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Gagalova K. K., Warren R. L., Coombe L., Wong J., Ming Nip K., Yuen M. M. S., J. G. A. Whitehill, Celedon J. M., Ritland C., Taylor G. A., Cheng D., Plettner P., Hammond S. A., Zhao Y., Moore R. A., Mungall A. J., Boyle B., Laroche J., Cottrell J., Mackay J. J., Lamothe M., Isabel N., Pavy N., Jones S. J. M., Bohlmann J., Bousquet J., & Birol I. 2021.
Spruce giga-genomes: physically similar yet rapidly evolving apart.
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology111(5), 1469–1485

Whitehill J. G. A., J. Bohlmann, & P. Krokene.
“Chapter 9 – Forest Insect-Plant Interactions.”
Forest Entomology and Pathology – Volume 1.
Edited by J. Allison, T. D. Paine, M. J. Wingfield, B. Slippers. Springer-Nature. Accepted. In press.

Whitehill J. G. A., M.M.S. Yuen, & J. Bohlmann. 2021.
Constitutive and Insect-Induced Transcriptomes of Weevil-Resistant and Susceptible Sitka Spruce.
Featured Journal Cover Article June 2021
Plant-Environment Interactions. 2:137-147.

Celedon J. M., J. G. A. Whitehill, L. L. Madilao, and J. Bohlmann. 2020.
Gymnosperm glandular trichomes: expanded dimensions of the conifer terpenoid defense system.
Scientific Reports. 10:12464.

Whitehill J. G. A. and J. Bohlmann. 2019.
A molecular and genomic reference system for conifer defence against insects.
Special Issue: 40th Anniversary – Plant, Cell and Environment. 42:2844-2859.

Whitehill J. G. A., M. M. S. Yuen, H. Henderson, L. Madilao, K. Kshatriya, J. Bryan, B. Jaquish, and J. Bohlmann. 2019.
Functions of stone cells and oleoresin in the conifer defense syndrome.
New Phytologist. 221:1503-1517.

Kshatriya K., J. G. A. Whitehill, L. Madilao, H. Henderson, A. Kermode, D. Kolotelo, and J. Bohlmann. 2018.
Histology of resin vesicles and oleoresin terpene composition of conifer seeds.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 48:1073-1084.

Whitehill J. G. A., H. Henderson, W. Strong, B. Jaquish, and J. Bohlmann. 2016b.
Function of Sitka spruce stone cells as a physical defense against white pine weevil.
Plant, Cell and Environment. 39:2545-2556.

Whitehill J. G. A., H. Henderson, M. Schuetz, O. Skyba, M. M. S. Yuen, J. King, A. L. Samuels, S. D. Mansfield, and J. Bohlmann. 2016a.
Histology and cell wall biochemistry of stone cells in the physical defense of conifers against insects.
Plant, Cell and Environment. 39:1646-1661.

  • Featured with an expert commentary by Paal Krokene. Carbon castles and insect invaders: dissecting physical defenses in conifer stems – Commentary on Whitehill et al. ‘Histology and cell wall biochemistry of stone cells in the physical defense of conifers against insects’. Plant, Cell and Environment. 39:1643-1645.

Villari C., D. A. Herms, Whitehill J.G.A., D. Cipollini, and P. Bonello. 2016.
Progress and gaps in understanding mechanisms of ash resistance to emerald ash borer, a model for wood boring insects that kill angiosperm trees.
New Phytologist – Tansley Review. 209:63-79.

Herms D. A., Cipollini D., Knight K.S., Koch J.L., Poland T.M, Rigsby C.M., Whitehill J.G.A., and Bonello P. 2015.
The Quest for Ash Resistance to EAB: Towards a Mechanistic Understanding
26th USDA Interagency REsearch Forum on Invasive Species, Annapolis, MD.

Whitehill J.G.A., C. Rigsby, D. Cipollini, D. A. Herms, and P. Bonello. 2014.
Decreased Emergence of Emerald Ash Borer from Ash Treated with Methyl Jasmonate is Associated with Induction of General Defense Traits and the Toxic Phenolic Compound Verbascoside.
Featured Journal Cover Article December 2014
Oecologia. 176:1047-1059.

