Tom Baker Publications

Refereed, Scientific Journal Articles (2010 - present)

Attraction, oviposition and larval survival of the fungus gnat, Lycoriella ingenua, on fungal species isolated from adults, larvae, and mushroom compost (2016) PLoS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0167074. (PDF)
Baker, T. C., Myrick, A. J. and Park, K. C. (2016) Optimizing the point-source emission rates and geometries of pheromone mating disruption mega-dispensers. J. Chem. Ecol. doi:10.1007/s10886-016-0769-9. (PDF)

Graves, F., Baker, T. C., Zhang, A., Keena, M., and Hoover, K. (2016) Sensory aspects of trail-following behaviors in the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis.  J. Insect Behav. DOI 10.1007/s10905-016-9587-8. (PDF)

Baker, T. C., Zhu, J., and Millar, J. G. (2016) Delivering on the promise of pheromones. J. Chem. Ecol. 42:553-556. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Berkebile, J. Steiner, K. Hall, L. P., Cloonan, K. R. Lance, D. and Baker, T. C. (2016) Host condition effects upon Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera:Buprestidae) captures on decoy-baited branch traps. Eur. J. Entomol.  113:438-445. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J. Lelito, J. P., Myrick A. J., Csóka, G.,  Szöcs, L., Imrei, Z., and Baker, T. C. (2016) Differences in spectral selectivity between stages of visually guided mating approaches of a buprestid beetle. J. Exp. Biol. 219: 2837-2843 (PDF)

Cloonan, K. R., Andreadis, S. S., and Baker, T. C. (2016) Attraction of female fungus gnats Lycoriella ingenua to mushroom-growing substrates and the green mold Trichoderma aggressivum. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 159:298-304. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J.,  Andreadis, S. S., Silk, P. J., Ryall, K. L., and Baker, T. C.
(2016) Interaction of visual and chemical cues in promoting attraction of Agrilus planipennis. J. Chem. Ecol. DOI 10.1007/s10886-016-0706-y (PDF)

Andreadis, S. S., Cloonan, K. R.,  Myrick, A. J., Chen, H. and Baker, T. C. (2015)
Isolation of a female-emitted sex pheromone component of the fungus gnat, Lycoriella ingenua, attractive to males.  J. Chem. Ecol. 41: 1127-1136. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Berkebile, J., Steiner, K. C., Lelito, J. P., Hall, L. P., and Baker, T. C. (2015) Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys. J. Pest. Sci. 88: 267-279. (PDF)

Villar, G. Baker, T. C., Patch, H. M., and Grozinger C. M. (2015) Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying sex-and maturation-related variation in pheromone responses in honey bees (Apis mellifera). J. Comp. Physiol. A 201: 731-739. (PDF)

Tóth, M., Viana, P.A., Vilela, E., Domingue, M. J., Baker, T. C., and Vuts, J. (2014) KLP+ (“hat”) trap with semiochemical lures suitable for trapping two Diabrotica spp. exotic to Europe. Acta Phytopath. Entomol. Hungarica 49: 211-221. (PDF)

George, J., Blanford, S., Thomas, M. B., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Malaria mosquitoes host-locate and feed upon caterpillars. PLoS ONE 9: e108894 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108894 (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Lakhtakia, A., Pulsifer, D. P., Hall, L. P., Badding, J. V., Bischof, J. L., Martin-Palma, R. J., Imrei, Z., Janik, G., Mastro, V. C., Hazen, M., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Bioreplicated visual features of nanofabricated buprestid beetle decoys evoke stereotypical male mating flights. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (USA) DOI/10.1073/pnas.1412810111. (PDF)

Meng, P. S., Trotter, R. T., Keena, M. A., Baker, T. C., Yan, S., Schwartzberg, E. G. and Hoover, K. (2014) Effects of pheromone and plant volatile release rates amd ratios on trapping Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in China. Environ. Entomol. 43: 1379-1388. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Berkebile, J., Steiner, K. C., Lelito, J. P., Hall, L. P., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys. J. Pest. Sci. DOI 10.1007/s10340-014-0598-y. (PDF)

