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Carruthers, T., D. J. Pereira Goncalves, P. Li, A. Chanderbali, C. W. Dick, D. Larson, D. Soltis, P. Soltis, W. Weaver, S. A. Smith. (in review) Repeated shifts out of tropical climates preceded by whole genome duplication.

Vargas*, O., D. A. Larson*, J. Batista, X. Cornejo, B. Garcia-Luize*, M. Ribeiro*, N. P. Smith, S. A. Smith, A. Vicentini, C. W. Dick (in review) Reclassification of the Bertholletia clade of the Brazil nut family, Lecythidaceae, based on a phylogenetic analysis of plastome and target sequence capture data.

Bemmels*, J., A. Pérez Castañeda, R. Valéncia, C. W. Dick. (in press) Patterns in the genetic structure of 49 lowland rainforest tree species distributed on opposite sides of the northern Andes. Biotropica


Johnson, K., et al. (2023) A global approach for natural history museum collections. Science 379 (6638): 1192-1194.

Larson*, D. A., A. S. Chanderbali, O. Maurin, D. J. P. Goncalves, C. W. Dick, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, P. W. Fritsch, J. J. Clarkson, A. Grall, N. M. J. Davies, I. Larridon, I. A. Kikuchi, F. Forest, W. J. Baker, S. A. Smith, T. M. A. Utteridge (2023) Phylogenetics and global biogeography of Primulaceae based on high-throughput DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 182: 107702.

Delavaux, C.S., LaManna, J.A., Myers, J.A. et al. (2023) Mycorrhizal feedbacks influence global forest structure and diversity. Commun Biol 6, 1066.


Milton*, T., P. Assunção, N. Cabello*, S. Mori, A. A. de Oliveira, P. Souza*, A. Vicentini, C. W. Dick (2022) Biomass and demographic dynamics of the Brazil-nut family (Lecythidaceae) in a mature Central Amazon rain forest. Forest Ecology and Management 509: 120058. open access


Gonzalez-Akre, E., Piponiot, C., Lepore, M., Herrmann, V., Lutz, J. A., Baltzer, J. L., Dick, C. W., Gilbert, G. S., He, F., Heym, M., Huerta, A. I., Jansen, P. A., Johnson, D. J., Knapp, N., Král, K., Lin, D., Malhi, Y., McMahon, S. M., Myers, J. A., … Anderson-Teixeira, K. J. (2021). allodb: An R package for biomass estimation at globally distributed extratropical forest plots. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 00, 1– 9. open access

Larson*, D. A., O. M. Vargas, A. Vicentini, C. W. Dick (2021) Admixture may be extensive among hyperdominant Amazon rainforest tree species. New Phytologist 232: 2520–2534 open access

Sedio B. E., J. Marko, M. J. Spasojevic, J. Myers, S. J. Wright, M. D. Person, C. Hamssika, J. H. Dwenger, M. L. Prechi, C. A López, D. N Allen, K. J Anderson-Teixeira, J. L. Baltzer, N. A. Bourg, B. T. Castillo, N. Day, E. Dewald-Wang, C. W. Dick, T. Y. James, J. Kueneman, J. Lamanna, James A. Lutz, I. Mcgregor, S. M. Mcmahon, G. G. Parker, J. D. Parker and J. Vandermeer (in press) Chemical similarity of co-occurring trees decreases with precipitation and temperature in North American forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 9 (317) open access

Dick, C. W. (2021) A genomic perspective on Amazon tree diversity Molecular Ecology 30 (5): 1108-1109. open access

Davies, S. J. et al. (2021) ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network. Biological Conservation 253, January 2021, 108907 early view

Mander, L., C. Parins-Fukuchi*, C. W. Dick, S. W. Punyasena, C. Jaramillo (2021) Phylogenetic and ecological drivers of pollen morphological diversity in a Neotropical rainforest. Biotropica 53 (1): 74-85.

Nazareno*, A. G., L. Knowles, C. W. Dick, L.G. Lohmann (2021) By animal, water, or wind: Can dispersal mode predict genetic connectivity in riverine plant species? Frontiers in Plant Science 12: 626405.


