Jack-scott, E., Piana, M., Troxel, B., Murphy-dunning, C., & Ashton, M.S. 2013. Stewardship Success: How Community Group Dynamics Affect Urban
Street Tree Survival and Growth. Journal of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 39;189–196.
Duguid, M.C., & M.S. Ashton. 2013. A meta-analysis of the effect of forest management for timber on understory plant species diversity in temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 303, 81-90.
Duguid, M.C., Frey, B.R., Ellum, D.S., Kelty, M. & M.S. Ashton. 2013. The influence of ground disturbance and gap position on understory plant diversity in upland forests of southern New England. Forest Ecology and Management. 303, 148-159.
Alcott, E, Ashton, M.S., and B.S. Gentry (Editors). 2013. Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lesson from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 290 p. Link
Troxel, B., Piana, M., Ashton, M.S., Murphy-Dunning, C., 2013. Relationships between bole and crown size for young urban trees in the northeastern USA. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 12:144-153. Link
Craven, D., Hall, J.S., Ashton, M.S., and G.P. Berlyn. 2012. Water-use efficiency and whole-plant performance of nine tropical tree species at two sites with contrasting water availability in Panama. Trees: Structure and Function
Goodale, U.M., Ashton, M.S., Berlyn, G.P., Gregoire, T.G., Singhakumara, B.M.P., & K.U. Tennakoon. 2012. Disturbance and tropical pioneer species: Patterns of association across life history stages. Forest Ecology and Management 277: 54-66.
Laurance, W.F., et al., 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature 489: 290-294.
Tomimura, C., Singhakumara, B.M.P., & M.S. Ashton. 2012. Pattern and composition of secondary succession beneath Caribbean pine plantations of southwest Sri Lanka. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 31: 818-834.
Ashton, M.S., Tyrrell, M.L., Spalding, D., & B. Gentry (Editors). 2012. Managing Forest Carbon in a Changing Climate. Springer Verlag, New York. 410p.
DuVal, A., Muruetagoiena, T., & M.S. Ashton (Editors). 2012. Multiple-Use Management of Protected Natural Areas: Integrating Conservation, Restoration and Recreation in the Spanish Basque country. Nova Publ., New York.
Ashton, M.S. & J.S. Hall. 2011. The ecology, silviculture and use of tropical wet forests with special emphasis on timber rich types. In. “Silviculture in the Tropics” Gunter, S., Weber, M., Stimm, B., & R. Mosandl (Eds.). pp. 145-192. Springer Verlag, New York.
Ashton, M.S., Singhakumara, B.M.P., Gunatillkeke, N., & S. Gunatilleke. 2011. Sustainable forest management for mixed-dipterocarp forests: A case study in southwest Sri Lanka. . In. “Silviculture in the Tropics” Gunter, S., Weber, M., Stimm, B., & R. Mosandl (Eds.). pp. 193-214. Springer Verlag, New York.
Ashton, M.S., Gunatilleke, C.V.S., Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N., Griscom, H.P., Ashton, P.S., & B.M.P Singhakumara. 2011. The effect of shade on leaf structure and physiology of tree seedlings from a mixed dipterocarp forest. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 167: 332-343.
