Document


Title

A consideration of Climax Theory: the climax as population and pattern
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): R. H. Whittaker
Publication Year: 1953

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • aborigines
  • Arbutus menziesii
  • Castanopsis chrysophylla
  • Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
  • climax vegetation
  • community ecology
  • deciduous forests
  • disturbance
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • evergreens
  • fire adaptations (plants)
  • fire exclusion
  • fire frequency
  • forest management
  • Great Smoky Mountains
  • Lithocarpus densiflorus
  • MONOCLIMAX
  • mosaic
  • Oregon
  • overstory
  • plant communities
  • plant ecology
  • plant growth
  • plant physiology
  • polyclimax
  • population ecology
  • post fire recovery
  • Pseudotsuga taxifolia
  • Quercus chrysolepis
  • reproduction
  • sclerophyll forests
  • soils
  • stand characteristics
  • STEADY-STATE OF COMMUNITY
  • succession
  • Tennessee
  • topography
  • vegetation surveys
  • wind
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 43571
Tall Timbers Record Number: 18820
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Journals-E
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Citation:
Whittaker, R. H. 1953. A consideration of Climax Theory: the climax as population and pattern. Ecological Monographs, v. 23, no. 1, p. 41-78.