Publications

The HMF Center maintains a long-term database with records dating from HMF's establishment in 1955 as a research station. In total, more than 250 papers and publications are available from research studies at Hutcheson Memorial Forest, and is known worldwide for long-term ecological, botanical and zoological research. Explore this amazing catalog of historic and ongoing research:

Bard, Gily E. 1952. Secondary succession on the Piedmont of New Jersey. Ecological Monographs 22(3): 195-215. [View the article 1.1m PDF]

Schneider, George H. Jr. 1952. Geum canadense, a study of its seasonal periodicity in New Jersey. So. Appal. Bot. Club 17: 117-128.

Bard, Gily E. 1954. Mettler's Woods. Garden Journal 4: 105-107. 

Barnett, Lincoln. 1954. The woods of home. Life Magazine 37(19): 78-100.

Blackburn, Benjamin. 1954. Mettler's Woods in New Jersey. Bulletin of the Garden Club of America 42: 44-47. [View the article 909k PDF]

Buell, Murray F. Helen, F. Buell, and J. A. Small. 1954. Fire in the history of Mettler's Woods. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 81:  253-255. [View the article 219k PDF]

Cunningham, J.  T. 1954. Woodland Treasure. Audubon Magazine 56: 154-157.

Wolbarst, J. 1954. You can save Mettler's Woods. Flower grower-the Home Garden Magazine.

Anderson, Y. O. 1955. Seasonal development in sun and shade leaves. Ecology 36: 430-439. [View the article 475k PDF]

Sparkes, C. H. and M. F. Buell. 1955. Microclimatological features of an old field and an oak-hickory forest in New Jersey. Ecology 36: 363-364. [View the article 116k PDF]

Buell, M. F. 1957. The mature oak forest of Mettler's Woods. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 1: 16-19.

Connor, J., N. F. Shimp, and J. C. F. Tedrow. 1957. A spectrographic study of the distribution of trace elements in some podzolic soils. Soil Science 83: 65-73. [View the article 591k PDF]

Monk, C. D. 1957. Plant communities of the Hutcheson Memorial Forest based on shrub distribution. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 84: 198-206. [View the article 309k PDF]

Monk, C. D. 1959. Note on radial tree growth. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 86: 199-201. [View the article 93k PDF]

Pearson, P. G. 1959. Small mammals and old-field succession on the Piedmont of New Jersey. Ecology 40: 249-255. [View the article 327k PDF]

Small, J. A. 1959. Skunk cabbage, Synplocarpus foetidus. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 86: 413-416. [View the article 219k PDF]

Levin, M. H. 1960. Studies on the ecological life history of Saxifraga virginiensis. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 87: 348-354. [View the article 305k PDF]

Swinebroad, J. 1960. Additional notes on the singing height of ovenbirds. Wilson Bulletin 72: 289-290.

Wirtz, W. O. and P. G. Pearson. 1960. A preliminary analysis of habitat orientation in Microtus and Peromyscus. American Midland Naturalist 63: 131-142. [View the article 318k PDF]

Buell, M. F., H. F. Buell, J. A. Small, and C. D. Monk. 1961. Drought effect on radial growth of trees in the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 88: 176-180. [View the article 150k PDF]

Monk, C. D. 1961. Past and present influences on reproduction in the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest, New Jersey. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 88: 167-175. [View the article 247k PDF]

Monk, C. D. 1961. The vegetation of the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest, New Jersey. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 88: 156-166. [View the article 319k PDF]

Small, J. A. 1961. Drought response in William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 88: 180-183. [View the article 129k PDF]

Taub, F. B. 1961. The distribution of the red-backed salamander, Pfethodon c. cinereus within the soil. Ecology 42: 681-696. [View the article 720k PDF]

Swinebroad, J. 1962. An annotated list of the birds of Hutcheson Memorial Forest, N.J. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences 7: 1-6. [View the article 2.2m PDF]

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Frei, K. R. and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1963. Floristic study of the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest (New Jersey). Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 90: 338-355. [PDF]

Root, P. G. and P. G. Pearson. 1964. Small mammals in early stages of old field succession on the New Jersey Piedmont. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences 9: 21-26. [PDF]

