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J. Van Goor, Gomez, A., Herre, E. A., and Nason, J. D., “Extraordinarily precise nematode sex ratios: adaptive responses to vanishingly rare mating opportunities”, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, in press.

J. D, Satler, Herre, E. A., Heath, T. A., Machado, C. A., Gómez Zúñiga, A., and Nason, J. D. "Genome-wide sequence data show no evidence of admixture and introgression among pollinator wasps associated with a community of Panamanian strangler figs", Molecular Ecology, in press.


J. Van Goor, Piatscheck. F., Houston, D. D., and Nason, J. D. "Differential effects of nematode infection on pollinating and non-pollinating fig wasps: can shared antagonism provide net benefits to a mutualism?", Journal of Animal Ecology, 90, pp. 1764-1775, 2021

X. Tong, Nason, J. D., Ding, Y. Y., and Chen, X. Y. "Genetic tracking of  density-dependent adult recruitment: a case study in a subtropical oak", Journal of Ecology, vol. 109, pp. 2317-2328, 2021.


J. D. Satler, Bernhard, K. K., Stireman, III, J. O., Machado, C. A., Houston, D. D., and Nason, J. D., Host switching and unrecognized species diversity in non-pollinating, parasitic fig waspsInsect Systematics and Diversity, vol. 4, pp. 1-13, 2020.


J. D. Satler, Herre, E. A., Jandér, K. C., Eaton, D. A. R., Machado, C. A., Heath, T. A., and Nason, J. D., Inferring processes of coevolutionary diversification in a community of Panamanian strangler figs and associated pollinating waspsEvolution, vol. 73, pp. 2295-2311, 2019. DOI


F. Piatscheck, Van Goor, J., Houston, D. D., and Nason, J. D., Ecological factors associated with pre-dispersal predation of fig seeds and wasps by fig-specialist lepidopteran larvaeActa Oecologica, vol. 90, pp. 151-159, 2018.

J. Van Goor, Piatscheck, F., Houston, D. D., and Nason, J. D., Figs, pollinators, and parasites: a longitudinal study on the effects of nematode infection on fig wasp fitnessActa Oecologica, no. 90, pp. 140-150, 2018.

M. Yoon Chung, Nason, J. D., López-Pujol, J., Chung, J. Min, Kim, K. - J., Maki, M., and Chung, M. Gi, Fine-scale genetic structure in populations of the spring ephemeral herb Megaleranthis saniculifolia (Ranunculaceae)Flora, vol. 240, pp. 16-24, 2018.

D. C. Adams and Nason, J. D., A phylogenetic comparative method for evaluating trait coevolution across two phylogenies for sets of interacting speciesEvolution, vol. 72, pp. 234-243, 2018.


L. Attigala, Gallaher, T., Nason, J. D., and Clark, L. G., Genetic diversity and population structure of the threatened temperate woody bamboo Kuruna debilis (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Arundinarieae) from Sri Lanka based on microsatellite analysis.Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 53-65, 2017.


A. B. Duthie and Nason, J. D., Plant connectivity underlies plant-pollinator-exploiter distributions in Ficus petiolaris and associated pollinating and non-pollinating waspsOikos, vol. 125, pp. 1597-1606, 2016. DOI


H. Yu, Nason, J. D., Zhang, L., Zheng, L., Wu, W., and Ge, X., De novo transcriptome sequencing in Ficus hirta Vahl. (Moraceae) to investigate gene regulation involved in the biosynthesis of pollinator attracting volatilesTree Genetics & Genomes, vol. 11, 2015.

L. N. Zheng, Nason, J. D., Liang, D., Ge, X. J., and Yu, H., Development and characterization of microsatellite loci for Ficus hirta (Moraceae).Applications in Plant Sciences, vol. 3, no. 7, 2015. DOI

E. Tian, Nason, J. D., Zheng, L., Yu, H., and Kjellberg, F., Gone with the wind: lack of genetic isolation by distance, but different demographic histories and discrete joint genetic rupture in a fig-pollinating wasp mutualismMolecular Ecology, vol. 24, 2015.

A. B. Duthie, Abbott, K. C., and Nason, J. D., Trade-offs and coexistence in fluctuating environments: evidence for a key dispersal-fecundity tradeoff in five nonpollinating fig wasps.American Naturalist, vol. 186, no. 1, 2015.

