Richard E. Baird

Richard E. Baird

Professor

Phone: (662) 325-2640


Mailing Address:
Box 9655
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee
  • M.S., West Virginia University
  • B.S., West Virginia Universit

Courses:
  • EPP 4152/6152 - Taxon-Fungi Imperfecti
  • EPP 4162/6162 - Taxon Ascomycetes
  • EPP 4172/6172 - Taxon Basidiomycetes
  • EPP 4182/6182 - Taxon-oomycetes and zygomycetes
  • EPP 8173 - Clinical Plant Pathology

Society Membership:
  • American Phytopathological Society
  • Mycological Society of America

Publications

  • Veach, A., C. E. Stokes, J. Knoepp, A. Jumpponen, R. E. Baird. 2018. Fungal communities and functional guilds shift along an elevational gradient in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Microbial Ecology 7(1):156-168. Download
  • Brannon, M. P., J. K. H. Brannon, R. E. Baird. 2017. Educational applications of small mammal skeletal remains found in discarded bottles. Southeastern Naturalist 16 (Special Issue 10):4-10. Download
  • Trigiano, R., O. Spring, M. Thines, A. Windham, R. E. Baird, S. Jeffers. K. Lamour, 2017. Oomycota: The fungus-like organisms. Pages 135-154 in R. Trigiano, B. Ownley (Ed.), Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises 3rd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Baird, R. E., C. E. Stokes, A. S. Windham. 2016. Basidiomycota: Diverse complex of saprophytic, parasitic and symbiotic fungi. Chapter 15, pages 237-248 in B.H. Ownley, R.N. Trigiano, editors, Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Sun, D., J. She, J. Gower, C. E. Stokes, G. Windham, R. E. Baird, T. E. Mlsna. 2016. Effects of growth parameters on the analysis of Aspergillus flavus volatile metabolites. Separations 3(2):13. Download
  • Trigiano, R. N., O. Spring, A. S. Windham, R. E. Baird, S. N. Jeffers, K. H. Lamour. 2016. Oomycota: The fungus-like organisms. Chapter 8, pages 135-154 in B.H. Ownley, R.N. Trigiano, editors, Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • 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
  • Woolfolk, S., C. E. Stokes, C. Watson, R. L. Brown, R. E. Baird. 2016. Bacteria associated with red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) from mounds in Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 15(1):83-101. Download
  • Zhang, N., R. E. Baird, R. N. Trigiano. 2016. Plant pathogenic species of the sscomycota: pezizomycotina. Chapter 13, pages 205-220 in B.H. Ownley, R.N. Trigiano, editors, Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Sun, D., J. She, J. Gower, C. E. Stokes, W. Gary, R. E. Baird, T. E. Mlsna 2015. Multivariate analysis of microbial volatile organic compounds for aflatoxigenic A. flavus detection. International Journal in Agricultural Research Science 2(4):186-197. Download
  • Baird, R., C. E. Stokes, A. Wood-Jones, M. Alexander, C. Watson, G. Taylor, K. Johnson, P. Threadgill, S. Diehl. 2014. A molecular clone and culture inventory of the root fungal community associated with eastern hemlock in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Southeastern Naturalist 13 (Special Issue 6):219-237. Download
  • Baird, R., C. E. Stokes, J. Frampton, B. Smith, C. Watson, C. Pilgram, and M. Scruggs. 2014. Density and diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungal community present in high elevation Fraser fir of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. North American Fungi 9:1-21. Download
  • Baird, R.E., A.K. Wood-Jones, J.J. Varco, C. Watson, W.D. Starrett, G. Taylor, K. Johnson. 2014. Rhododendron decline in the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding areas: intensive site study of biotic and abiotic parameters associated with the decline. Southeastern Naturalist, The, 13(1):1-25. Download
  • Stokes, C. E., R. E. Baird, A. Wood-Jones, C. Watson, M. Alexander, G. Taylor, K. Johnson, S. V. Diehl, P. Threadgill. 2014. A molecular clone and culture inventory of the root fungal community associated with eastern hemlock in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Southeastern Naturalist 13(6):219-237. Download
