Faculty & Staff


Gerald T. Baker

Professor
Discipline: Entomology

Specialty: Mophology/Anatomy
Email: gbaker@entomology.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2085
Office Location: Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Room 150

Mailing Address
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
100 Old Hwy. 12
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Courses Taught

  • EPP 2213 - Introduction to Insects
  • EPP 3423 - Ornamnetal Turf Insects
  • EPP 4154/6154 - General Entomology
  • EPP 8144 - Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • EPP 8223 - Scanning Electron Microscopy

Research Interests

  • Insect, mite, and spider morphology
  • Ultrastrcuture of arthropod sensory receptors

Recent Publications

  • Woolfolk, S., C. E. Stokes, C. Watson, G. T. Baker, R. L. Brown, R. E. Baird. 2016. Fungi associated with Solenopsis invicta Buren (Red Imported Fire Ant, Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from mounds in Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 15(2):220-234. Download
  • Baird, R.E., L. Wallace, G.T. Baker, M.L. Scruggs. 2013. Stipitate hydnoid fungi of the temperate southeastern United States (monograph & book). Fungal Diversity, 62:41-114. Download
  • Baker, G.T., S. Hight, R.L. Brown. 2012. External morphology of the egg of the native (Melitara prodenialis) and exotic (Cactobastis cactorum) cactus moths (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 114:433-438.
  • Goddard, J., G.T. Baker, F.A. Ferrari, C. Ferrari. 2012. Bed bugs and bat bugs: a confusing issue. Outlooks on Pest Management 23:125-127. Download
  • Ghimire, S.R., S.M. Baird, G.T. Baker, W.K. Ma. 2009. Analysis of proteins associated with chinch bug (Blissus leucopterus leucopterus)-infested corn (Zea mays L.) seedlings. Open Proteomics Journal 2:20-29. Download