Tom Baker Publications

Refereed, Scientific Journal Articles (1990 - 1999)

Fadamiro, H.Y., Cossé, A.A., and T. C. Baker (1999) Disruption of mating of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) by using two types of sex pheromone dispensers deployed in grassy aggregation sites in Iowa cornfields. J. Asia-Pacific Entomol. 2: 121-132 (PDF)

Quero, C. and T. C. Baker (1999) Antagonistic effect of (Z)-11-hexadecen-1-ol on the pheromone-mediated flight of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Insect Behav. 12: 701-709 (PDF)

Fadamiro, H. Y., Cossé, A.A., and T. C. Baker (1999) Fine-scale resolution of closely spaced pheromone and antagonist filaments by flying male Helicoverpa zea. J. Comp. Physiol. A. 185: 131-141 (PDF)

Fadamiro, H.Y., and T.C. Baker (1999) Reproductive performance and longevity of female European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis: effects of multiple mating, delay in mating, and adult feeding.  J. Insect Physiol. 45: 385-392 (PDF)

Zhu, J., A. A. Cossé, J. J. Obrycki, K.S. Boo and T. C. Baker. 1999. Olfactory reactions of the twelve-spotted lady beetle, Coleomegilla maculata and the green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea to semiochemicals released from their prey and host plant: Electroantennogram and behavioral responses. J. Chem. Ecol. 25:1163-1177 (PDF)

Cossé, A. A. and T. C. Baker. 1999. Electrophysiologically and behaviorally active volatiles of buffalo gourd root powder for corn rootworm beetles. J. Chem. Ecol. 25: 51-66 (PDF)

Fadamiro, H. Y., A. A. Cossé, T. Dittl, and T. C. Baker. 1998. Suppression of mating by  blackheaded fireworm(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Wisconsin cranberry marshes by using MSTRSTM devices. J. Agric. Entomol. 15:377-386 (PDF)

Baker, T. C., A. A. Cossé, and J. L. Todd. 1998. Behavioral antagonism in the moth Helicoverpa zea in response to pheromone blends of three sympatric heliothine moth species is explained by one type of antennal neuron. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 855: 511-513 (PDF)

Baker, T. C. 1998. Species specificity of pheromone responses. The Biochemist. August: 26 –29 (PDF)

Baker, T. C., H. Y. Fadamiro, and A. A. Cossé. 1998. Moth uses fine tuning for odour resolution. Nature (London) 393: 530 (PDF)

Fadamiro, H. Y. and T. C. Baker. 1997. Helicoverpa zea males (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) respond to the intermittent fine structure of their sex pheromone plume and an antagonist in a flight tunnel. Physiol. Entomol. 22: 316-324 (PDF)

Cossé, A. A., J. L. Todd, and T. C. Baker. 1998. Neurons discovered on male Helicoverpa zea antennae that correlate with pheromone-mediated attraction and interspecific antagonism. J. Comp. Physiol. A 182: 585-594 (PDF)

Vickers, N. J., and T. C. Baker. 1997. Flight of Heliothis virescens males in the field in response to sex pheromone. Physiol. Entomol. 22: 277-285 (PDF)

Baker, T. C., T. Dittl, and A. Mafra-Neto. 1997. Disruption of sex pheromone communication in the blackheaded fireworm in Wisconsin cranberry marshes by using MSTRSTM devices. J. Agric. Entomol. 14: 449-457 (PDF)

Vickers, N. J., and T. C. Baker. 1997. Chemical communication in heliothine             moths. VII. Correlation between diminished responses to point-source plumes and single filaments similarly tainted with a behavioral antagonist.  J. Comp. Physiol. 180: 523-536 (PDF)

Vetter, R. S., S. Tatevossian, and T. C. Baker. 1997. Reproductive behavior of the female carob moth, (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 73: 28-35 (PDF)

Baker, T. C. and K. F. Haynes. 1996. Pheromone-mediated optomotor anemotaxis and altitude control exhibited by male oriental fruit moths in the field. Physiol. Entomol. 21: 20-32.106 (PDF)

