Leites, L; G. Rehfeldt, K. Steiner. 2019. Adaptation to climate in five eastern North America broadleaf deciduous species: Growth clines and evidence of the growth-cold tolerance trade-off. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 37:64-72.

Rehfeldt, G., L. Leites, D. Joyce, and A. Weiskittel. 2018. Role of population genetics in guiding ecological responses to climate. Global Change Biology. 24(2):858-868. First published Sept 2017. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13883

Lister, A., L. Leites. 2018. Modeling and simulation of tree spatial patterns in an oak-hickory forest with a novel, modular, and hierarchical spatial point process framework. Ecological Modelling. 378:37-45.

Rittenhouse, J., L. Leites, K. Derham, S. Miller. 2018. Insights on the use of decision support tools to sustain forest ecosystems from a case study in Pennsylvania, USA. Journal of Forestry. 116(4):391-395.

Campbell, A., K. Steiner, J Finley, and L. Leites. 2015. Limitations on regeneration potential after even-aged harvests in mixed-oak stands. Forest Science. 61(5): 874-881.

Brubaker, K., S. Johnson, J. Brinks, and L. Leites. 2014. Estimating canopy height of deciduous forests at a regional scale with leaf-off, low point density LiDAR. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 40(2):123-134.

Rehfeldt, G., B. Jaquish, J. López-Uptonc, C. Sáenz-Romerod, J. St Claire, L. Leites, and D. Joyce. 2014. Comparative genetic responses to climate for the varieties of Pinus ponderosa and Pseudotsuga menziesii: Realized climate niches. Forest Ecology and Management. 324: 126-137.

Rehfeldt, G., L. Leites, J. St Clair, B. Jaquish, C. Saenz-Romero, J. Lopez-Upton, and D. Joyce. 2014. Comparative genetic responses to climate in the varieties of Pinus ponderosa and Pseudotsuga menziesii: Clines in growth potential. Forest Ecology and Management. 324: 138-146.

Rehfeldt, G., B. Jaquish, C. Saenz-Romero, D. Joyce, L. Leites, J. St Clair, and J. Lopez-Upton. 2014. Comparative genetic responses to climate in the varieties of Pinus ponderosa and Pseudotsuga menziesii: reforestation. Forest Ecology and Management. 324: 147-157.

Leites, L., A. Zubizarreta-Gerendiain, and A. Robinson. 2013. Modeling the mensurational relationships of plantation-grown loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) in Uruguay. Forest Ecology and Management. 289: 455-462.

Leites, L., G. Rehfeldt, A. Robinson, N. Crookston, and B. Jaquish. 2012. Possibilities and limitations of using historic provenance tests to infer forest species growth responses to climate change. Natural Resource Modeling. 25(3): 409-433

Leites, L., A. Robinson, G. Rehfeldt, J. Marshall, and N. Crookston. 2012. Height-growth response to climatic changes differs among populations of Douglas-fir: a novel analysis of historic data. Ecological Applications. 22(1): 154-165.

Rollinson, C., M. Kaye, and L. Leites. 2012. Community assembly and plant cover responses to experimental warming and increased precipitation of an early successional forest. Ecosphere. 3(12): Art122.

Leites, L., A. Robinson, and N. Crookston. 2009. Accuracy and equivalence testing of crown ratio models and assessment of their impact on diameter growth and basal area increment predictions of two variants of the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 39:655-665.

Leites, L. and A. Robinson. 2004. Improving taper equations of loblolly pine with crown dimensions in a mixed-effects modeling framework. Forest Science. 50(2):204-212.