Pesendorfer MB, Bogdziewicz M, Szymkowiak J, Borowski Z, Kantorowicz W, Espelta J, Fernandez-Martinez M
(in press) Investigating the relationship between climate, stand age, and temporal trends in masting behavior of European forest trees. Global Change Biology
 Suh YH, Pesendorfer MB, Tringali A, Bowman R, Fitzpatrick JW (in press) Social and environmental predictors of natal dispersal age and distance in a cooperatively breeding bird. Behavioral Ecology
 Bogdziewicz M, Ascoli D, Hacket-Pain A, Koenig WD, Pearse I, Pesendorfer MB, Satake A, Thomas P, Vacchiano G, Wohlgemuth T, Tanentzap A (2020) From theory to experiment in mast seeding: an agenda for experimental ecology. Ecology Letters 23: 210 - 220.
 Pesendorfer MB, Bogdziewicz M, Koenig WD, Ledwon M, Zywiec M (2019) Declining seed production before death in a widely distributed tree species, Sorbus aucuparia L. Annals of Forest Science 76: 11.
 Moreira X, Abdala-Roberts L, Pérez-Ramos IM, Knops JMH, Pesendorfer MB, Mooney KA, Koenig WD (2019) Climatic cues associated with masting dampen the negative autocorrelation between past and current reproduction in oaks. American Journal of Botany 106: 51-60.
 Pesendorfer MB, Dickerson S, Dragoo J (2018) Observation of tool use in striped skunks: how community science and social media help document rare natural phenomena. Ecosphere 9: e02484. [pdf]
 Schubert SC, Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD (2018) Context-dependent post-dispersal predation of acorns in a California oak community. Acta Oecologica 92: 52-58.
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD (2018) Does aggression avoidance drive oak tree attendance by corvid scatter-hoarders? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 85.
 Borges S, Oliveira F, Guerra R, Oliveira T, Pesendorfer MB, Bezerra B, Souto A, Schiel N (2018) Stay gathered rather than scattered: strategies of common marmosets during agonistic interactions with birds in the Atlantic rain forest. Folia Primatologica 89: 357 - 364.
 Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Carmen WJ, Pesendorfer MB, Dickinson JL (2018) Effects of mistletoe (Phoradendron villosum) on California oaks. Biology Letters 14: 20180240.
 Pesendorfer MB#, Baker CM#, Stringer M, McEachern AK, Bode M, McDonald-Madden E, Morrison SA, Sillett TS (2018) Oak habitat recovery on California's largest islands: scenarios for the role of corvid seed dispersal. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1185 - 1194. [pdf]
# contributed equally
--> shortlisted by the Journal of Applied Ecology for the 2018 Southwood Prize for Early Career Researchers
 Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Pesendorfer MB, Zaya DN, Ashley MV (2017) Drivers of spatial synchrony of acorn production in the valley oak (Quercus lobata) at two geographic scales. Ecology 98: 3056 - 3062.
 Bogdziewicz M, Szymkowiak J, Kasprzyk I, Grewling L, Borowski Z, Borycka K, Kantorowicz W, Myszkowska D, Piotrowicz K, Ziemianin M, Pesendorfer MB (2017) Masting in wind-pollinated trees: the role of weather and pollination dynamics in driving seed production. Ecology 98: 2615 - 2625.
 Koenig WD, Pesendorfer MB, Knops JMH (2017) Evolutionary drivers, proximate mechanisms, and spatial synchrony of acorn production in oaks. International Oaks 28: 29-40.
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Morrison SA (2017) Spatially biased dispersal by a scatter-hoarding corvid may accelerate passive habitat restoration on California's largest island. Current Zoology 63: 363-367.
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 Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Carmen W, Pesendorfer MB (2017) Testing the terminal investment hypothesis in California oaks. The American Naturalist 189: 564-569. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD (2017) Competing for seed dispersal: evidence for the role of avian seed hoarders in mediating apparent predation among oaks. Functional Ecology 31: 622–631. [pdf]
 Koenig WD, Alejano R, Carbonero MD, Fernández-Rebollo P, Knops JMH, Marañón T, Padilla-Díaz CM, Pearse IS, Pérez-Ramos IM, Pesendorfer MB (2016) Is the relationship between mast-seeding and weather in oaks related to their life-history or phylogeny? Ecology 97: 2603-2615.
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Morrison SA, Kamil AC (2016). Context-dependent seed dispersal by a scatter-hoarding corvid. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 798-805. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Funk KA, Pearse IS (2016) Individual resource-limitation combined with population-wide pollen availability drives masting in the valley oak (Quercus lobata). Journal of Ecology 103: 637-645.
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Koenig WD, Morrison SA (2016). Scatter-hoarding corvids as seed dispersers for oaks and pines: a review of a widely distributed mutualism and its utility to habitat restoration. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 118: 215-237. [pdf]
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 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig, WD (2016) The effect of within-year variation in acorn crop size on seed predation and dispersal by avian hoarders. Oecologia 181: 97-106. [pdf]
2015 & older
 Pearse IS, Koenig WD, Funk KA, Pesendorfer MB (2015) Pollen limitation and flower abortion in a wind-pollinated, masting tree. Ecology 96: 587-593. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB (2015) The effect of seed size variation in Quercus pacifica on seedling establishment and growth. In Standiford, Richard B.; Purcell, Kathryn L., (tech. cords.) Proceedings of the seventh California oak symposium: managing oak woodlands in a dynamic world. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-251. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. pp. 407-412. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Langin KM, Cohen B, Principe Z, Morrison SA, Sillett TS (2014). Stand structure and acorn production of island scrub oaks (Quercus pacifica). Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 7: 246-259. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Gunhold T, Schiel N, Souto A, Huber L, Range F (2009) The maintenance of traditions in free-living marmosets: individual habit or social conformity? A field experiment. PLoS ONE 4: e4472. [link]
(manuscripts available upon request)