Ugolini, F. C. 1964. Soil development on the red beds of New Jersey. William Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(1): 1-34. [PDF]

Ambler, M. A. 1965. Seven alien plant species. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(2): 1-8. [PDF]

Haines, E. M. 1965. The distribution of Fagus grandifolia in Hutcheson Memorial Forest, New Jersey. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences 10: 12-21. [PDF]

Reiners, N. M. and W. A. Reiners. 1965. Natural harvesting of trees. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(2): 9-17. [PDF]

Dansereau, P., P. F. Buell, and R. Dagon. 1966. A universal system for recording vegetation. II. A methodological critique and an experiment. Sarracenia 10: 1-64. [PDF]

Wales, B. A. 1967. Climate, microclimate and vegetation relationships on north and south forest boundaries in New Jersey. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(3): 1-60. [PDF]

Botkin, D. B. and C. R. Malone. 1968. Efficiency of net primary production based on light intercepted during the growing season. Ecology 49: 438-444. [PDF]

Malone, C. R. 1968. Determination of peak standing crop biomass of herbaceous shoots by the harvest method. American Midland Naturalist 79: 429-435. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1968. Orientation of carrion beetles to carrion: Random or non-random? Journal of the New York Entomological Society 76: 253-265. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1968. Trapping Fabre's "sexton" beetles. American Biology Teacher 30: 564-565. [PDF]

Buell, M. F. 1969. Preserving New Jersey's vegetation. New Jersey Nature News 24: 154-159. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1969. Ecological studies of carrion beetle in Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 77: 138-151. [PDF]

Shure, D. J. and P. G. Pearson. 1969. Distribution of P32 in Ambrosia artemisiifolia; its implication for trophic transfer studies. Ecology 50: 724-726. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1970. Silphidae attraction to carrion baited air cans versus carrion-baited ground cans. Coleopterists' Bulletin 24: 66-70. [PDF]

Shure, D. J. 1970. Limitations in radiotracer determination of consumer trophic positions. Ecology 5: 899-901. [PDF]

Buell, M. F. , H. F. Buell, J. A. Small, and T. G. Siccama. 1971. Invasions of trees in secondary succession on the New Jersey Piedmont. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 98: 67-74. [PDF]

Christianson, J. D. 1971. The effect of surface fires on three species of hardwood tree seedlings. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(4): 1-5. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1971. Recent records on the avifauna of Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(4): 25. [PDF]

Middendorf, P. A. 1971. Trophic relationships and phosphorus budget of an old field soil ecosystem. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(4): 6-14. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1971. Diel periodicities of certain carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae): Coleopterists' Bulletin 25: 41-46. [PDF]

Shure, D. J. 1971. Insecticide effects on early succession in an old field ecosystem. Ecology 52: 271-279. [PDF]

Small, J. A., M. F. Buell, H. F. Buell, and T. G. Siccama. 1971. Old-field succession on the New Jersey Piedmont the first year. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2(4): 26-30. [PDF]

Sulser, J. S. 1971. Twenty Years of change in the Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 2 (4): 15-24. [PDF]

Kenny, J. and C. Leck. 1972. Longevity record for an ovenbird: Eight years. 1972. Bird Banding 43: 214. [PDF]

Kricher, J. C. 1972. Bird species diversity: The effect of species richness and equitability on the diversity index. Ecology 53: 278-282. [PDF]

Rotsettis, J., J. A. Quinn, and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1972. Growth and flowering of Danthonia sericea populations. Ecology 53: 227-234. [PDF]

Siccama, T. G. 1972. A computer technique for illustrating three variables in a pictogram. Ecology 53: 177-181. [PDF]

Wales, B. A. 1972. Vegetation analysis of north and south edges in a mature oak-hickory forest. Ecological Monographs. 42: 451-471. [PDF]

Buell, M. F. H. F. Buell, and J. A. Small. 1973. Periodicity of tree growth in Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin. 3(1): 24-26. [PDF]

Kricher, J. C. 1973. Summer bird species diversity in relation to secondary succession on the New Jersey Piedmont. American Midland Naturalist 89: 121-137. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1973. Butterflies of Hutcheson Memorial Forest and their ecological organization. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(1): 1-2. [PDF]

