Peer reviewed publications

*indicates undergraduate co-author

  1. R. L. Baker, W. F. Leong, S. Welch, J. N. Maloof, and C. Weinig. In prep. eQTL mapping reveals genetic mechanisms connecting co-expression network modeling and QTL approaches for estimating the genomic architecture of Function-Valued Traits during Brassica rapa development.
  2. Markelz, R. J. C., R. L. Baker, D. Freund, N. An, U. K. Devisetty, M. F. Covington, M. T. Brock, A. Hegeman, S. Welch, C. Weinig, D. Kliebenstein, and J. N. Maloof. In prep. Systems genetics in Brassica rapa reveals genotype to phenotype connections from high-throughput phenotyping data. For eLife.
  3. Rubin, M. J., M. T. Brock, R. L. Baker, K. Anderson, S. Wilcox, S. Davis, and C. Weinig.  Accepted pending revisions. Circadian rhythms are associated with shoot architecture and plant performance. New Phytologist.
  4. Baker, R. L., W. F. Leong, N. An, S. Welch, and C. Weinig. Accepted. Mapping and predicting non-linear Brassica rapa growth phenotypes based on Bayesian and frequentist  trait estimation. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics
  5. Baker, R. L¹., W. F. Leong¹, M. T. Brock, M. Rubin, N. An, S. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2018. Bayesian estimation and use of high-throughput remote sensing indices for quantitative genetic analyses of leaf growth. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 131(2):283-298 abstract | pdf  ¹Co-first authors.
  6. An, N., S. Welch, R. J. Markelz, R. L. Baker, C. Palmer, J. Ta, J. Maloof and C. Weinig. 2017.Quantifying time-series of leaf morphology using 2D and 3D photogrammetry methods for high-throughput plant phenotyping. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 135(2017):222–232 abstract | pdf
  7. Baker, R. L., Y. Yarkhunova, K. Vidal*, B. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2017. Polyploidy and the relationship between leaf structure and function: Implications for the evolution of correlations between anatomy, morphology, and physiology in Brassica. BMC Plant Biology 17(3) open access pdf
  8. An, N. C. M. Palmer, R. L. Baker, R. J. C. Markelz, J. Ta, J. N. Maloof, S. M. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2016. Plant high-throughput phenotyping using photogrammetry and imaging techniques to measure leaf length and rosette area. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 127:376-394 abstract | pdf
  9. Yarkhunova, Y. C., E. Edwards, R. L. Baker, B. E. Ewers, and C. Weinig. 2016. Selection during domestication affects the circadian clock and expression of ecophysiological traits. New Phytologist 210(1):133-144 abstract | pdf
  10. Baker, R. L., W. F. Leong, M. T. Brock, R. J. Cody Markelz, M. F. Covington, U. K. Devisetty, C. E. Edwards, J. Maloof, S. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2015. Modeling development and quantitative trait mapping reveal independent genetic modules for leaf size and shape. New Phytologist. 208(1) 257-268. abstract | pdf
    • Selected for Commentary in New Phytologist. > > pdf
  11. Baker, R. L., E. Scherbatskoy*, C. Lay and P. K. Diggle. 2014. Developmental plasticity of shoot architecture: Morphological expression and ecologically relevant onset in locally adapted populations of Mimulus guttatus. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175(1):59-69. abstract | pdf
  12. Baker, R. L., L. C. Hileman and P. K. Diggle. 2012. Patterns of shoot architecture in locally adapted populations are linked to intraspecific differences in gene regulation. New Phytologist 196(1):271-281. abstract | pdf
  13. Baker, R. L. and P. K. Diggle. 2011. Node-specific branching and heterochronic changes underlie population-level differences in Mimulus guttatus (Phrymaceae) shoot architecture. American Journal of Botany 98(12):1924-1934. abstract | pdf
  14. Diggle, P. K., N. J. Abrahamson, R. Baker, M. G. Barnes, T. L. Koontz, C. Lay, J. S. Medeiros, J. Murgel*, M. G. M. Shaner, H. L. Simpson, C. C. Wu and D. L. Marshall. 2010. Dynamics of maternal and paternal effects on embryo and seed development in wild radish (Raphanus sativus). Annals of Botany 106(2):309-313. abstract | pdf
  15. Noyes, R.D., R. Baker, and B. Mai*. 2007. Mendelian segregation for two-factor apomixis in Erigeron annuus (Asteraceae). Heredity 98:92-98. abstract | pdf

Technical/Non-indexed publications

  1. Baker, R. L., M. T. Brock, M. Rubin, J. Maloof, S. Welch, and C. Weinig. 2015. Mapping function valued traits in Brassica rapa. Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station pp. 19-20.
  2. Baker, R. L. 2010. Use of the Scanning Electron Microscope. In P. Diggle, Plant Eco-Evo-Devo (pp 54-56).