(Listed in reverse chronological order)
Sork VL. 2018. Genomic Studies of Local Adaptation in Natural Plant Populations. Journal of Heredity 109(1): 3-15. pdf
Joaquın Ortego, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2017. Impacts of human-induced environmental disturbances on hybridization between two ecologically differentiated Californian oak species. New Phytologist 213: 942–955. pdf
Joaquın Ortego, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2017. Genomic data reveal cryptic lineage diversification and introgression in Californian golden cup oaks (section Protobalanus) New Phytologist. pdf
Fitz-Gibbon S, A Hipp A, K Pham, P Manos, VL Sork. 2017. Phylogenomic inferences from reference-mapped and de novo assembled short-read sequence data using RADseq sequencing of California white oaks (Quercus subgenus Quercus). Genome 60: 743-755. pdf
Gugger PF, JM Peñaloza-Ramírez, JW Wright, VL Sork. 2016. Whole-transcriptome response to experimental water stress treatment in valley oak, Quercus lobata. Tree Physiology 00: 1-13. pdf
Sork VL, ST Fitz-Gibbon, D Puiu, M Crepeau, PF Gugger, R Sherman, K Stevens, CH Langley, M Pellegrini, SL Salzberg. 2016. First draft assembly and annotation of the genome of a California endemic oak, Quercus lobata Née (Fagaceae). G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics, 11: 3485-3495. pdf
Sork VL, J Ortego, E Riordan, PF Gugger, S Fitz-Gibbon, X Wei. 2016. Phylogeny and introgression of California scrub white oaks (Quercus sect. Quercus). International Oaks Journal 27: 61-74. pdf
Chen JM, S Werth, VL Sork. 2016. Comparison of phylogeographical structures of a lichen-forming fungus and its green algal photobiont in Western North America. Journal of Biogeography, 43: 932–943. pdf
Gugger PF, S. Fitz-Gibbon, M. Pellegrini, VL Sork. 2016. Species-wide patterns of DNA methylation variation in Quercus lobata and their association with climate gradients. Molecular Ecology, 25: 1665–1680. pdf
Verhoeven, KJF, BM Vonholdt, VL Sork. 2016. Epigenetics in ecology and evolution: what we know and what we need to know. Molecular Ecology, 25: 1631-1638.
Verhoeven, K.J., BM Vonholdt, VL Sork. (Co-editors). 2016. Special Issue: Epigenetic studies in Ecology and Evolution. Molecular Ecology, volume 25, issue 8.
Gugger PF, SJ Cokus, M Pellegrini, VL Sork. 2016. Association of transcriptome-wide sequence variation with climate gradients in valley oak (Quercus lobata). Tree Genetics and Genomics 12: 1-14.
Bonal, R, JM Espelta, A Muñoz, J Ortego, JM Aparicio, K Gaddis, VL Sork. 2016. Diversity in insect seed parasite guilds at large geographical scale: the roles of host specificity and spatial distance. Journal of Biogeography. 43: 1620–1630. pdf
Sork VL, K Squire, PF Gugger, E Levy, S Steele, AJ Eckert. 2016. Landscape genomic analysis of candidate genes for climate adaption in a California endemic oak, Quercus lobata. American Journal of Botany 103: 33-46. pdf
Riordan EC, PF Gugger, J Ortego, C Smith, K Gaddis, P Thompson, VL Sork. 2016. Association of genetic and phenotypic variability with geography and climate in three southern California oaks. American Journal of Botany 103(1): 73-85. pdf
Delfino-Mix A, JW Wright, PF Gugger, C Liang, VL Sork. 2015. Establishing a range-wide provenance test in valley oak (Quercus lobata Née) at two California sites. Proceedings of the 7th California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World. Visalia, CA. Pages 413-424. pdf
Ortego J, V Noguerales, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2015. Evolutionary and demographic history of the Californian scrub white oak species complex: an integrative approach. Molecular Ecology 24: 6188-6208. pdf
Albarrán-Lara AL, JW Wright, PF Gugger, A Delfino-Mix, JM Peñaloza Ramírez, VL Sork. 2015. Phenotypic variation in California populations of valley oak (Quercus lobata Née) Sampled Along Elevation Gradients. Proceedings of the 7th California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World. Visalia, CA. Pages 433-445. pdf
Sork, VL. 2015. Gene flow and natural selection shape spatial patterns of genes in tree populations: implications for evolutionary processes and applications. Evolutionary Applications 9: 291-310. pdf
Sork VL, PE Smouse, D Grivet, Scofield DG. 2015. Impact of asymmetric male and female gamete disersal on allelic diversity and spatial genetic structure in valley oak (Quercus lobata Née). Evolutionary Ecology 29: 927-945. pdf
Cokus SJ, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2015. Evolutionary insights from de novo transcriptome assembly and SNP discovery in California white oaks. BMC Genomics 16:552. pdf
Platt A, PF Gugger, M Pellegrini, VL Sork. 2015. Genome-wide signature of local adaptation linked to variable CpG methylation in valley oaks. Molecular Ecology 24: 3823-3830. pdf
Ortego J, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2015. Climatically stable landscapes predict patterns of genetic structure and admixture in the Californian canyon live oak. Journal of Biogeography 42:328-338.
