Refereed Scientific Publications

 

1. Abrams, M. D.  1982.  Early plant succession on clearcut and burned jack pine sites in northern lower Michigan.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University.  191 p.

 

2. Abrams, M. D. and D. I. Dickmann.  1982.  Early revegetation of clearcut and burned jack pine sites in northern lower Michigan.  Canadian Journal of Botany 60:946-954.

 

3. Abrams, M. D. and D. I. Dickmann.  1983.  Response of understory vegetation to fertilization on mature and clearcut jack pine sites in northern lower Michigan.  American Midland Naturalist 110:194-200.

 

4. Abrams, M. D. and D. I. Dickmann.  1984.  Apparent heat stimulation of buried seeds of Geranium bicknellii Britt. on jack pine sites in northern lower Michigan.  The Michigan Botanist 23:81-88.

 

5. Abrams, M. D.  1984.  Uneven-aged jack pine in Michigan.  Journal of Forestry 82:306-307.

 

6. Abrams, M. D. and D. I. Dickmann.  1984.  Floristic composition before and after prescribed fire on a jack pine clearcut site in northern lower Michigan.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 14:746-749.

 

7. Abrams, M. D., D. G. Sprugel and D. I. Dickmann.  1985.  Multiple successional pathways on recently disturbed jack pine sites in Michigan. Forest Ecol. and Manage. 10:31-48.

 

8. Abrams, M. D.  1985.  Fire history of oak gallery forests in a northeast Kansas tallgrass prairie.  American Midland Naturalist 114:188-191.

 

9. Knapp, A. K., M. D. Abrams, and L. C. Hulbert.  1985.  An evaluation of beta attenuation for estimating aboveground biomass in a tallgrass prairie. J. Range Manage. 38:556-558.

 

10. Abrams, M. D.  1985.  Age-diameter relationships of Quercus species in relation to edaphic factors in gallery forests in northeast Kansas.  Forest  Ecol. and Manage. 13:181-193.

 

11. Abrams, M. D.  1986.  Historical development of gallery forests in northeast Kansas. Vegetatio 65:29-37.

 

12. Abrams, M. D. and A. K. Knapp.  1986.  Seasonal water relations of three gallery forest hardwoods in northeast Kansas.  Forest Science 32:687-696.

 

13. Abrams, M. D., A. K. Knapp, and L. C. Hulbert.  1986.  A ten-year record of aboveground biomass in a Kansas tallgrass prairie:  Effects of fire and topographic position.  American Journal of Botany 73:1509-1515.

 

14. Abrams, M. D.  1986.  Physiological plasticity in water relations and leaf structure of understory versus open-grown Cercis canadensis L. in northeast Kansas.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 16:1170-1174.

 

15. Abrams, M. D. and L. C. Hulbert.  1987.  Effect of topographic position and fire on tallgrass prairie species composition in northeast Kansas. Amer. Midland Naturalist 117:442-445. 

 

16. Abrams, M. D.  1987.  Leaf structural and photosynthetic pigment  characteristics of three gallery forest hardwood species in northeast Kansas. For. Ecol.& Manage. 22:261-266.

 

17. Abrams, M. D.  1988.  Effects of burning regime on viable buried seed pools and canopy coverage in a northeast Kansas tallgrass prairie.  Southwestern Naturalist 33:65-70.

 

18. Abrams, M. D.  1988.  Genetic variation in leaf morphology and plant and tissue water relations during drought in Cercis canadensis L. Forest Science 34:200-207. 

 

19. Abrams, M. D.  1988.  Effects of prescribed fire on woody vegetation in a gallery forest understory in northeast Kansas. Transactions Kansas Academy of Science 91:63-70.

 

20. Abrams, M. D.  1988.  Comparative plant and tissue water relations of three successional hardwood species in Central Wisconsin. Tree Physiology   4:263-273. 