Todd, J. L. and T. C. Baker. 1996. Antennal lobe partitioning of behaviorally active odors in female cabbage looper moths. Naturwiss. 83: 324 - 326 (PDF)

Cossé, A. A., and T. C. Baker. 1996. House flies and pig manure volatiles: wind tunnel behavioral studies and electrophysiological evaluations. J. Agric. Entomol. 13: 301-317 (PDF)

Mafra-Neto, A,. and T. C. Baker. 1996. Elevation of pheromone response threshold in almond moth males pre-exposed to pheromone spray. Physiol. Entomol. 21: 217-222 (PDF)

Mafra-Neto, A., and T. C. Baker. 1996. Timed, metered sprays of pheromone disrupt mating of Cadra cautella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). J. Agric. Entomol. 13: 149-168 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J. and T.C. Baker. 1996. Latencies of behavioral response to interception of filaments of sex pheromone and clean air influence flight track shape in Heliothis virescens(F.) males. J. Comp. Physiol. A.  178: 831-847 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and K.F. Haynes. 1996. Pheromone-mediated optomotor anemotaxis and altitude control exhibited by male oriental fruit moths in the field. Physiol. Entomol.  21: 20-32 

Bartelt, R.J., R.S. Vetter, D.G. Carlson, R.J. Petroski and T.C. Baker. 1995. Pheromone combination lures for Carpophilus (Coleoptera:Nitidulidae) species. J. Econ. Entomol. 88:864-869 (PDF)

Todd, J.L., S. Anton, B.S. Hansson and T.C. Baker. 1995. Functional organization of the macroglomerular complex related to behaviourally expressed olfactory redundancy in male cabbage looper moths. Physiol. Entomol. 20:349 - 361 (PDF)

Cossé, A.A., J.L. Todd, J.G. Millar, L.A. Martinez and T.C. Baker. 1995. Electroantennographic and coupled gas chromatographic-electroantennographic responses of the mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, to male-produced volatiles and mango odor. J. Chem. Ecol. 21:1823-1836 (PDF)

Cossé, A.A., M.G. Campbell, T.J. Glover, C.E. Linn, Jr., J.L. Todd, T.C. Baker and W.L. Roelofs. 1995. Pheromone behavioral responses in unusual male European corn borer hybrid progeny not correlated to electrophysiological phenotypes of their pheromone-specific antennal neurons. Experientia 51:809-816 (PDF)

Bartelt, R.J., R.S. Vetter, D.G. Carlson and T.C. Baker. 1994. Responses to aggregation pheromones for five Carpophilus species (Coleoptera:Nitidulidae) in a California date garden. Environ. Entomol. 23:1534-1543 (PDF)

Bartelt, R.J., R.S. Vetter, D.G. Carlson and T.C. Baker. 1994. Influence of pheromone dose, trap height, and septum age on effectiveness of pheromones for Carpophilus mutilatus and C. hemipterus (Coleoptera:Nitidulida) in a California date garden. J. Econ. Entomol. 87:667-675 (PDF)

Willis, M.A. and T.C. Baker. 1994. Behaviour of flying oriental fruit moth males during approach to sex pheromone sources. Physiol. Entomol. 19:61-69 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J. and T.C. Baker. 1994. Reiterative responses to single strands of odor promote sustained upwind flight and odor source location by moths. Proc. Nat. Acad Sci. (USA) 91:5756-5760 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J., and T.C. Baker. 1994. Visual Feedback in the control of pheromone-mediated flight of Heliothis virescens males (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae). J. Insect Behav. 7:605-632 (PDF)

Todd, J.L., and T.C. Baker. 1993. Response of single antennal neurons of female cabbage loopers to behaviorally active attractants. Naturwiss. 80:183-186 (PDF)

Endris, J.J., and T.C. Baker. 1993. Action potentials recorded from the foreleg of Varroa jacobsoni after olfactory stimulation. Apidologie. 24:488-489 (PDF)

