Davis, M. A. 2011. Invasion Biology. In D. Simberloff and M Rejmanek, eds. Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. University of California Press.Davis, M. A. 2008. Globalization and Biological Invasions: Impacts on Native Biodiversity. In, Biodiversity, desertification, water, food, and human rights: an international meeting of knowledge, experiences, and testimonies (held in Sardinia, Italy, September 18-20, 2008) - Proceedings. Sassari University, Sardinia, Italy.
Davis MA (and 18 coauthors). 2011. Don’t judge species on their origins. Nature 474: 153-154. PDF
Davis MA. 2011. Do native birds care whether their berries are native or exotic? No. Bioscience 61: 501-502. PDFSchlaepfer MA, Pascal M, and Davis, MA. 2011. How might science misdirect policy? Insights into the threats and consequences of invasive species. Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (Journal fuĻ r Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit) 6 (Suppl 1):S27–S31. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. Thompson. 2002. "Newcomers" invade the field of invasion ecology: question the field's future. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 83:196-197. PDF
Davis, M. A. and M. Pelsor. 2001. Experimental support for a resource-based mechanistic model of invasiblity. Ecology Letters 4:421-428. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. Thompson, and J. P. Grime. 2001 Charles S. Elton and the dissociation of invasion ecology from the rest of ecology. Diversity and Distributions 7:97-102. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. Thompson. 2001. Invasion Terminology: Should ecologists define their terms differently than others? No, not if we want to be of any help! Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 82:206. PDF
Davis, M. A., D. Tilman, S. E. Hobbie, C. L. Lehman, P. B. Reich, J.M. H. Knops, S. Naeem, M. E. Ritchie, and D. A. Wedin. 2001. Public access and use of electronically archived data: ethical considerations. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 82:90-91. PDF
Davis, M. A., J. P. Grime, and K. Thompson. 2000. Fluctuating resources in plant communities: a general theory of invasibility. Journal of Ecology 88:528-536. PDF
Davis, M. A. and K. Thompson. 2000. Eight ways to be a colonizer; two ways to be an invader. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 81:226-230. PDF
Davis, M. A., D. W. Peterson, P. B. Reich, M. Crozier, T. Query, E.Mitchell, and J. Huntington. 2000. Thirty two years of savanna restoration using fire: impact on the breeding bird community. Restoration Ecology 8:30-40. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. J. Wrage, P. B. Reich, M. G. Tjoelker, T. Schaeffer,C. Muermann. 1999. Survival, growth, and photosynthesis of tree seedlings competing with herbaceous vegetation along a multiple resource gradient. Plant Ecology 145:341-350. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. J. Wrage & P. B. Reich. 1998. Competition between tree seedlings and herbaceous vegetation: support for a theory of resource supply and demand. Journal of Ecology 86: 652-661. PDF
Davis, M. A., A. Duke, T. Ibsen, H. Tran, R. Rhodes. 1997. Spatial Distribution of Penstemon grandiflorus(Nutt.) and Geomys bursarius in a fragmented oak woodland in Minnesota, USA. Natural Areas Journal 17:136-143. PDF
Faber-Langendoen, D. and M. A. Davis. 1995. Fire frequency and its effect on woody plant cover at Allison Savanna, East-Central Minnesota. NaturalAreas Journal 15:319-328. PDF
Davis, M. A., B. Ritchie, N. Graff, & K. Gregg. 1995. An experimental study of the effects of shade, conspecific crowding, pocket gophers and surrounding vegetation on survivorship, growth and reproduction in Penstemongrandiflorus. American Midland Naturalist 134:237-243. PDF
Davis, M. A. 1992. The effects of pocket gophers on survival, growth, and reproduction in large beardtongue. Proceedings of the Twelfth NorthAmerican Prairie Conference, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. PDF
Davis, M. A., J. Villinski, K. Banks, J. Buckman-Fifield, J. Dicus,and S. Hofmann. 1991. Combined effects of fire, mound building by pocket gophers, root loss and plant size on growth and reproduction in Penstemongrandiflorus. American Midland Naturalist 125:150-161. PDF
Davis, M. A., J. Villinski, S. McAndrew, H. Scholtz, and E. Young. 1991. Survivorship of Penstemon grandiflorus in an oak woodland: combined effects of fire and pocket gophers. Oecologia 86:113-118. PDF
Davis, M. A. and G. W. Johnson. 1991. A simple and inexpensive methodof taking low altitude photographs of vegetation using a tethered balloon. Prairie Naturalist 23:153-164. PDF
Davis, M. A., K. Lemon, and A. Dybvig. 1987. The effect of burning and insect herbivory on seed production of two prairie forbs. Prairie Naturalist 12:93-100.
Davis, M. A. 1987. The role of flower visitors in the explosive pollination of Thalia geniculata (Marantaceae), a Costa Rican marsh plant. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 114:34-38.
Davis, M. A. 1986. Geographic patterns in the flight ability of a monophagous beetle. Oecologia 69:407-412.
Davis, M. A., K. Lemon, and A. Dybvig. 1986. The impact of prescribed burning and herbivorous insects on seed production and viability in two prairie forbs. Proceedings of the Tenth North American Prairie Conference.Texas Women'sUniversity, Denton, TX.
Davis, M. A. 1984. The flight and migration ecology of the red milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetraophthalmus). Ecology 64:230-234.
Davis, M. A. 1981. The flight capacities of dispersing milkweed beetles, Tetraopes tetraophthalmus. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 74:385-386.
Davis, M. A. 1981. The effect of pollinators, predators, and energyconstraints on the floral ecology and evolution of Trillium erectum.Oecologia48:400-406.
Davis, M. A. 1980. Variation in flight duration among individual Tetraopes beetles: Impliations for studies of insect flight. Journal of Insect Physiology 26:403-406.
Davis, M. A. 1980. Why are most insects short fliers? Evolutionary Theory 5:103-111.
Davis, M. A. 1980. Seasonal variation in the vagility of populations of the Red Milkweed Beetle, Tetraopes tetraophthalmus. Environmental Entomology 9:432-435.
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