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Monte, J. 1973. The successional convergence of vegetation from grassland and bare soil on the Piedmont of New Jersey. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(1): 3-13. [PDF]

Robichaud, B. and M. F. Buell. 1973. Vegetation of New Jersey. A study of landscape diversity. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, N. J. 340p. [PDF]

Semprevivo, J. G. 1973. Phenology and germination in Steliaria media (L.) Cyrill. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(1): 14-23. [PDF]

Shure, D. J. 1973. Radionuclide tracer analysis of trophic relationships in an old-field ecosystem. Ecological Monographs 43: 1-19. [PDF]

Shure, D. J., and A. J. Lewis. 1973. Dew formation and stem flow on common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia). Ecology 54: 1152-1155. [PDF]

Small, J. A. 1973. Publications involving studies at the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest 3(1): 27-29. [PDF]

Quinn, J. A. 1974. Convolvulus sepium in old field succession on the New Jersey Piedmont. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 101: 89-95. [PDF]

Bowker, L. S. and P. G. Pearson. 1975. Habitat orientation and interspecific interaction of Microtus pennsylvanicus amd Peromyscus leucopus. American Midland Naturalist 94: 491-496. [PDF]

Draggan, S. 1975. Diazinon and carbaryl: Effects on the vegetation of a soybean ecosystem. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences 20: 1-4. [PDF]

Forman, R. T. T. and B. A. Elfstrom. 1975. Forest structure comparison of Hutcheson Memorial Forest and eight old woods on the New Jersey Piedmont. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest 3(2): 44-51. [PDF]

Kricher, J. C. 1975. Diversity in two wintering bird communities: Possible weather effects. Auk 92: 766-777. [PDF]

Lang, G. E. 1975. Litter dynamics in a mixed oak forest on the New Jersey Piedmont. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 101: 277-286. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1975. A bird-banding report from Hutcheson Memorial Forest: A summary of three seasons. Eastern Bird-banding Association News 38: 131-132. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1975. The breeding bird populations of Hutcheson Memorial Forest: Biomass and feeding niches. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(2): 31-33. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1975a. Do diurnal carrion beetles use sight, as an aid to olfaction, in locating carrion? William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(2): 36-39. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1975b. Flight activity of certain carrion beetles: Silpha noveboracensis, Staphylinidae, Histeridae. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 3(2): 40-43. [PDF]

Stout, B. B., J. M. Deschenes, and L. F. Obmann. 1975. Multi-species model of a deciduous forest. Ecology 56: 226-231. [PDF]

Willemson, R. W. 1975. Dormancy and germination of common ragweed seeds in the field. American Journal of Botany 62: 639-643. [PDF]

Willemson, R. W. 1975. Effect of stratification temperature and germination temperature on germination and the induction of secondary dormancy in common ragweed seeds. American Journal of Botany 62:1-5. [PDF]

Allen, E. B. and R. T. T. Forman. 1976. Plant species removals and old-field community structure and stability. Ecology 57: 1233-1243. [PDF]

Galli, A. E., C. F. Leck, and R. T. T. Forman. 1976. Avian distribution patterns in forest islands of different sizes in central New Jersey. Auk 93: 356-364. [PDF]

Forman, R. T. T. , A. E. Galli, and C. F. Leck. 1976. Forest size and avian diversity in New Jersey woodlots with some land use implications. Oecologia 26: 1-8. [PDF]

Jackson, J. R. and R. W. Willemson. 1976. Allelopathy in the first stages of secondary succession on the Piedmont of New Jersey. American Journal of Botany 63: 1015-1023. [PDF]

Panebianco, R. and R. W. Willemson. 1976. Seed germination of Illeracium pratense, a successional perennial. Botanical Gazette 137: 255-261. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1976. An alternative to pitfall traps in carrion beetles studies (Coleoptera) Entomological News 87(5 & 6): 176-178. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P. 1976b. Carrion beetle responses to poikliotherm and homiotherm carrion (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Entomological News 87 (9 & 10): 265-269. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1977. A note on the energy demands of the breeding bird community of Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson memorial Forest Bulletin 4(1): 1-2. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1977. Additions to the birds known from Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 4(1): 3-4. [PDF]

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Moulding, J. D. 1977. The progression of a gypsy moth invasion of a mature oak forest in New Jersey. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 4(1): 5-11. [PDF]

