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Climax community - Wikipedia

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In ecology, climax community, or climatic climax community, is a historic term that expressed a ... Later ecologists developed this idea that the ecological community is a "superorganism" ...

9(i) Plant Succession - Physical Geography

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Most successions contain a number of stages that can be recognized by the ... The concept of a climax community assumes that the plants colonizing and ... Figure 9i-1: Succession of plant species on abandoned fields in North Carolina. ... the hardwoods started to replace the softwood species in the developing forest.

Succession - Marietta College

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orderly succession of communities to a climax community (biome); sequence of ... simple description of a sere that would develop on an abandoned field might be: ... begins with bare rock exposed by geologic activity - volcanism, glaciers, etc.

Ecological Succession - Penn State University

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Jul 12, 2009 ... Within any community some species may become less abundant over ... The growth of hardwood trees (including ash, poplar and oak) within the red ... to all of the agricultural fields and systems on Earth and visualize all of the ... There is a concept in ecological succession called the "climax" community.

ecology: Climax Communities - Infoplease

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In addition nonclimatic factors, such as soil limitation, can influence the rate of development. It is clear that stable climax communities in most areas can coexist  ...

Community and Ecosystem Dynamics

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Species can come and go within communities over time, yet the community as a ... Dominant plants include beech, maple, oak; and other deciduous hardwood trees. ..... field succession models developed in the eastern deciduous forest biome). ... Climax communities tend to be more stable than successional communities.

Plant Succession - Plant Sciences

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Most successions contain a number of stages that can be recognized by the ... The concept of a climax community assumes that the plants colonizing and ... Figure 9i-1: Succession of plant species on abandoned fields in North Carolina. ... the hardwoods started to replace the softwood species in the developing forest.

Mr G's Environmental Systems » 2.6. 5: Succession

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o Volcanic larva fields ... Eventually over time a stable woodland community develops. ... This final community is termed a CLIMAX COMMUNITY . ... The entire process from bare rock to climax is called a SERE and that progress directionally ... An example of primary succession can be seen in the development of the natural ...

Climax community - Topics

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In ecology , climax community , or climatic climax community , is a historic term that ... Later ecologists developed this idea that the ecological community is a ... That would mean, at least, that the climax types for those areas could not be stable to ..... or a maple beech forest is a climax mesic closed canopy hardwood forest.

8. Accelerating Succession and Evolution | Deep Green Permaculture

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When any soil is laid bare or disturbed, Nature has a system for repairing the degraded ground ... process by which an ecological community progressively transforms itself to ... The process of forest succession can be described as follows: ... by taller and longer lived hardwoods trees – the climax trees, and an understory of ...