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 ...
Plant Succession. Many plant communities are not self-sustaining. A field in the
temperate deciduous forest biome will remain a field only as long as it is grazed ...
Dec 26, 2012 ... Plant succession can result from the developmental changes in the ecosystem
itself, or from disturbances such as wind, fire, volcanic activity, ...
This process is called plant succession or, more broadly, ecological succession,
because as the plants change so do the microorganisms and animals.
The evolutionary process is known as plant succession. Plant succession usually
begins with a fairly simple community known as a pioneer community.
Sep 1, 1998 ... Undergraduate Program in Plant Biology, University of Maryland ... I. Plant
succession - a series of predictable changes over time in the kinds of ...
In this lesson, we'll look at the process of primary and secondary plant
succession. We'll provide an overview of the different stages during...
Noun, 1. ecological succession - (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of
change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one ...
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 ...