N. Davis, Houston, D. D., and Nason, J. D., Transcriptome facilitated development of SNPs for the Sonoran Desert rock fig, Ficus petiolaris (Gunneridae: Moraceae)Applications in Plant Sciences, vol. 3, no. 7, 2015. DOI


M. Y. Chung, López-Pujol, J., Nason, J. D., Yamashiro, T., Yang, B. Y., Luo, Y. B., and Chung, M. G., Genetic consequences of fragmentation on populations of the terrestrial orchid Cymbidium goeringii.Biological Conservation, vol. 170, pp. 222-231, 2014.

A. B. Duthie, Abbott, K. C., and Nason, J. D., Trade-offs and coexistence: a lottery model applied to fig wasp communities.American Naturalist, vol. 183, pp. 826-841, 2014.


R. C. Garrick, Nason, J. D., Fernández-Manjarrés, J. F., and Dyer, R. J., Ecological co-associations influence species’ responses to past climatic change: an example from a Sonoran Desert bark beetle.Molecular Ecology, vol. 22, pp. 3345-3361, 2013.

H. Yu and Nason, J. D., Nuclear and chloroplast DNA phylogeography of Ficus hirta: obligate pollination mutualism and constraints on range expansion in response to climate change.New Phytologist, vol. 197, pp. 276-289, 2013.


D. J. Gates and Nason, J. D., Flowering asynchrony and mating system affects on reproductive assurance and mutualism stability in fragmented fig-fig wasp populations.American Journal of Botany, vol. 99, pp. 757-768, 2012.

A. P. Kuester and Nason, J. D., Microsatellite loci for Gossypium davidsonii (Malvaceae) and other D-genome, Sonoran Desert endemic cotton species.American Journal of Botany (Primer Notes & Protocols in the Plant Sciences), vol. 99, pp. e91-e93, 2012.

A. P. Kuester, Jones, R. W., Sappington, T. W., Kim, K. S., Barr, N. B., Roehrdanz, R. L., Nason, J. D., and Senechal, P., Population structure and genetic diversity of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Gossypium in North America.Annals of the Entomological Society of America, vol. 105, pp. 902-916, 2012.


E. Tian, Yu, H., Zhang, D., and Nason, J. D., Development of microsatellite loci for Blastophaga javana (Agaonidae), the pollinating wasp of Ficus hirta (Moraceae).American Journal of Botany (Primer Notes & Protocols in the Plant Sciences), vol. 98, pp. e41-e43, 2011.

J. DeWoody, Nason, J. D., and Smith, M., Hybridization between the threatened herb Boltonia decurrens (Asteraceae) and its widespread congener, B. asteroides.Botany, vol. 89, pp. 191-201, 2011.

M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Significant demographic and fine-scale genetic structure in expanding and senescing populations of the terrestrial orchid Cymbidium goeringii (Orchidaceae).American Journal of Botany, vol. 98, pp. 2027-2039, 2011.


M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., Sun, B. - Y., Moon, M. - O., Chung, J. M., Park, C. - W., and Chung, M. G., Extremely low levels of genetic variation in the critically endangered monotypic fern genus Mankyua chejuense (Ophioglossaceae) from Korea: Implications for conservation.Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, vol. 38, no. 38, pp. 888-896, 2010.

R. J. Dyer, Nason, J. D., and Garrick, R. C., Landscape modeling of gene flow: improved power using conditional genetic distance derived from the topology of population networks.Molecular Ecology, vol. 19, pp. 3748-3759, 2010.

L. C. Jesse, Nason, J. D., Obrycki, J. J., and Moloney, K. A., Quantifying the levels of sexual reproduction and clonal spread in the invasive plant, Rosa multiflora. Biological Invasion, vol. 12, pp. 1847-1854, 2010.

H. Yu, Nason, J. D., Ge, X., and Zheng, J., Slatkin’s Paradox: when direct observation and realized gene flow disagree – a case study in Ficus.Molecular Ecology, vol. 19, pp. 4441-4453, 2010.


Y. J. Chun, Nason, J. D., and Moloney, K., Comparison of quantitative and molecular genetic variation of native vs. invasive populations of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L., Lythraceae).Molecular Ecology, vol. 18, pp. 3020-3035, 2009.

L. Gutiérrez, Jannink, J. L., and Nason, J. D., Diversity and mega-targets of selection from the characterization of a barley collection.Crop Science, vol. 49, pp. 483-497, 2009.

R. C. Garrick, Nason, J. D., Meadows, C. A., and Dyer, R. J., Not just vicariance: phylogeography of a Sonoran Desert euphorb indicates a major role of range expansion along the Baja peninsula.Molecular Ecology, vol. 18, pp. 1916-1931, 2009.

C. R. Kolaczan, Heard, S. B., Segraves, K. A., Althoff, D. M., and Nason, J. D., Spatial and genetic structure of host-associated differentiation in the parasitoid Copidosoma gelechiae.Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 22, pp. 1275-1283, 2009.

