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Caitlin Rering
Chemistry Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (352) 374-5847
Fax: (352) 374-5707

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Projects
Chemical Communications of Plants, Insects, Microbes, and Nematodes
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439278

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Rudolph, A.B., Li, Q., Read, Q.D., Munoz, P.F., Ternest, J.J., Hunter Iii, C.T. 2024. A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiae020.
Blueberry Floral probiotics: nectar microbes inhibit the growth of Colletotrichum pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Lanier, A.M., Peres, N.A. 2023. Blueberry Floral probiotics: nectar microbes inhibit the growth of Colletotrichum pathogens. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 134:12, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1093/jambio/lxad300.
A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches Reprint Icon - (Pre-print Publication)
Rering, C.C., Rudolph, A.B., Li, Q., Read, Q.D., Munoz, P.F., Ternest, J.J., Hunter Iii, C.T. 2023. A quantitative survey of the blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) nectar microbiome: variation between cultivars, locations, and farm management approaches. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.09.11.556904.
Blueberries infected with the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum fioriniae release odors that repel Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Quadrel, A., Urbaneja-Bernat, P., Beck, J.J., Ben-Zvi, Y., Khodadadi, F., Rodriguez-Saona, C.R. 2023. Blueberries infected with the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum fioriniae release odors that repel Drosophila suzukii. Pest Management Science. 79(12):4906-4920. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.7692.
Early infestation volatile biomarkers of fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) ovipositional activity in mango (Mangifera indica L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheseto, X., Rering, C.C., Broadhead, G.T., Torto, B., Beck, J.J. 2022. Early infestation volatile biomarkers of fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) ovipositional activity in mango (Mangifera indica L.). Phytochemistry. 206:113519. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2022.113519.
Zea mays volatiles that influence oviposition and feeding behaviors of Spodoptera frugiperda Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yactayo Chang, J.P., Mendoza, J.S., Willms, S.D., Beck, J.J., Rering, C.C., Block, A.K. 2021. Zea mays volatiles that influence oviposition and feeding behaviors of Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 47, 799-809. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01302-w.
Pollen and yeast change nectar chemistry alone and in combination, but honey bee foraging reflects only the avoidance of yeast Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C.; Rudolph, A.B.; Beck, J.J. Pollen and yeast change nectar aroma and nutritional content alone and together, but honey bee foraging reflects only the avoidance of yeast. Environ. Microbiol. 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15528.
A comparison of collection methods for microbial volatiles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Gaffke, A.M., Rudolph, A.B., Beck, J.J., Alborn, H.T. 2020. A comparison of collection methods for microbial volatiles. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4:598967. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.598967.
Volatile microbial semiochemicals and insect perception at flowers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crowley-Gall, A.C., Rering, C.C., Rudolph, A.B., Vannette, R.L., Beck, J.J. 2020. Volatile microbial semiochemicals and insect perception at flowers. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 44:23-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2020.10.004.
Drought stress alters floral volatiles and reduces floral rewards, pollinator activity, and seed set in a global plant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C.; Franco Jr, J.G.; Yeater, K.M.; Mallinger, R.E. 2020. Drought stress alters floral volatiles and reduces floral rewards, pollinator activity, and seed set in a global plant. Ecosphere. 11:e03254. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3254.
Microbial co-occurrence in floral nectar affects metabolites and attractiveness to a generalist pollinator Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C.; Vannette, R.L.; Schaeffer, R.N.; Beck, J.J. Microbial co-occurrence in floral nectar affects metabolites and attractiveness to a generalist pollinator. J. Chem. Ecol. 2020, 46, 659-667. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-020-01169-3.
Analysis of pesticides in plant foods by QuEChERS and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry: An undergraduate laboratory experiment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Williams, K.L., Redman, Z.C., Hengel, M.J., Wong, J.W. 2019. Analysis of pesticides in plant foods by QuEChERS and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry: An undergraduate laboratory experiment. Journal of Chemical Education. 2020, 97, 1, 226–233. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00476.
