Evolution of natural communities
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): R. H. Whittaker; G. M. Woodwell
Editor(s): J. A. Wiens
Publication Year: 1972

Cataloging Information

  • age classes
  • annual plants
  • biomass
  • Carex pensylvanica
  • climax vegetation
  • community ecology
  • competition
  • dominance (ecology)
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • evolution
  • fire adaptations (plants)
  • forest management
  • fuel accumulation
  • genetics
  • grasslands
  • grazing
  • habitat types
  • hardwood forests
  • herbaceous vegetation
  • microorganisms
  • mosaic
  • native species (animals)
  • native species (plants)
  • New York
  • nutrient cycling
  • perennial plants
  • pine forests
  • Pinus rigida
  • plant communities
  • population density
  • population ecology
  • Quercus alba
  • Quercus coccinea
  • Quercus ilicifolia
  • shrublands
  • shrubs
  • soil nutrients
  • soil organic matter
  • soils
  • species diversity (animals)
  • species diversity (plants)
  • succession
  • vascular plants
  • wildfires
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Whittaker, R. H., and G. M. Woodwell. 1972. Evolution of natural communities, in Wiens, J. A., Ecosystem structure and function: Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Biology Colloquium. Oregon State University Press,Corvallis, OR. p. 137-160,