 

21. Abrams, M. D.  1988.  Sources of variation in osmotic potentials with special reference to North American tree species.  Forest Science 34:1030-1046.  

 

22. Abrams, M. D. and M. L. Scott.  1989.  Disturbance-mediated accelerated succession in two Michigan forest types.  Forest Science 35:42-49.

 

23. Abrams, M. D. and M. E. Kubiske.  1990.  Leaf structural characteristics of 31 hardwood and conifer tree species in central Wisconsin:  Influence of light regime and shade tolerance rank.  Forest Ecology and Management.  3l: 245-253. 

 

24. Nowacki, G. J., M. D. Abrams and C. G. Lorimer.  1990.  Composition, structure and historical development of northern red oak stands along an edaphic gradient in north-central Wisconsin.  Forest Science 36:276-292. 

 

25. Kubiske, M. E., M. D. Abrams and J. C. Finley.  1990.  Keepability of Pennsylvania versus west coast grown Douglas-fir Christmas trees:  Genotypic variation in relation to subfreezing temperatures.  Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 7:86-89. 

 

26. Abrams, M. D., M. E. Kubiske and K. C. Steiner.  1990.  Drought adaptations and responses in  five genotypes of Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.: Photosynthesis, water relations and leaf morphology.  Tree Physiology 6:305-3l5.

 

27. Abrams, M. D., J. C. Schultz and K. W. Kleiner.  1990.  Ecophysiological responses in mesic versus xeric hardwood species to early-season drought in Central Pennsylvania.  Forest Science 36:970-981. 

 

28. Reich, P. B., M. D. Abrams, T. J. Tabone, D. S. Ellsworth and E. L. Kruger. 1990.  Fire affects ecophysiology and community dynamics of central Wisconsin oak forest regeneration.  Ecology 71:2179-2190.

 

29. Abrams, M. D. and J. A. Downs.  1990.  Successional replacement of old-growth white oak by mixed-mesophytic hardwood species in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20:1864-1870. 

 

30. Abrams, M. D. and M. E. Kubiske.  1990.  Photosynthesis and water relations during drought in Acer rubrum genotypes from contrasting sites in central Pennsylvania.  Functional Ecology 4:727-733.

 

31. Abrams, M. D.  1990.  Adaptations and responses to drought in Quercus species of North America.  Tree Physiology 7:227-238.

 

32. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams.  1990.  Pressure-volume relationships in non-rehydrated tissue at various water deficits.  Plant, Cell and Environment 13:995-1000. 

 

33. Down, J. A. and M. D. Abrams.  1991.  Composition and structure of an old-growth versus a second-growth white oak forest in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Eighth Central Hardwood Forest Conference (L. McCormick and K. Gottschalk, ed.) pp. 207-223.

 

34. Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams.  1991.  Community and edaphic analysis of mixed oak forests in the ridge and valley province of central Pennsylvania.  Eighth Central Hardwood Forest Conference (L. McCormick and K. Gottschalk, ed.) pp. 247-260. 

 

35. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams.  1991.  Rehydration effects on pressure-volume relationships in four temperate woody plants: variability with site, time of season and drought conditions.  Oecologia (Berlin) 85:537-542. 

 

36. Abrams, M. D.  1991.  Post-fire revegetation of jack pine sites in Michigan:  An example of successional complexities.  Proceedings 17th Annual Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference, Tallahassee, FL.  pp. 197-209.

 

37. Abrams, M. D. and D. J. Gibson.  1991.  Effects of fire exclusion on tallgrass prairie and gallery forest communities in eastern Kansas.  Symposium on Fire and the Environment:  Ecological and Cultural Perspectives (C. Nedvin and T. Waldrop, ed.) U.S.D.A. Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-69.  pp. 3-10.

 

38. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams.  1991.  Seasonal, diurnal and rehydration-induced variation of pressure-volume relationships in Pseudotsuga menziesiiPhysiologia Plant. 83:107-116.

