanates in plant resistance against the specialist herbivore P. rapae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ecological genetics of an induced plant defense against herbivores: additive genetic variance and costs of phenotypic plasticity
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, 25 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Evolution 56:2206-13. 2002
    ..e., evidence for genetic costs of plasticity). Thus, there is genetic variation for induction of defense in wild radish, and the evolution of inducibility may be constrained by costs of plasticity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic plasticity in the interactions and evolution of species
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3B2, Canada
    Science 294:321-6. 2001
    ..Taken together, phenotypic responses in species interactions represent modifications that can lead to reciprocal change in ecological time, altered community patterns, and expanded evolutionary potential of species...
  5. pmc Induced indirect defence in a lycaenid-ant association: the regulation of a resource in a mutualism
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1857-61. 2000
    ..Such a system may stabilize the mutualistic association between lycaenid larvae and ants by preventing exploitation by either partner...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms, ecological consequences and agricultural implications of tri-trophic interactions
    A A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5S 3B2, Canada
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:329-35. 2000
    ..g. by the introduction of Bacillus thuringiensis). The study of tri-trophic interactions is important in order to understand natural species interactions and to manipulate these interactions in pest control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactive effects of genotype, environment, and ontogeny on resistance of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) to the generalist herbivore, Spodoptera exigua
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    J Chem Ecol 30:37-51. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Plant defense and density dependence in the population growth of herbivores
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Am Nat 164:113-20. 2004
    ..Thus, plant traits that probably evolved for primary and defensive functions contribute to the ecological dynamics of herbivore populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Direct and interactive effects of enemies and mutualists on plant performance: a meta-analysis
    William F Morris
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Ecology 88:1021-9. 2007
    ..We discuss how observed differences in effect size might be confounded with methodological differences among studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Community heterogeneity and the evolution of interactions between plants and insect herbivores
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University Ithaca, New York 14853 2701, USA
    Q Rev Biol 81:349-76. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Plant defense syndromes
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Ecology 87:S132-49. 2006
    ..The discovery of convergent plant defense syndromes can be used as a framework to ask questions about how abiotic environments, communities of herbivores, and biogeography are associated with particular defense strategies of plants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biotic interactions and plant invasions
    Charles E Mitchell
    Department of Biology and Curriculum in Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3280, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:726-40. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Additive and interactive effects of plant genotypic diversity on arthropod communities and plant fitness
    Marc T J Johnson
    Ecol Lett 9:24-34. 2006
    ..Our findings also illustrate the benefit of preserving genetic variation to conserve species diversity and interactions within multitrophic communities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Macroevolution of plant defense strategies
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Corson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 2701, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:103-9. 2007
    ..The comparative approach has wide-spread potential to reinvigorate tests of classic hypotheses about the evolution of interspecific interactions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rapid herbivore-induced changes in mountain birch phenolics and nutritive compounds and their effects on performance of the major defoliator, Epirrita autumnata
    Kyösti Lempa
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, and Kevo Subarctic Research Institute University of Turku, FIN 20014 Turku, Finland
    J Chem Ecol 30:303-21. 2004
    ..This linkage between herbivore performance, leaf chemistry, and physiology was sensitive to induced plant responses caused by slight herbivore damage...
  16. pmc In defense of roots: a research agenda for studying plant resistance to belowground herbivory
    Sergio Rasmann
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 2701, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:875-80. 2008
  17. doi request reprint Plant genotype shapes ant-aphid interactions: implications for community structure and indirect plant defense
    Kailen A Mooney
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Am Nat 171:E195-205. 2008
    ..In summary, milkweed exerts genetic control over the interactions between aphids and an ant that provides defense against foliage-feeding caterpillars...
  18. pmc Phylogenetic escalation and decline of plant defense strategies
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 2701, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10057-60. 2008
    ..Where plants are primarily consumed by specialist herbivores, regrowth (or tolerance) may be favored over resistance traits during the diversification process...