Sciarappa, W. J., Jr., and F. C. Swift. 1977. Biological studies of Typhlodromips sessor (Acarina: Phytoseiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 70: 285-288. [PDF]

Sciarappa, W. J., Jr., F. C. Swift, and C. B. Knisley. 1977. Distribution, abundance, and interspecific associations of Typhlodromips sessor (Acarina: Phytoseiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 70: 955-959. [PDF]

Shubeck, P. P., N. M. Downie, R. L. Winzel, and S. B. Peck. 1977. Species composition of carrion beetles in a mixed-oak forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 4(1): 12-17. [PDF]

Lang, G. E. and R. T. T. Forman. 1978. Detrital dynamics in a mature oak forest: Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Ecology 59: 580-595. [PDF]

Casey, T. M. 1979. Flight energetics of gypsy moths and caterpillars-similar mass but different shapes. American Zoologist 19: 898. [PDF]

Frye, R. J. II., and J. A. Quinn. 1979. Forest development in relation to topography and soil on a floodplain of the Raritan River, New Jersey. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 106: 334-345. [PDF]

Hunt, M. E. G. L. Floyd, and B. B. Stout. 1979. Soil algae in field and forest environments. Ecology 60: 363-375. [PDF]

Moulding, J. D., and J. J. Madenjian. 1979. Macrolepidopteran moths light-trapped in a New Jersey oak forest (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 81: 135-144. [PDF]

Buell, M. F., H. F. Buell, J. A. Small, T. G. Siccama, and G. E. Bard. 1980. Radial growth of trees in the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest 5: 1-71. [PDF]

Casey, T. M. 1980. Flight energetics and heat exchange of gypsy moths in relation to air temperature. Journal of Experimental Biology 88: 133-145. [PDF]

Pickett, S. T. A. and J. S. Kempf. 1980. Branching patterns in forest shrubs and understory trees in relation to habitat. New Phytologist 86: 219-228.  [PDF]

Stiles, E. W. 1980. Patterns of fruit presentation and seed dispersal in bird-disseminated woody plants in the eastern deciduous forest. American Naturalist 116: 670-688. [PDF]

Casey, T. M. 1981. Energetics and thermoregulation of Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasciocampidae) during hovering flight. Physiological Zoologist 54: 362-371. [PDF]

Casey, T. M., J. R. Hegel, and C. S. Buser. 1981. Physiology and energetics of preflight warm-up in the eastern tent caterpillar moth Malacosoma americanum. Journal of Experimental Biology 94: 119-135. [PDF]

Davidson, S. E. 1981. Tree seedling survivorship at Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(1): 4-7. [PDF]

Forman, R. T. T. and M. Godron. 1981. Patches and structural components for landscape ecology. Bioscience 31: 733-740. [PDF]

Forman, R. T. T. 1981. Interactions among landscape elements: A core of landscape ecology. In Perspectives in Landscape Ecology. Proceedings of the International Congress of Landscape Ecology, Veldhoven. Pudoc publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Pp. 35-48. [PDF]

Kempf, J. S. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1981. The role of branch length and angle in branching pattern of forest shrubs along a successional gradient. New Phytologist 88: 111-116. [PDF]

Leck, C. F. 1981. Recent records of rare birds at Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(1): 16. [PDF]

Leck, C. L., B. G. Murray, Jr., and J. Swinebroad. 1981. Changes in breeding bird populations at Hutcheson Memorial Forest since 1958. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(1): 8-15. [PDF]

Moul, E. T. and P. A. Roff. 1981. The ecology, periodicity, and taxonomy of the algae of an intermittent stream in Hutcheson Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(1): 17-20. [PDF]

Robertson, G. P. and P. M. Vitousek. 1981. Nitrification potentials in primary and secondary succession. Ecology 62: 376-386. [PDF]

Collins, B. S. and J. A. Quinn. 1982. Displacement of Andropogon scoparius on the New Jersey Piedmont by the successional shrub Myrica pensylvanica. American Journal of Botany 69(5): 680-689. [PDF]

Davison, S. E. and R. T. T. Forman. 1982. Herb and shrub dynamics in a mature oak forest: A thirty-year study. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 109: 64-73. [PDF]