 

39. Shumway, D. L., K. C. Steiner and M. D. Abrams.  1991.  Effects of drought stress on xylem architecture of seedlings from five populations of green ash.  Canadian Journal of Botany 69:2158-2164. 

 

40. Abrams, M. D. and G. J. Nowacki.  1992.  Historical variation in fire, oak recruitment, and post-logging accelerated succession in Pennsylvania. Bull. Torrey Botanical Club 119:19-28. 

 

41. Abrams, M. D.  1992.  Fire and the development of oak forests.  Bioscience 42:346-353. 

 

42. Abrams, M. D., B. D. Kloeppel and M. E. Kubiske.  1992.  Ecophysiological  and morpho-logical responses to shade and drought in two contrasting ecotypes of Prunus serotinaTree Physiology 10:343-355. 

 

43. Abrams, M. D. and E. S. Menges.  1992.  Leaf aging and plateau effects on pressure-volume relationships in three sclerophyllous Quercus species in southeastern U.S. Functional Ecology 6: 353-360. 

 

44. Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams.  1992.  Community, edaphic, and historical analysis of mixed-oak forests in the Ridge and Valley province of central Pennsylvania.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 22: 790-800. 

 

45. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams.  1992.  Photosynthesis, water relations and leaf morphology of xeric versus mesic Quercus rubra ecotypes in central Pennsylvania in relation to moisture stress.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 22: 1402-1407.

 

46. Kleiner, K. W., M. D. Abrams and J. C. Schultz.  1992.  The impact of water and nutrient deficiencies on the growth, gas exchange and water relations of red oak and chestnut oak.  Tree Physiology 11: 271-287.

 

47. Kleiner, K. W., M. D. Abrams and J. C. Schultz.  1992.  The impact of water and nutrient stress on oak leaf quality and gypsy moth performance.  Eighth International Symposium on insect-plant relationships (S. B. J. Menker, J. H. Visser and P. Harrewijn, eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 52-54.

 

48. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1993. Temperate forests of the eastern United States. Book chapter in: Conservation and Resource Management  (S.K. Majumber, E.W. Miller, D E. Baker, E.K. Brown, J.R. Pratt and R.F. Schmalz, editors), The Pennsylvania Academy of Science, pages 97-116.

 

49. Kloeppel, B. D., M. D. Abrams and M. E. Kubiske.  1993.  Seasonal ecophysiology and leaf morphology of four successional Pennsylvania barrens species in open versus understory environments.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 23: 181-189.

 

50. Steiner, K. C., M. D. Abrams, and T. W. Bowersox. 1993. Advance reproduction and other stand characteristics in Pennsylvania and French stands of northern red oak. Nineth Central Hardwood Forest Conf. (A. R. Gillespie, G. R. Parker and P. E. Pope, eds) pp.473-483.

 

51. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams. 1993. Stomatal and non-stomatal limitations of photo-synthesis in 19 temperate tree species on contrasting sites during wet and dry years. Plant, Cell and Environment 16: 1123-1129.

 

52. Abrams, M. D., M. E. Kubiske and S. A. Mostoller. 1994. Relating wet and dry year ecophysiology to leaf structure in contrasting temperate tree species. Ecology 75: 123-133.

 

53. Kloeppel, B. D., M. E. Kubiske and M. D. Abrams.  1994.  Seasonal water relations of four successional Pennsylvania barrens species in open versus understory environments. International Journal of Plant Sciences (formerly Botanical Gazette) 155: 73-79.

 

54. Abrams, M. D. and M. E. Kubiske. 1994. Synchronous changes in tissue water parameters of mature foliage from well-watered and periodically droughted tree seedlings. Journal of Experimental Botany 45: 171-177.

 

55. Mikan, C. J., D. A. Orwig and M. D. Abrams. 1994. Age structure and successional dynamics of a presettlement-origin chestnut oak forest  in the Pennsylvania Piedmont. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 121: 13-23.