Setaria viridis as a model for translational genetic studies of jasmonic acid-responsive insect defenses in Zea mays Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter III, C.T., Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Li, Q., Rering, C.C., Alborn, H.T. 2020. Setaria viridis as a model for translational genetic studies of jasmonic acid-responsive insect defenses in Zea mays. Plant Science. 291, February 2020, 110329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.110329.
Fighting on two fronts: Elevated insect resistance in flooded maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A.K., Hunter III, C.T., Sattler, S.E., Rering, C.C., Mcdonald, S., Basset, G.J., Christensen, S.A. 2019. Fighting on two fronts: Elevated insect resistance in flooded maize. Plant Cell and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13642.
Microbial metabolites elicit distinct olfactory and gustatory preferences in bumblebees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaeffer, R.N., Rering, C.C., Maalouf, I., Beck, J.J., Vannette, R.L. 2019. Microbial metabolites elicit distinct olfactory and gustatory preferences in bumblebees. Biology Letters. 15(7):20190132. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0132.
Roles of natural products for biorational pesticides in agriculture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Duke, S.O., Rering, C.C. 2018. Roles of natural products for biorational pesticides in agriculture. ACS Symposium Series. 1294:1-4. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2018-1294.ch001.
Coexistence and competition effects on nectar microbe metabolite emission and pollinator acceptance - (Abstract Only)
Rering, C.C., Beck, J.J., Vannette, R.L., Schaeffer, R.N. 2018. Coexistence and competition effects on nectar microbe metabolite emission and pollinator acceptance. 256th American Chemical Society National Meeting. pg.1.
Drought-induced effects on buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) floral traits and honey bee visitation - (Abstract Only)
Mallinger, R.E., Rering, C.C., Franco Jr, J.G., Beck, J.J. 2018. Drought-induced effects on buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) floral traits and honey bee visitation. 256th American Chemical Society National Meeting. pg.1.
Interactions among plants, insects, and microbes: elucidation of inter-organismal chemical communications in agricultural ecology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Alborn, H.T., Block, A.K., Christensen, S.A., Hunter III, C.T., Rering, C.C., Seidl-Adams, I., Stuhl, C.J., Torto, B., Tumlinson, J.H. 2018. Interactions among plants, insects, and microbes: elucidation of inter-organismal chemical communications in agricultural ecology. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 66(26):6663-6674. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.8b01763.
Quantitative assessment of nectar microbe-produced volatiles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Beck, J.J., Vannette, R.L., Willms, S.D. 2018. Quantitative assessment of nectar microbe-produced volatiles. ACS Symposium Series. 1294:127-142. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2018-1294.ch010.
Contrasting insect attraction and herbivore-induced plant volatile production in maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Block, A.K., Hunter III, C.T., Rering, C.C., Christensen, S.A., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2018. Contrasting insect attraction and herbivore-induced plant volatile production in maize. Planta. doi:10.1007/s00425-018-2886-x.
Do volatiles produced by nectar-dwelling microbes affect honey bee preferences? - (Abstract Only)
Nectar-inhabiting microorganisms influence nectar volatile composition and attractiveness to a generalist pollinator Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Beck, J.J., Hall, G.W., Mccartney, M.M., Vannette, R.L. 2018. Nectar-inhabiting microorganisms influence nectar volatile composition and attractiveness to a generalist pollinator. New Phytologist. 220(3):750-759. doi:10.1111/nph.14809.
Application of mathematical models and computation in plant metabolomics - (Book / Chapter)
Willett, D.S., Rering, C.C., Ardura, D.A., Beck, J.J. 2018. Application of mathematical models and computation in plant metabolomics. In Sarker, S.D., Lutfun, N., editors. Computational Phytochemistry. 1st edition. Netherlands, Amsterdam: Elsevier. p. 231-254.
Comparison of direct and indirect photolysis in imazosulfuron photodegradation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rering, C.C., Williams, K.L., Hengel, M.J., Tjeerdema, R.S. 2017. Comparison of direct and indirect photolysis in imazosulfuron photodegradation. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 15:3103–3108. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00134.
Seteria viridis as a model for pathogen resistance in the Poaceae - (Abstract Only)