Pickett, S. T. A. 1982. Population patterns through twenty years of old-field succession. Vegetatio 49: 59. [PDF]

Robertson, G. P. 1982. Nitrification in forested ecosystems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 296:445-457. [PDF]

Robertson, G. P. 1982. Factors regulating nitrification in primary and secondary succession. Ecology 63: 1561-1573. [PDF]

Stiles, E. W. 1982. Expansions of mockingbird and multiflora rose in the northeaster United States and Canada. American Birds 36: 358-364. [PDF]

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Stiles, E. W. 1982b. Fruit flags. Two hypotheses. American Naturalist 120: 500-509. [PDF]

Tadros, M. S. 1982. Fauna accompanying bracket fungi Polyporus versicolor (L. ex. Fries) in the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest in New Jersey. Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences 27(2): 45-51. [PDF]

Armesto, J. J., G. P. Cheplick, and M. J. McDonnell. 1983. Observations on the reproductive biology of Phytolacca americana (Phytolacaceae). Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 110: 380-383. [PDF]

Buell, H. F. and R. T. T. Forman. 1983. Three decades of research at Hutcheson Memorial Forest, New Jersey (USA). William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(2): 24-32. [PDF]

Casey, T. M. and B. A. Joos. 1983. Morphometrics, conductance, thoracic temperature and flight energetics of noctuid and geometric moths. Physiological Zoology 56(2): 160-173. [PDF]

Cocking, W. D., R. T. T. Forman. 1983. Vegetation responses of an old-field ecosystem to single and repeated sulfur dioxide disturbance. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest Bulletin 6(2): 4-19. [PDF]

Leck, C. F., S. A. Brady, and W. Wander. 1983. The effects of canopy opening on breeding and migrant birds at Hutcheson Memorial Forest. William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest 6(2): 20-23. [PDF] 

McDonnell, M. J. and E. W. Stiles. 1983. The structural complexity of old-field vegetation and the recruitment of bird-dispersed plants. Oecologia 56: 109-116. [PDF]

Nicola, A., and S. T. A. Pickett. 1983. The adaptive architecture of shrub canopies: leaf display and biomass allocation in relation to light environment. New Phytologist 93:301-310. [PDF]

Pickett, S. T. A. 1983. The absence of an Andropogon stage in old-field succession at the Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 110(4): 533-535. [PDF]

Tadros, M. S. and Varney, E. A. 1983. The interrelation between soil arthropods and soil fungi in woodland and field soils. New trends in soil biology. Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: 247-252. [PDF]

McDonnell, M. J., E. W. Stiles, G. P. Cheplick, and J. J. Armesto. 1984. Bird-dispersal of Phytolacca americana L. and the influence of fruit removal on subsequent fruit development. American Journal of Botany 71: 895-901. [PDF]

Armesto, J. J. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1985. Experiments on disturbance in old-field plant succession in oldfields. Vegetatio 66: 85-93. [PDF]

Armesto, J. J., and S. T. A. Pickett. 1986. Removal experiments to test mechanisms of plant succession in oldfields. Vegetatio 66:85-93. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1988. Individualistic patterns of annuals and biennials in early successional oldfields. Vegetatio. 78(1-2): 53-60. [PDF]

McCarthy, B.C. 1988. A method of access into the crowns of subcanopy and canopy trees. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 18: 646-649. [PDF]

Morin, P. J., S. P. Lawler and E. A. Johnson. 1988. Competition between aquatic insects and vertebrates: experimental measures of interaction strength and higher order interactions. Ecology 69: 1401-1409. [PDF]

Lawler, S. P. 1989. Behavioral responses to predators and predation risk in four species of larval anurans. Animal Behavior 38:1039-1047. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C. and J. A. Quinn. 1989. Within- and among-tree variation in flower and fruit production in two species of Carya (Juglandaceae). American Journal of Botany. 76(7): 1015-1023. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. and B. C. McCarthy. 1989. Effects of herbivory and competition on survival of Carya tomentosa (Juglandaceae) seedlings. Oikos 56: 145-148. [PDF]

Rankin, W. T. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1989. Time establishment of red maple (Acer rubrum) in early old field succession. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 116: 182-186. [PDF]

