Over 90 lichenological and phycological papers and books are attributed to Vernon Ahmadjian, some of the more notable being:
Ahmadjian, V. (1958) A guide for the identification of algae occurring as lichen symbionts. Botaniska Notiser
Ahmadjian, V. (1959) A contribution toward lichen synthesis. Mycologia
Ahmadjian, V. (1960) The lichen association. Bryologist
Ahmadjian, V. (1961) Studies on lichenized fungi. Bryologist
Ahmadjian, V. (1962) Investigations on lichen synthesis. American Journal of Botany
Ahmadjian, V. (1966) Artificial reestablishment of the lichen Cladonia cristatella
Ahmadjian, V. (1966) Cultural and physiological aspects of the lichen symbiosis. In Plant Biology Today. Advances and Challenges
2nd ed. (Jensen, W. A. & Kavaljian, L. G., eds): 148–163. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing.
Ahmadjian, V. (1966) Lichens. In Symbiosis, Volume 1. (Henry, S. M., ed.): 35–97. New York: Academic Press.
Ahmadjian, V. (1967) The Lichen Symbiosis. Waltham, Mass.: Blaisdell Publishing.
Ahmadjian, V. (1967) A guide to the algae occurring as lichen symbionts: isolation, culture, cultural physiology, and identification. Phycologia
Ahmadjian, V. (1970) The lichen symbiosis: its origin and evolution. In Evolutionary Biology, Volume 4. (Dobzhansky, T., Hecht, M. K. & Steere, W. C., eds): 163–184. New York. Appleton-Century Crofts.
Ahmadjian, V. (1980) Separation and artificial synthesis of lichens. In Cellular Interactions in Symbiosis and Parasitism (Cook, C. B., Pappas, P. W. & Rudolph, E. D., ed.): 3–29. Columbus: Ohio State University Press.
Ahmadjian, V. (1982) Algal/fungal symbioses. In Progress in Phycological Research. Volume 1 (Round, F. E. & Chapman, D. J., eds): 179–233. Amsterdam: Elsevier Biomedical Press.
Ahmadjian, V. (1988) The lichen alga Trebouxia: does it occur free-living?
Plant Systematics and Evolution
Ahmadjian, V. (1989) Studies on the isolation and synthesis of bionts of the cyanolichen Peltigera canina (Peltigeraceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution
Ahmadjian, V. (1990) What have synthetic lichens told us about real lichens?
Ahmadjian, V. (1993) The Lichen Symbiosis. 2nd edition. New York: John Wiley.
Ahmadjian, V. & Hale, M. E. (ed.) (1973) The Lichens. New York: Academic Press.
Ahmadjian, V. & Jacobs, J. B. (1981) Relationship between fungus and alga in the lichen Cladonia cristatella Tuck. Nature, London
Ahmadjian, V. & Jacobs, J. B. (1982) Artificial re-establishment of lichens. III. Synthetic development of Usnea strigosa
. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory
Ahmadjian, V. & Jacobs, J. B. (1983) Algal-fungal relationships in lichens: recognition, synthesis, and development. In Algal Symbiosis (Goff, L. J., ed.): 147–172. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Ahmadjian, V. & Jacobs, J. B. (1987) Studies on the development of synthetic lichens. Bibliotheca Lichenologica
Ahmadjian, V. & Paracer, S. (1986) Symbiosis: an Introduction to Biological Associations. Hanover, N.H: University Press of New England.
Ahmadjian, V., Russell, L. A. & Hildreth, K. C. (1980) Artificial reestablishment of lichens. I. Morphological interactions between the phycobionts of different lichens and the mycobionts of Cladonia cristatella and Lecanora chrysoleuca
Jacobs, J. B. & Ahmadjian, V. (1969) The ultrastructure of lichens. I. A general survey. Journal of Phycology
Jacobs, J. B. & Ahmadjian, V. (1971) The ultrastructure of lichens. II. Cladonia cristatella: the lichen and its isolated symbionts. Journal of Phycology
Paracer, S. & Ahmadjian, V. (2000) Symbiosis: an Introduction to Biological Associations. 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.