Palmer, M. W. 1986. Pattern in corticolous bryophyte communities of the North Carolina piedmont: Do mosses see the forest or the trees? Bryologist 89:59-65.

Rich, P. M., K. Helenerm, D. Kearns, S. R. Morse, M. W. Palmer, and L. Short. 1986. Height and stem diameter relationships for dicotyledonous trees and arborescent palms of Costa Rican tropical wet forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 113:241-246.

Palmer, M. W. 1987. Diameter distributions and the establishment of tree seedlings in the Henry M. Wright Preserve, Macon County, North Carolina. Castanea 52:87-94.

Palmer, M. W. 1987. Variability in species richness within Minnesota oldfields: a use of the variance test. Vegetatio 70:61-64.

Palmer, M. W. 1988. Fractal Geometry: a tool for describing spatial patterns of plant communities. Vegetatio 75:91-102.

Palmer, M. W. 1988. Spatial scale and pattern in hardwood forests of the North Carolina Piedmont. PhD, Department of Botany, Duke University, North Carolina USA.

Palmer, M. W. 1988. Vegetation and anthropogenic disturbance of a Tongan secondary forest. Micronesica 21:279-281.

Palmer, M. W. 1990. Spatial scale and patterns of species-environment relationships in hardwood forests of the North Carolina piedmont. Coenoses 5:79-87.

Palmer, M. W. 1990. Spatial scale and patterns of vegetation, flora and species richness in hardwood forests of the North Carolina piedmont. Coenoses 5:89-96.

Palmer, M. W. 1990. The estimation of species richness by extrapolation. Ecology 71:1195-1198.

Palmer, M. W. 1990. Vascular flora of the Duke Forest, North Carolina. Castanea 55:229-244.

Palmer, M. W. and P. M. Dixon. 1990. Small scale environmental variability and the analysis of species distributions along gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science 1:57-65.

Palmer, M. W. 1991. Estimating species richness: the second-order jackknife reconsidered. Ecology 72:1512-1513.

Palmer, M. W. 1991. Patterns of species richness among North Carolina hardwood forests: tests of two hypotheses. Journal of Vegetation Science 2:361-366.

Palmer, M. W. 1992. The coexistence of species in fractal landscapes. American Naturalist 139:375-397.

Palmer, M. W. 1993. Potential biases in site and species selection for ecological monitoring. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 26:277-282.

Palmer, M. W. 1993. Putting things in even better order: the advantages of canonical correspondence analysis. Ecology 74:2215-2230.

Reed, R. A., M. W. Palmer, R. K. Peet, and P. S. White. 1993. Scale dependence of vegetation-environment correlations: a case study of a North Carolina piedmont woodland. Journal of Vegetation Science 4:329-340.

Palmer, M. W. 1994. Variation in species richness: towards a unification of hypotheses. Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica 29:511-530.

Palmer, M. W. and P. S. White. 1994. On the existence of communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 5:279-282.

Palmer, M. W. and P. S. White. 1994. Scale dependence and the species-area relationship. American Naturalist 144:717-740.

Palmer, M. W. 1995. How should one count species? Natural Areas Journal 15:124-135.

Palmer, M. W. and E. van der Maarel. 1995. Variance in species richness, species association, and niche limitation. Oikos 73:203-213.

Palmer, M. W., G. L. Wade, and P. R. Neal. 1995. Standards for the writing of floras. BioScience 45:339-345.

van der Maarel, E., V. Noest, and M. W. Palmer. 1995. Variation in species richness on small grassland quadrats: niche structure or small-scale plant mobility? Journal of Vegetation Science 6:741-752.

Harcombe, P. A., M. W. Palmer, and L. Mucina. 1997. The importance of spatial and temporal perspectives for understanding vegetation pattern and process. Opulus Press, Uppsala, Sweden.

Palmer, M. W. and M. Hussain. 1997. The unimodal species richness-biomass relationship in plant communities emerging from soil seed banks. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 77:17-26.

Palmer, M. W. and T. A. Maurer. 1997. Does diversity beget diversity? A case study of crops and weeds. Journal of Vegetation Science 8:235-240.

Palmer, M. W. 1998. Canonical correspondence analysis: some advice and guidelines. Pages 171-187 in E. Kazmierczak, A. Nienartowicz, A. Piernik, and J. Wilkon-Michalska, editors. Computer methods in investigation of the structure and functioning of the vegetation cover. Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.

