Overview

Frederic Edward Clements

(1874—1945)

Return to overview »

Results | All related links for this item | 1-5 of 5 results for:


Show only full text

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

associes

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A phytosociological term used in the Clementsian (American) and British traditions and generally implying a sub-climax community in a successional sequence. See Clements, Frederic Edward.

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

climax theory

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

A theory that embraces the idea of successional development to an optimum sustainable vegetation community that is in equilibrium with its environment. Two conceptual models of climax...

See overview in Oxford Index

Henry Allan Gleason

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

(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....

See overview in Oxford Index

organismic

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Applied to groups of organisms, or communities, that are thought to have properties (e.g. homoeostasis or reproduction) similar to those of a single living organism, making them...

See overview in Oxford Index

Sir Arthur George Tansley

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

(1871–1955)

A British ecologist and conservationist who emphasized ecology as an ‘approach to botany through the direct study of plants in their natural conditions’ (Practical...

See overview in Oxford Index