 

56. Abrams, M. D. 1994. Genotypic and phenotypic variation as stress adaptations in temperate tree species: A review of several case studies. Tree Physiology 14: 833-842.

 

57. Abrams, M. D. and M. E. Kubiske. 1994. Quercus rubra ecotypes revisited: A reply. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 644-645. 

 

58. Abrams, M. D. and D. A. Orwig. 1994. Temperate Hardwoods. Book chapter in: Encyclopedia of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 4 (C. J. Arntzen, editor). Academic Press, N.Y.pp. 289-302.

 

59. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1994. Land-use history (1720-1992), composition, and dynamics of oak-pine forests within the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of northern Virginia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 1216-1225.

 

60. Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams. 1994. Forest composition, structure and disturbance history of the Alan Seeger Natural Area, Huntington County, Pennsylvania. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 121: 277-292.

 

61. Kubiske, M. E. and M. D. Abrams. 1994. Ecophysiology analysis of woody species in contrasting temperate communities during wet and dry years. Oecologia (Berlin) 98(3-4):303-312.

 

62. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1994. Contrasting radial growth and canopy recruitment patterns in Liriodendron tulipifera and Nyssa  sylvatica: gap-obligate versus gap- facultative tree species. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 2141-2149.

 

63. Abrams, M. D., D. A. Orwig and T. E. DeMeo. 1995. Dendroecological analysis of successional dynamics for a presettlement origin white pine-mixed oak forest in the southern Appalachians, U.S.A. Journal of Ecology 83: 123-133.

 

64. Abrams, M. D. and D. A. Orwig. 1995. Structure, radial growth dynamics and recent climatic variations of a 320 year-old Pinus rigida rock outcrop communtiy. Oecologia 101: 353-360.

 

65. Abrams, M. D. and S. A. Mostoller. 1995. Gas exchange, leaf structure and nitrogen in contrasting successional tree species growing in open and understory sites during a drought. Tree Physiology 15: 361-370.

 

66. Abrams, M. D. and C. M. Ruffner. 1995. Physiographic analysis of witness tree distribution (1765-1798) and present forest cover through north-central Pennsylvania. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 25: 659-668.

 

67. Mikan, C. J. and M. D. Abrams. 1995. Altered forest composition and soil properties of historic charcoal hearths in southeastern Pennsylvania. Canadian Journ. Forest Research 25: 687-696.

 

68. Kloeppel, B. D. and M. D. Abrams. 1995. Ecophysiological attributes of the native Acer saccharum and the exotic Acer platanoides in urban oak forests in Pennsylvania, USA. Tree Physiology 15: 739-746.

 

69. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1995. Dendroecological and ecophysiological analysis of gap environments in mixed-oak understories of northern Virginia. Functional Ecol. 9: 799-806.

 

70. Abrams, M. D. and D. M. McCay. 1996. Vegetation-site relationships of witness trees (1780-1856) in the presettlement forests of eastern West Virginia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26: 217-224.

 

71. Abrams, M. D. and D. A. Orwig. 1996. A 300-year history of disturbance and canopy recruitment for co-occurring white pine and hemlock on the Allegheny Plateau, U.S.A. Journal of Ecology 84: 353-363.

 

72. Abrams, M. D. and D. A. Orwig. 1996. A review of dendroecology and successional dynamics of old-growth and second-growth oak and pine forests in the eastern United States. In Dean, J. S., Meko, D. M. and Swetnem, T. W., eds. Tree Rings, Environment and Humanity. Tucson, Arizona, Radiocarbon, pages 343-352.

 

73. Abrams, M. D. 1996. Distribution, historical development and ecophysiological attributes of oak species in the eastern United States. Annales des Sciences Forestieres 53: 487-512.

 

74. Young, M. J., J. E. Johnson. and M. D. Abrams. 1996. Vegetative and edaphic characteristics on relic charcoal hearths in the Appalachians Mountains. Vegetatio 125: 43-50.

