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M Deane Bowers

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentEcology & Evolutionary Biology
Phone303/492-5530
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5697-888X Additional info
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    TitleChair
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
    DepartmentEcology & Evolutionary Biology


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    1. Trowbridge AM, Bowers MD, Monson RK. Conifer Monoterpene Chemistry during an Outbreak Enhances Consumption and Immune Response of an Eruptive Folivore. J Chem Ecol. 2016 Dec; 42(12):1281-1292. PMID: 27909855.
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    2. Richardson LL, Bowers MD, Irwin RE. Nectar chemistry mediates the behavior of parasitized bees: consequences for plant fitness. Ecology. 2016 Feb; 97(2):325-37. PMID: 27145608.
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    3. Lieurance D, Chakraborty S, Whitehead SR, Powell JR, Bonello P, Bowers MD, Cipollini D. Comparative Herbivory Rates and Secondary Metabolite Profiles in the Leaves of Native and Non-Native Lonicera Species. J Chem Ecol. 2015 Dec; 41(12):1069-79. PMID: 26563203.
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    4. Hammer TJ, Bowers MD. Gut microbes may facilitate insect herbivory of chemically defended plants. Oecologia. 2015 Sep; 179(1):1-14. PMID: 25936531.
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    5. Lampert EC, Bowers MD. Incompatibility between plant-derived defensive chemistry and immune response of two sphingid herbivores. J Chem Ecol. 2015 Jan; 41(1):85-92. PMID: 25516226.
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    6. Alba C, Bowers MD, Blumenthal D, Hufbauer RA. Chemical and mechanical defenses vary among maternal lines and leaf ages in Verbascum thapsus L. (Scrophulariaceae) and reduce palatability to a generalist insect. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e104889. PMID: 25127229; PMCID: PMC4134248.
    7. Knerl A, Bowers MD. Incorporation of an introduced weed into the diet of a native butterfly: consequences for preference, performance and chemical defense. J Chem Ecol. 2013 Oct; 39(10):1313-21. PMID: 24142264.
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    8. Whitehead SR, Bowers MD. Evidence for the adaptive significance of secondary compounds in vertebrate-dispersed fruits. Am Nat. 2013 Nov; 182(5):563-77. PMID: 24107365.
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    9. Holeski LM, Keefover-Ring K, Bowers MD, Harnenz ZT, Lindroth RL. Patterns of phytochemical variation in Mimulus guttatus (yellow monkeyflower). J Chem Ecol. 2013 Apr; 39(4):525-36. PMID: 23468225.
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    10. Quintero C, Bowers MD. Effects of insect herbivory on induced chemical defences and compensation during early plant development in Penstemon virgatus. Ann Bot. 2013 Aug; 112(4):661-9. PMID: 23385116; PMCID: PMC3736766.
    11. Whitehead SR, Bowers MD. Iridoid and secoiridoid glycosides in a hybrid complex of bush honeysuckles (Lonicera spp., Caprifolicaceae): implications for evolutionary ecology and invasion biology. Phytochemistry. 2013 Feb; 86:57-63. PMID: 23228598.
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    12. Richards LA, Lampert EC, Bowers MD, Dodson CD, Smilanich AM, Dyer LA. Synergistic effects of iridoid glycosides on the survival, development and immune response of a specialist caterpillar, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). J Chem Ecol. 2012 Oct; 38(10):1276-84. PMID: 23053916.
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    13. McGuire CR, Nufio CR, Bowers MD, Guralnick RP. Elevation-dependent temperature trends in the Rocky Mountain Front Range: changes over a 56- and 20-year record. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e44370. PMID: 22970205; PMCID: PMC3435419.
    14. Jamieson MA, Seastedt TR, Bowers MD. Nitrogen enrichment differentially affects above- and belowground plant defense. Am J Bot. 2012 Oct; 99(10):1630-7. PMID: 22947484.
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    15. Alba C, Bowers MD, Hufbauer R. Combining optimal defense theory and the evolutionary dilemma model to refine predictions regarding plant invasion. Ecology. 2012 Aug; 93(8):1912-21. PMID: 22928419.
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    16. Pankoke H, Bowers MD, Dobler S. The interplay between toxin-releasing ß-glucosidase and plant iridoid glycosides impairs larval development in a generalist caterpillar, Grammia incorrupta (Arctiidae). Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2012 Jun; 42(6):426-34. PMID: 22446106.