Thompson PT, PE Smouse, DG Scofield, VL Sork. 2014. What seeds tell us about birds: a multi-year analysis of acorn woodpecker foraging movements. Movement Ecology 2(12): 1-10. pdf
Aguilar-Barajas, E, VL Sork, A González-Zamora, V Rocha-Ramírez, V Arroyo-Rodríguez, K Oyama. 2014 . Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in Spondias radlkoferi (Anacardiaceae). Applications in plant sciences, 2(11).
Werth S, VL Sork. 2014. Ecological specialization in Trebouxia (Trebouxiophyceae) photobionts of Ramalina menziesii (Ramalinaceae) across six range-covering ecoregions of western North America. American Journal of Botany 101(7): 1127-1140. pdf
Sork VL, S Werth. 2014. Phylogeography of Ramalina menziesii, a widely distributed lichen-forming fungus in western North America. Molecular Ecology 23: 2326-2339. pdf
Ortego J, PF Gugger, EC Riordan, VL Sork. 2014. Influence of climatic niche suitability and geographical overlap on hybridization patterns among southern Californian oaks. Journal of Biogeography 41:1895-1908. pdf
Gaddis KD, HL Zukin, IA Dieterich, E Braker, VL Sork. 2013. Effect of clonal reproduction on genetic structure in Pentaclethra macroloba (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae). International Journal of Tropical Biology 62(2): 443-454. pdf
Moroney J, PW Rundel, VL Sork. 2013. Phenotypic plasticity and differentiation in fitness-related traits in invasive populations of the Mediterranean forb, Centaurea melitensis (Asteraceae). American Journal of Botany 100: 2040-2051.
Gugger P, M Ikegami, VL Sork. 2013. Influence of late Quaternary climate change on present patterns of genetic variation in valley oak, Quercus lobata Née. Molecular Ecology 22: 3598-3612. pdf
Andrew RL, L Bernatchez, A Bonin, CA Buerkle, BC Carstens, BC Emerson, D Garant, T Giraud, NC Kane, SM Rogers, J Slate, H Smith, VL Sork, GN Stone, TH Vines, L Waits, A Widmer, LH Rieseberg. 2013. A road map for molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology 22: 2605-2626. pdf
Herrera-Arroyo ML, VL Sork, A Gonzalez, V Rocha-Ramírez, E Vega, K Oyama. 2013. Seed mediated connectivity among fragmented populations of Quercus castanea in a Mexican landscape. American Journal of Botany 100: 1663-1671
Petit RJ, J Carlson, AL Curtu, M-L Loustau, C Plomion, A Gonzalez-Rodrıguez, V Sork, A Ducousso. 2013. Fagaceae trees as models to integrate ecology, evolution and genomics. IUFRO Conference, Genetics of Fagaceae and Nothofagaceae, in Bordeaux, France, October 2012. New Phytologist 197: 369–371
Sork VL, SN Aitken, RJ Dyer, AJ Eckert, P Legendre, DB Neale. 2013. Putting the landscape into the genomics of trees: Approaches for understanding local adaptation and population responses to changing climate. Tree Genetics and Genomics 9:901-911. pdf
Scofield DG, PE Smouse, J Karubian, VL Sork. 2012. Use of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Diversity Measures to Characterize Seed Dispersal by Animals. The American Naturalist 180(6):719-732. pdf
Gonzalez-Zamora A, V Arroyo-Rodriguez, K Oyama, V Sork, CA Chapman, KE Stoner. 2012. Sleeping Sites and Latrines of Spider Monkeys in Continuous and Fragmented Rainforests: Implications for Seed Dispersal and Forest Regeneration. PLOS ONE 7(10):1-11. pdf
Ortego J, EC Riordan, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2012. Influence of environmental heterogeneity on genetic diversity and structure in an endemic southern Californian oak. Molecular Ecology 21: 3210-3223. pdf
Robledo-Arnuncio JJ, D Grivet, PE Smouse, VL Sork 2012. PSA: software for parental structure analysis of seed or seedling patches. Molecular Ecology Resources 12(6):1180-1189. pdf
