* graduate student co-author
*Torres-Martinez, L. and N. C. Emery. 2016. Spatiotemporal heterogeneity in precipitation patterns explain population-level germination strategies in an edaphic specialist. Annals of Botany. Early view available online: DOI 10.1093/aob/mcw161.
Espeland, E.K., N.C. Emery, K.L. Mercer, S.A. Woolbright, K.M. Kettenring, P.L. Gepts, and J.R. Etterson. 2016. Evolution of plant materials for restoration: Insights from the applied and basic literature. Journal of Applied Ecology. Early view available online: DOI 10.1111/1365-2664.12739.
*Torres-Martinez, L. and N. C. Emery. 2016. Genome-wide SNP discovery in the annual herb, Lasthenia fremontii (Asteraceae): genetic resources for the conservation and restoration of a California vernal pool endemic. Conservation Genetics Resources 8(2):145-158.
*Stevens, S.M. and N.C. Emery. 2016. Local adaptation and countergradient variation across the geographic range of the fern Vittaria appalachiana (Pteridaceae). American Journal of Botany 103(1):86-98.
*Walker, J.F., R.K. Jansen, M.J. Zanis, and N.C. Emery. 2015. Sources of Inversion Variation in the Small Single Copy (SSC) Region of Chloroplast Genomes. American Journal of Botany 102(11):1751-1752.
Forrestel, E.J., D.D. Ackerly and N.C. Emery. 2015. Habitat specialization and functional trait evolution in Lasthenia. New Phytologist 208(3):949-959.
*Stevens, S.M. and N.C. Emery. 2015. Dispersal limitation and population differentiation in performance beyond a northern range limit in an asexually reproducing fern. Diversity and Distributions 21(10):1242-1253
Emery, N.C. and D.D. Ackerly. 2014. Ecological release exposes genetically-based niche variation. Ecology Letters 17(9):1149-1157.
Kraft, N.J.B., G.M. Crutsinger, E.J. Forrestel and N.C. Emery. 2014. Functional trait differences and the outcome of community assembly: an experimental test with vernal pool annual plants. Oikos 123:1391-1399.
*Walker, J.F., M.J. Zanis and N.C. Emery. 2014. Comparative analysis of complete chloroplast genome sequence and inversion variation in Lasthenia burkei (Madieae, Asteraceae). American Journal of Botany 101(4):722-729.
*Halbur, M.M., C.M. Sloop, M.J. Zanis and N.C. Emery. 2014. The population biology of mitigation: impacts of habitat creation on an endangered plant species. Conservation Genetics 15:679-695.
*Adams, M.T., T. Benjamin, N.C. Emery, S. Brouder, and K.D. Gibson. 2013. The effect of biochar on native and invasive prairie plant species. Invasive Plant Science and Management 6(2):197-207.
*Quackenbush, P.M., N.C. Emery, M.A. Jenkins, E.I. Kladivko, and K.D. Gibson. 2013. Invasive earthworms and plants in Indiana old and second growth forests. Invasive Plant Science and Management 6(1):161-174.
*Logan, L.H., *E.M. Karlsson, H.E. Gall, *J. Park, N.C. Emery, P. Owens, D. Niyogi, and P.S.C. Rao. 2013. Freshwater Wetlands: Balancing Food and Water Security with Resilience of Ecological and Social Systems. R. Pielke, Sr. and D. Staley, editors. Climate Vulnerability, v2.
Emery, N.C., *E.J. Forrestel, *G. Jui, *M. Park, B.G. Baldwin and D.D. Ackerly. 2012. Niche evolution across spatial scales: climate and habitat specialization in California Lasthenia (Asteraceae). Ecology 93(8) Supplement, pp. S151–S166. (Invited submission for Special Issue).
*Quackenbush, P.M., *R.A. Butler, N.C. Emery, M.A. Jenkins, E.I. Kladivko, and K.D. Gibson. 2012. Lumbricus terrestris prefers to consume Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) seeds. Invasive Plant Science and Management 5(2):148-152.
Emery, N.C., K.J. Rice and M.L. Stanton. 2011. Fitness variation and local distribution limits in an annual plant population. Evolution 65(4):1011-1020.
*Tucker, R.C., M. Zanis, N.C. Emery, and K.D. Gibson. 2011. Effects of water depth and seed provenance on the growth of wild rice (Zizania aquatica). Aquatic Botany 94(3):113-118.
Sargent, R., S. Kembel, N.C. Emery, E.J. Forrestel and D.D. Ackerly. 2011. Effect of local community phylogenetic structure on pollen limitation in an obligately insect-pollinated plant. American Journal of Botany 98(2):283-289.
*Jensen, M. and N.C. Emery. 2010. Conservation & community among the Santa Rosa Plain vernal pools. Fremontia 38(1):40-43.Emery, N.C. 2009. Ecological limits and fitness consequences of cross-gradient pollen movement in Lasthenia fremontii. American Naturalist 174(2):221-235.
Emery, N.C., M.L. Stanton and K.J. Rice. 2009. Factors driving distribution limits in an annual plant community. New Phytologist 181(3):734-747.
Baack, E.J., N.C. Emery and M.L. Stanton. 2006. Ecological factors limiting the distribution of Gilia tricolor in a California grassland mosaic. Ecology 87(11):2736-2745.
Rice, K.J. and N.C. Emery. 2003. Managing microevolution: Restoration in the face of global change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1(9):469-478.
Emery, N.C., P.J. Ewanchuk and M.D. Bertness. 2001. Competition and salt-marsh plant zonation: Stress tolerators may be dominant competitors. Ecology 82(9):2471-2485.