Allen, D., C. W. Dick, R. J. Burnham, I. Perfecto, J. Vandermeer (2020) The Michigan Big Woods research plot at the Edwin S. George Reserve, Pinckney, MI, USA. Occasional Papers of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology No. 207. (22 pages)

Vargas*, O. M., C. W. Dick (2020) Diversification history of Neotropical Lecythidaceae, an ecologically dominant tree family of Amazon rain forest. Pages 791-809 (Chapter 29) in Neotropical Diversification, edited by V. Rull and A. Carnaval. Deep Blue

Baker, P. A., S. C. Fritz, C. W. Dick, D. S. Battisti, O. M. Vargas, G. P. Asner, R. E. Martin, A. Wheatley, I. Prates (2020) Beyond Refugia: New insights on Quaternary climate variation and the evolution of biotic diversity in tropical South America. Pages 50-71 (Chapter 3) in Neotropical Diversification, edited by V. Rull and A. Carnaval. Deep Blue


Nazareno*, C. W. Dick, L.G. Lohmann (2019) A biogeographic barrier test reveals a strong genetic structure for a canopy-emergent Amazonian tree species. Scientific Reports 9: 18602 open access

Dick, C. W., R. T. Pennington (2019) History and geography of neotropical tree diversity. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 50:279-301 Deep Blue

Vargas*, O., S. A. Smith, M. Heuertz, C. W. Dick (2019) Target sequence capture in the Brazil nut family (Lecythidaceae): marker selection and in silico capture from genome skimming data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 135: 98-104 Deep Blue

Bemmels, J. B., Knowles, L. L., C. W. Dick (2019) Survival near ice sheet margins for some, but not all, North American trees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 116 (17) 8431-8436. Deep Blue

Nazareno*, A. G., C. W. Dick, L.G. Lohmann (2019) Tangled Banks: A landscape genomic evaluation of Wallace’s Riverine Barrier Hypothesis for three Amazon plant species. Molecular Ecology 28:980–997. Deep Blue


Allen, D., C. W. Dick, E. Strayer, I. Perfecto, J. Vandermeer (2018) Scale and strength of oak-mesophyte interactions in a transitional oak-hickory forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48(11): 1366-1372. Deep Blue

Bemmels*, J. B., C. W. Dick (2018) Genomic evidence of a widespread southern distribution during the Last Glacial Maximum for two eastern North American hickory species. Journal of Biogeography 45:1739-1750. Deep Blue

Lowe, A. J., M. F. Breed, H. Caron, N. Colpaert, C. W. Dick, B. Finegan, M. Gardner, G. Gheysen, R. Gribel, J. Berton C. Harris, A. Kremer, M. Lemes, R. Margis, C. M. Navarro, F. Salgueiro, H. M. Villalobos-Barrantes, S. Cavers (2018) Standardized genetic diversity-life history correlates for improved genetic resource management of Neotropical trees. Diversity and Distributions 24 (6) 730-741. open access

Thomson*, A. M., O. M. Vargas*, C. W. Dick (2018) Complete plastome sequence from Bertholletia excelsa and 23 related species yield informative markers for Lecythidaceae. Applications in Plant Sciences 6(5) e1151 open access

Bemmels*, J. B., S. J. Wright, N. C. Garwood, N. A. Queenborough, R. Valencia, C. W. Dick (2018) Filter-dispersal assembly of lowland Neotropical rainforests across the Andes. Ecography 41: 1763–1775.  open access


McMichael, C. H., K. W. Feeley, C. W. Dick, D. R. Piperno, M. B. Bush (2017) Comment on “Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition” Science Vol. 358, Issue 6361, eaan8347. Deep Blue

Torroba-Balmori, P., K. B. Budde, K. Heer*, S. C. González-Martínez, S. Olsson, C. Scotti-Saintagne, M. Casalis, B. Sonké, C. W. Dick, and M. Heuertz (2017) Altitudinal gradients, biogeographic history and microhabitat adaptation affect fine-scale spatial genetic structure in African and Neotropical populations of an ancient tropical tree species. PlosOne 12(8): e0182515. open access 

Nazareno*, A. G., C. W. Dick, L.G. Lohmann (2017) Wide but not impermeable: Testing the Riverine Barrier Hypothesis for an Amazon plant species. Molecular Ecology 26 (14): 3636–3648. Deep Blue

Nazareno*, A. G., J. B. Bemmels*, C. W. Dick, L.G. Lohmann (2017) Minimum sample sizes for population genomics: An empirical study from an Amazonian plant species. Molecular Ecology Resources 17: 1136–1147.  Deep Blue

Dick, C. W (2017) The University of Michigan Herbarium (1837-2017). Pp. 237-244 in K. Barndt and C. M. Sinopoli (eds.) Object Lessons and the Formation of Knowledge: The University of Michigan Museums, Libraries and Collections 1817-2017. University of Michigan Press Deep Blue