Baker, T. C. (2014) It’s still simple: signal plus response equals communication. J. Chem. Ecol. 40:310. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Narkhede, M. S., Engel, L. G., Martin-Palma, R. J., Kumar, J., Baker, T. C. and Lakhtakia, A. (2014) Fine-scale features on bioreplicated decoys of the emerald ash borer provide necessary visual verisimilitude. Proc. SPIE 9055, 905507-1 (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Imrei, Z., Lelito, J. P., Muskovits, J., Janik, G., Csóka, G., Mastro, V. C., and Baker, T. C. (2013). Trapping of European buprestid beetles in oak forests using visual and olfactory cues. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 148: 116-129. (PDF)

Cator, L. J., George, J., Blanford, S., Murdock, C. C., Baker, T. C., Read, A. F., and Thomas, M. B. (2013) ‘Manipulation’ without the parasite: altered feeding behavior of mosquitoes is not dependent on infection with malaria parasites. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 280: 20130711. (PDF)

George, J., Jenkins, N. E., Blanford, S., Thomas, M. B., and Baker, T. C. (2013) Malaria mosquitoes attracted by fatal fungus. PLoS ONE 8: 5, e62632. (PDF)

Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Narkhede, M. S., Domingue, M. J., Post, B. G., Kumar, J., Martin-Palma, R., and Baker, T. C. (2013) Fabrication of polymeric visual decoys for the male emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis). J. Bion. Eng. 10: 129-138. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Lelito, J. P., Fraser, I., Mastro, V. C., Tumlinson, J. H., and Baker, T. C. (2013) Visual and chemical cues affecting the detection rate of the emerald ash borer in sticky traps. J. Appl. Entomol. 137: 77-87. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01737.x (PDF)

Myrick, A. J., and Baker, T. C. (2012) Chopper-Modulated Locked in Amplified Gas Chromatography - Electroantennography Part II: Signal Processing and Performance Comparisons. IEEE Sensors Journal 12: 2974-2983. (PDF)

Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Kumar, J.,  Baker, T. C., and Martin-Palma, R. J. (2012) Toward pest control via mass production of realistic decoys of insects. Proc. SPIE Vol 8339: 8339OH-1. doi: 10.1117/12.915924. (PDF)
Baker, T. C., Domingue, M. J., and Myrick, A. J. (2012) Working range of stimulus flux transduction determines dendrite size and relative number of pheromone component receptor neurons in moths. Chemical Senses doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjr122. (PDF)

Myrick, A. J. and Baker, T. C. 2011. Chopper-stabilized gas chromatography-electroantennography: Part I. Background, signal processing and example. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. doi:10.1016/j.bios.2011.10.017 (PDF)

George, J., Blanford, S., Domingue, M.J., Thomas, M.B., Read, A.F., and Baker, T.C. (2011) Reduction in host-finding behavior in fungus-infected mosquitoes is correlated with reduction in olfactory receptor neuron responsiveness. Malaria Journal 10: 219-221. (PDF)

Lelito, J.P., Domingue, M.J., Fraser, I., Mastro, V.C., Tumlinson, J.H. and Baker, T.C. (2011) Field investigation of mating behavior of Agrilus cyanescens and Agrilus subcinctus. Can. Entomol. 143: 370-379. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., Csóka, G., Tóth, M.,  Vétek, G., Pénzes, B., Mastro, V., and Baker, T. C. (2011) Field observations of visual attraction of three European oak buprestid beetles toward conspecific and heterospecific models. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 140: 122-121. (PDF)

Myrick,, A.J., and Baker, T.C. (2010). Locating a compact odor source using a four-channel insect electroantennogram sensor. Bioinspir. Biomim. 6: 016002 (16 pp). (PDF)

Nehme, M.E., Keena, M.A., Zhang, A., Baker, T.C., Xu, Z., and Hoover, K. (2010) Evaluating the use of male-produced pheromone components and plant volatiles in two trap designs to monitor Anoplophora glabripennis Environ. Entomol. 39:169-176. (PDF)