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

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.

Braasch, J., & Kaplan, I. (2012). Over what distance are plant volatiles bioactive? Estimating the spatial dimensions of attraction in an arthropod assemblage. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 145, 115-123.

Kelly, J. L., Hagler, J. R., & Kaplan, I. (2012). Employing immunomarkers to track dispersal and trophic relationships of a piercing-sucking predator, Podisus maculiventris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Environmental Entomology, 41, 1527-1533.

Braasch, J., Wimp, G. M., & Kaplan, I. (2012). Testing for phytochemical synergism: arthropod community responses to induced plant volatile blends across crops. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 38, 1264-1275.

Kaplan, I. (2012). Trophic complexity and the adaptive value of damage-induced plant volatiles. PLoS Biology, 10, e1001437.

Thaler, J. S., McArt, S. H., & Kaplan, I. (2012). Compensatory mechanisms for ameliorating the fundamental tradeoff between predator avoidance and foraging. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 109, 12075-12080.


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- Awards & Honors

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

Richard L. Kohls Early Career Award (2013). Purdue University.

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


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