Sparks, J. C., R. E. Masters, D. M. Engle, M. W. Palmer, and G. A. Bukenhofer. 1998. Effects of late growing-season and late dormant-season prescribed fire on herbaceous vegetation in restored pine-grassland communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 9:133-142.

Withers, M. A., M. W. Palmer, G. L. Wade, P. S. White, and P. R. Neal. 1998. Changing patterns in the number of species in North American floras. Pages 23-32 in T. D. Sisk, editor. Perspectives on the Land-Use History of North America: A Context for Understanding our Changing Environment. USGS, Biological Resources Division, BSR/BDR-1998-0003.

Arévalo, J. R., J. M. Fernández-Palacios, and M. W. Palmer. 1999. Tree regeneration and predicted future dynamics in a laurel forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 10:861-868.

Boren, J. C., D. M. Engle, M. W. Palmer, R. E. Masters, and T. Criner. 1999. Land use change effects on breeding bird community composition. Journal of Range Management 52:420-430.

Clark, D. B., M. W. Palmer, and D. A. Clark. 1999. Edaphic factors and the landscape-scale distributions of tropical rain forest trees. Ecology 80:2662-2675.

Hallgren, E., M. W. Palmer, and P. Milberg. 1999. Data diving with cross validation: an investigation of broad-scale gradients in Swedish weed communities. Journal of Ecology 87:1037-1051.

Lepš, J., D. E. Goldberg, T. Herben, and M. W. Palmer. 1999. Mechanistic explanations for community patterns: Introduction. Journal of Vegetation Science 10:145-150.

Arévalo, J. R., J. K. DeCoster, S. D. McAlister, and M. W. Palmer. 2000. Changes in two Minnesota forests during 14 years following catastrophic windthrow. Journal of Vegetation Science 11:833-840.

Engle, D. M., M. W. Palmer, J. S. Crockett, R. L. Mitchell, and R. Stevens. 2000. Influence of Late Season Fire on Early Successional Vegetation of an Oklahoma Prairie. Journal of Vegetation Science 11:135-144.

McAlister, S. D., M. W. Palmer, J. K. DeCoster, and J. R. Arévalo. 2000. Species composition on tipup mounds and pits created by catastrophic windthrow in a Minnesota forest. Proceedings of the IAVS Symposium 2000:104-107.

Milberg, P., E. Hallgren, and M. W. Palmer. 2000. Interannual variation in annual weeds on arable land in Sweden. Weed Research 40:311-321.

Palmer, M. W., D. A. Clark, and D. B. Clark. 2000. Is the number of tree species in small tropical forest plots nonrandom? Community Ecology 1:95-101.

Palmer, M. W., S. D. McAlister, J. R. Arevalo, and J. K. DeCoster. 2000. Changes in the understory during 14 years following catastrophic windthrow in two Minnesota forests. Journal of Vegetation Science 11:841-854.

Palmer, M. W., T. Wohlgemuth, P. G. Earls, J. R. Arévalo, and S. D. Thompson. 2000. Opportunities for Long-Term Ecological Research at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Oklahoma. Pages 123-128 in K. Lajtha and K. Vanderbilt, editors. Cooperation in Long Term Ecological Research in Central and Eastern Europe: Proceedings of the ILTER Regional Workshop, 22-25 June, 1999, Budapest, Hungary. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Barko, V. A., M. W. Palmer, J. G. Stewart, and D. M. Engle. 2001. Vascular plant communities associated with black-tailed prairie dog colonies in southern shortgrass prairie. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 81:11-19.

Cogalniceanu, D., M. W. Palmer, and C. Ciubuc. 2001. Feeding in anuran communities on islands in the Danube floodplain. Amphibia - Reptilia 22:1-19.

Milberg, P., E. Hallgren, and M. W. Palmer. 2001. Timing of disturbance and vegetation development: how sowing date affects the weed flora in spring-sown crops. Journal of Vegetation Science 12:93-98.

Palmer, M. W. 2001. Extending the quasi-neutral concept. Folia Geobotanica 36:25-33.

Palmer, M. W. and G. Rusch. 2001. How fast is the carousel? Direct indices of species mobility in an Oklahoma grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science 12:305-318.