Barnes, B. V., C. W. Dick, M. L. Gunn (2016) Michigan Shrubs and Vines: A Guide to Species of the Great Lakes Region. University of Michigan Press. 424 pp. (ordering info)

Dick, C. W., M. Penskar, A. A. Reznicek (2016). Burton V. Barnes as a forest botanist. The Michigan Botanist: 54: 46-52. Deep Blue

Yang, A., C. W. Dick, X. Yao*, H. Huang (2016) The role of biogeographic history and range margin genetics in determining species range limits: a case study in Liriodendron chinense (Magnoliaceae) Nature Scientific Reports 6: article number 25632. open access


Baker, P. A., Fritz, S. C., Silva, C. G., Rigsby, C. A., Absy, M. L., Almeida, R. P., Caputo, M., Chiessi, C. M., Cruz, F. W., Dick, C. W., Feakins, S. J., Figueiredo, J., Freeman, K. H., Hoorn, C., Jaramillo, C., Kern, A. K., Latrubesse, E. M., Ledru, M. P., Marzoli, A., Myrbo, A., Noren, A., Piller, W. E., Ramos, M. I. F., Ribas, C. C., Trnadade, R., West, A. J., Wahnfried, I., and Willard, D. A. (2015) Trans-Amazon Drilling Project (TADP): origins and evolution of the forests, climate, and hydrology of the South American tropics. Scientific Drilling: 20, 41-49. open access

*Thomson, A. M., C. W. Dick, A. L. Pascoini, S. Dayanandah (2015) Despite introgressive hybridization, North American birches (Betula spp.) maintain strong differentiation at nuclear microsatellite loci. Tree Genetics & Genomes: 11 (5), 1-12. Deep Blue

*Heer, K., E. K. V. Kalko, L. Albrecht, R. *García-Villacorta, E. A. Herre, C. W. Dick (2015) Spatial scales of genetic structure in freestanding and strangler figs (Ficus, Moraceae) inhabiting Neotropical forest. Plos One 10(7): e0133581. open access


*Wei, N., C. W. Dick (2014) Polymorphic microsatellite markers for a wind-dispersed tropical tree species, Triplaris cumingiana (Polygonaceae) Applications in Plant Sciences 2(9):1400051. open access

*Wei, N., C. W. Dick (2014) Characterization of twenty-six microsatellite markers for the tropical pioneer tree species Cecropia insignis Liebm. (Urticaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources 6: 987-989. Deep Blue

*Schroeder, J. W., H. T. *Tran, C. W. Dick (2014) Fine scale spatial genetic structure in Pouteria reticulata (Engl.) Eyma (Sapotaceae), a dioecious, vertebrate dispersed tropical rain forest tree species. Global Ecology and Conservation 1: 43-49. open access

*Wei, N., J. B. *Bemmels, C. W. Dick (2014) The effects of read length, quality and quantity on microsatellite discovery and primer development: from Illumina to PacBio. Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 953-65. Deep Blue

Baker, P. A., S. C. Fritz, C. W. Dick, A. J. Eckert, B. K. Horton, S. Manzoni, C. Ribas, C. Garzione, D. Battisti (2014) The emerging field of geogenomics:  constraining geological problems with genetic data. Earth Science Reviews 135: 38-47. Deep Blue

*Thomson, A. M., C. W. Dick, S. Dayanandah (2014) Similar phylogeographic structure among sympatric North American birches (Betula sp.) is better explained by introgression than by shared biogeographic history. Journal of Biogeography early view

Daïnou, K., G. Mahy, J. Duminil, C. W. Dick, J-L. Doucet, A. Donkpégan, M. Pluijgers, B. Sinsin, P. Lejeune, O. Hardy (2014) Speciation slowing down in widespread and long-living tree taxa: insights from the tropical timber tree genus Milicia (Moraceae). Heredity 113: 74-85. Deep Blue


*Yao, X., C. Li, C. W. Dick (2013) Exon Primed, Intron Crossing (EPIC) markers for evolutionary studies of Ficus and other taxa in the fig family (Moraceae) Applications in Plant Sciences 1 (10): 1300037 Deep Blue

*Sedio, B. E., J. R. Paul, C. M. Taylor, C. W. Dick (2013) Fine-scale niche structure of tropical forests reflects legacy of the Great American Biotic Interchange Nature Communications 4: 2317  Deep Blue

