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succession

the progression from initial colonization of an area by organisms to the CLIMAX population. The term usually refers to plants and in England the climax vegetation is oak woodland.
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Using the succession rule, and standard methods, we can write
Then this can be summarized by a succession rule as follows:
The current male-only succession rule, which bars Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito, 46, and Crown Princess Masako, 42, from ascending the throne, has spurred debate on whether to revise the Imperial House Law to allow female monarchs.
The President also said the military had the duty to ensure that the country's succession rules were followed if he were not able to finish his term.
In some jurisdictions, these succession rules can even affect the appointment of executors.
Gossip Mr Clegg said he hoped Her Maj would not mind if he changed royal succession rules.
There are very rigid succession rules in the UAE which dictate what happens to your assets if you die without putting a will in place.
The Byzantine Emperor Leo VI was very meticulous when, through his own diataxis, reverted over the succession rules of monks.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The death of Saudi King Abdullah, one of the 45 children of founding King Abdulaziz, may augur a new era in the Saudi royal family's succession rules.
Not the stoning bit (yet), but the Sharia succession rules, which state male heirs can inherit double the amount of female heirs.
Hence, unlike matters of inheritance, royal succession laws do not deal with the relationship between natural persons; instead royal succession rules establish a relationship between an office and an office-holder.