Smouse PE, VL Sork, DG Scofield, D Grivet. 2012. Using Seedling and Pericarp Tissues to Determine Maternal Parentage of Dispersed Valley Oak Recruits. Journal of Heredity 103(2): 250-259. pdf
Rosas F, M Quesada, JA Lobo, VL Sork. 2011. Effects of habitat fragmentation on pollen flow and genetic diversity of the endangered tropical tree Swietenia humilis (Meliaceae). Biological Conservation 144:3082-3088
Scofield DG, VR Alfaro, VL Sork, D Grivet, E Martinez, J Papp, AR Pluess, WD Koenig, PE Smouse. 2011. Foraging patterns of acorn woodpeckers (Melanerpes formicivorus) on valley oak (Quercus lobata Née) in two California oak savanna-woodlands. Oecologia 166:187-196.
Sanchez-Humanes B, VL Sork, J Maria Espelta. 2011. Trade-offs between vegetative growth and acorn production in Quercus lobata during a mast year: the relevance of crop size and hierarchical level within the canopy. Oecologia 166:101-110. pdf
Sork VL and L Waits. 2010. Landscape genetic contributions to molecular ecology – approaches, insights, and future potential. Molecular Ecology 19: 3489–3495.
Sork VL, FW Davis, R Westfall, A Flint, M Ikegami, HF Wang, D Grivet. 2010. Gene movement and genetic association with regional climate gradients in California valley oak (Quercus lobata Née) in the face of climate change. Molecular Ecology 19: 3806–3823.
Waits L, VL Sork 2010. (Co-editors). Special Issue on Landscape Genetics. Molecular Ecology volume 19
Wang H, VL Sork, J Wu, J Ge. 2010. Effect of patch size and isolation on mating patterns and seed production in an urban population of Chinese Pine (Pinus tabulaeformis Carr.). Forest Ecology and Management 260: 965-974
Werth S and VL Sork. 2010. Identity and genetic structure of the photobiont of the epiphytic lichen Ramalina menziesii on three oak species in southern California. American Journal of Botany 97:821-830.
Scofield DG, VL Sork, PE Smouse. 2010. Influence of acorn woodpecker social behaviour on transport of Coast Live
Oak (Quercus agrifolia) acorns in a southern California oak savannah. Journal of Ecology 98: 561-572. Karubian J, VL Sork, T Roorda, R. Durates, TB Smith. 2010. Destination-based seed dispersal homogenizes genetic
structure of a tropical palm. Molecular Ecology 19:1743-1745.
Grivet D, Robledo-Arnuncio JJ, Smouse PE, VL Sork. 2009. Relative contribution of contemporary pollen and seed dispersal to the neighborhood size of seedling population of California valley oak (Quercus lobata, Née). Molecular Ecology 18:3967-3979
Pluess AR, VL Sork, B Dolan, FW Davis, K Merg, D Grivet, J Papp, PE Smouse. 2009. Short distance dispersal patterns of pollen in California valley oak, Quercus lobata L. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 735-744
Sork VL, FW Davis, D Grivet. 2009. Incorporating genetic information into conservation planning for California valley oak. Pages 497-509 in Merenlender A, D McCreary, KL Purcell KL (Technical editors). Proceedings of the sixth California oak symposium: today’s challenges, tomorrow’s opportunities. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-217. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.
Werth S, VL Sork. 2008. Local genetic structure in the North American epiphytic lichen, Ramalina menziesii Tayl. (Ramalinaceae). American Journal of Botany 95: 568-576.
Grivet D, VL Sork, RD Westfall, FW Davis. 2008. Conserving the evolutionary potential of California valley oak (Quercus lobata Née): a multivariate genetic approach to conservation planning. Molecular Ecology 17:139- 156.