R. C. Garrick, Meadows, C. A., Nicolas, A. N., Nason, J. D., and Dyer, R. J., Variable nuclear markers for a Sonoran Desert bark beetle, Araptus attenuatus Wood (Curculionidae: Scolytinae), with applications to related genera.Conservation Genetics, vol. 10, pp. 1177-1179, 2009.


K. Halverson, Heard, S. B., Nason, J. D., and Stireman, J. O., Differential attack on diploid, tetraploid, and hexaploid Solidago altissima L. by five insect herbivores. Oecologia, vol. 154, pp. 755-761, 2008.

V. M. Cruz, Rife, C. L., Nason, J. D., Brummer, E. C., and Gardner, C. A. C., Measuring the effectiveness of isolation of Brassica napus L. accessions during caged germplasm regeneration.Plant Genetic Resources, vol. 154, pp. 14-19, 2008.

K. Halverson, Heard, S. B., Nason, J. D., and Stireman, J. O., Origins, distribution, and local co-occurrence of polyploids in Solidago altissima L.American Journal of Botany, vol. 95, pp. 50-58, 2008.

R. C. Garrick, Meadows, C. A., Nicolas, A. N., Nason, J. D., and Dyer, R. J., A set of polymorphic nuclear intron markers for conservation genetics and phylogeography of Euphorbia species (Pedilanthus clade).Conservation Genetics, vol. 9, pp. 1673-1676, 2008.


M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Effects of population succession on demographic and genetic processes: predictions and tests in the daylily Hemerocallis thunburgii (Liliaceae).Molecular Ecology, vol. 16, pp. 2816-2829, 2007.

Y. J. Chun, Collyer, M. L., Moloney, K. A., and Nason, J. D., Phenotypic plasticity of native vs. invasive purple loosestrife: a two-state multivariate approach.Ecology, vol. 88, pp. 1499-1512, 2007.

M. Y. Chung and Nason, J. D., Spatial demographic and genetic consequences of harvesting within populations of the terrestrial orchid Cymbidium goeringii.Biological Conservation, vol. 137, pp. 125-137, 2007.


V. M. Cruz, Nason, J. D., Luhman, R., Marek, L. F., Shoemaker, R. C., Brummer, E. C., and Gardner, C. A. C., Analysis of bulked and redundant accessions of Brassica germplasm using assignment tests of microsatellite markers. Euphytica, vol. 152, pp. 339-349, 2006.

J. O. Stireman, Nason, J. D., Heard, S. B., and Seehawer, J. M., Cascading host associated genetic differentiation in parasitoids of phytophagous insects.Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B., vol. 273, pp. 523-530, 2006. DOI

J. S. Hawkins, Kim, H., Nason, J. D., Wing, R. A., and Wendel, J. F., Differential lineage-specific amplification of transposable elements is responsible for genome size variation in Gossypium.Genome Research, vol. 16, pp. 1252-1261, 2006.

S. B. Heard, Stireman, O., Nason, J. D., Cox, G. H., Kolacz, C., and Brown, J. M., On the elusiveness of enemy-free space: spatial, temporal, and host-plant-related variation in parasitoid attack rates on three gallmakers of goldenrods.Oecologia, vol. 150, pp. 421-434, 2006.

S. G. Hegde, Nason, J. D., Clegg, J., and Ellstrand, N. C., The evolution of California’s wild radish has resulted in the extinction of its progenitors.Evolution, vol. 60, pp. 1187-1197, 2006. DOI

J. DeWoody, Nason, J. D., and Hipkins, V. D., Mitigating scoring errors in microsatellite data from wild populations.Molecular Ecology Notes, vol. 6, pp. 951-957, 2006.


M. Y. Chung, Suh, Y., López-Pujol, J., Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Clonal and fine-scale genetic structure in populations of a restricted Korean endemic, Hosta jonesii (Liliaceae) and the implications for conservation.Annals of Botany, vol. 96, pp. 279-288, 2005. DOI

M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Fine-scale genetic structure in populations of the terrestrial orchid Orchis cyclochilia (Orchidaceae).Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 254, pp. 209-219, 2005.

