Key publications

Cuny, MAC, Traine, J, Bustos-Segura, C, Benrey, B. 2019. Host density and parasitoid non-consumptive effects interact and alter the outcome of a tritrophic interaction on seeds of wild lima bean. Scientific Reports. 

Bustos-Segura, C, MAC, Cuny, M, Benrey, B. 2019. Do parasitoids of leaf herbivores affect plant fitness and multitrophic interactions on seeds of lima bean? Functional Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13478.

Cuny, MAC, La Forgia, D, Desurmont, G, Glauser, G, Benrey, B. 2019. Role of cyanogenic glycosides in seeds of Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus): Defense, plant nutrition or both?. Planta DOI: 10.1007/s00425-019-03221-3

Cuny, MAC, Gendry, J, Hernandez-Cumplido , J, Benrey, B. 2018. Changes in plant growth and seed production in wild Lima bean in response to herbivory are attenuated by parasitoids. Oecologia 1-11.

Shlichta, JG, Cuny, MAC, Hernandez-Cumplido, J, Traine, J, Benrey, B. 2018. Contrasting consequences of plant domestication for the chemical defenses of leaves and seeds in lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus). Basic and Applied Ecologyhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2018.05.012

Chen, YH, Shapiro, LR, Benrey, B, Cibrián-Jaramillo, A 2017. Back to the origin: in situ studies are needed to understand selection during crop diversification. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5,125.

Hernandez-Cumplido, J, Glauser, G, Benrey, B. 2016. Cascading effects of early-season herbivory on late-season herbivores and their parasitoids. Ecology 97: 1283-1297.

Moreira, X, Petry, WK, Hernandez-Cumplido, J, Morelon, S, Benrey, B. 2016. Plant defence responses to volatile alert signals are population-specific. Oikos 125: 950-956.

Hernandez-Cumplido, J, Forter, B, Moreira, X, Heil, M, Benrey, B. 2016. Induced Floral and Extrafloral Nectar Production Affect Ant-pollinator Interactions and Plant Fitness. Biotropica 48: 342-348.

Abdala-Roberts, L, Hernandez-Cumplido, J, Chel-Guerrero, L, Betancur-Ancona, D, Benrey, B, Moreira, X. 2016. Effects of plant intraspecific diversity across three trophic levels: Underlying mechanisms and plant traits. American Journal of Botany 103: 1810-1818.

Chen, YH, Gols, R, Stratton, CA, Brevik, KA, Benrey, B. 2015. Complex tritrophic interactions in response to crop domestication: predictions from the wild. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 157: 40-59.

Chen, YH, Gols, R, Benrey, B. 2015. Crop Domestication and Its Impact on Naturally Selected Trophic Interactions. In: Berenbaum, MR (ed.) Annual Review of Entomology, Vol 60.

Benrey, B., A. Callejas , L. Rios, K. Oyama and R.F. Denno. 1998. The effects of domestication of Brassica andv Phaseolus on the interaction between phytophagous insects and parasitoids. Biological Control, 11: 130-140.

Turlings, T. and B. Benrey. 1998. The effects of plant metabolites on the behavior and development of parasitic wasps. Ecoscience,  5:321-333.

Benrey, B. and R.F. Denno. 1997. The slow growth-high mortality hypothesis: A test using the Cabbage Butterfly. Ecology, 78: 987-999.

Denno, R.F. and B. Benrey. 1997. Aggregation facilitates larval growth in the Neotropical Butterfly Chlosyne janais. Ecological Entomology, 22: 133-141.