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Refereed, Scientific Journal Articles (1980 - 1989)

Baker, T.C., B.S. Hansson, C. Löfstedt and J. Löfqvist.  1989.  Adaptation of male moth antennal neurons in a pheromone plume is associated with cessation of pheromone-mediated flight.  Chem. Senses 14:439-448 (PDF)

Vetter, R.S., R.M. Esposito II and T.C. Baker. 1989. Mass rearing of the oriental fruit moth (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 82:1825-1829 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F. and T.C. Baker. 1989. An analysis of anemotactic flight in female moths stimulated by host odour and comparison with the males' response to sex pheromone. Physiol. Entomol. 14:279-289 (PDF)

Löfstedt, C., N.J. Vickers, W.L. Roelofs and T.C. Baker.  1989.  Diet related courtship success in the oriental fruit moth, Grapholitha molesta (Tortricidae).  Oikos  55:402-408 (PDF)

Youngman, R.R. and T.C. Baker.  1989.  Host odor mediated response of female navel orangeworm moths (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) to black and white sticky traps.  J. Econ. Entomol. 82:1339-1343 (PDF)

Baker, T.C.,  W. Francke, C.  Löfstedt, B.S. Hansson, J.-W. Du, P.L. Phelan, R.S. Vetter and R. Youngman.  1989.  Isolation, identification and synthesis of sex pheromone components of the carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniaeTetrahedron Lett. 30:2901-2902 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and K.F. Haynes.  1989.  Field and laboratory electroantennographic measurements of pheromone plume structure correlated with oriental fruit moth behaviour.  Physiol. Entomol. 14:1-12 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., B.S. Hansson, C. Löfstedt and J. Löfqvist.  1988.  Adaptation of antennal neurons in moths is associated with cessation of pheromone-mediated upwind flight.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 85:9826-9830 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and R.G. Vogt.  1988.  Measured behavioural latency in response to sex-pheromone loss in the large silk moth Antheraea polyphemusJ. Exp. Biol. 137:29-38 (PDF)

Willis, M.A. and T.C. Baker.  1988.  Effects of varying sex pheromone component ratios on the zigzagging flight movements of the oriental fruit moth, Grapholitha molesta.  J. Insect Behav. 1:357-371 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F. and T.C. Baker.  1987.  Potential for evolution of resistance to pheromones: World-wide and local variation in chemical communication system of pink bollworm moth,  Pectinophora gossypiella. J. Chem. Ecol. 14:1547-1560 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker.  1987.  An attracticide for control of Amyelois transitella  (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) in almonds.  J. Econ. Entomol. 80:779-783 (PDF)

Willis, M.A. and T.C. Baker.  1987.  Comparison of manoeuvres used by walking versus flying Grapholitha molesta  males during pheromone-mediated upwind movement.  J. Insect Physiol.  33:875-883 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and K.F. Haynes.  1987.  Manoeuvres used by flying male oriental fruit moths to relocate a sex pheromone plume in an experiementally shifted wind-field.  Physiol. Entomol. 12:263-279 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F., T.A. Miller, R.T. Staten, W.-G. Li and T.C. Baker.  1987.  Pheromone trap for monitoring insecticide resistance in the pink bollworm moth (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae): New tool for resistance management.  Environ. Entomol. 16:84-89 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker.  1987.  Evolution of male pheromones in moths: Reproductive isolation through sexual selection?  Science 235:205-207 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F., W.-G. Li and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Control of pink bollworm moth (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae) with insecticides and pheromones (attracticide): Lethal and sublethal effects.  J. Econ. Entomol. 79:1466-1471 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F., T.A. Miller, R.T. Staten, W.-G. Li and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Monitoring insecticide resistance with insect pheromones.  Experientia 42:1293-1295 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Male-size-related courtship success and intersexual selection in the tobacco moth,  Ephestia elutella.  Experientia 42:1291-1293 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L. and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Cross-attraction of five species of stored-product Phycitinae (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) in a wind tunnel.  Environ. Entomol. 15:369-372 (PDF)

Li, W., K.F. Haynes and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Sensory and behavioral effects of gossyplure alcohol on sex pheromone response of male pink bollworm moths,  Pectinophora gossypiella.  J. Chem. Ecol. 12:25-38 (PDF)

Phelan, P.L., P.J. Silk, C.J. Northcostt, S.H. Tan and T.C. Baker.  1986.  Chemical identification and behavioral characterization of male wing pheromone of Ephestia elutella (Pyralidae).  J. Chem. Ecol. 12:135-146 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., M.A. Willis, K.F. Haynes and P.L. Phelan.  1985.  A pulsed cloud of sex pheromone elicits upwind flight in male moths. Physiol. Entomol. 10:257-265 (PDF)

Van Vorhis Key, S.E. and T.C. Baker.  1985.  Observations on the trail deposition and recruitment behaviors of the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis  (Hymenoptera:Formicidae).  Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 79:283-288 

Baker, T.C., S.E. Van Vorhis Key and L.K. Gaston.  1985.  Bait-preference tests for the Argentine ant (Hymenoptera:Formicidae).  J. Econ. Entomol. 78:1083-1088 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F. and T.C. Baker.  1985.  Sublethal effects of permethrin on the chemical communication system of pink bollworm moth, Pectinophora gossypiellaArch. Insect Biochem.  Physiol. 2:283-293 (PDF)

Pope, M.M., L.K. Gaston and T.C. Baker.  1984.  Composition, quantification, and periodicity of sex pheromone volatiles from individual Heliothis zea females.  J. Insect Physiol. 30:943-945 (PDF)