Carson, W. P. and C. J. Peterson. 1990. The role of litter in an old-field plant community: impact of litter quantity in different seasons on plant species richness and abundance. Oecologia 85:8-13. [PDF]

Carson, W. P. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1990. Role of resources and disturbance in the organization of an old-field plant community. Ecology 71: 226-238. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C. and J. M. Facelli. 1990. Microdisturbances in oldfields and forests: implications for woody seedling establishment. Oikos 58: 55-60. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C., and J. A. Quinn. 1990. Reproductive ecology of Carya (Juglandaceae): Phenology, pollination, and breeding system of two sympatric tree species. American Journal of Botany 77(2): 261-273. [PDF]

Morin, P. J., S. P. Lawler, and E. A. Johnson. 1990. Breeding phenology and the ecology of larval Hyla andersonii: the disadvantages of breeding late. Ecology 71: 1590-1598. [PDF]

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Myster, R. W. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1990. Initial conditions, history, and successional pathways in ten contrasting old fields. American Midland Naturalist 124: 231-238. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1990. The Buell successional study at Hutcheson Memorial Forest Center. Permanent Plotter 3: 2-3. [PDF]

White, D. W. and W. Worthen, and T. W. Stiles. 1990. Woodlands in a post-agricultural landscape in New Jersey. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 117(3): 256-265. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M. and W. P. Carson. 1991. Heterogeneity of plant litter accumulation in successional communities. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 118:62-66. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M., and S. T. A. Pickett. 1991a. Indirect effects of litter on woody seedlings subject to herb competition. Oikos 62(2): 129-138. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1991b. Plant litter: light interception and effects on an old-field plant community. Ecology 72:1024-1031. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C. and D. R. Bailey.  1992.  Seed germination and seedling establishment of Carya floridana (Sarg.) Small. (Juglandaceae).  Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 119(4): 384-391. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C. and J. A. Quinn. 1992. Fruit maturation patterns of Carya spp. (Juglandaceae): An intra-crown analysis of growth and reproduction. Oecologica 91: 30-38. [PDF]

Myster, R. W., and S. T. A. Pickett. 1992a. Effects of palatability and dispersal mode on spatial patterns of trees in oldfields. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 119: 145-151. [PDF]

Myster, R. W., and S. T. A. Pickett. 1992b. Dynamics of associations between plants in ten old fields during 31 years of succession. Journal of Ecology 80: 291-302. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M. 1993. Experimental test of the foliar fruit flag hypothesis using fruits of Rhus glabra (L.). Oecologia 93: 70-72. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M. and E. Facelli. 1993. Interactions after death: Plant litter regulates priority effects in an early successional community. Oecologia 95:277-282. [PDF]  

Lawler, S. P. and P. J. Morin. 1993. Temporal overlap, competition and priority effects in larval anurans. Ecology 74:174-182. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. 1993. Tree invasion and establishment in old fields at Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Botanical Review 59(4): 251-272. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1993. Effects of litter, distance, density and vegetation patch types on postdispersal tree seed predation in old fields. Oikos 66(3): 381-388. [PDF]

Facelli, J. M. 1994. Multiple indirect effects of plant litter affect the establishment of woody seedlings in old fields. Ecology 75(6): 1727-1735. [PDF]

Kurzava, L. M., and Morin, P. J.  1994. Consequences and causes of geographic variation in the body size of a keystone predator, Notophthalmus viridescens. Oecologia 99: 271-280. [PDF]

McCarthy, B. C. 1994. Experimental studies of hickory recruitment in a wooded hedgerow and forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 121(3): 240-250. [PDF]

Myster, R. W.1994. Contrasting litter effects on old field tree germination and emergence. Vegetatio 114: 169-174. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. and S. T. A. Pickett. 1994. A comparison or rate of succession over 18 yr. in 10 contrasting old fields. Ecology 75: 387-392. [PDF]

Wijesinghe, D. K. and S. N. Handel. 1994. Advantages of clonal growth in heterogeneous habitats: an experiment with Potentilla simplex. Journal of Ecology 82(3): 495-502. [PDF]

Pehek, E. L. 1995. Competition, pH, and the ecology of larval Hyla andersonii: Strengths of interaction with syntopic and allotopic species. Ecology 76(6):1786-1793. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J. and E. W. Stiles. 1997. Selective predation on the seeds of woody plants. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 124(1): 67-70. [PDF]

