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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the combined effects of intensive farming practices and a particularly harsh drought. Contemporaneously, the ecologist Frederic Clements proposed a theory of plant succession that itself took the history of the Great Plains as its model, and drew on the notion of climatic cycles. This theory became established...