Wang BC, VL Sork, MT Leong, TB Smith. 2007. Repercussions of hunting mammals on seed removal and dispersal of the Afrotropical tree, Antrocaryon klaineanum (Anacardiaceae). Biotropica 39:340-347.
Fernandez-M JF, VL Sork. 2007. Genetic variation in fragmented forest stands of the Andean oak Quercus humboldtii Bonpl. (Fagaceae). Biotropica 39:72-78.
Austerlitz F, C Dutech, PE Smouse, F Davis, VL Sork. 2007. Estimating anisotropic pollen dispersal: a case study in Quercus lobata. Heredity, 99:193-204
Fernández-M JF, J Idol, VL Sork. 2006. Mating patterns of black oak Quercus velutina (Fagaceae) in a Missouri oak- hickory forest. J. Heredity 97: 451-455
Grivet D, M-F Deguilloux, RJ Petit, VL Sork. 2006. Contrasting inter-continental patterns of historical colonization in white oaks. Molecular Ecology 15: 4085-4093.
Sork VL and PE Smouse. 2006. Genetic analysis of landscape connectivity in tree populations. Landscape Ecology 21: 821-836.
Valbuena-Carabaña M, SC González-Martínez, VL Sork, C Collada, A Soto, PG Goicoechea, L Gil. 2005. Gene flow and hybridisation in a mixed oak forest [Quercus pyrenaica Willd. and Q. petraea (Matts.) Liebl.] in central Spain. Heredity 87: 680–690
Fernández-M JF and VL Sork. 2005. Mating patterns in a subdivided population of the Andean oak (Quercus humboldtii Bonpl., Fagaceae). J. Heredity 96: 635-643.
Grivet D, PE Smouse, VL Sork. 2005. A novel approach to an old problem: tracking dispersed seeds. Molecular Ecology 14: 3585–3595
Dutech C, VL Sork, AJ Irwin, PE Smouse, FW Davis. 2005. Gene flow and fine-scale genetic structure in a wind pollinated tree species, Quercus lobata (Fagaceae). American Journal of Botany 92: 252-261.
Sork VL, RG Dyer, PE Smouse, VJ Apsit, RD Westfall. 2005. A two-generation analysis of pollen structure in flowering dogwood (Cornus florida L.) in the Missouri Ozarks. American Journal of Botany 92: 262-271
Smouse PE and VL Sork. 2005. Measuring pollen flow in forest trees: A comparison of alternative approaches. Forest Management and Ecology 197: 21-38.
Dyer RJ, RD Westfall, PE Smouse, VL Sork. 2004. Two-generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape V: A stepwise approach for extracting factors contributing to pollen structure. Heredity 92: 204-211.
Austerlitz F, CW Dick, CC Dutech, EK Klein, S Oddou-Muratoria, PE Smouse, VL Sork. 2004. Using genetic markers to estimate the pollen dispersal curve. Molecular Ecology 13: 937-954.
Liebhold A, VL Sork, M Peltonen, W Koenig, O Bjørnstad, R Westfall, J Elkinton, J Knops. 2004. Within-population spatial synchrony in mast seeding of North American oaks. Oikos 104:154-164.
Buonoccorsi JP, J Elkinton, W Koenig, R Duncan, D Kelly, VL Sork. 2003. Measuring mast seeding behavior: relationships among population variation, individual variation and synchrony. Journal of Theoretical Biology 224:107-114.
Hochwender CG, VL Sork, RJ Marquis. 2003. Fitness consequences of herbivory on Quercus alba. American Midland Naturalist 150:246-253.
Koenig WD, D Kelly, VL Sork, RP Duncan, JS Elkinton, MS Peltonen, RD Westfall. 2003. Dissecting components of population-level variation in seed production and the evolution of masting behavior. Oikos 102: 581-591.
Kelly D, VL Sork. 2002. Mast seeding in perennial plants: why, how, where? Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 33: 427-447.
Sork VL, FW Davis, PE Smouse, VJ Apsit, RJ Dyer, J Fernandez-M, B Kuhn. 2002. Pollen movement in declining populations of California Valley Oak, Quercus lobata: Where have all the fathers gone? Molecular Ecology 11: 1657-1668.