Vivian-Smith, G. 1997. Microtopographic heterogeneity and floristic diversity in experimental wetland communities. J. Ecology 85:71-82. [PDF]

Byers, D. L. and J. A. Quinn. 1998. Demographic variation in Alliaria petiolata (Brassicaceae) in four contrasting habitats. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125: 138-149. [PDF]

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Manson, R. H. and E. W. Stiles 1998. Links between microhabitat preferences and seed predation by small mammals in old fields. Oikos 82(1): 37-50. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J. and S. T. A. Pickett 1999. Changes in community and population responses across a forest-field gradient. Ecography 22(3): 261-267. [PDF]

Ruhren, S. and S. N. Handel. 1999. Jumping Spiders (Salticidae) enhance the seed production of a plant with extrafloral nectarines. Oecologia 119(2): 227-230. [PDF]

Schmalhofer, V. R. 1999. Thermal tolerances and preferences of the crab spiders Misumenops asperatus and Misumenoides formosipes (Araneae, Thomisidae). Journal of Arachnology 27: 470-480. [PDF]

Schmalhofer, V. R. and T. M. Casey. 1999. Crab spider hunting performance is temperature insensitive. Ecological Entomology 24: 345-352. [PDF]

McCormick, J. T. and S. J. Meiners. 2000. Season and distance from forest-old field edge affect seed predation by white-footed mice. Northeastern Naturalist 7(1): 7-16. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., S. N. Handel, S. T. A. Pickett. 2000. Tree seedling establishment under insect herbivory: edge effects and inter-annual variation. Plant Ecology 151(2): 161-170. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J. and S. N. Handel. 2000. Additive and nonadditive effects of herbivory and competition on tree seedling mortality, growth, and allocation. American Journal of Botany 87(12): 1821-1826. [PDF]

Ruhren, S. 2000. Seed-head fly interactions across diverse knapweed patches. Northeastern Naturalist 7(3): 270-276. [PDF]

Henry, M., H. Stevens, and W. P. Carson. 2001. Phenological complementarity, species diversity, and ecosystem function. Oikos 92(2): 291-296. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., S. T. A. Pickett, and M. L. Cadenasso. 2001. Effects of plant invasions on the species richness of abandoned agricultural land. Ecography 24(6): 633-644. [PDF]

Pickett, S. T. A., M. L.Cadenasso, and S. Bartha. 2001. Implications from the Buell-Small Succession Study for vegetation restoration. Applied Vegetation Science 4(1): 41-52. [PDF]

Schmalhofer, V. R. 2001. Tritrophic interactions in a pollination system: impacts of species composition and size of flower patches on the hunting success of a flower-dwelling spider. Oecologia 129: 292-303. [PDF]

LoGiudice, K., and R. S. Ostfeld. 2002. Interactions between mammals and trees: predation on mammal-dispersed seeds and the effect of ambient food. Oecologia 130(3): 420-425. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J. and M. J. Martinkovic. 2002. Survival of and herbivore damage to a cohort of Quercus rubra planted across a forest-old-field edge. American Midland Naturalist 147(2): 247-256. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., S. T. A. Pickett, M. L. Cadenasso. 2002. Exotic plant invasions over 40 years of old field successions: community patterns and associations. Ecography 25(2): 215-223. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., S. T. A. Pickett, and S. N. Handel. 2002. Probability of tree seedling establishment changes across a forest – old field edge gradient. American Journal of Botany 89(3): 466-471. [PDF]

Cadenasso, M. L., S. T. A. Pickett, and P. J. Morin. 2002. Experimental test of the role of mammalian herbivores on old field succession: community structure and seedling survival. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 129(3): 228-237. [PDF]

Bartha, S., S. J.  Meiners, S. T. A. Pickett, and M. L. Cadenasso. 2003. Plant colonization windows in a mesic old field succession. Applied Vegetation Science 6(2): 205-212. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., and K. LoGiudice. 2003. Temporal consistency in the spatial pattern of seed predation across a forest-old field edge. Plant Ecology 168(1): 45-55. [PDF]

