2014 Card, D. C., D. R. Schield, J. Reyes-Velasco, M. K. Fujita, A. L. Andrew, S. J. Oyler-McCance, J. A. Fike, D. F. Tomback, R. P. Ruggiero, T. A. Castoe. Two low coverage bird genomes and a comparison of reference-guided versus de novo genome assemblies. PloS one, in press.
2014 Resler, L. M., Y. Shao, D. F. Tomback, and G. P. Malanson. Predicting functional role and occurrence of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) at alpine treeline: Model accuracy and variable importance. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2014.910072.
2014 Tomback, D. F., K. G. Chipman, L. M. Resler, E. K. Smith-McKenna, and C. M. Smith. Relative abundance and functional role of whitebark pine at treeline in the northern Rocky Mountains. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 46(2):407-418. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/1938-4246-46.2.407.
2013 Smith-McKenna, E. K., L. M. Resler, D. F. Tomback, H. Zhang, and G. P. Malanson. Topographic influences on the distribution of white pine blister rust in Pinus albicaulis treeline communities. Écoscience 20(3):215-229.
2013 Barker, F. K., S. Oyler-McCance, and D. F. Tomback. Blood from a turnip: tissue origin of low-coverage shotgun sequencing libraries affects recovery of mitogenome sequences. Mitochondrial DNA. DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2013.840588
2012 Oyler-McCance, S. A., J. A. Fike, T. A. Castoe, D. F. Tomback, M. B. Wunder, and T. D. Schaming. Development and characterization of thirteen microsatellite loci in Clark’s nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana). Conservation Genetics Resources. doi 10.1007/s 12686-012-9789-0
2012 Barringer, L., D. F. Tomback, M. B. Wunder, and S. T. McKinney. Whitebark pine stand condition, tree abundance, and cone production as predictors of visitation by Clark’s Nutcracker. PloS one 7(5): e37663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037663
2012 Castoe, T.A., A. W. Poole, A. P. de Koning, K. L. Jones, D. F. Tomback, S. J. Oyler-McCance, E. N. Smith, and D. D. Pollock. Rapid microsatellite identification from Illumina paired-end genomic sequencing in two birds and a snake. PLoS one 7(2): e30953. doi: 10.137/journal .pone.0030953
2011 Wenny, D. G., T. L. DeVault, M. D. Johnson, D. Kelly, Ç. Sekercioglu, D. F. Tomback, and C. J. Whelan. On the need to quantify ecosystem services provided by birds. Perspectives in Ornithology. The Auk 128:1-14.
2011 Keane, R.E., D.F. Tomback, M.P. Murray, C. M. Smith, eds. Proceedings: “High-Five” symposium: the future of high-elevation five-needle white pines in western North America. Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation. June 28-30, 2010, University of Montana, Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-63: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Ft. Collins, CO. 376 P.
2010 Murray, M. P., and D. F. Tomback. Clark’s Nutcrackers harvest sugar pine seeds from cones. Western North American Naturalist 70 (3):413-414.
2010 Tomback, D. F., and P. Achuff. Blister rust and western forest biodiversity: Ecology, values, and outlook for white pines. Invited contribution for special issue. Forest Pathology 40:186-225.
2009 McKinney, S. T., C. E. Fiedler, and D. F. Tomback. Invasive pathogen threatens bird-pine mutualism: implications for sustaining a high-elevation ecosystem. Ecological Applications 19:597-607.
2008 Tillman-Sutela, E., A. Kauppi, K. Karppinen, and D. F Tomback. Variant maturity in seed structures of Pinus albicaulis (Engelm.) and Pinus sibirica (Du Tour): key to an unusual soil seed bank? Trees 22:225-236 (published online in 2007)
2008 Resler, L. M., and D. F. Tomback. Blister rust prevalence in krummholz whitebark pine: Implications for treeline dynamics. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 40: 161-170.
2007 Malanson, G. P., D.R. Butler, D. B. Fagre, S. J. Walsh, D. F. Tomback, L. D. Daniels, L. . Resler, W. K. Smith, D. J. Weiss, D. L. Peterson, A. G. Bunn, C. A. Hiemstra, D. Liptzin, P. S. Bourgeron, Z. Shen, and C. Millar. Alpine treeline in western North America: linking organism-to-landscape dynamics. Invited contribution for special issue on alpine treeline. Physical Geography 28: 378-396.
2007 Tomback, D. F., and L. M. Resler. Invasive pathogens at treeline: consequences for treeline dynamics. Invited contribution for special section on alpine treeline. Physical Geography 28 (5):397-418.
2007 McKinney, S. T., and D. F. Tomback. The influence of white pine blister rust on seed dispersal in whitebark pine. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37:1044-1057.
2005 Tomback, D. F., A. S. Schoettle, K. E. Chevalier, and C. A. Jones. Life on the edge for limber pine: seed dispersal within a peripheral population. Écoscience 12:519-529.
2005 Tomback, D. F. The impact of seed dispersal by Clark’s nutcracker on whitebark pine: multi-scale perspective on a high mountain mutualism. Pages 181-201 in: Mountain Ecosystems: Studies in Treeline Ecology. G. Broll and B. Keplin (eds.), Springer.
2003 Samano, S., and D. F. Tomback. Cone opening phenology, seed dispersal, and seed predation in southwestern white pine (Pinus strobiformis) in southern Colorado. Écoscience 10:319-326.
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