E. S. Krafsur, Cummings, M. A., Endsley, M. A., Marquez, J. G., and Nason, J. D., Geographic differentation in the house fly estimated by microsatellite and mitochondrial variation.Journal of Heredity, vol. 96, pp. 502-512, 2005. DOI

J. O. Stireman, Nason, J. D., and Heard, S. B., Host-associated genetic differentiation in phytophagous insects: general phenomenon or isolated exceptions? Evidence from a goldenrod-insect community.Evolution, vol. 59, pp. 2573-2587, 2005. DOI

M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Patterns of hybridization and population genetic structure in the terrestrial orchid Liparis kumokiri and Liparis makinoana (Orchidaceae) in sympatric populations.Molecular Ecology, vol. 14, pp. 4389-4402, 2005. DOI

L. L. Hinze, Kresovich, S., Nason, J. D., and Lamke, K. R., Population genetic diversity in a maize reciprocal recurrent selection program.Crop Science, vol. 45, pp. 2435-2442, 2005. DOI


M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Implications of clonal structure for effective population size and genetic drift in a rare terrestrial orchid, Cremastra appendiculata (Orchidaceae).Conservation Biology, vol. 18, pp. 1515-1524, 2004. DOI

J. A. DeWoody, Nason, J. D., and Smith, M., Inferring demographic processes from the genetic structure of a metapopulation of Boltonia decurrens (Asteraceae).Conservation Genetics, vol. 5, pp. 603-617, 2004. DOI

R. J. Dyer and Nason, J. D., Population graphs: the graph theoretic shape of genetic structure.Molecular Ecology, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 1713-1727, 2004. DOI

M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., and Chung, M. G., Spatial genetic structure in populations of the terrestrial orchid Cephalanthera erecta.American Journal of Botany, vol. 91, pp. 52-57, 2004.

D. W. Trapnell, Hamrick, J. L., and Nason, J. D., Three-dimensional fine-scale genetic structure of the neotropical epiphytic orchid, Laelia rubescens.Molecular Ecology, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 1111-1118, 2004. DOI


M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., Epperson, B. K., and Chung, M. G., Temporal aspects of the fine-scale genetic structure in a population of Cinnamomum insularimontanum (Lauraceae).Heredity, vol. 90, no. 1, pp. 98-106, 2003. DOI


S. Hartmann, Nason, J. D., and Bhattacharya, D., Chloroplast DNA phylogeny of Lophocereus and the evolutionary origins of the senita/senita moth mutualism.American Journal of Botany, vol. 89, 2002.

J. L. Hamrick, Nason, J. D., Fleming, T. H., and A. Banuet, V., Genetic diversity of columnar cacti., in Evolution, Ecology and Conservation of Columnar Cacti and their Mutualists, University of Arizona Press, 2002, pp. 122-133.

J. D. Nason, Guariguata, M. R., and Kattan, G. H., Genetic structure of tropical tree populations., in Ecology and Conservation of Neotropical Forests, Costa Rica: Libro Universitario Regional, 2002, pp. 299-327.

J. D. Nason, Hamrick, J. L., and Fleming, T. H., Historical variance and post-glacial colonization effects on the evolution of genetic structure in Lophocereus, a Sonoran Desert columnar cactus.Evolution, vol. 56, pp. 2214-2226, 2002. DOI

J. D. Nason, Heard, S. B., and Williams, F. R., Host-associated genetic differentiation in the goldenrod elliptical-gall moth, Gnorimoschema gallaesolidaginis (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).Evolution, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 1475-1488, 2002. DOI

M. Y. Chung, Nason, J. D., Chung, M. G., Kim, K. - J., Park, C. - W., Sun, B. - Y., and Pak, J. - H., Landscape-level spatial genetic structure in Quercus acutissima (Fagaceae).American Journal of Botany, vol. 89, no. 8, pp. 1229-1236, 2002. DOI


J. D. Nason, Hamrick, J. L., and Apsit, V. J., Breeding population size of a fragmented population of a Costa Rican dry forest tree species.Journal of Heredity, vol. 92, no. 5, pp. 415-420, 2001. DOI

S. Hartmann, Nason, J. D., and Bhattacharya, D., Extensive ribosomal DNA genic variation in the columnar cactus Lophocereus.Journal of Molecular Evolution, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 124-134, 2001.DOI

K. C. Parker, Hamrick, J. L., Parker, A. J., and Nason, J. D., Fine-scale genetic structure in Pinus clausa (Pinaceae) populations: Effects of disturbance history.Heredity, vol. 87, no. Pt. 1, pp. 99-113, 2001. DOI

J. M. Greef, Nason, J. D., and Compton, S. G., Skewed paternity and sex allocation in hermaphroditic plants and animals.Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B., vol. 268, no. 1802, pp. 2143-2147, 2001. DOI

T. H. Fleming, Sahley, C. T., Holland, J. N., Nason, J. D., and Hamrick, J. L., Sonoran Desert columnar cacti and the evolution of generalized pollination systems.Ecological Monographs, vol. 71, pp. 511-530, 2001. DOI

S. Kalisz, Nason, J. D., Hanzawa, F. A., and Tonsor, S. J., Spatial population genetic structure in Trillium grandiflorum: the roles of dispersal, mating, history and selection.Evolution, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 1560-1568, 2001. DOI

J. W. Dalling, Winter, K., Hubbell, S. P., Hamrick, J. L., Nason, J. D., and Murawski, D. A., The unusual life history of Alseis blackiana: a shade-persistent pioneer tree?Ecology, vol. 82, no. 4, pp. 933-945, 2001.