 

75. Mikan, C. J. and M. D. Abrams. 1996. Mechanisms inhibiting the forest development of historic charcoal hearths in southeastern Pennsylvania. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26: 1893-1898.

 

76. Kubiske, M. E., M. D. Abrams and S. A. Mostoller. 1996. Stomatal and nonstomatal limitations of photosynthesis in relation to the drought and shade tolerance of tree species in open and understory environments. Trees-Structure and Function 11: 76-82.

 

77. Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams. 1997. Radial-growth averaging criteria for reconstructing disturbance histories from presettlement-origin oaks. Ecological Monographs 67: 225-249.

 

78. Abrams, M. D. and F. K. Seischab. 1997. Does the absence of sediment charcoal provide substantial evidence against the fire and oak hypothesis? Journal of Ecology 85: 373-375.

 

79. McCay, D. M., M. D. Abrams, and T. E. DeMeo. 1997. Gradient analysis of secondary forests of eastern West Virginia. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 124: 160-173.

 

80. Abrams, M. D., D. A. Orwig, and M. J. Dockry. 1997. Dendroecology and successional status of two contrasting old-growth oak forests in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 994-1002.

 

81. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1997. Variation in radial growth responses to drought among species, site, and vertical strata. Trees-Structure and Function 11: 474-484.

 

83. Abrams, M. D. 1998. The red maple paradox. BioScience 48: 355-364.

 

84. Abrams, M. D., C. M. Ruffner and Thomas E. DeMeo. 1998. Dendroecology and species co-existence in an old-growth Quercus-Acer-Tilia talus slope forest in the central Appalachians, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 106: 9-18.

 

85. Ruffner, C. M. and M. D. Abrams. 1998. Relating land-use history and climate to the dendroecology of a 326-year old Quercus prinus talus slope forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28: 347-358.

 

86. Ruffner, C. M. and M. D. Abrams. 1998. Lightning strikes and resultant fires from archival (1912-1917) and current (1960-1997) information in Pennsylvania. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125: 249-252.

 

87. Abrams, M. D., T. A. Morgan and C. M. Ruffner. 1998. Tree ring responses to drought across species and contrasting sites in the Ridge and Valley of central Pennsylvania. Forest Science 44: 550-558.

         

89. Abrams, M. D. and C. A. Copenheaver. 1999. Temporal variation in species recruitment and dendroecology of an old-growth white oak forest in the Virginia Piedmont, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 124: 275-284.

 

90. Orwig, D. A. and M. D. Abrams. 1999. Impacts of early selective logging on the dendroecology of an old-growth hemlock-white pine-hardwood forest on the Allegheny Plateau. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 126: 234-244.

 

91. Abrams, M. D., C. A. Copenheaver, K. Terazawa, K. Umeki, M. Takiya, and N. Akashi. 1999.

          A 370-year dendroecological history of an old-growth Quercus-Abies-Acer forest in northern Japan. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 29: 1891-1899.

 

93. Abrams, M. D. and B. A. Black. 2000. Dendroecological analysis of a mature loblolly pine-mixed hardwood forest at the George Washington Birthplace National Monument, eastern Virginia. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club 127: 139-148.

 

94. Abrams, M. D. S. van de Gevel, R. C. Dodson, C. A. Copenheaver. 2000. The dendroecology and climatic impacts for old-growth white pine and hemlock on the extreme slopes of the Berkshire Hills, Massachusetts. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 851-861.

 

95. Abrams, M. D. 2000. Fire and the ecological history of oak forests in the eastern United States. Proceeding: Workshop on Fire, People, and the Central Hardwood Landscape, Editor- D. A. Yaussey. Forest Service GTR NE-274, pages 46-55.

 

96. Quigley, M. F. and M. D. Abrams. 2001. Natural areas assessment and research opportunities at the Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, Ohio. The Ohio Journal of Science 101: 28-29.

