Lee A Dyer

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effects of three Piper amides on generalist and specialist herbivores
    L A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:2499-514. 2003
  2. pmc A quantification of predation rates, indirect positive effects on plants, and foraging variation of the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata
    Lee A Dyer
    Tulane University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 5698, USA
    J Insect Sci 2:18. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Host specificity of Lepidoptera in tropical and temperate forests
    L A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Nature 448:696-9. 2007
  4. pmc Trophic diversity in two grassland ecosystems
    Clark V Pearson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Insect Sci 6:1-11. 2006
  5. pmc Diversity cascades and malaria vectors
    John C Carlson
    Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:460-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The insect immune response and other putative defenses as effective predictors of parasitism
    Angela M Smilanich
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 400 Boggs, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Ecology 90:1434-40. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Immunological cost of chemical defence and the evolution of herbivore diet breadth
    Angela M Smilanich
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 400 Boggs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:612-21. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Inter- and intraspecific comparisons of antiherbivore defenses in three species of rainforest understory shrubs
    R M Fincher
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, 400 Boggs, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:558-74. 2008
  9. pmc Costs of defense and a test of the carbon-nutrient balance and growth-differentiation balance hypotheses for two co-occurring classes of plant defense
    Tara Joy Massad
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e47554. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint A bioassay for insect deterrent compounds found in plant and animal tissues
    Lee A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Phytochem Anal 14:381-8. 2003

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effects of three Piper amides on generalist and specialist herbivores
    L A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:2499-514. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc A quantification of predation rates, indirect positive effects on plants, and foraging variation of the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata
    Lee A Dyer
    Tulane University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 5698, USA
    J Insect Sci 2:18. 2002
    ..Predation by this ant was high in both forests, despite its omnivorous diet. This insect predator is part of potentially important top-down controls in these wet and moist forests...
  3. ncbi request reprint Host specificity of Lepidoptera in tropical and temperate forests
    L A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Nature 448:696-9. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Trophic diversity in two grassland ecosystems
    Clark V Pearson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Insect Sci 6:1-11. 2006
    ..These results support hypotheses from other empirical studies, demonstrating that changes in diversity of a single trophic level can cascade to effect diversity at other, nonadjacent trophic levels...
  5. pmc Diversity cascades and malaria vectors
    John C Carlson
    Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:460-4. 2009
    ..gambiae populations. The increase in vector abundance as a result of reduced predator diversity highlights the public health value in conserving native insect diversity...
  6. ncbi request reprint The insect immune response and other putative defenses as effective predictors of parasitism
    Angela M Smilanich
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 400 Boggs, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Ecology 90:1434-40. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Immunological cost of chemical defence and the evolution of herbivore diet breadth
    Angela M Smilanich
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 400 Boggs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:612-21. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Inter- and intraspecific comparisons of antiherbivore defenses in three species of rainforest understory shrubs
    R M Fincher
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, 400 Boggs, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:558-74. 2008
    ..Ecological costs were evident for the array of defensive mechanisms within these Piper species, and the differences in defensive strategies among species may represent evolutionary trade-offs between costly defenses...
  9. pmc Costs of defense and a test of the carbon-nutrient balance and growth-differentiation balance hypotheses for two co-occurring classes of plant defense
    Tara Joy Massad
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e47554. 2012
    ..Contrary to expectations based on the two defense hypotheses, trade-offs were found between defenses and photosynthesis, indicating that studies of plant defenses should include direct measures of physiological responses...
  10. ncbi request reprint A bioassay for insect deterrent compounds found in plant and animal tissues
    Lee A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Phytochem Anal 14:381-8. 2003
    ..The method provides a means of screening plants and insects for compounds that are insect anti-feedants or that can modify insect behaviour...
  11. pmc Climatic unpredictability and parasitism of caterpillars: implications of global warming
    J O Stireman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:17384-7. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Diversity cascades in alfalfa fields: from plant quality to agroecosystem diversity
    Clark V Pearson
    Tulane University, 400 Lindy Boggs Bldg, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:947-55. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Trade-offs in antiherbivore defenses in Piper cenocladum: ant mutualists versus plant secondary metabolites
    L A Dyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    J Chem Ecol 27:581-92. 2001
    ..We concluded that although both amides and food body production appear to be costly, redundancy in defenses is necessary to avoid damage by a complex suit of herbivores...