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Dr Andrea Clavijo McCormick PhD

Senior Lecturer

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Natural Sciences - Friedrich-Schiller University (2014)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 3

Research Outputs

Journal

Tun, KM., Clavijo-Mccormick, A., Jones, T., Garbuz, S., & Minor, M. (2020). Honeydew deposition by the giant willow aphid (Tuberolachnus salignus) affects soil biota and soil biochemical properties. Insects. 11(8), 1-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Effah, E., Barrett, DP., Peterson, PG., Potter, MA., Holopainen, JK., & McCormick, AC. (2020). Effects of two invasive weeds on arthropod community structure on the central plateau of New Zealand. Plants. 9(7), 1-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Clavijo McCormick, A., Potter, M.
Effah, E., Barrett, DP., Peterson, PG., Wargent, JJ., Potter, MA., Holopainen, JK., . . . McCormick, AC. (2020). Herbivory and attenuated uv radiation affect volatile emissions of the invasive weed calluna vulgaris. Molecules. 25(14)
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Clavijo McCormick, A., Potter, M.
Effah, E., Barrett, DP., Peterson, PG., Potter, MA., Holopainen, JK., & Clavijo McCormick, A. (2020). Seasonal and environmental variation in volatile emissions of the New Zealand native plant Leptospermum scoparium in weed-invaded and non-invaded sites. Scientific Reports. 10(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Clavijo McCormick, A., Potter, M.
Soriano, K., & Clavijo-McCormick, A. (2020). Volatile emissions of six New Zealand fern species in response to physical damage and herbivory. New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 44(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Effah, E., Barrett, DP., Peterson, PG., Godfrey, AJR., Potter, MA., Holopainen, JK., . . . McCormick, AC. (2020). Natural variation in volatile emissions of the invasive weed calluna vulgaris in New Zealand. Plants. 9(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Clavijo McCormick, A., Godfrey, A., Potter, M.
Diantina, S., McGill, C., Millner, J., Nadarajan, J., Pritchard, HW., & McCormick, AC. (2020). Comparative seed morphology of tropical and temperate orchid species with different growth habits. Plants. 9(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A., McGill, C.
Nakano, M., Morgan-Richards, M., Godfrey, AJR., & McCormick, AC. (2019). Parthenogenetic females of the stick insect Clitarchus hookeri maintain sexual traits. Insects. 10(7)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A., Godfrey, A., Morgan-Richards, M.
Clavijo McCormick, A., Arrigo, L., Eggenberger, H., Mescher, MC., & De Moraes, CM. (2019). Divergent behavioural responses of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) caterpillars from three different subspecies to potential host trees. Scientific Reports. 9(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AC., Irmisch, S., Boeckler, GA., Gershenzon, J., Köllner, TG., & Unsicker, SB. (2019). Herbivore-induced volatile emission from old-growth black poplar trees under field conditions. Scientific Reports. 9(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Effah, E., Holopainen, JK., & McCormick, AC. (2019). Potential roles of volatile organic compounds in plant competition. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 38, 58-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Shameer, KS., McCormick, AC., Subaharan, K., & Nasser, M. (2017). Volatile organic compounds in healthy and Opisina arenosella Walker (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) infested leaves of coconut palms. Entomon. 42(2) Retrieved from http://entomon.in/index.php/Entomon/article/view/295