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    17. Lampert EC, Dyer LA, Bowers MD. Chemical defense across three trophic levels: Catalpa bignonioides, the caterpillar Ceratomia catalpae, and its endoparasitoid Cotesia congregata. J Chem Ecol. 2011 Oct; 37(10):1063-70. PMID: 21948221.
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    18. Quintero C, Bowers MD. Changes in plant chemical defenses and nutritional quality as a function of ontogeny in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae). Oecologia. 2012 Feb; 168(2):471-81. PMID: 21913028.
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    19. Quintero C, Bowers MD. Plant induced defenses depend more on plant age than previous history of damage: implications for plant-herbivore interactions. J Chem Ecol. 2011 Sep; 37(9):992-1001. PMID: 21858639.
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    20. Lampert EC, Bowers MD. A comparison of sample preparation techniques for quantifying iridoid glycosides sequestered by lepidopteran larvae. J Chem Ecol. 2011 May; 37(5):496-9. PMID: 21475987.
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    21. Smilanich AM, Vargas J, Dyer LA, Bowers MD. Effects of ingested secondary metabolites on the immune response of a polyphagous caterpillar Grammia incorrupta. J Chem Ecol. 2011 Mar; 37(3):239-45. PMID: 21360275.
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    22. Nufio CR, McGuire CR, Bowers MD, Guralnick RP. Grasshopper community response to climatic change: variation along an elevational gradient. PLoS One. 2010 Sep 23; 5(9):e12977. PMID: 20886093; PMCID: PMC2944887.
    23. Lampert EC, Bowers MD. Host plant influences on iridoid glycoside sequestration of generalist and specialist caterpillars. J Chem Ecol. 2010 Oct; 36(10):1101-4. PMID: 20809144.
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    24. Pankoke H, Bowers MD, Dobler S. Influence of iridoid glycoside containing host plants on midgut ß-glucosidase activity in a polyphagous caterpillar, Spilosoma virginica Fabricius (Arctiidae). J Insect Physiol. 2010 Dec; 56(12):1907-12. PMID: 20727899.
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    25. Lampert EC, Dyer LA, Bowers MD. Caterpillar chemical defense and parasitoid success: Cotesia congregata parasitism of Ceratomia catalpae. J Chem Ecol. 2010 Sep; 36(9):992-8. PMID: 20683647.
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    26. Jamieson MA, Bowers MD. Iridoid glycoside variation in the invasive plant Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (Plantaginaceae), and sequestration by the biological control agent, Calophasia lunula. J Chem Ecol. 2010 Jan; 36(1):70-9. PMID: 20077129.
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    27. Smilanich AM, Dyer LA, Chambers JQ, Bowers MD. Immunological cost of chemical defence and the evolution of herbivore diet breadth. Ecol Lett. 2009 Jul; 12(7):612-21. PMID: 19392713.
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    28. Barton KE, Bowers MD. Neighbor species differentially alter resistance phenotypes in Plantago. Oecologia. 2006 Dec; 150(3):442-52. PMID: 16944243.
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    29. Prudic KL, Oliver JC, Bowers MD. Soil nutrient effects on oviposition preference, larval performance, and chemical defense of a specialist insect herbivore. Oecologia. 2005 May; 143(4):578-87. PMID: 15909129.
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    30. Fuchs A, Bowers MD. Patterns of iridoid glycoside production and induction in Plantago lanceolata and the importance of plant age. J Chem Ecol. 2004 Sep; 30(9):1723-41. PMID: 15586671.
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    31. Bowers MD. Hostplant suitability and defensive chemistry of the Catalpa sphinx, Ceratomia catalpae. J Chem Ecol. 2003 Oct; 29(10):2359-67. PMID: 14682517.
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    32. Adler LS, Schmitt J, Bowers MD. Genetic variation in defensive chemistry in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and its effect on the specialist herbivore Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). Oecologia. 1995 Jan; 101(1):75-85. PMID: 28306979.
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    33. Stamp NE, Bowers MD. Presence of predatory wasps and stinkbugs alters foraging behavior of cryptic and non-cryptic caterpillars on plantain (Plantago lanceolata). Oecologia. 1993 Sep; 95(3):376-384. PMID: 28314014.
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    34. Stamp NE, Bowers MD. Foraging behavior of specialist and generalist caterpillars on plantain (Plantago lanceolata) altered by predatory stinkbugs. Oecologia. 1992 Dec; 92(4):596-602. PMID: 28313233.
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