 

97. Abrams, M. D. C. A. Copenheaver, B. A. Black and S. van deGevel. 2001.  Dendroecology and climatic impacts for a relict, old-growth, bog forest in the central Ridge and Valley Province. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 58-69.

 

98. Black, B. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2001. Analysis of temporal variation and species-site relationships of witness tree data southeastern Pennsylvania. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31: 419-429.

 

99. Black, B. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2001. Influences of physiography, surveyor bias, and Native American catchments on witness tree distribution in southeastern Pennsylvania. Ecology 82: 2574-2586.

 

100. Shumway, D. L., M. D. Abrams, and C. M. Ruffner. 2001. A 400-year history of fire in an old-growth oak forest in western Maryland, USA.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31: 1437-1443.

 

101. Abrams, M. D. 2001. Eastern white pine versatility in the presettlment forest. BioScience 51: 967-979.

 

103. Rodewald, A. D. and M. D. Abrams. 2002. Floristics and avian community structure: implications for regional changes in eastern forest composition. Forest Science 48(2): 267-272.

 

104. Abrams, M. D. 2002. The postglacial history of oak forests in eastern North America. Book   Chapter in “The Ecology and Management of Oaks for Wildlife”, Editors- W. J. Mc Shea and W. M. Healy. John Hopkins University Press, pages 34-45.

 

105. Jennings, M., O. Loucks, D. Glenn-Lewin, R. Peet, D. Faber-Langendoen, D. Grossman,   A. Damman, M. Barbour, R. Pfister, M. Walker, S. Talbot, J. Walker, G. Hartshorn, G. Waggoner, M. Abrams, A. Hill, D. Roberts, D. Tart. 2002. Standards for associations and alliances of the National Vegetation Classification. Special Publication of the Ecological Society of America Bulletin, Version 1, 126 pages. http://vegbank.nceas.ucsb.edu/vegbank/panel/standards v1.pdf.

 

106.  Ruffner, C. M. and M. D. Abrams. 2002. Dendrochronological investigation of  disturbance history for a Native American site in northwestern Pennsylvania. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club 129: 251-260.

 

107.  Abrams, M. D. 2002. A book review of “Forest Dynamics and Disturbance Regimes-Studies from temperate evergreen-deciduous forests.” L. E. Frelich. 266 pp. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Journal of Vegetation Science 13: 295-296.

 

  108. Copenheaver, C. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2002. Post-European settlement forest changes in Oscoda and Ogemaw Counties, Michigan. Michigan Botanist 41: 147-163.

 

109.  Black, B.A., Foster, H.T., Abrams, M.D. 2002. Combining environmentally dependent and independent analyses of witness tree data in east-central Alabama. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32: 2060-2075.

 

      110.  Noss, R., M. Abrams, T. Bancroft, J. Bullock,T. Fox, D. Grossman, D. Knight, A. Lucier, E.       Palola, and B. Smith. 2002. The State of the Nation’s Forest Ecosystems. Chapter 9, pages 121-142. The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment. Heinz Center Publication-The State of the Nation’s Ecosystems, 296 pages.

 

      111.  Ruffner, C. M. and M. D. Abrams. 2003. Disturbance history and stand dynamics along a topographic gradient in old-growth hemlock-northern hardwood forests on the Allegheny Plateau, USA. Natural Areas Journal 23: 98-113.

 

      112. Copenheaver, C. A. and Abrams, M. D. 2003. Dendroecology of young stands: Case studies from jack pine in northern lower Michigan.  Forest Ecology and Management. 182: 247-257.

 

113. Black, B. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2003. Use of boundary-line growth patterns as a basis for dendroecological release criteria.  Ecological Applications 13: 1733-1749.

 

114. Abrams, M. D. 2003. Where has all the white oak gone? BioScience 53: 927-939.

 

115. Foster, T. H., B. Black, and M. D. Abrams. 2004. A witness tree analysis of the effects of Native American Indians on the pre-European settlement forests in east-central Alabama. Human Ecology 32: 27-47.

