Ian Kaplan

Ian Kaplan

Associate Professor of Entomology

Department: Entomology
Phone: 765.494.7207
E-mail: ikaplan@purdue.edu
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Curriculum Vitae




- Recent Publications

Kelly, J. L., Hagler, J. R., & Kaplan, I. (2014). Semiochemical lures reduce emigration and enhance pest control services in open-field predator augmentation. Biological Control, 71, 70-77.

Van Nouhuys, S., & Kaplan, I. (2014). Editorial overview: Beyond a taxonomically driven approach for describing pattern and process in complex insect communities. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 2, v-vii.

Radville, L., Gonda-King, L., Gómez, S., Kaplan, I., & Preisser, E. L. (2014). Are exotic herbivores better competitors? A meta-analysis. Ecology, 95, 30-36.

Gutensohn, M., Nguyen, T. T. H., McMahon, R. D., Kaplan, I., Pichersky, E., & Dudareva, N. (2014). Metabolic engineering of monoterpene biosynthesis in tomato fruits via introduction of the non-canonical substrate neryl diphosphate. Metabolic Engineering, 24, 107-116.

Kaplan, I., McArt, S. H., & Thaler, J. S. (2014). Plant defenses and predation risk differentially shape patterns of consumption, growth, and digestive efficiency in a guild of leaf-chewing insects. PLoS ONE, 9, e93714.

Dudareva, N., Mühlemann, J., Klempien, A., & Kaplan, I. (2013). Biosynthesis, function and metabolic engineering of plant volatile organic compounds. New Phytologist, 198, 16-32.

Mouttet, R., Kaplan, I., Bearez, P., Amiens-Desneux, E., & Desneux, N. (2013). Spatiotemporal patterns of induced resistance and susceptibility linking diverse plant parasites. Oecologia, 173, 1379-1386.

Soler, R., Erb, M., & Kaplan, I. (2013). Long distance root-shoot signaling in plant-insect community interactions. Trends in Plant Science, 18, 149-156.

Kaplan, I., & Thaler, J. S. (2012). Phytohormone-mediated plant resistance and predation risk act independently on the population growth and wing formation of potato aphids, Macrosiphum euphorbiae. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 6, 181-186.

Kaplan, I. (2012). Attracting carnivorous arthropods with plant volatiles: the future of biocontrol or playing with fire?. Biological Control, 60, 77-89.


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- Awards & Honors

Early Career Outstanding Scientist Award (2013). International Organization for Biological Control.

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) (2012). White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.


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