J. L. Hamrick, Nason, J. D., Boyle, T. J., Young, A., and Boshier, D., Gene flow in forest trees, in Forest Conservation Genetics: Principles and Practice, Australia: CIFOR and CSIRO, 2000, pp. 81-90.

B. Bhattacharya, Lutzoni, F., Reeb, V., Simon, D., Nason, J. D., and Fernandez, F., Widespread occurrence of spliceosomal introns in the rDNA genes of Ascomycetes.Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 1971-1984, 2000.


V. L. Sork, Nason, J. D., Campbell, D. R., and Fernandez, J. F., Measurement of landscape-level gene flow and its implications for conservation and management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 6, pp. 219-224, 1999.


J. D. Nason, Herre, E. A., and Hamrick, J. L., The breeding structure of a tropical keystone plant resource.Nature, vol. 391, pp. 685-687, 1998. DOI


J. D. Nason, Aldrich, P. R., Hamrick, J. L., Laurance, W. F., and Bierregaard, Jr., R. O., Dispersal and the dynamics of genetic structure in fragmented tropical tree populations., in Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997, pp. 304-320.

K. Goodell, Elam, D. R., Nason, J. D., and Ellstrand, N. C., Gene flow among small populations of a self-incompatible plant: An interaction between demography and genetics.American Journal of Botany, vol. 84, no. 10, pp. 1362-1371, 1997.

J. D. Nason and Hamrick, J. L., Reproductive and genetic consequences of forest fragmentation: two case studies of Neotropical canopy trees.Journal of Heredity, vol. 88, no. 4, pp. 264-276, 1997. DOI

J. D. Thomson, Dent-Acosta, S., Escobar-Paramo, P., and Nason, J. D., Within-crown flowering asynchrony in strangler figs, and its relationship to allofusion.Biotropica, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 291-297, 1997. DOI


J. L. Hamrick, Nason, J. D., Rhodes, O. E. J., Chesser, R. K., and Smith, M. H., Consequences of dispersal in plants., in Population Dynamics in Ecological Space and Time, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1996, pp. 203-236.

E. A. Herre, Machado, C. A., Bermingham, E., Nason, J. D., Windsor, D. M., MacCafferty, S. S., Van Houten, W., and Bachmann, K., Molecular phylogenies of figs and their pollinating wasps.Journal of Biogeography, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 521-530, 1996.

J. D. Nason, Herre, E. A., and Hamrick, J. L., Paternity analysis of the breeding structure of strangler fig populations: Evidence for substantial long-distance wasp dispersal.Journal of Biogeography, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 501-512, 1996. DOI

E. A. Stacy, Hamrick, J. L., Nason, J. D., Hubbell, S. P., Foster, R. B., and Condit, R., Pollen dispersal in low density populations of three neotropical tree species.American Naturalist, vol. 148, no. 2, pp. 275-298, 1996. DOI


J. D. Nason and Ellstrand, N. C., Inbreeding effects on lifetime fitness in the self-incompatible annual Raphanus sativus L.Evolution, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 307-316, 1995.

B. Loiselle, Sork, V. L., Nason, J. D., and Graham, C., Spatial genetic structure of a tropical understory shrub, Psychotria officinalis (Rubiaceae).American Journal of Botany, vol. 82, no. 11, pp. 1420-1425, 1995.


J. D. Nason and Ellstrand, N. C., Estimating the frequencies of genetically distinct classes of individuals in hybridized populations.Journal of Heredity, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 1-12, 1993.

J. L. Hamrick, Murawski, D. A., and Nason, J. D., The influence of seed dispersal mechanisms on the genetic structure of tropical tree populations.Vegetatio, vol. 107/108, no. 1, pp. 281-297, 1993. DOI


J. D. Nason, Ellstrand, N. C., and Arnold, M. L., Patterns of hybridization and introgression in populations of oaks, manzanitas, and irises.American Journal of Botany, vol. 79, pp. 101-111, 1992.