Baba Yuki

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Baba Yuki
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
Job title
Research funding number


I have studied about ecology and diversity of spiders. Now, I mainly study about biodiversity in rice paddy ecosystem and ecosystem service of pest control provided by natural enemies.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jan 2017
Biodiversity Division, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
Apr 2016
Dec 2016
Researcher, Biodiversity Division, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
Jan 2012
Mar 2015
Researcher, Biodiversity Division, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
Apr 2011
Dec 2011
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (PD), Biodiversity Division, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
Jun 2009
Mar 2011
Research Fellow, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences


Apr 2004
Mar 2008
Doctor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2002
Mar 2004
Master, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1998
Mar 2002
Division of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Katayama N, Osada, Y, Mashiko M, Baba YG, Tanaka K, Kusumoto Y, Okubo S, Ikeda H, Natuhara Y
Journal of Applied Ecology      May 2019   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Watari Y, Nishi M, Sasaki T
Journal of Arachnology   47(1) 154-158   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Kusumoto Y, Tanaka K
Journal of Insect Conservation   23 467-474   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Tanaka K, Kusumoto Y
Ecological Engineering   127 235-244   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
A new species of the genus Siler (Araneae: Salticidae) from Japan
Baba YG, Yamasaki T, Tanikawa A
Arachnology      2019   [Refereed]
Katayama N, Bouam I, Koshida C, Baba YG
Biological Conservation   29 125-133   2019   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Tanikawa A, Takada MB, Futami K
Behavioral Ecology   29 1278-1285   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Tanikawa A
Acta Arachnologica   67(1) 39-42   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Suguro T, Baba YG, Yamauchi T
Acta Arachnologica   67(1) 19-21   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Adachi-Hagimori T., Shimomoto M, Baba YG
Biocontrol Science & Technology   28 874-882   2018   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Kusumoto Y, Tanaka K
BioControl   63 265-275   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Tanikawa A
Acta Arachnologica   66(1) 33-35   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Ohno S, Ukuda-Hosokawa R, Tanikawa A
Acta Arachnologica   66(1) 17-18   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Tetragnatha spiders and their primary insect prey in rice paddy ecosystems
Baba YG, Tanaka K
Insect and Nature   54(4) 9-13   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Osawa T, Baba YG, Suguro T, Naya N, Yamauchi T
Biodiversity Data Journal   5 e14789   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Nakano T, Ihara Y, Kumasaki Y, Baba YG, Tomikawa K
Zoological Science   34(4) 331-344   2017   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Katayama N, Tanikawa A
Fauna Ryukyuana (in press)   34 11-14   2017   [Refereed]
Tsutsui MH, Tanaka K, Baba YG, Miyashita T
Applied Entomology and Zoology   51 631-640   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Tanaka K, Takenaka I, Kunimoto Y
Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology   60(4)    Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Yoshitake H
Acta Arachnologica   65(1) 39-41   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Suguro T, Naya N Yamauchi T
Acta Arachnologica   65(1) 11-13   2016   [Refereed]
Krehenwinkel H, Graze M, Rödder D, Tanaka K, Baba YG, Muster C, Uhl G
Journal of Biogeography   43 1583-1594   2016   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Suguro T, Yamauchi T
Fauna Ryukyuana   26 23-26   2015   [Refereed]
Katayama N, Baba YG, Kusumoto Y, Tanaka K
Agricultural Systems   132 73-84   2015   [Refereed]
Spider ecology in agroecosystems: from field-plot scale to nation-wide scale
Baba Yuki, Takada Mayura
Biological Sciences (Tokyo)   66 101-111   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Baba YG, Kusahara M, Maezono Y, Miyashita T
Naturwissenschaften   101 587-593   2014   [Refereed]
Watabiki D, Yoshimatsu S, Yoshitake H, Baba Y, Uesato T, Shimatani M, Ibusuki H, Yuda T
Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology   57 19-26   2013   [Refereed]
Baba YG
Acta Arachnologica   62 51-53   2013   [Refereed]
Baba YG
Acta Arachnologica   62 103-107   2013   [Refereed]
Population structure of the flightless supralittloral Weevil Aphela gotoi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) inferred from mitochondrial COI sequences
Kudo Y, Kojima H, Yoshitake H, Baba YG, Kobayashi N
Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology   18 195-202   2012   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Osada Y, Miyashita T
Animal Behaviour   83 1261-1268   2012   [Refereed]
Amano T, Kusumoto Y, Okamura H, Baba YG, Hamasaki, K, Tanaka K, Yamamoto S
Ecology Letters   14 1263-1272   2011   [Refereed]
The roles of taxonomists in the research project"Selection of functional biodiversity indicators and development of assessment methods" under the commission from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
Yoshitake H, Baba Y, Tanaka K
Kontyu new series   13 93-103   2010   [Refereed][Invited]
国武 陽子, 寺田 佐恵子, 馬場 友希, 宮下 直
Japanese Journal of Forest Research   92 217-220   2010   [Refereed]
Baba YG
Acta Arachnologica   59 17-19   2010   [Refereed]
Baba Yuki
Acta Arachnologica   58 105-110   2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Baba YG, Miyashita T
Acta Arachnologica   57 51-54   2008   [Refereed]
Takada M, Baba YG, Yanagi Y, Terada S, Miyashita T
Environmental Entomology   37 938-946   2008   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Walters RJ, Miyashita T
Ecological Entomology   32 38-44   2007   [Refereed]
Baba YG
Acta Arachnologica   55 107-109   2006   [Refereed]
Baba Y, Miyashita T
Journal of Ethology   24 75-78   2006   [Refereed]
Baba YG, Miyashita T
Acta Arachnologica   54 75-76   2005   [Refereed]

Books etc

Baba Yuki (Part:Contributor)