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Kothari, S. A., Hobbie, S. E., and J. Cavender-Bares. Rapid estimates of leaf litter chemistry using reflectance spectroscopy. (in prep, full manuscript available upon request)

Kothari, S. A., Beauchamp-Rioux, R., Laliberté, E., and J. Cavender-Bares. Reflectance spectroscopy allows rapid, accurate, and non-destructive estimates of functional traits from pressed leaves. biorXiv (invited as a submission to Methods in Ecology and Evolution)

Schweiger, A. K., Cavender-Bares, J., Kothari, S. A., Townsend, P. A., Madritch, M. D., Grossman, J. J., Gholizadeh, H., Wang, R., and J. A. Gamon. Coupling spectral and resource-use complementarity in experimental grassland and forest communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288 (2021): 20211290. PDF and biorXiv version

Zarnetske, P. L.*, Gurevitch, J.*, Franklin, J., Groffman, P., Harrison, C., Hellmann, J., Hoffman, F. M., Kothari, S. A., Robock, A., Tilmes, S., Visioni, D., Wu, J., Xia, L., and C.-E. Yang. Potential ecological impacts of climate intervention by reflecting sunlight to cool Earth. PNAS 118 (2021): e1921854118. PDF (*equal contributors)

Kothari, S. A., Montgomery, R., and J. Cavender-Bares. Physiological responses to light explain facilitation and competition in a tree diversity experiment. Journal of Ecology 109 (2021): 2000-2018. PDF and biorXiv version

Briscoe Runquist, R. D.*, Gorton, A.*, Yoder, J. B.*, Deacon, N. J., Grossman, J. J., Kothari, S. A., Lyons, M., Sheth, S., Tiffin, P., and D. A. Moeller. Context dependence of local adaptation to abiotic and biotic environments: a quantitative and qualitative synthesis. The American Naturalist 195 (2020): 412-431. PDF (*equal contributors)

Halpern, C., Antos, J., Kothari, S. A., and A. Olson. Past tree influence and prescribed fire exert strong controls on reassembly of mountain grasslands after tree removal. Ecological Applications 29 (2019): e01860. PDF

Cavender-Bares, J., Kothari, S. A., and W. Pearse. Evolutionary Ecology of Communities. Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology (2018). PDF

Cavender-Bares, J., Kothari, S. A., Meireles, J. E., Hipp, A., Kaproth, M., and P. Manos. The role of diversification in the continental scale community assembly of the American oaks (Quercus). American Journal of Botany 105 (2018): 565-586. PDF

Wang, R., Gamon, J. A., Schweiger, A. K., Cavender-Bares, J., Townsend, P. A., Zygielbaum, A. I., and S. A. Kothari. Influence of species richness, evenness, and composition on spectral diversity: a simulation study. Remote Sensing of Environment 211 (2018): 218–228. PDF

Kothari, S. A., Cavender-Bares, J., Bitan, K., Verhoeven, A., Wang, R., Montgomery, R., and J. Gamon. Community-wide consequences of variation in photoprotective physiology among prairie plants. Photosynthetica 56 (2018): 455–467. PDF

Kothari, S. A. Characterization of a Family of Cubic Dynamical Systems. Ball State Undergraduate Mathematics Exchange (2011), 8(1): 25–36, 201. PDF