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.
Let us make an in-depth study of the introduction, process and types of plant
succession. The process of plant succession consists of nine steps. The nine
The idea of ecological succession goes back to the 14th century. The French
naturalist, Adolphe Dureau de la Malle was the first to make use of the word ...
Aug 1, 2009 ... Succession is a relatively predictable process of change that occurs in plant
communities and soils. It is an important concept when managing ...
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 ...
Oct 5, 2012 ... All plant communities, regardless of their location, change across time — a
process called plant succession. The changes may be in species ...
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