Craven, D., Dent, D., Braden, D., Ashton, M.S., Berlyn, G.P., Hall, J.S., 2011. Seasonal variability of photosynthetic characteristics influences growth of eight tropical tree species at two sites with contrasting precipitation in Panama. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1643-1653. Link
Garen, E.J., Saltonstall, K., Ashton, M.S., Slusser, J.L., Mathias, S., Hall, J.S., 2011. The tree planting and protecting culture of cattle ranchers and small-scale agriculturalists in rural Panama: Opportunities for reforestation and land restoration. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1684-1695. Link
Griscom, H.P., Ashton, M.S., 2011. Restoration of dry tropical forests in Central America: A review of pattern and process. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1564-1579. Link
Hall, J.S., Ashton, M.S., Garen, E.J., Jose, S., 2011. The ecology and ecosystem services of native trees: Implications for reforestation and land restoration in Mesoamerica. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1553-1557. Link
Hall, J.S., Love, B.E., Garen, E.J., Slusser, J.L., Saltonstall, K., Mathias, S., van Breugel, M., Ibarra, D., Bork, E.W., Spaner, D., Wishnie, M.H., Ashton, M.S., 2011. Tree plantations on farms: Evaluating growth and potential for success. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1675-1683. Link
James, T.M., 2011. Temperature sensitivity and recruitment dynamics of Siberian larch (Larix sibirica) and Siberian spruce (Picea obovata) in northern Mongolia's boreal forest. For. Ecol. Manage. 262, 629-636. Link
Martin, M.P., Peters, C.M., Palmer, M.I., Illsley, C., 2011. Effect of habitat and grazing on the regeneration of wild Agave cupreata in Guerrero, Mexico. For. Ecol. Manage. 262, 1443-1451. Link
Milakovsky, B., Frey, B.R., Ashton, M.S., Larson, B.C., Schmitz, O.J., 2011. Influences of gap position, vegetation management and herbivore control on survival and growth of white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) seedlings. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 440-446. Link
van Breugel, M., Hall, J.S., Craven, D.J., Gregoire, T.G., Park, A., Dent, D.H., Wishnie, M.H., Mariscal, E., Deago, J., Ibarra, D., Cedeno, N., Ashton, M.S., 2011. Early growth and survival of 49 tropical tree species across sites differing in soil fertility and rainfall in Panama. For. Ecol. Manage. 261, 1580-1589. Link
Bastien-Henri, S., Park, A., Ashton, M., Messier, C., 2010. Biomass distribution among tropical tree species grown under differing regional climates. For. Ecol. Manage. 260, 403-410. Link
Ellum, D.S., Ashton, M.S., Siccama, T.G., 2010. Spatial pattern in herb diversity and abundance of second growth mixed deciduous-evergreen forest of southern New England, USA. For. Ecol. Manage. 259, 1416-1426. Link
Foster, B., Wang, D., Keeton, W.S., & M.S. Ashton. 2010. Implementing sustainable forestry using six management concepts in an adaptive management framework. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 29(1): 79-108
Ilany, T., Ashton, M.S., Montagnini, F., Martinez, C., 2010. Using agroforestry to improve soil fertility: effects of intercropping on Ilex paraguariensis (yerba mate) plantations with Araucaria angustifolia. Agrofor. Syst. 80, 399-409. Link
Medjibe, V., Hall, J.S., Ashton, M.S., & D.J. Harris. 2010. Distribution of selected timber species of a Central African rainforest in relation to topography and soil heterogeneity: implications for forest management. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 29: 34-47.
Park, A., van Breugel, M., Ashton, M.S., Wishnie, M., Mariscal, E., Deago, J., Ibarra, D., Cedeno, N., Hall, J.S., 2010. Local and regional environmental variation influences the growth of tropical trees in selection trials in the Republic of Panama. For. Ecol. Manage. 260, 12-21. Link
Piotto, D., Craven, D., Montagnini, F., Alice, F., 2010. Silvicultural and economic aspects of pure and mixed native tree species plantations on degraded pasturelands in humid Costa Rica. New Forests 39, 369-385. Link
Ellum, D.S. 2009. Floristic Diversity in Managed Forests: Demography and Physiology of Understory Plants Following Disturbance in Southern New England Forests. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 28: 132-151.
Garen, E.J., Saltonstall, K., Slusser, J.L., Mathias, S., Ashton, M.S., & J.S. Hall. 2009. An evaluation of farmers’ experiences planting native trees in rural Panama: implications for reforestation with native species in agricultural landscapes. Agroforestry Systems 76:219-236.
Goodale, E., Lalbhai, P., Goodale, U.M., Ashton, P.M.S., 2009. The relationship between shelterwood cuts and crown thinnings and the abundance and distribution of birds in a southern New England forest. For. Ecol. Manage. 258, 314-322. Link
Goodale, U.M., Berlyn, G.P., Gregoire, T.G., & M.S. Ashton. 2009. Ecological significance of crown functional traits across size classes and disturbance environments in eight pioneer species in a Sri Lankan rain forest. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 28: 22-47
Griscom, H.P., Griscom, B.W., Ashton, M.S., 2009. Forest Regeneration from Pasture in the Dry Tropics of Panama: Effects of Cattle, Exotic Grass, and Forested Riparia. Restoration Ecology 17, 117-126. Link
Piotto, D., Montagnini, F., Thomas, W., Ashton, M., Oliver, C., 2009. Forest recovery after swidden cultivation across a 40-year chronosequence in the Atlantic forest of southern Bahia, Brazil. Plant Ecol. 205, 261-272. Link
Thadani, R., GP Berlyn, MS Ashton. A comparison of Leaf Physiology of Two Himalayan Oaks in Response to Different Light Environments. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 28 (1-2), 74-91