*Peirson, J. A., C. W. Dick, A. A. Reznicek (2013) Phylogeography and polyploid evolution of North American goldenrods (Solidago subsect. Humiles, Asteraceae). Journal of Biogeography 40: 1887-1898.  Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., S. Lewis, M. Maslin, E. Bermingham (2013) Neogene origins and implied warmth tolerance of Amazon tree species. Ecology and Evolution 3 (1): 162-169 open access

*Wei, N., C. W. Dick, A. J. Lowe, M. G. Gardner (2013) Polymorphic microsatellite loci for Virola sebifera (Myristicaceae) derived from 454 pyrosequencing. Applications in Plant Sciences 1(4):1200295 open access

Cavers S., and C. W. Dick (2013) Special Issue: Phylogeography of neotropical trees. Journal of Biogeography 40(4): 615-617. Deep Blue

Jones, F. A., I. Cerón-Souza, B. D. Hardesty, C. W. Dick (2013) Genetic evidence of Quaternary demographic changes in four rainforest tree species sampled across the Isthmus of Panama. Journal of Biogeography 40(4): 720-731. Deep Blue

Scotti-Saintagne, Dick, C. W., C., Caron, H., G. G. Vendramin, V. Troispoux, P. Sire, M. Casalis, A. Buonamici, R. Valencia, M. Lemes, R. Gribel, I. Scotti (2013) Amazon diversification and cross-Andean dispersal of the widespread Neotropical tree species Jacaranda copaia (Bignoniaceae) Journal of Biogeography 40(4): 707-719. Deep Blue

Rymer, P. D., C. W. Dick, G. G. Vendramin, A. Buonamici, D. Boshier (2013) Recent phylogeographic structure of a “weedy” widespread Neotropical tree species,Cordia alliodora (Boraginaceae). Journal of Biogeography 40(4): 693-706 Deep Blue

Scotti-Saintagne, C., C. W. Dick, H. Caron, E. Guichoux, G. G. Vendramin, A. Buonamici, C. Duret, P. Sire, R. Valencia, M. R. Lemes, R. Gribel, I. Scotti (2013) Phylogeography of a species complex of lowland rainforest trees (Carapa, Meliaceae) in the Neotropics. Journal of Biogeography 40(4): 676-692. Deep Blue


*Sedio, B. E., S. J. Wright, and C. W. Dick (2012) Trait evolution and the coexistence of a species swarm in the tropical forest understory. Journal of Ecology 100: 1183-1193. Deep Blue

*Heer, K., C. Machado, A. G., Himler, E. A. Herre, E. K. V. Kalko, C. W. Dick, (2012) Anonymous and EST-based microsatellite DNA markers that transfer broadly across the fig tree genus (Ficus L. Moraceae). American Journal of Botany  (Primer Notes & Protocols in the Plant Sciences) e330-e333. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. and C. O. Webb (2012) Plant DNA Barcodes, Taxonomic Management and Species Discovery in Tropical Forests. Methods Mol Biol. 858: 379-93. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., and R. T. Pennington (2012) Molecular systematic perspectives on biome origins and dynamics. New Phytologist 193: 9–11. Deep Blue


*Saeki, I., C. W. Dick, B.V. Barnes, N. Murakami (2011) Comparative phylogeography of red maple (Acer rubrum L.) and silver maple (A. saccharinum L.): impacts of habitat specialization, hybridization and glacial history. Journal of Biogeography 38: 992-1005. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. (2011) Review of Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity, and Conservation, by Jaboury Ghazoul and Douglas Sheil. Quarterly Review of Biology 86 (1): 45. Deep Blue


*Jha, S., C. W. Dick (2010) Native bees mediate long distance pollen dispersal in a shade coffee landscape mosaic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107 (31) 13760-13764. UM press release This week in PNAS“listen to podcast of Jha interview on NPR’s “All Things Considered” Deep Blue

*Kabat, S. M., C. W. Dick, M. D. Hunter (2010) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca L. (Apocynaceae) American Journal of Botany e37-e38. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. (2010) Phylogeography and population structure of tropical trees. Tropical Plant Biology 3 (1): 1-3. cover of special issue edited by C. W. Dick Deep Blue

Hardesty, B. D., C. W. Dick, J. L. Hamrick, B. Degen, S. P. Hubbell, E. Bermingham (2010) Geographic influence on genetic structure in the widespread Neotropical tree, Simarouba amara (Simaroubaceae). Tropical Plant Biology 3 (1): 28-39. Deep Blue

