Academic studies on the perils of non-native plants and the benefits to biodiversity of native spanning more than seven years.
- Tallamy, D. W. 2004. Do alien plants reduce insect biomass? Conservation Biology 18: 1689-1692.
- Burghardt, K.T., D.W. Tallamy and W. G. Shriver. 2008. The impact of native plants on biodiversity in suburban landscapes. Conservation Biology 23:219-244.
- Tallamy, D. W. and K. J. Shropshire. 2009. Ranking Lepidopteran use of native versus introduced plants. Conservation Biology 23:941-947.
- Tallamy, D. W. 2009. A call for backyard biodiversity. American Forests, Autumn 24-31.
- Tallamy, D.W., M. Ballard, and V. D. D’Amico. 2010. Can alien plants support generalist insect herbivores? Biological Invasions. 12: 2285-2292.
- Burghardt, K.T., C. R. Philips, D.W. Tallamy and K.J. Shropshire. 2010. Non-native plants reduce abundance, richness, and host specialization in lepidopteran communities. Ecosphere 1(5): art11. doi:10.1890/ES10-00032.1
- Tallamy, D.W., J.Bruck, S. Walker, K. Pippins, S. Shpak, and A Lucey. Submitted. The abundance, diversity and geographic origin of suburban landscape plantings. Conservation Biology.
- Ballard, M., J. Hough-Goldstein and D.W. Tallamy. 2013. Arthropod communities on native and non-native early successional plants. Environmental Entomology 42: 851-859.
- Burghardt, K. T. and D. W. Tallamy. 2013. Plant origin asymmetrically impact feeding guilds and drives community structure of herbivorous arthropods. Diversity and Distributions. 19: 1553-1565.
- Darke, R. and D. W. Tallamy. 2014. The Living Landscape; Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden. Timber Press.