 

116. Abrams, M. D. 2004. From land and lake and air: The ecological breadth of Harvard Forest.  A book review of “Forests in Time- The Environmental Consequences of 1000 years of Change in New England” edited by D. R. Foster and J. D. Aber. BioScience 54: 961-963.

 

117.  Black, B. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2004. Development and application of boundary-line release criteria. Dendrochronologia 22:31-42.

 

118.  Black, B. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2005. Dendroecological history and climatic responses of an old-growth hemlock forest in Schall’s Gap, central Pennsylvania.  Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club 132: 103-114.

 

119.  Abrams, M. D. 2005. INVITED PAPER: Prescribing fire in eastern oak forests: Is time running out? Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 22: 1-7.

 

 

121.   Signell, S., M. Abrams, J. Hovis, and S. Henry. 2006. The impacts of fire on stand structure and tree regeneration in Central Appalachian mixed-oak forests. Forest Ecology and Management 218: 146-158.

 

122. Black, B.A. and M.D. Abrams. 2006. An evaluation of boundary-line release criteria for eleven North American tree species. In: Heinrich, I. , Gärtner, H., Monbaron, M. & G. Schleser (Eds.) TRACE - Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, Vol. 4: 120-126.

123. Black, B. A., C. M. Ruffner and M. D. Abrams. 2006. Native American influences on forest composition of the Allegheny Plateau, northwest Pennsylvania . Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 1266-1275.

124. Abrams, M. D. and W, K. Hock. 2006. Annual growth rings and the impact of Benlate 50 DF fungicide on citrus trees in seasonally dry tropical plantations of northern Costa Rica . Forest Ecology and Management 227: 96-101.

125. Signell , S. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2006. Influence of rocky land features and fire regime on vegetation dynamics in Appalachian Quercus forests. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 675-684.

126. Abrams, M. D. 2006. Ecological and ecophysiological adaptations to fire in eastern oak species. Fire in Eastern Oak Forests: Delivering Science to Land Managers. Edited by M. Dickinson. 2005 November 15-17; Columbus, OH. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-1.  Newtown Square, PA: U.S.D.A Forest Service, Northern Research Station.  Pages 74-89.

127. Copenheaver, C. A., Pokorski, E. A., Currie, J. E., and M. D. Abrams. 2006. Causation of false ring formation in Pinus banksiana: a comparison of age, canopy class, climate and growth rate. Forest Ecology and Management 236:348-355.

128. Abrams, M. D. 2007. Tales from the blackgum: a consummate subordinate tree. BioScience 54: 347-359.

129. Signell, S. A. and M. D. Abrams. 2007. Interactions between landscape features, disturbance and vegetation between in frequently burned Appalachian oak forests . New Research in Forest Ecology (F. Columbus, editor). Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge , NY . Pages 147-166.

130. Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams. 2008. Demise of fire and mesophication of eastern U.S. forests. BioScience 58: 123-138.

131. Abrams, M. D. and V. L. W. Hayes. 2008. Impacts of contrasting land-use history and soils on the composition and

dynamics in mixed-oak, coastal plain forests on Shelter Island , New York , USA . Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club

135: 37-52.

 

132. Abrams, M. D. and G. J. Nowacki. 2008. Native Americans as active and passive promoters of mast and fruit trees in the eastern USA . The Holocene 18: 1123-1137.

 

133. Black, B. A., M. D. Abrams, P. Gould and J. Rentch. 2009. Properties of boundary-line release criteria in North American tree species. Annals of Forest Science 66: DOI: 10.1051/forest/2008087; 19 pages.

134. Johnson, S. and M. D. Abrams. 2009. Basal area increment trends across age classes for two long-lived species in the eastern U.S. Kaczka R, Malik I, Owczarek P, Gärtner H, Helle G, Heinrich I (eds.). TRACE - Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology, Vol. 7. GFZ Potsdam, Scientific Technical Report STR 09/03, pp. 126-134.