Lemes, M.R., C. W. Dick, C. Navarro, A. J. Lowe, S. Cavers, R. Gribel (2010) Chloroplast DNA microsatellites reveal contrasting phylogeographicstructure in mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King, Meliaceae) from Amazonia and Central America. Tropical Plant Biology 3 (1): 40-49. Deep Blue

Pennington, R. T., C. W. Dick (2010) Diversification of the Amazonian flora and its relation to key geological and environmental events: a molecular perspective. Chapter 23 in C. Hoorn and F. P. Wesselingh (eds)Amazonia, Landscape and Species evolution. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK. Pp. 373-385.  Deep Blue


*Kenfack, D. and C. W. Dick (2009) Isolation and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Tetragastris panamensis (Burseraceae), a widespread forest canopy tree in the Neotropics. Conservation Genetics Resources 1:385-387. Deep Blue

Stork, N. E., J. A. Coddington, R. K. Colwell, R. L. Chazdon, C. W. Dick, C. A. Peres, S. Sloan, K. Willis (2009) Vulnerability and resilience of tropical forest species to land-use change. Conservation Biology 23: 1438-1447. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. and W. J. Kress (2009) Dissecting tropical plant diversity with forest plots and a molecular toolkit. BioScience 59: 745-755. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. (2009) Review of Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape, by N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton. Quarterly Review of Biology 84:292-293.  Deep Blue

*Draheim, H., M. *Cui, C. W. Dick (2009) Characterization of 14 microsatellite DNA markers for the tropical forest tree Virola surinamensis (Rol.) Warb. (Myristicaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 1386-1388. Deep Blue

*Jha, S., C. W. Dick (2009) Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci for the tropical understory tree Miconia affinis Wurdack (Melastomataceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 344-345. Deep Blue


*Jha, S., C. W. Dick (2008) Shade coffee farms promote genetic diversity of native trees. Current Biology 18 (24): R1126-1128. press release listen to podcast of Jha interview on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., M. Heuertz (2008) The complex biogeographic history of a widespread tropical tree species. Evolution 62: 2760-2774. press release Deep Blue

Petit, R. J., F. S. Hu, C. W. Dick (2008) Forests of the past: a window to future changes. Science 320: 1450-1452.  press release Deep Blue

Dick, C. W.(2008) New interpretations of fine scale spatial genetic structure. Molecular Ecology 17: 1873-1874. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., F. A. Jones, O. J. Hardy, R. Petit (2008) Spatial scales of seed and pollen-mediated gene flow in tropical forest trees. Tropical Plant Biology 1: 20-33. Deep Blue


Dick, C. W., E. Bermingham, M. Lemes, and R. Gribel (2007) Extreme long distance dispersal of the lowland rainforest tree Ceiba pentandra L. (Malvaceae) in Africa and the Neotropics. Molecular Ecology 16: release Deep Blue


Ward, M., C. W. Dick, R. Gribel, A. J. Lowe (2005) To self or not to self… A review of outcrossing and pollen mediated gene flow in neotropical trees. Heredity 95: 246-254. Deep Blue

Hardesty, B. D., C. W. Dick, A. Kremer, S. P. Hubbell, and E. Bermingham (2005) Fine scale spatial genetic structure of Simarouba amara Aubl. (Simaroubaceae), a dioecious, animal-dispersed Neotropical tree, on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Heredity 95: 290-297. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., S. J. Wright (2005) Tropical mountain cradles of dry forest diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102 (31): 10757-10758. Deep Blue

Bermingham, E., C. W. Dick, and C. Moritz, editors (2005) Tropical Rain Forests: Past, Present and Future, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Laurance, W. F., A. A. Oliveira, S. G. Laurance, R. Condit, H. E. M. Nascimento, C. W Dick, A. C. Sanchez-Thorin, T. E. Lovejoy, and J. E. L. S. Ribeiro (2005). Late twentieth-century trends in tree-community composition in an Amazonian forest. Chapter 9 in Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change (Y. Mahli and O. Phillips, eds.), pp 97-106.

Laurance, W. F., A. A. Oliveira, S. G. Laurance, R. Condit, C. W Dick, A. Andrade, H. E. M. Nascimento, T. E. Lovejoy, and J. E. Ribeiro (2005). Altered tree communities in undisturbed Amazonian forests: A consequence of global change? Biotropica 37 (2): 160-162.

