Ecological succession

2254
0

Ecological succession, a fundamental concept in ecology, refers to more or less predictable and orderly changes in the composition or structure of an ecological community. Succession may be initiated either by formation of new, unoccupied habitat (e.g., a lava flow or a severe landslide) or by some form of disturbance (e.g. fire, severe windthrow, logging) of an existing community. Succession that begins in areas where no soil is initially present is called primary succession, whereas succession that begins in areas where soil is already present is called secondary succession.

by mithunss



18-Jun-10, 10:11 am

Please leave a comment on Ecological succession

user

Irvan Perez

2-Nov-11, 12:00 am
151 Views

History of Indi..

12-Mar-10, 10:26 am
1184 Views

Shrink_(film)

31-Jul-10, 7:17 pm
156 Views

Football (ball)

30-May-10, 4:49 am
1784 Views

Scott Parker

12-Aug-11, 4:46 pm
387 Views

Dimitri Payet F..

10-Apr-15, 2:52 pm
7 Views

A Trak

31-Aug-10, 3:56 pm
1377 Views

Martin Sheen

12-Mar-10, 12:51 pm
505 Views

Liechtenstein

30-Mar-10, 7:09 am
1717 Views

Taissa Farmiga

11-Sep-15, 10:43 am
8 Views
Top