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AC., Grosse-Wilde, E., Wheeler, D., Mescher, MC., Hansson, BS., & De Moraes, CM. (2017). Comparing the expression of olfaction-related genes in gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) adult females and larvae from one flightless and two flight-capable populations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 5(SEP)
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AC., Heyer, J., Sims, JW., Mescher, MC., & De Moraes, CM. (2017). Exploring the Effects of Plant Odors, from Tree Species of Differing Host Quality, on the Response of Lymantria dispar Males to Female Sex Pheromones. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 43(3), 243-253
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Clavijo McCormick, A. (2016). Can plant–natural enemy communication withstand disruption by biotic and abiotic factors?. Ecology and Evolution. 6(23), 8569-8582
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Gagnat, I., Kreuzer, M., McCormick, AL., Leiber, F., & Berard, J. (2016). Carcass and meat quality of finished and non-finished Limousin heifers from alpine livestock systems differing in altitudinal origin of the forage. Archives of Animal Nutrition. 70(2), 108-126
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AC., Reinecke, A., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, SB. (2016). Feeding Experience Affects the Behavioral Response of Polyphagous Gypsy Moth Caterpillars to Herbivore-induced Poplar Volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 42(5), 382-393
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Boeckler, A., Köllner, T., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2014). The timing of herbivore-induced volatile emission in black poplar (Populus nigra) and the influence of herbivore age and identity affect the value of individual volatiles as cues for herbivore enemies. BMC Plant Biology. , 1-13 Retrieved from https://bmcplantbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12870-014-0304-5
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2014). Little peaks with big effects: Establishing the role of minor plant volatiles in plant–insect interactions. Plant Cell & Environment. 37(8), 1836-1844
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Irmisch, S., Reinecke, A., Boeckler, A., Veit, D., Richelt, M., . . . Unsicker, S. (2014). Herbivore-induced volatile emission in black poplar: Regulation and role in attracting herbivore enemies. Plant, Cell and Environment. 37, 1909-1923
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Irmisch, S., McCormick, A., Günter, I., Schmidt, A., Boekler, A., Gershenzon, J., . . . Köllner, T. (2014). Herbivore-induced poplar cytochrome P450 enzymes of the CYP71 family convert aldoximes to nitriles which repel a generalist caterpillar. The Plant Journal. 80(6), 1095-1107
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Irmisch, S., McCormick, A., Boeckler, A., Schmidt, A., Reichelt, M., Schneider, B., . . . Kölner, T. (2013). Two herbivore-induced cytochrome P450 enzymes CYP79D6 and CYP79D7 catalyze the formation of volatile aldoximes involved in poplar defense. The Plant cell. 25, 4737-4754
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Unsicker, S., & Gershenzon, J. (2012). The specificity of herbivore-induced plant volatiles in attracting herbivore enemies. Trends in Plant Science. 17(5), 303-310 Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1360138512000738?via=ihub
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Karlson, M., Bosa Ochoa, C., Proffit, M., Bengston, M., Zuluaga, MV., . . . Witzgall, P. (2011). Mating Disruption of Guatemalan Potato Moth Tecia Solanivora by Attractive and Non-Attractive Pheromone Blends. Journal of Chemical Ecology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Bosa, CF., McCormick, A., Karlsson, MF., Cotes, AM., & Witzgall, P. (2011). Response of Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) to volatile compounds of potato Solanum tuberosum. Revista Colombiana de Entomología.
[Journal article]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.

