Tom Baker Publications

Refereed, Scientific Journal Articles (2010 - present)

Mazin, M., S. S. Andreadis, N. E. Jenkins, K.R. Cloonan, T. C. Baker and E.G. Rajotte (2019) Activity and distribution of the mushroom phorid fly, Megaselia halterata, in and around commercial mushroom farms. Entomol. Exp. Appl. (DOI) - 10.1111/eea.12777. (PDF)

Myrick, A. J. and Baker, T. C. (2019) Analysis of anemotactic flight tendencies of the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) during the 2017 mass dispersal flights in Pennsylvania. J. Insect Behav. (PDF)

Domingue, M. J., and Baker, T. C. (2019) Orientation of flight for physically disturbed spotted lanternflies, Lycorma delicatula, (Hemiptera, Fulgoridae). J. Asia-Pac. Entomol. 22: 117-120. (PDF)

Cloonan, K., Andreadis, S. and Baker, T.C. (2019) Little effect of delayed mating on fecundity or fertility of female fungus gnats, Lycoriella ingenua. Physiol. Entomol. 44: 60-64. (PDF)

Wei, J., Zhou, Q., Hall, L. Myrick, A., Hoover, K., Shields, K., and Baker, T. C. (2018) Olfactory sensory neurons of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, specifically responsive to its two aggregation-sex pheromone components. J. Chem. Ecol. 44:637-649. (PDF)

Myrick, A. J. and Baker, T. C. (2018) Increasing signal-to-noise ratio in gas chromatography-electroantennography using a deans switch effluent chopper. J. Chem. Ecol. 44:111-126. (PDF)

Zhou, M.-D., Akbar, M., Myrick, A. J., Xia, Y., Khan, W. J., Gao, X., Baker, T. C., and Zheng, S.-Y. (2017) Chopper-modulated gas chromatography electroantennography enabled using high-temperature MEMS flow control device. Microsys. Nanoeng. 3: 17062; doi:10.1038/micronano.2017.62 (PDF)

Mitchell, R. F., Hall, L. P., Reagel, P. f., McKenna, D. D., Baker, T. C., and Hildebrand, J. G. (2017) Odorant receptors and antennal lobe morphology offer a new approach to understanding olfaction in the Asian longhorned beetle. J. Comp. Physiol. A 203:99-199. (PDF)

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)