Cossé, A.A., J.J. Endris, J.G. Millar, and T.C. Baker. 1994. Identification of volatile compounds from fungus-infected date fruit that stimulate upwind flight in female Ectomyelois ceratoniae. Entomol. exp. et Appl. 72:233-238 (PDF)

Bartelt, R.J., D.G. Carlson, R.S. Vetter, and T.C. Baker. 1993. Male-produced aggregation pheromone of Carpophilus mutilatus (Coleoptera:Nitidulidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 19:107-118 (PDF)

Todd, J.L., J.G. Millar, R.S. Vetter and T.C. Baker. 1992. Behavioral and electrophysiological activity of (Z,E) -7,9,11-dodecatrienyl formate, a mimic of the major sex pheromone component of carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae. J. Chem. Ecol. 18:2331-2351 (PDF)

Bartelt, R.J., P.F. Dowd, R.S. Vetter, H.H. Shorey and T.C. Baker. 1992. Responses to synthetic pheromone and host-related coattractants by Carpophilus hemipterus (Coleoptera:Nitidulidae) in California field tests. Environ. Entomol. 21:1-11 (PDF)

Figueredo, A.J. and T.C. Baker. 1992. Reduction of response to sex pheromone in the oriental fruit moth following successive pheromonal exposures. J. Insect Behav. 5:347-363 (PDF)

Todd, J.L., K.F. Haynes and T.C. Baker. 1992. Antennal neurons specific for redundant pheromone components discovered in normal and mutant Trichoplusia ni males. Physiol. Entomol. 17:183-192 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J. and T.C. Baker. 1992. Male Heliothis virescens sustain upwind flight in response to experimentally pulsed filaments of their sex-pheromone. J. Insect Behav. 5:669-687 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J., T.A. Christensen, H. Mustaparta and T.C. Baker. 1991. Chemical communication in heliothine moths III. Flight behavior of male Helicoverpa zea and Heliothis virescens in response to varying ratios of intra- and interspecific sex pheromone components. J. Comp. Physiol. A. 169:275-280 (PDF)

Hansson, B.S. and T.C. Baker. 1991. Differential adaptation rates in a male moth's sex pheromone receptor neurons. Naturwissenschaften 78:517-520 (PDF)

Vickers, N.J. and T.C. Baker. 1991. The effects of unilateral antennectomy on the flight behaviour of male Heliothis virescens in a pheromone plume. Physiol. Entomol. 16:497-506 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., W. Francke, J.G. Millar, C. Lofstedt, B. Hansson, J.W. Du, P.L. Phelan, R.S. Vetter, R. Youngman and J.L. Todd. 1991. Identification and bioassay of sex pheromone components of carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller). J. Chem. Ecol. 17:1973-1988 (PDF)

Malik, M.S., R.S. Vetter, T.C. Baker and T.R. Fukuto. 1991. Dialkyl phosphorofluoridates and alkyl methylphosphonofluoridates as disruptants of moth sex pheromone-mediated behavior. Pestic. Sci. 32:35-46 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L., C.J. Roelofs, R. Youngman and T.C. Baker. 1991. Characterization of chemicals mediating ovipositional host-plant finding by Amyelois transitella females. J. Chem. Ecol. 17:599-613 (PDF)

Löfstedt, C., N.J. Vickers and T.C. Baker. 1990. Courtship, pheromone titre and determination of the male mating success in the Oriental fruit moth, Grapholitha molesta (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae). Entomol. Gener. 15(2):121-125 (PDF)

Wiesenborn, W.D. and T.C. Baker. 1990. Upwind flight to cotton flowers by Pectinophora gossypiella (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae). Environ. Entomol. 19:490-493 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker. 1990. Comparative study of courtship in twelve phycitine moths (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). J. Insect Behav. 3:303-326 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker. 1990. Information transmission during intra- and interspecific courtship in Ephestia elutella and Cadra figulilella. J. Insect Behav. 3:589-602 (PDF)

Vetter, R.S. and T.C. Baker.  1990.  Sterile pink bollworm moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) pheromone emission and courtship success. Environ. Entomol. 19:21-25 (PDF)