Palmer, M. W. and K. A. Chandler-Ezell. 2001. Effects of initial plant species richness in microcosms: preliminary results. Community Ecology 2:41-50.

Palmer, M. W. 2002. Scale detection using semivariograms and autocorrelograms. Pages 129-144 in S. E. Gergel and M. G. Turner, editors. Learning Landscape Ecology: A Practical Guide to Concepts and Techniques. Springer, New York.

Palmer, M. W., P. Earls, B. W. Hoagland, P. S. White, and T. M. Wohlgemuth. 2002. Quantitative tools for perfecting species lists. Environmetrics 13:121-137.

Olano, J. M. and M. W. Palmer. 2003. Response of an Appalachian old-growth forest to a severe drought episode. Forest Ecology and Management 174:139-148.

Palmer, M. W., J. R. Arévalo, M. C. Cobo Muro, and P. G. Earls. 2003. Species richness and soil reaction in a northeastern Oklahoma Landscape. Folia Geobotanica 38:381-389.

Barko, V. A., M. W. Palmer, D. P. Herzog, and B. S. Ickes. 2004. Influential environmental gradients and spatiotemporal patterns of fish assemblages in the unimpounded upper Missippi River. American Midland Naturalist 152:369-385.

Nansen, C., T. W. Phillips, and M. W. Palmer. 2004. Analysis of the insect community in a stored-maize facility. Ecological Research 19:197-207.

Chiarucci, A. and M. W. Palmer. 2005. The inventory and estimation of plant species richness. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) []. Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK.

Palmer, M. W. 2005. Distance decay in an old-growth neotropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 16:161-166.

Palmer, M. W. 2005. Temporal trends of exotic species richness in North American floras: an overview. Écoscience 12:386-390.

Sasaki, K., M. W. Palmer, and T. Hayashi. 2005. Influence of climate, elevation, and land use in regional herpetofaunal distribution in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Community Ecology 6:219-227.

Fridley, J. D., H. Qian, P. S. White, and M. W. Palmer. 2006. Plant species invasions along the latitudinal gradient in the United States: comment. Ecology 87:3209-3213.

Linneman, J. S. and M. W. Palmer. 2006. The Effect of Juniperus virginiana L. on Plant Species Composition in an Oklahoma Grassland. Community Ecology 7:235-244.

Palmer, M. W. 2006. Scale dependence of native and alien species richness in North American floras. Preslia 78:427-436.

Hussain, M. and M. W. Palmer. 2006. Effect of clipping, fertilization and water stress on species composition of experimental plant communities along a simulated soil gradient. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 86:53-63.

Potter, A. T., M. W. Palmer, and W. J. Henley. 2006. Diatom genus diversity and assemblage structure in relation to salinity at the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. American Midland Naturalist 156:65-74.

Shirakura, F., K. Sasaki, J. R. Arévalo, and M. W. Palmer. 2006. Tornado Damage of Quercus stellata and Quercus marilandica in the Cross Timbers, Oklahoma, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 17:347-352.

Wren, J. D., M. J. Roossinck, R. S. Nelson, K. M. Scheets, M. W. Palmer, and U. Melcher. 2006. Plant Virus Biodiversity and Ecology. Public Library of Science Biology 4:e80.

Palmer, M. W. 2007. Species-area curves and the geometry of nature. Pages 15-31 in D. Storch, P. A. Marquet, and J. H. Brown, editors. Scaling Biodiversity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Palmer, M. W. 2007. The vascular flora of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Osage County, Oklahoma. Castanea 72:235-246.

Palmer, M. W. 2007. Vascular Plant Checklists from Oklahoma. Oklahoma Native Plant Record 7:67-77.

Palmer, M. W., R. K. Peet, R. A. Reed, W. Xi, and P. S. White. 2007. A multiscale study of vascular plants in a North Carolina piedmont forest Ecology 88:2774.

Qian, H., J. D. Fridley, and M. W. Palmer. 2007. The latitudinal gradient of species-area relationships for vascular plants of North America. American Naturalist 170:690-701.

Stotts, C., M. Palmer, and K. Kindscher. 2007. The need for savanna restoration in the Cross Timbers. Oklahoma Native Plant Record 7:78-90.

Thomas, S. M. and M. W. Palmer. 2007. The montane grasslands of the Western Ghats, India: Community ecology and conservation. Community Ecology 8:67-73.

