Ecological succession is the process of change in the species structure of an
ecological community over time. The time scale can be decades or even millions
Introduction. Succession is a directional non-seasonal cumulative change in the
types of plant species that occupy a given area through time. It involves the ...
This process is called plant succession or, more broadly, ecological succession,
because as the plants change so do the microorganisms and animals.
One of the earliest studies of plant succession was done by Dwight Billings in the
1930s (see 1938, Ecological Monographs 8: 437-499). In this investigation ...
Noun, 1. ecological succession - (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of
change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one ...
Sep 1, 1998 ... LECTURE 34 - PLANT SUCCESSION. I. Plant succession - a series of
predictable changes over time in the kinds of plants growing in an area.
Chapter 4: Plant Succession and Disturbances in the. Urban Forest Ecosystem1.
Eliana Kämpf Binelli, Henry L. Gholz, and Mary L. Duryea2. 1. This document is ...
Ecological succession is the gradual process by which ecosystems change and
develop over time. Nothing remains the same and habitats are constantly ...
Types and stages of ecological succession: Ecological succession is the term
used to describe what happens to an ecological community over time. It refers to
Oct 5, 2012 ... All plant communities, regardless of their location, change across time — a
process called plant succession. The changes may be in species ...