  • Stokes, C. E., R. E. Baird, A. Wood-Jones, M. Alexander, C. Watson, G. Taylor, K. Johnson, S. V. Diehl, T. Remaley. 2014. Fleshy saprobic and ectomycorrhizal fungal communities associated with healthy and declining eastern hemlock stands in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Southern Naturalist 13(6):192-218. Download
  • Baird, R.E., A.K. Wood-Jones, J.J. Varco, C. Watson, W.D. Starrett, G. Taylor, and K. Johnson. 2013. All taxa biodiversity inventory survey of select soil and plant ecological parameters associated with rhododendron decline in the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding areas. Southeastern Naturalist, The, Vol. 12(4):703-722. 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
  • Windham, M.T., R.E. Baird, L. Vito, K. Cheng, J.A. Grant, A.S. Windham, G. Taylor, D.H. Guerry. 2013. First Report of Geosmithia morbida (Thousand Cankers Disease) found in North Carolina. Plant Disease. Download
  • Shier, W.T., J. Nelson, H.K. Abbas, R.E. Baird. 2012. Root toxicity of mycotoxin botryodiplodin in soybean seedlings. Toxicon 60:163. Download
  • Baird, R.E., P.A. Wadl, T.W. Allen, D.F. McNeill, X. Wang, J.K. Moulton, T.A. Rinehart, H.K. Abbas, W.T. Shier, and R.N. Trigiano. 2010. Variability of United States isolates of Macrophomina phaseolina based on simple sequence repeats and cross genus transferability to related Botryosphaeraceae genera. Mycopathologia 170:169-180. Download
  • Perry, D.H., M. Tomaso-Peterson, R.E. Baird. 2010. Seasonal variation in frequency of isolation of Ophiosphaerella korrae from bermudagrass roots in Mississippi and pathogenicity of selected isolates. Mycopathologia 169:395-402. Download
  • Baird, R.E., P.A. Wadl, X.W. Wang, D. Hadziabdic, T.A. Rinehart, H.K. Abbas, W.T. Shier, and R.N. Trigiano. 2009. Microsatellites from the charcoal rot fungus (Macrophomina phaseolina). Molecular Ecology 9:946-948. Download
  • Baird, R.E., S.W. Woolfolk, C.E. Watson, Jr. 2009. Microfungi of forest litter of healthy American Beech, Fraser Fir, and Eastern Hemlock stands during an all taxa biodiversity inventory in forests of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Southeastern Naturalist 8(4):609-630. Download
  • Baird, R.E. 2008. Basidiomycota: Fleshy mushrooms and other important and symbiotic associations. Plant Pathology: Concepts and laboratory exercises, 2nd edition, Trigiano, Windham and Windham eds.
  • Baird, R.E. 2008. Basidiomycota: Select economically important and symbiotic associates. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, 2nd Edition, Tigiano, Windham and Windham eds.
  • Baird, R.E. 2008. Deuteromycota: Artificial assemblage of asexual forming fungi. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, pp. 151-160.
  • Baird, R.E. 2008. Laboratory exercises of select asexual forming fungicetes. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, 2nd Edition, Tigiano, Windham and Windham eds., pp. 161-169.
  • Baird, R.E., H.K. Abbas, G.L. Windham, W.P. Williams, S.M. Baird, W.K. Ma, R.Y. Kelley, L.K. Hawkins, M.L. Scruggs. 2008. Identification of select fumonisin forming Fusarium spp. Using PCR applications of the polyketide synthase gene and comparison of fumonisin production in vitro. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 9(4):554-570. Download
  • Curry, K.J., R.E. Baird. 2008. Ascomycota: Discomycetes, loculoascomycetes, pyrenomycetes. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, 2nd Edition, Tigiano, Windham and Windham eds., pp. 143-150.
  • Trigiano, R.N., R.E. Baird, and S.N. Jeffers. 2008. Laboratory exercises with the oomycetes. Plant Pathology: Concepts and laboratory exercises, 2nd edition, Trigiano, Windham and Windham eds.
  • Trigiano, R.N., S.N. Jeffers, R.E. Baird. 2008. Laboratory exercises with pathogenic filamentous streminipiles. Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Practices. Trigiano, Windham and Windham eds.