Whitehill J.G.A., J. S. Lehman, and P. Bonello. 2014
Ips pini (Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is a vector of the fungal pathogen, Sphaeropsis sapinea (Coelomycetes), to Austrian pines, Pinus nigra (Pinaceae)
Environmental Entomology. 36:114-120.

Chakraborty S., Whitehill J.G.A., A.L. Hill, S. O. Opiyo, D. Cipollini, D.A. Herms, and P. Bonello. 2014.
Effects of water availability on emerald ash borer larval performance and phloem phenolics of Manchurian and black ash.
Plant, Cell & Environment. 37:1009-1021. 

C. Villari, Whitehill J.G.A., D. Cipollini, D.A. Herms, P. Bonello. 2014
Mechanisms of Ash Resistance to Emerald Ash Borer: Progress and Gaps
Emerald Ash Borer National Research and Technology Development Meeting, Wooster, OH.

Najar A., S. M. Landhäusser, Whitehill J.G.A., P. Bonello, and N. Erbilgin. 2014.
Reserves Accumulated in Non-Photosynthetic Organs during the Previous Growing Season Drive Plant Defenses and Growth in Aspen in the Subsequent Growing Season.
Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:21-30. 

Gangadharan A., M. V. Sreerekha, Whitehill J.G.A., J. H. Ham, and D. Mackey. 2013.
The Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato Type III Effector HopM1 Suppresses Arabidopsis Defenses Independent of Suppressing Salicylic Acid Signaling and of Targeting AtMIN7.
PLoS ONE. 8(12), e82032. 

Hill A., J.G.A. Whitehill, S. Opiyo, P. L. Phelan, and P. Bonello. 2012.
Nutritional attributes of ash (Fraxinus spp.) outer bark and phloem and their relationships to resistance against the emerald ash borer.
Tree Physiology. 32:1522-1532. 

Whitehill J.G.A., S. Opiyo, D. Cipollini, J. L. Koch, D.A. Herms, and P. Bonello. 2012.
Interspecific Comparison of Constitutive Ash Phloem Phenolic Chemistry Reveals Compounds Unique to Manchurian Ash, a Species Resistant to Emerald Ash Borer.
Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:499-511. 

Li W., I. P. Ahn, Y. Ning, C. H. Park, L. Zeng, J.G.A. Whitehill, H. Lu, Q. Zhao, B. Ding, Q. Xie, J. M. Zhou, L. Dai, and G. L. Wang. 2012.
The U-box/ARM E3 ligase PUB13 regulates cell death, defense and flowering time in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiology. 159:239-250. 

Chen Y., J.G.A. Whitehill, P. Bonello, and T. M. Poland. 2011.
Feeding by emerald ash borer larvae induces systemic changes in black ash foliar chemistry.
Phytochemistry. 72:1990-1998. 

Whitehill J.G.A., A. Popova-Butler, K. B. Green-Church, J.L. Koch, D.A. Herms, and P. Bonello. 2011.
Interspecific Proteomic Comparisons Reveal Ash Phloem Genes Potentially Involved in Constitutive Resistance to the Emerald Ash Borer.
PLoS ONE. 6(9):e24863. 

Cipollini D., Q. Wang, J.G.A. Whitehill, J. Powell, P. Bonello, and D. A. Herms. 2011.
Distinguishing Defensive Characteristics in the Phloem of Ash Species Resistant and Susceptible to Emerald Ash Borer
Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:450-459. 

J.G.A. Whitehill. 2011.
Investigations into mechanisms of ash resistance to the emerald ash borer
Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, Plant Pathology.

Chen Y., J.G.A. Whitehill, P. Bonello, T. Poland. 2011.
Differential Response in Foliar Chemistry of Three Ash Species to Emerald Ash Borer Adult Feeding
Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:29-39.

J.G.A. Whitehill, D. Cipollini, J.L. Koch, D.A. Herms, P. Bonello. 2010.
Methyl jasmonate as a Tool to Investigate Induced Responses of Ash to the Emerald Ash Borer
ESA 58th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.