Wallace, L. L. and M. W. Palmer. 2007. LIHD biofuels: toward a sustainable future. Frontiers in Ecology 5:115.

McGlinn, D. J. and M. W. Palmer. 2008. Modeling the sampling effect in the species-time-area relationship. Ecology 90:836-846.

Melcher, U., V. Muthukumar, G. B. Wiley, B. E. Min, M. W. Palmer, J. Verchot-Lubicz, A. Ali, R. S. Nelson, B. A. Roe, V. Thapa, and M. L. Pierce. 2008. Evidence for novel viruses by analysis of nucleic acids in virus-like particle fractions from Ambrosia psilostachya. Journal of Virological Methods 152:49-55.

Palmer, M. W., D. J. McGlinn, L. Westerberg, and P. Milberg. 2008. Indices for detecting changes in species composition: some simplifications of RDA and CCA. Ecology 89:1769-1771.

Palmer, M. W., J. D. Fridley, and D. J. McGlinn. 2008. Artifacts and Artifictions in Biodiversity Research. Folia Geobotanica 43:245-257.

Robertson, G. P., V. H. Dale, O. C. Doering, S. P. Hamburg, J. M. Melillo, M. M. Wander, W. J. Parton, P. R. Adler, J. N. Barney, R. M. Cruse, C. S. Duke, P. M. Fearnside, R. F. Follett, H. K. Gibbs, J. Goldemberg, D. J. Mladenoff, D. Ojima, M. W. Palmer, A. Sharpley, L. Wallace, K. C. Weathers, J. A. Wiens, and W. W. Wilhelm. 2008. Agriculture - Sustainable biofuels Redux. Science 322:49-50.

Rosas, C. A., D. M. Engle, J. H. Shaw, and M. W. Palmer. 2008. Seed dispersal by Bison bison in a tallgrass prairie. Journal of Vegetation Science 19:769-778.

Allen, M. S., R. G. Hamilton, U. Melcher, and M. W. Palmer. 2009. Lessons from the Prairie: Research at The Nature Conservancy's Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. Oklahoma Academy of Sciences, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Chiarucci, A., G. Bacaro, D. Rocchini, C. Ricotta, M. W. Palmer, and S. M. Scheiner. 2009. Spatially constrained rarefaction: incorporating the autocorrelated structure of biological communities into sample-based rarefaction. Community Ecology 10:209-214.

Grandlic, C. J., M. W. Palmer, and R. M. Maier. 2009. Optimization of plant growth-promoting bacteria-assisted phytostabilization of mine tailings. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41:1734-1740.

Lattman, H., P. Milberg, M. W. Palmer, and J. E. Mattsson. 2009. Changes in the distributions of epiphytic lichens in southern Sweden using a new statistical method. Nordic Journal of Botany 27:413-418.

Muthukumar, V., U. Melcher, M. Pierce, G. B. Wiley, B. A. Roe, M. W. Palmer, V. Thapa, A. Ali, and T. Ding. 2009. Non-cultivated plants of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve of northeastern Oklahoma frequently contain virus-like sequences in particulate fractions. Virus Research 141:169-173.

Baniya, C. B., T. Solhoy, Y. Gauslaa, and M. W. Palmer. 2010. The elevation gradient of lichen species richness in Nepal. Lichenologist 42:83-96.

Denslow, M., M. Palmer, and Z. E. Murrell. 2010. Patterns of native and exotic plant richness along an elevational gradient from sea level to the summit of the Appalachian Mountains, USA. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club 137:67-80.

DeSantis, R. D., S. W. Hallgren, T. B. Lynch, J. A. Burton, and M. W. Palmer. 2010. Long-term directional changes in upland Quercus forests throughout Oklahoma, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 21:606-615.

Hackett, J., V. Muthukumar, G. Wiley, M. W. Palmer, B. Roe, and U. Melcher. 2010. Viruses in Oklahoma Euphorbia marginata. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 89:57-62.

Maier, R. M., M. W. Palmer, G. L. Andersen, M. J. Halonen, K. C. Josephson, R. S. Maier, F. D. Martinez, J. W. Neilson, D. A. Stern, D. Vercelli, and A. L. Wright. 2010. Environmental Determinants of and Impact on Childhood Asthma by the Bacterial Community in Household Dust. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76:2663-2667.