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Henry Allan Gleason

(1882—1973)


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(1882–1973)

An American ecologist, who worked at the New York Botanical Garden and, in 1917, challenged the organismic climax theory proposed by F. E. Clements (and later by A. G. Tansley in Britain), in favour of his own individualistic hypothesis.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.


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