Population growth models rely on a naturally occurring constant that nobody van really explain

The real world being described by simple equation xn+1 = λ xn (1-x n)

The amount of complex population forecasting you can do with a simple equation and Feigenbaum's Constant is absolutely supernatural.

Nobody expected this behavior to happen from a really simple equation.
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Alex E

Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.