Thesis

McCormick, AL. (2014). The role of herbivore induced volatiles in direct and indirect defense of poplar trees. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL. (2009). Mating disruption Mechanisms for two blend of the sexual pheromone of the Guatemalan potato moth Tecia soalnivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.

Conference

McCormick, AL., Grosse Wilde, E., Wheeler, D., Mescher, M., Hansson, B., & De Moraes, C. (2017, April). Does loss of flight affect the sense of smell?. Presented at Entomological Society of New Zealand Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Davis, M., & McCormick, A. (2017). Predator scent and its effects on Aphis nerii reproduction rates. Poster session presented at the meeting of IAE symposium. Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Soriano, K., & McCormick, A. (2017). Do ferns use smell to defend themselves against herbivores?. Poster session presented at the meeting of IAE Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Diantina, S., Millner, J., McGill, C., Pritchard, HW., & McCormick, A. (2017). Seed micromorphometric analyses of two Dendrobium species (Orchidiaceae).. Poster session presented at the meeting of IAE symposium
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A., McGill, C., Millner, J.
McCormick, AL. (2016, September). Challenges and opportunities for collaborations in chemical ecology between India and New Zealand. Presented at Collaborations in Indian Chemical Ecology. Bangalore, India.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Beckler, A., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2016). Investigating volatile emission patterns to elucidate their role in ecological interactions. (pp. 134 - 134). , 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Grosse-Wilde, E., Mescher, M., & De Moraes, C. (2015). Evolutionary diversification and changes in host-plant selection by gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar): what if mother doesn’t know best?. Poster session presented at the meeting of Plant Fellows symposium. Zurich, Switzerland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Boeckler, A., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2014). How can emission patterns help us elucidate the ecological roles of plant volatiles?. Presented at Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Annual meeting, Hildesheim, DE
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2013). Volatiles in poplar defence. Presented at 12th IMPRS Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Reinecke, A., Veit, D., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2012). Volatile mediated recruitment of natural enemies in poplar trees. Presented at 11th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2012). Plant volatiles and recruitment of natural enemies: A crime story….. Poster session presented at the meeting of Gordon Research Conference - Plant Volatiles. Ventura, United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, B. (2012). Volatile mediated parasitoid recruitment in Black poplar. Poster session presented at the meeting of Workshop "Multitrophic Interactions", Gesellschaft für Ökologie, University Göttingen
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Unsicker, S., McCormick, A., Irmisch, S., Boeckler, A., Veit, D., & Gershenzon, J. (2012). Locally distinct volatile emission from herbivore-damaged poplar and its implication for indirect tree defense. Poster session presented at the meeting of 28th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2011). Volatile mediated indirect defense of Poplar (Populus nigra). Poster session presented at the meeting of 10th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2011). What do parasitoids understand when poplars talk?. Poster session presented at the meeting of 14th Symposium on Insect-Plant Interactions, Wageningen, NL
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Reinecke, A., Hansson, B., Gershenzon, J., & Unsicker, S. (2011). What do parasitoids understand when poplars talk?. Poster session presented at the meeting of 12th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), St. Petersburg, RU
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Bosa, C., Karlsson, M., Cotes, A., & Witzgall, P. (2010). IPM strategies for the control of the Guatemalan potato moth: the chemical ecology approach. Poster session presented at the meeting of Workshop "Multitrophic Interactions", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, AL., Bosa, C., Karlsson, M., Cotes, A., & Witzgall, P. (2009). Behavioral response of Tecia solanivora adults (Povolny) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) towards two volatile compounds of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Presented at XXXVI congress of the Colombian Society of Entomology (Socolen). Medellín, COL
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A. (2009). Mechanisms of mating disruption for two synthetic pheromone blends of the Guatemalan Potato Moth. Presented at XXXVI congress of the Colombian Society of Entomology (Socolen), COL
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
McCormick, A., Bosa, C., Karlsson, M., Cotes, A., & Witzgall, P. (2008). Effect of synthetic pheromone blends over the sexual behavior of Tecia solanivora. Presented at XXXV Congress of the Colombian Society of Entomology
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.
Barrera, J., et al., ., & McCormick, A. (2007). Ecological restoration strategies in the Santa Helena basin, Suesca-Colombia. Poster session presented at the meeting of ESA/SER Joint Meeting, San José California, US
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Clavijo McCormick, A.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 5 0
Co-supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Hansani Daluwatta Galappaththige - Doctor of Philosophy
    The impact of Gorse (Ulex europaeus) on the composition, structure and dynamics of arthropod communities in New Zealand and Sri Lanka
  • Prishanthini Muthulingam - Doctor of Philosophy
    Genetic and metabolic variation of Gorse (Ulex europaeus) in climatically distinct invasive ranges (New Zealand and Sri Lanka)
  • Claryssa De Oliveira Mota - Doctor of Philosophy
    A metabolomics approach for the selection of insect-resistant cultivars of Willow (Salix spp.)
  • Evans Effah - Doctor of Philosophy
    Volatile organic compounds emitted by invasive and native plant species under invasion scenarios and their potential ecological roles
  • Jorge Bresciano Kauffman - Doctor of Philosophy
    The role of floral microorganisms in plant-pollinator interactions

Co-supervisor of:

  • Mari Nakano - Doctor of Philosophy
    Grasshopper-Host Plant associations in the New Zealand alpine grasslands
  • Kyaw Min Tun Tun - Doctor of Philosophy
    Multitrophic Interactions Involving the Giant Willow Aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus (Gmelin)
  • Surya Diantina - Doctor of Philosophy
    Comparison of Seed Traits of Tropical (Indonesia) and Temperate (New Zealand) Orchid Species to Support Orchid Seed Conservation

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