Ruhren, S. 2003. Seed predators are undeterred by nectar-feeding ants on Chamaecrista nicitans (Caesalpineacxea). Plant Ecology 166(2): 198-198. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J., M. L. Candenasso, and S. T. A. Pickett. 2004. Beyond biodiversity: individualistic controls of invasion in a self-assembled community. Ecology Letters 7(2): 121-126. [PDF]

Price, D. L. 2004. Species diversity and seasonal abundance of scarabaeoid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Geotrupidae, and Trogidae) attracted to cow dung in central New Jersey. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 112(4): 334-347. [PDF]

Quinn, J. A. and S. J. Meiners. 2004. Growth rates, survivorship, and sex ratios of Juniperus virginiana on the New Jersey Piedmont from 1963 to 2000. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 131: 187-194. [PDF]

Yurkonis, K. A. and S. J. Meiners. 2004. Invasion impacts species turnover in a successional system. Ecology Letters 7: 764-769. [PDF]

Meiners, S. J. 2005. Seed and seedling ecology of Acer saccharum and Acer plantanoides: a contrast between native and exotic congeners. Northeastern Naturalist 12: 23-32.[PDF]

Meiners, S. J. and M. L. Cadenasso. 2005. The relationship between diversity and exotic plants: cause or consequence of invasion? Pp. 97-114 In Inderjit (ed.) Invasive plants: ecological and agricultural aspects. Birkh?user/Verlag (Switzerland). [PDF]

Yurkonis, K. A., S. J. Meiners, and B. E. Wacholder. 2005. Invasion impacts diversity through altered community dynamics. Journal of Ecology 93: 1053-1061. [PDF]

Price, D. L. 2006. Notes on the Scarabaeoid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Geotrupidae, and Trogidae) of Hutcheson Memorial Forest, New Jersey. Entomological News 117: 347-350. [PDF]

Scott J. Meiners. 2007. Apparent competition: an impact of exotic shrub invasion on tree regeneration. Biological Invasions 9: 849855. [PDF]

Scott J. Meiners. 2007. Native and exotic plant species exhibit similar population dynamics during succession. Ecology 88: 1098-1104. [PDF]

Meiners, Scott J., Cadenasso, & Pickett S.T.A. 2007. Succession on the piedmont of New Jersey and its implications for ecological restoration. Pages 145-161, in V. A. Cramer and R. J. Hobbs (eds.) Old Fields: Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland. Island Press, Washington DC. [PDF]

Cadenasso, M.L., Meiners S.J, & Pickett S.T.A. 2008. The success of succession: a symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Buell-Small Succession Study. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 3–8. [PDF]

Meiners, Scott J., Rye, Timothy A., & Klass, Jeremy R. 2008. On a level field: the utility of studying native and non-native species in successional systems. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 45-53. [PDF]]

Benjamin Baiser, Julie L. Lockwood, David La Puma, Myla F. J. Aronson. 2008. A perfect storm: two ecosystem engineers interact to degrade deciduous forests of New Jersey. Biological Invasions 10: 785-795. [PDF]

Stephen E. Banasiak & Scott J. Meiners. 2009. Long term dynamics of Rosa multiflora in a successional system. Biological Invasions 11: 215-224. [PDF]

Ladwig, Laura M. and Scott J. Meiners. 2009. Impacts of temperate lianas on tree growth in young deciduous forests. Forest Ecology & Management 259: 195-200. [PDF]

Nikki L. Pisula and Scott J. Meiners. 2010. Allelopathic Effects of Goldenrod Species on Turnover in Successional Communities. Am. Midl. Natur. 163:161-172. [PDF]

Myster, R. W. 2010. A comparison of tree replacement models in old fields at Hutcheson Memorial Forest. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137(1):. 113–119. [PDF]

Laura M. Ladwig and Scott J. Meiners. 2010. Liana host preference and implications for deciduous forest regeneration. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137(1): 103–112. [PDF]

Nikki L. Pisula and Scott J. Meiners. 2010. Relative allelopathic potential of invasive plant species in a young disturbed woodland. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 137(1): 81-87. [PDF]

Aronson, M.F.J. and S. N. Handel. 2011. Deer and invasive plant species suppress forest herbaceous communities and canopy tree regeneration. Natural Areas Journal 31: 400-407.