Ursula Röse

Ursula S.R. Röse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Peter and Cecile Morgane Hall 105
Biddeford Campus



University of Göttingen, Germany in collaboration with USDA-ARS Gainesville, FL
University of Göttingen, Germany

Post-Doctoral Training

Research, ICG-3, Phytosphere
Research Center Juelich (Juelich, Germany, )

Post-Doctoral Training, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Department of Biochemistry (Jena, Germany, )


Selected publications

Henkes G.J., Jousset A., Bonkowski M., Thorpe M.R., Scheu S., Lanoue A., Schurr U., and Röse U.S.R. 2011. Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 maintains carbon delivery to Fusarium graminearum-infected roots and prevents reduction in biomass of barley shoots through systemic interactions. Journal of Experimental Botany 62: 4337-4344.


Lanoue A., Burlat V, Henkes G.J., Koch I, Schurr U., and Röse U.S.R.  2010.  De novo biosynthesis of defense root exudates in response to Fusarium attack in barley. New Phytologist 185: 577-588.


Lanoue A., Burlat V, Schurr U., and Röse U.S.R.   2010.   Induced root-secreted phenolic compounds as a belowground plant defense.  Plant Signaling & Behavior. 5: 1037-1038.  


Röse U.S.R. & Hofmann D. 2009 Volatiles emitted from extrafloral nectar of cotton plants (Gossypium hirsutum) Mitt. Dtsch. Ges. allg. angew. Ent. 17: 73-77.


Schmidt L., Schurr U., and. Röse U. S. R.  2009 Local and systemic effects of two herbivores with different feeding mechanisms on primary metabolism of cotton leaves. Plant Cell & Environment 32: 893-903.


Henkes G.J., Thorpe M.R., Minchin P.E., Schurr U., and Röse U. S. R. 2008.  Jasmonic acid root treatment induces immediate changes in the partitioning of recently fixed carbon in barley plants.  Plant Cell & Environment 31: 1229-1236.


Schwartzberg E.G., Kunert G., Röse U.S.R., Gershenzon J., and Weisser W.W. 2008.  Alarm pheromone emission by different clones of pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, under predation by lacewing larvae. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 128: 403-409.


Schwartzberg E.G., Kunert G., Stephan C., David A., Röse U.S.R., Gershenzon J., Boland W., and Weisser W.W. 2008.  Real-time analysis of alarm pheromone emission by the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum under predation by lacewing larvae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 76-81.


Lühring H., Nguyen V. D., Schmidt L., Röse U.S.R.  2007. Caterpillar regurgitant induces pore formation in plant membranes. FEBS Letters 581: 5361-5370.


Tholl D. and Röse U.S.R.  2006. Detection and Identification of Floral Scent Compounds. Pg 3-25. Book chapter In: Biology of Floral Scent. Eds.: N. Dudareva, E. Pichersky, CRC Press, Boca Raton,FL.


Röse U. S. R., Lewis W. J., and Tumlinson, J. H.  2006. Extrafloral nectar from cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) as a food source for parasitic wasps. Functional Ecology 20: 67-74.


Tholl D., Boland W., Hansel A., Loreto F., Röse U.S.R. and Schnitzler J.-P. 2006. Practical approaches to plant volatile analysis. The Plant Journal 45: 540-560.


Röse U. S. R. and Tumlinson J. H. 2005. Systemic induction of volatile release in cotton: How specific is the signal to herbivory? Planta 222: 327-335.


Kunert, G., Otto, S., Röse, U. S. R., Gershenzon, J., and Weisser, W. W. 2005. Alarm pheromone mediates production of winged dispersal morphs in aphids. Ecology Letters 8: 596-603.



Research interests

Induced plant defenses in response to biotic stress; induced defenses in algae