Sork VL, RJ Dyer, FW Davis, PE Smouse. 2002. Mating system in California Valley oak, Quercus lobata Neé. Pp 427- 440 in Standiford, R.B. McCreary, D; Purcell, K.L. (technical coordinators). Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Oak Woodlands: Oaks in California’s Changing Landscape. 2001 October 22-25; San Diego, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-184. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 427-444.
Dyer RJ and VL Sork. 2001. The effects of autocorrelated patterns among adults on pollen pool differentiation. Pages 89-93 in B Degen, MD Loveless, A Kremer (eds). Modeling and experimental research on genetic processes in tropical and temperate forests. Embrapa Amazonia Oriental. Belém PA, Brazil.
Apsit VJ, VL Sork, RJ Dyer. 2002. Patterns of mating in an insect-pollinated tree species in the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP). Pages 213-227 in Shifley, R Stephen and JM Kabrick (eds.). Proceedings of the Second Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Symposium: Post-treatment results of the landscape experiment, 2000 October 17-18, St. Louis, MO. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-227. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 228 pp.
Gram WK, VL Sork, RJ Marquis, RB Renken, RL Clawson, J Faaborg, DK Fantz, J LeCorff, J Lill, PA Porneluzi. 2002. Evaluating the effects of ecosystem management: a case study in a Missouri Ozark Forest. P. 227 in Shifley, R Stephen, JM Kabrick, (eds.). Proceedings of the Second Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Symposium: Post- treatment results of the landscape experiment, 2000 October 17-18, St. Louis, MO. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-227.
St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 228 pp. (Abstract reprinted from below).
Gram WK, VL Sork, RJ Marquis, RB Renken, RL Clawson, J Faaborg, DK Fantz, J LeCorff, J Lill, PA Porneluzi. 2002. Evaluating the effects of ecosystem management: a case study in a Missouri Ozark Forest. Ecological Applications 11: 1667-1679.
Dyer RJ and VL Sork. 2001. Pollen pool heterogeneity in shortleaf pine Pinus echinata Mill. Molecular Ecology 10: 859-866.
Pérez-Salicrup DR, VL Sork, FJ Putz. 2001. Lianas and trees in a Liana forest of Amazonia Bolivia. Biotropica 33:34- 47.
Gram WK and VL Sork. 2001. Association between environmental and genetic heterogeneity in forest tree populations. Ecology 82:2012-2021.
Smouse PE, RJ Dyer, RD Westfall, VL Sork. 2001. Two generation analysis of pollen flow across a landscape. I. Male gamete heterogeneity among females. Evolution 55:260-271.
Fernández JF, VL Sork, G Gallego, J López, A Bohorqes, J Tohme. 2000. Cross-amplification of microsatellite loci in a neotropical Quercus species and standardization of DNA extraction from mature leaves dried in silica gel. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 18: 97.
Gram WK and VL Sork. 1999. Population density as a predictor of genetic variation for woody plant species. Conservation Biology 13: 1079-1087.
Sork VL, J Nason, DR Campbell, JF Fernández. 1999. Landscape approaches to historical and contemporary gene flow in plants. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 219-224.
Sork VL, DR Campbell, RJ Dyer, JF Fernández, J Nason, R Petit, PE Smouse, E Steinberg. 1998. Proceedings from a workshop on gene flow in fragmented, managed, continuous populations. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Research Paper No. 3: http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/papers/geneflow.
Sork VL, AL Koop, MA de la Fuente, P Foster, JA Raveill. 1997. Patterns of genetic variation in woody plant species in the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP). Pp. 233-249 in BL Brookshire and SR Shifley (Eds). Report of the Missouri Forest Ecosystem Project. General Technical Report, USDA Forest Service.
Gram WK, VL Sork, RJ Marquis. 1997. Synthesis and integration of pretreatment results from the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project. Pp. 356-369 in BL Brookshire and SR Shifley (Eds). Report of the Missouri Forest Ecosystem Project. General Technical Report, USDA Forest Service.
Foster PF and VL Sork. 1997. The population and genetic structure of the West African rain forest liana, Ancistrocladus korupensis (Ancistrocladaceae). American Journal of Botany 84:1078-1091.
Schellhorn N and VL Sork. 1997. Impact of weed diversity on insect population dynamics and crop yield in collards Brassica oleraceae (Brassicaceae). Oecologia 111: 233-240.
