secondary succession


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secondary succession

any SUCCESSION of plants that arises after the clearing of the original vegetation by, for example, burning.
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History of use of land at the site indicates that the area was used for agricultural purposes between 1979 and 1992 but was then abandoned and has since undergone secondary succession.
In these ecosystems microphyllous (small leafed) plant species and fleshy-fruited species with short life cycles are the pioneers during secondary succession (Skowno et al.
Data on mineral cycling and secondary succession of alluvial plains in Brazilian Atlantic rain forests are scarce.
Dmowska E, Krassimira 1 (2006) Secondary succession of nematodes in power plant ash dumps reclaimed by covering with turf.
Indeed, he did study primary and secondary succession on glacier forelands and along the Tanana River, in permafrost environments where fire has been a big ecological component.
Imprinting accelerates the secondary succession of plant types past the weed stage through superior control of rainwater at the soil surface via V-shaped imprints, funneling for maximizing seed germination, seedling establishment, and the subsequent growth of plant communities.
Species richness, diversity, density, biomass and similarity of rodent communities were compared among a native woodland, a replanted field, and an unaided secondary succession site to obtain information on the efficacy of vegetation efforts in promoting rodent community diversity.
Invasion of trees and secondary succession on the New Jersey Piedmont.
Mr Burnell said Mr Griffiths did not satisfy the criteria for secondary succession because his mother was secondary successor as stated in the Housing Act 1985.