Dick, C. W., R. Condit and E. Bermingham (2005) Biogeographic history and the high β diversity of rainforest trees in Panamá. Chapter 6 in Rio Chagres: A multi-disciplinary profile of a tropical watershed (R. Harmon, ed), pp. 259-268. New York, Springer Publishing Company.

Moritz, C., C. W. Dick, and E. Bermingham (2005) From the past to the future: evolution, ecology and conservation of tropical rainforests. Chapter 1 in Tropical Rain Forests: Past, Present and Future (E. Bermingham, C. W. Dick and C. Moritz, eds.), pp. 1-6. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Bermingham, E. and C. W. Dick (2005) The history and ecology of tropical rainforest communities. Chapter 2 in Tropical Rain Forests: Past, Present and Future (E. Bermingham, C. W. Dick and C. Moritz, eds.), pp. 7-15. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Moritz, C., C. W. Dick, and E. Bermingham (2005) Processes, people and the prospects for tropical rainforests. Chapter 25 in Tropical Rain Forests: Past, Present and Future (E. Bermingham, C. W. Dick and C. Moritz, eds.), pp. 529-531. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.


Pennington, R. T., C. W. Dick (2004) The role of immigrants in the assembly of the South American rainforest tree flora. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 359: 1611-1622. Deep Blue

Leigh, E.G., P. Davidar, C. W. Dick, J. P. Puyravaud, J. Terborgh, H. T. Steege. S. J. Wright (2004) Why do some tropical forests have so many kinds of trees? Biotropica 36 (4): 447-473. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., D. W. Roubik, K. Gruber and E. Bermingham (2004) Long distance gene flow and cross-Andean dispersal of lowland rainforest bees (Apidae: Euglossini) revealed by comparative mtDNA phylogeography. Molecular Ecology 13: 3775-3785. Deep Blue

Laurance, W. F., A. A. Oliveira, S. G. Laurance, R. Condit, H. E. M. Nascimento, A. C. Sanchez-Thorin, T. E. Lovejoy, A. Andrade, S. D’Angelo, J. E. Ribeiro and C. W. Dick (2004) Pervasive alteration of tree communities in undisturbed Amazonian forests. Nature 428: 171-175. Deep Blue

Austerlitz, F., C. W. Dick, C. Dutech, E. Klein, S. Oddou-Muratoria, P. E. Smouse, V. L. Sork (2004) Using genetic markers to estimate the pollen dispersal curve. Molecular Ecology 13: 937-954. Deep Blue


Dick, C. W., K. Abdul-Salim and E. Bermingham (2003) Molecular systematics reveals cryptic Tertiary diversification of a widespread tropical rainforest tree.American Naturalist 160 (12): 691-703. Deep Blue

Novick, R. S., C. W. Dick, M. Lemes, C. Navarro, A. Caccone and E. Bermingham (2003) Genetic structure of Mesoamerican populations of big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) inferred by microsatellite analysis. Molecular Ecology 12: 2885-2893. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W., G. Etchelecu and F. Austerlitz (2003) Pollen dispersal of tropical trees (Dinizia excelsa: Fabaceae) by native insects and African honeybees in pristine and fragmented Amazonian rainforest. Molecular Ecology 12: 753-764. Deep Blue

Morley, R. J. and C. W. Dick (2003) Missing fossils, molecular clocks and the origin of the Melastomataceae. American Journal of Botany 90: 1638-1645. Deep Blue


Dick, C. W. (2002) Genetic relationships of plants in the CTFS network. Inside CTFS, summer 2002, Center for Tropical Forest Sciences, pp. 1-6.

Dick, C. W. (2002) Effect of pollinator composition on the breeding structure of tropical timber trees. Pp. 140-152 in B. Degen, M. Loveless and A. Kremer (eds) Modeling and experimental research on genetic processes in tropical and temperate forests, EMBRAPA, Belém.


Dick, C. W. (2001) Genetic rescue of remnant tropical trees by an alien pollinator. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 268: 2391-2397.Science “Editor’s Choice” Deep Blue

Bermingham, E. and Dick, C. W. (2001) The Inga: Newcomer or museum antiquity? Science 293: 2214-2216. Deep Blue

Dick, C. W. (2001) Habitat change, African honeybees and fecundity in the Amazonian tree Dinizia excelsa (Fabaceae). In Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Tropical Forest (eds. R. O. Bierregaard, C. Gascon, T. E. Lovejoy and R. Mesquita), pp. 146-157. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.