Sork VL. 1996. Quantitative genetics, feminism, evolutionary theories of gender differences. Pp. 86-116 in PA Gowaty (Ed.), Feminism and Evolutionary Biology. Chapman and Hall Publishers, New York.
Loiselle BA, VL Sork, C Graham. 1995. Comparison of genetic variation in bird-dispersed shrubs of a tropical wet forest. Biotropica 27:487-494.
Loiselle BA, VL Sork, J Nason, C Graham. 1995. Spatial genetic structure of a tropical understory shrub, Psychotria officinalis (Rubiaceae). American Journal of Botany 82:1420-1425.
Stowe K, VL Sork, A Farrell. 1994. Effects of maternal microhabitat and water availability on the phenotypic expression of resistance to herbivores in northern red oak, Quercus rubra L. Oecologia 100: 309-315.
Sork VL, K Stowe, C Hochwender. 1993. Evidence for local adaptation in closely adjacent subpopulations of Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) expressed as resistance to leaf herbivores. American Naturalist 142:928- 936.
Sork VL, S Huang, E Wiener. 1993. Macrogeographic and fine-scale genetic structure in a North American oak species, Quercus rubra L. Annales des Sciences Forestieres, 50 (Suppl.) 1:261-270.
Sork VL, JE Bramble, O Sexton. 1993. Ecology of mast fruiting in three species of North American deciduous oaks. Ecology 74:528-541.
Sork VL. 1993. Evolutionary ecology of mast-seeding in temperate and tropical oaks (Quercus spp.). Vegetatio 107/108: 133-147.
Sork VL and JE Bramble. 1993. Prediction of acorn crops in three species of North American oaks Quercus alba, Q rubra, Q velutina. Annales des Sciences Forestieres, 50 (Suppl.) 1:128-136.
Kelly CK and VL Sork. 1993. (Letter to the editor.) Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 74:141-142. Sork VL and DW Schemske. 1992. Fitness consequences of mixed-donor pollen loads in the annual legume
Chamaecrista fasciculata. American Journal of Botany 79:508-515.
Fenster C and VL Sork, 1988. Effects of crossing distance and male parent on in vivo pollen tube growth in
Chamaecrista fasciculata. American J. Botany 75:1898-1903.
Sork VL. 1988. The ecology of terrestrial plant animal interactions. Book Review of: Howe, H.F. and L.C. Westley,
Ecological Relationships of Plants and Animals. Ecology 69:2035.
Charlesworth D, DW Schemske, VL Sork. 1987. The evolution of plant reproductive characters: sexual versus natural selection. Pp. 317-335 in S Stern (Editor), The Evolution of Sex and Its Consequences. Birkhauser, Basel, Switzerland.
Sork VL. 1987. Effects of predation and light on seedling establishment in Gustavia superba. Ecology 68:1341-1350. Sork VL. 1985. Germination response in a large–seeded neotropical tree specie, Gustavia superba (Lecythidaceae). Biotropica 17:130-136.
Rose S and VL Sork. 1984. Teaching about female sexuality. Women’s Studies Quarterly 12:19–22.
Sork VL. 1984. Examination of seed dispersal and survival in red oak, Quercus rubra (Fagaceae), using metal tagged acorns. Ecology 65: 1020–1022.
Sork VL. 1983a. Mast fruiting in hickories and availability of nuts. American Midland Naturalist 109:81–88.
Sork VL. 1983b. Mammalian seed dispersal of pignut hickory during three fruiting seasons. Ecology 64:1049–1056.
Sork VL. 1983c. Distribution of pignut hickory, Carya glabra, along a forest to edge transect, and factors affecting seedling recruitment. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 110:494–506.
Sork VL, P Stacey, J Averett. 1983. Utilization of red oak acorns in non-bumper crop year. Oecologia 59:49–53. Rabinowitz D, JK Rapp, VL Sork, FA Reese, JC Weaver. 1981. Phenological properties of wind– and insect–pollinated prairie plants. Ecology 62:49–56.
Boucher DH and VL Sork. 1979. Early drop of infested nuts in response to insect infestation. Oikos 33: 440–443.
Sork VL. 1978. A comparison of physiological and behavioral adjustments to water stress in three species of kangaroo rat. Southwestern Naturalist 23:95–102.
Sork VL, DH Boucher. 1977. Dispersal of sweet pignut hickory in a year of low fruit production, and the influence of predation by a curculionid beetle. Oecologia 18:289–299.