O.D.V. Sholes. 2022. Learning from Rejection. Inside Higher Ed, Career Advice, April 5.
O.D.V. Sholes. 2018. Stopping by Woods: Robert Frost as New England Naturalist. McFarland (ebook available from multiple vendors)
O.D.V. Sholes. 2017. Death or nourishment in Robert Frost’s “Blue-Butterfly Day”? The Explicator 75 (1): 22-24.
O.D.V. Sholes. 2016. Bleeding trees in the poetry of Robert Frost. The Robert Frost Review No. 26: 31-39.
O.D.V. Sholes. 2013. Avoidance of needle rust fungus by larval sawfly on pinyon pine. Southwestern Naturalist 58: 474-478.
O.D.V. Sholes. 2013. Effects of ice storm damage on radial growth of Quercus spp Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 140(3): 364-368. (see “Birches”)
O.D.V. Sholes. 2011. Consequences of narrow temperature tolerance for a pinyon pine sawfly, Neodiprion edulicolus. Environmental Entomology 40: 777-781.
O.D.V. Sholes. 2008. Effects of associational resistance and host density on woodland insect herbivores. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 16-23. http://assets0.pubget.com/paper/18177326
O.D.V. Sholes and D.L. Hawkins. 2007. Composition and temporal change of the forest in 18th century Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 134: 75-80. (see “Beech”)
Buron, D. Lavigne, K. Grote, R. Takis and O. Sholes. 1998. Association of vines and trees in second-growth forest. Northeastern Naturalist 5: 359-362. (see “Wild Grapes”)
O.D.V. Sholes. 1997. New data uphold biogeography theory. Bioscience 47: 475. (Letter)
O.D.V. Sholes. 1994. Plant survival. Nature 371: 661. (Scientific Correspondence)
R.I. Bertin and O.D.V. Sholes. 1993. Weather, pollination and phenology of Geranium maculatum. American Midland Naturalist 129: 52-66. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2426435
O.D.V. Sholes. 1988. Leaf litter consumption after timber harvest: percentages differ, totals do not. Ecology 69: 543. (peer-reviewed Comment) http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/1940453.pdf?acceptTC=true
S.W. Beatty and O.D.V. Sholes. 1988. Leaf litter effect on plant species composition of deciduous forest treefall pits. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 18: 553-559. (see “In Hardwood Groves”)
O.D.V. Sholes and S.W. Beatty. 1987. Influence of host phenology and background vegetation on the abundance of Tamalia coweni galls (Homoptera: Aphididae) on Arctostaphylos insularis (Ericaceae). American Midland Naturalist 118: 198-204. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2425643
O.D.V. Sholes. 1987. Host plants and seasonal abundance of adult Capraita subvittata (Horn) (Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae; Alticinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (D.C.) 89: 818-820.
O.D.V. Sholes. 1984. Responses of arthropods to the development of goldenrod inflorescences (Solidago: Asteraceae). American Midland Naturalist 112: 1-14. (see “Design”) http://www.jstor.org/stable/2425450
O.D.V. Sholes. 1981 Herbivory by species of Trirhabda (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Solidago altissima (Asteraceae): variation between years. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (D.C.) 83: 274–282.
O.D. Sholes and J.E. Rawlins. 1979. Distribution of orb-weavers (Araneidae: Araneae) in homogeneous old-field vegetation. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington (D.C.) 81: 234-247.
D. Pimentel, L.E. Hurd , A.C. Bellotti , M.J. Forster , I.N. Oka , O.D. Sholes , and R.J. Whitman. 1973. Food Production and the Energy Crisis. Science 182: 443-449.