Department of Entomology
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
Office: Entomology 324
Lab: Entomology 320
Office phone: 951-827-5444; Lab phone: 951-827-5787
Area of expertise: Host manipulation; insect behavior; disease ecology; chemical ecology; virus evolution; herbivory; multitrophic interactions; agro-ecological interface; plant volatiles; plant defense
Editor until: September 30, 2022
Chesnais, Q., Caballero Vidal, G., Coquelle, R., Yvon, M., Mauck, K., Brault, V., and Ameline, A. (2020). Post-acquisition effects of viruses on vector behavior are important components of manipulation strategies. Oecologia. 194: 429–440.
Mauck, K.E., and Chesnais, Q. (2020). A synthesis of virus-vector associations reveals important deficiencies in studies on host and vector manipulation by plant viruses. Virus Res. 285:197957.
Kenney, J.R., Grandmont, M.E., and Mauck, K.E. (2020). Priming melon defenses with Acibenzolar-S-methyl attenuates infections by phylogenetically distinct viruses and diminishes vector preferences for infected hosts. Viruses. 12: 257.
Mauck, K.E., Sun, P., Meduri, V.R., and Hansen, A.K. (2019). New Ca. Liberibacter psyllaurous haplotype resurrected from a 49-year-old specimen of Solanum umbelliferum: A native host of the psyllid vector. Sci. Rep. 9: 9530.
Shates, T.M., Sun, P., Malmstrom, C.M., Dominguez, C., and Mauck, K.E. (2019). Addressing research needs in the field of plant virus ecology by defining knowledge gaps and developing wild dicot study systems. Front Microbiol. 9: 3305.
Mauck, K.E., Chesnais, Q., and Shapiro, L.R. (2018). Evolutionary determinants of host and vector manipulation by plant viruses. Adv. Virus Res. 101:189–250.
Mauck, K.E. (2016). Variation in virus effects on host plant phenotypes and insect vector behavior: What can it teach us about virus evolution? Curr. Opin. Virol. 21: 114–123.
Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2016). Effects of pathogens on sensory-mediated interactions between plants and insect vectors. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 32: 53–61.
Peñaflor, M.F.G.V., Mauck, K.E., Alves, K.J., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2016). Effects of single and mixed infections of Bean pod mottle virus and Soybean mosaic virus on host plant chemistry and host-vector interactions. Funct. Ecol. 30: 1648–1659.
Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2015). Infection of host plants by Cucumber mosaic virus increases the susceptibility of Myzuspersicaeto the parasitoid Aphidiuscolemani. Sci. Rep. 5: 10963
Mauck, K.E., Smyers, E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher. M.C. (2015). Virus infection influences host plant interactions with non-vector herbivores and predators. Funct. Ecol. 29: 662–673.
Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2014). Evidence of local adaptation in the effects of plant viruses on host-vector interactions. Integr. Comp. Biol. 54: 193–209.
Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2014). Biochemical and physiological mechanisms underlying effects of Cucumber mosaic virus on host-plant traits that mediate transmission by aphid vectors. Plant Cell Environ. 37: 1427–1439.
Alexander, H.M., Mauck, K.E., Whitfield, A.E., Garrett, K.A., and Malmstrom, C.M. (2014). Plant-virus interactions and the agro-ecological interface. Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 138: 529–547.
Kariyat, R.R., Mauck. K.E., Balogh, C.M., Stephenson, A.G., Mescher, M.C., and De Moraes, C.M (2013). Inbreeding in horsenettle (Solanum carolinense) alters night-time volatile emissions that guide oviposition by Manduca sextamoths. Proc. Biol. Sci. 280: 20130020.
Mauck, K.E., Bosque-Pérez, N.A., Eigenbrode, S.D., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M.C. (2012). Transmission mechanisms shape pathogen effects on host-vector interactions: Evidence from plant viruses. Funct. Ecol. 26: 1162–1175.
Kariyat, R.R., Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., Stephenson, A.G., and Mescher, M.C. (2012). Inbreeding alters volatile signaling phenotypes and influences tri-trophic interactions in horsenettle (Solanum carolinense L.). Ecol. Lett. 15: 301–309.
Mauck, K.E., De Moraes, C.M., and Mescher, M. (2010). Deceptive chemical signals induced by a plant virus attract insect vectors to inferior hosts. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 3600–3605.