Trumble, J.T. and T.C. Baker.  1984.  Flight phenology and pheromone trapping of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) in southern coastal California.  Environ. Entomol. 13:1278-1282 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F., L.K. Gaston, M.M. Pope and T.C. Baker.  1984.  Potential for evolution of resistance to pheromones: Interindividual and interpopulational variation in chemical communication system of pink bollworm moth.  J. Chem. Ecol. 10:1551-1565 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., M.A. Willis and P.L. Phelan.  1984.  Optomotor anemotaxis polarizes self-steered zigzagging in flying moths.  Physiol. Entomol. 9:365-376 (PDF)

Willis, M.A. and T.C. Baker.  1984.  Effects of intermittent and continuous pheromone stimulation on the flight behaviour of the oriental fruit moth,  Grapholitha molesta.  Physiol. Entomol. 9:341-589 (PDF)

Vetter, R.S. and T.C. Baker.  1984.  Behavioral responses of male Heliothis zea moths in sustained-flight tunnel to combinations of 4 compounds identified from female sex pheromone glands.  J. Chem. Ecol. 10:193-202 (PDF)

Haynes, K.F., L.K. Gaston, M.M. Pope and T.C. Baker.  1983.  Rate and periodicity of pheromone release from individual female artichoke plume moths, Platyptilia carduidactyla  (Lepidoptera:Pterophoridae).  Environ.  Entomol. 12:1597-1600 (PDF)

Kuenen, L.P.S. and T.C. Baker.  1983.  A non-anemotactic mechanism used in pheromone source location by flying moths.  Physiol.  Entomol. 8:277-289 (PDF)

Vetter, R.S. and T.C. Baker.  1983.  Behavioral responses of male Heliothis virescens in a sustained-flight tunnel to combinations of seven compounds identified from female sex pheromone glands.  J. Chem. Ecol. 9:747-759 (PDF)

Van Vorhis Key, S.E. and T.C. Baker.  1982.  Trail pheromone-conditioned anemotaxis by the Argentine ant.  Iridomyrmex humilis.  Entomol. exp. et Appl.  32:232-237 (PDF)

Baker, T. C.  1983.  Variations in male oriental fruit moth courtship patterns due to male competition.  Experientia 39:112-114 (PDF)

Kuenen, L.P.S. and T.C. Baker.  1982.  The effects of pheromone concentration on the flight behavior of the oriental fruit moth, Grapholitha molestaPhysiol. Entomol. 7:423-434 (PDF)

Van Vorhis Key, S.E. and T.C. Baker.  1982.  Specificity of laboratory trail following by the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr), to (Z)-9-hexadecenal, analogs and gaster extract.  J. Chem. Ecol. 8:1057-1063 (PDF)

Kuenen, L.P.S. and T.C. Baker.  1982.  Optomotor regulation of ground velocity in moths during flight to sex pheromone at different heights.  Physiol. Entomol. 7:193-202 (PDF)

Nishida, R., T.C. Baker and W.L. Roelofs.  1982.  Hairpencil pheromone components of male oriental fruit moths, Grapholitha molestaJ. Chem. Ecol. 8:947-959 (PDF)

Pope, M.M., L.K. Gaston and T.C. Baker.  1982.  Composition, quantification, and periodicity of sex pheromone gland volatiles from individual Heliothis virescens females.  J. Chem. Ecol. 8:1043-1055 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and L.P.S. Kuenen.  1982.  Pheromone source location by flying moths: A supplementary non-anemotactic mechanism.  Science 16:424-427 (PDF)

Van Vorhis Key, S.E. and T.C. Baker.  1981.  Trail-following responses of the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr), to a synthetic trail pheromone component and analogs.  J. Chem. Ecol. 8:3-14 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., L.K. Gaston, M.M. Pope, L.P.S. Kuenen and R.S. Vetter.  1981.  A high-efficiency collection device for quantifying sex pheromone volatilized from female glands and synthetic sources.  J. Chem. Ecol. 7:961-968 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., R. Nishida and W.L. Roelofs.  1981.  Close-range attraction of female oriental fruit moths to herbal scent of male hairpencils.  Science 214:1359-1361 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., W. Meyer and W.L. Roelofs.  1981.  Sex pheromone dosage and blend specificity of response by oriental fruit moth males.  Entomol. exp. et Appl. 30:269-279 (PDF)

Persoons, C.J., C. van der Kraan, W.J. Nooijen, F.J. Ritter, S. Voerman and T.C. Baker.  1981.  Sex pheromone of the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua: Isolation, identification and preliminary field evaluation.  Ent. exp. et Appl. 30:98-99 (PDF)

Van Vorhis Key, S.E., L.K. Gaston and T.C. Baker.  1981.  Effects of gaster extract trail concentration on the trail following behavior of the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr).  J. Insect Physiol. 27:363-370 (PDF)

Kuenen, L.P.S. and T.C. Baker.  1981.  Habituation versus sensory adaptation as the cause of reduced attraction following pulsed and constant sex pheromone pre-exposure in Trichopolusia niJ. Insect Physiol. 27:721-726 (PDF)

Baker, T.C. and W.L. Roelofs.  1981.  Initiation and termination of oriental fruit moth male response to pheromone concentrations in the field.  Environ. Entomol. 10:211-218 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., R.T. Cardé and J.R. Miller.  1980.  Oriental fruit moth pheromone component emisson rates measured after collection by glass-surface adsorption.  J. Chem. Ecol. 6:749-758 (PDF)

Baker, T.C., R.T. Cardé and B.A. Croft.  1980.  Relationship between pheromone trap capture and emergence of adult oriental fruit moths, Grapholitha molesta (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae).  Can. Entomol. 112:11-15 (PDF)