Fifty Years of Wisconsin Plant Ecology



John T. Curtis

Fifty Years of Wisconsin Plant Ecology 

Edited by
James S. Fralish
Robert P. McIntosh
Orie L. Loucks

A publication of
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters

Project Editor
Carl N. Haywood
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Production Editor
Janis A. Haywood

Reproduced with permission.

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PART 1. The Curtis Legacy: The Man, His Ideas, and His Students

John Thomas Curtis: Botanist, Ecologist, Conservationist
pp. 1–43   –   Robert L. Burgess

The n-Dimensional Niche of John T. Curtis
pp. 45–50   –   Grant Cottam

John Curtis and the University of Wisconsin Arboretum
pp. 51–56   –   Virginia M. Kline

The Preservation, Management, and Restoration of Wisconsin Plant Communities: The Influence of John Curtis and His Students
pp. 57–66   –   Evelyn Howell and Forest Stearns

History of the Development of the Bray-Curtis Ordination
pp. 67–79   –   Bruce McCune and Edward W. Beals

Integration Studies of the Dry-Mesic Quercus Community in Southern Wisconsin
pp. 81–93   –   Orie L. Loucks and John T. Curtis (posthumously)

The Continuum Continued: John T. Curtis’ Influence on Ecology
pp. 95–122   –   Robert P. McIntosh

Synthesis Mid-Century: J.T.Curtis and the Community Concept
pp. 123–143   –   T. F. H. Allen, Gregg Mitman, and T. W. Hoekstra

The Pedagogical Legacy of John T. Curtis and Wisconsin Plant Ecology: 1947-1992
pp. 145–196   –   David J. Mladenoff and Robert L. Burgess

PART 2. Continuing the Curtis Legacy

Landscape Ecology in Wisconsin: 1830-1990
pp. 197–216   –  Christopher P. Dunn and Forest Stearns

Fire and Succession in Oak-Maple Upland Forests: A Modeling Approach Based on Vital Attributes
pp. 217–236   –   Susan Will-Wolf and David W. Roberts

Analysis of Structural Characteristics of Old-Growth Hemlock-Hardwood Forests Along a Temporal Gradient
pp. 237–246   –   Lucy E. Tyrell and Thomas R. Crow

An Ordination of Compositionally Stable and Unstable Forest Communities at Land Between The Lakes, Kentucky and Tennessee
pp. 247–267   –   James S. Fralish, Scott B. Franklin, Phillip A. Robertson, Stephan M. Kettler, and Fred B. Crooks

A Quantitative Ecological Comparison of Mesic Old-Growth Deciduous and Deciduous-Coniferous Forests of Southern Canada and Japan
pp. 269–288   –   Paul F. Maycock

Classification of Wisconsin Prairies: Reanalysis and Comparison of Classification Methods
pp. 289–303   –   Charles E. Umbanhowar, Jr.

Application of Gradient Analysis Techniques to the Study of Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
pp. 305–319   –   Roger C. Anderson and Anthony E. Liberta

The Relationships of Vegetational Structure, Birds, and Fleshy-Fruited Plants in Northern Utah
pp. 321–355   –   Kimball T. Harper and Patrick D. Collins


Excerpted From: The Modification of Mid-Latitude Grasslands and Forests by Man
pp. 337–339   –   John T. Curtis