Byers, D.L. 2005. Evolution in heterogeneous environments and the potential of maintenance of genetic variation in traits of adaptive significance. Genetica 123:107-124.
   Also published in "Genetics of Adaptation, Georgia Genetics Review III", 2005, ed. R. Mauricio, Springer.

Byers, D.L. and J.C. Mitchell. 2005. Primary and secondary effect of urban sprawl on species with limited dispersal abilities. In “Nature in Fragments, the Legacy of  Urban Sprawl’s Effects on Biodiversity", eds. E. A. Johnson and M.W. Klemen, Columbia University Press.

Byers D.L., A.Warsaw and T.R. Meagher . 2005. Consequences of prairie fragmentation on the progeny sex ratio of a gynodioecious species, Lobelia spicata (Campanulaceae). Heredity 95:69-75.

Myers, C.V., R.C. Anderson and D.L. Byers. 2005. Influence of shading on the growth and leaf photosynthesis of the invasive non-indigenous plant garlic mustard [Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb) Cavara and Grande] grown under simulated late-winter to mid-spring conditions. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:1-10.

Shaw, R.G., D.L. Byers and E. Darmo. 2000. Spontaneous mutational effects on reproductive traits of Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics 155:369-378.

Naeem, S., D.L. Byers, S.F. Tjossem, C. Bristow and S. Li.1999. Plant neighborhood diversity and production. Ecoscience 6: 355-365.

Byers, D. L. and D. M. Waller. 1999. Do plant populations purge their genetic load? Effects of population size and mating history on inbreeding depression. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 30:479-513.

Shaw, R.G, D.L. Byers, and F.H. Shaw. 1998. Genetic components of variation in Nemophila menziesii undergoing inbreeding: morphology and flowering time. Genetics 150:1649-1661.

Shaw, R.G., and D.L. Byers. 1998. Genetics of Maternal Effects. In T.A. Mousseau and  C.W. Fox (eds.). The Adaptive Significance of Maternal Effects. pp. 97-111. Oxford University Press.

Byers, D.L., and J.A. Quinn. 1998. Demographic variation in Alliaria petiolata (Brassicaceae) in four contrasting habitats. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125:138-149.

Byers, D.L. 1998. Effect of cross proximity on progeny fitness in a rare and a common species of Eupatorium. American Journal of Botany 85: 644-653.

Byers, D.L., G.A.J. Platenkamp, and R.G. Shaw. 1997. Variation in seed characters in Nemophila menziesii. Evolution 5:1445-1456.

Byers, D.L. and T.R. Meagher. 1997. A comparison of demographic characteristics in a rare and common species of Eupatorium. Ecological Applications 7:519-530.

Byers, D.L. 1995. Pollen quantity and quality as explanations for low seed set in small populations. American Journal of Botany 82:1000-1006.

Byers, D.L. and T.R. Meagher. 1992. Mate availability in small populations of plant species with homomorphic sporophytic self-incompatibility. Heredity 68:353-359.