135. Close, D.C., N. J. Davidson, D.W. Johnson, M.D. Abrams, S.C. Hart, I.D. Lunt, R.D. Archibald, B. Horton, M.A. Adams. 2009. Premature decline of Eucalyptus and altered ecosystem processes in the absence of fire in some Australian forests. Botanical Review 75:191–202 (DOI 10.1007/s12229-009-9027-y).

136.   Johnson, S. and M. D. Abrams. 2009. Age class, longevity and growth rate relationships: protracted growth increases in old trees in the eastern United States. Tree Physiology 29: 1317-1328 (doi:10.1093/treephys/tpp068). 

 

137.   Sands, B. and M. D. Abrams. 2009.  The effects of stump diameter on sprout number and size for three oak species in a Pennsylvania clearcut. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 26(3):122-125. 

138.    Abrams, M. D. 2010. Native Americans, Smoky Bear and the rise and fall of eastern oak forests. Penn State Environmental Law Review 18(2): 141-154.

 

 

139.    Abrams, M. D. and B. A. Sands. 2010. Oak forest composition on contrasting soil types  at the Mohonk Preserve, eastern New York. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 27: 105-109. 

 

140.    Abrams, M. D. 2011. Adaptations of Forest Ecosystems to Air Pollution and Climate Change. Tree Physiology 31: 258-261.  

 

141.    Sands, B. A. and M. D. Abrams 2011. A 183-year history of fire and recent fire suppression impacts in selected pine and oak forests of Menominee County, Wisconsin. American Midland Naturalist 166:325-338.

 

142.    WAGNER, R. J., M. W. KAYE, M. D. ABRAMS, PAUL J. HANSON, and MADHAVI MARTIN. 2012.   TREE-RING GROWTH AND WOOD CHEMISTRY RESPONSE TO MANIPULATED PRECIPITATION VARIATION FOR TWO TEMPERATE QUERCUS SPECIES. TREE-RING RESEARCH, Vol. 68: 17–29.

 

143.    Abrams, M. D. and S. E. Johnson. 2012. Long-term impacts of deer exclosures and land-use history on forest composition at the Valley Forge National Historical Park, Pennsylvania. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 139: 167-180.

 

144.    Fletcher, C, M. Abrams et al. 2012. Climate change impacts on the Pasoh tropical rainforest. Perlium Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 73 pages.

 

145.    Abrams, M. D. and M. Scheibel. 2013. A five-year record mast production and climate   in contrasting mixed-oak-hickory forests on the Mashomack Preserve, Long Island, New York. Natural Areas Journal 33: 99-104.

 

146.    Abrams, M. D. and S. E. Johnson. 2013. The impacts of mast year and prescribed fire on tree regeneration in oak forests at the Mohonk Preserve, eastern New York. Natural Areas Journal 33:427-434.

 

147.    Abrams, M. D. and K. C. Steiner. 2013. Long-term seedling height growth and compositional changes following logging and wildfire in a central Pennsylvania oak forest. Castanea 78(4):256-265.

 

148.    Abrams, M. D. and S. E. Johnson. 2014. Wildfire damage assessment of a young oak   forest in Pennsylvania. Journal of Applied Fire Sciences 23: 91-104.

 

149.    Abrams, M. D. 2013. The impact of mast years on seedling recruitment following canopy thinning and deer fencing in contrasting northeastern U.S. coastal forests.  Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 140: 379–390.

 

150.    Abrams, M. D. and S. E. Johnson. 2014. Impacts of contrasting land-use history on forests and soils at Scotia Barrens, central Pennsylvania: Implications for altered and arrested vegetation development. Human Ecology 42:793-799.

 

151.    Nowacki, G. J. and M. D. Abrams. 2014. Is climate an important driver of post European vegetation change in the eastern U.S.? Global Change Biology DOI 10. 1111/gcb.12663; 21 pages.